10/12 WASHINGTON D.C. (Diya TV) – President Biden wants to take a closer look at the longstanding U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia after OPEC+ decided to cut oil production last week, a decision the White House said was not warranted and mainly serves to help Russia. Indian American Representative Ro Khanna is urging Biden to get tougher on Saudi Arabia. The California Democrat says the goal is to get oil prices lower.
Oakland-based attorney Priti Krishtel was announced as one of 25 grantees of the MacArthur Foundation’s annual genius grant for her work in the health justice space. The Indian American has been exposing the scale and impacts of the U.S. patent system and pharmaceutical companies’ monopolies on life-saving drugs.
Soccer star Mia Bhuta made history by becoming the first Indian American to represent the U.S. women’s soccer national team at the World Cup. She’s also the first Indian-American to score for the nation at any World Cup.
Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.