LEAD STORIES
No arrest in murder of Sasikala Narra, Anish Narra in New Jersey

No arrest in murder of Sasikala Narra, Anish Narra in New Jersey

NEW YORK: The New Jersey police have not yet made any arrest in the horrific murders of Indian software engineer Sasikala Narra, 38, and her six-year-old son Anish…

Indian American girl in New York told by stranger to go ‘back to Lebanon’

Indian American girl in New York told by stranger to go ‘back to Lebanon’

An Indian American girl was harassed on a subway train in New York by a man who mistook her as a Middle-Easterner and told her to “go back…

America comes swinging against hate crimes targeting Indians

America comes swinging against hate crimes targeting Indians

NEW YORK: The Indian Diaspora is protesting, fighting back against hate crimes in America. Several states, commendably, are trying to help safeguard minority communities by passing laws to…

COMMUNITY

Jews, Muslims, Hindus join hands in Washington against hate crimes

Jews, Muslims, Hindus join hands in Washington against hate crimes

WASHINGTON, DC: People from the Jewish, Muslim, and Hindu communities gathered on the steps of…

India’s Vice President Hamid Ansari defends liberal values, right to dissent

India’s Vice President Hamid Ansari defends liberal values, right to dissent

NEW DELHI: Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari said on Saturday universities must uphold liberal values and…

Amid the GOP’s health-care-bill debacle, a spectrum of dissension emerges

Amid the GOP’s health-care-bill debacle, a spectrum of dissension emerges

President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan made it a binary choice: You’re either…

U.S. intent on strengthening defense ties with India: James Mattis

U.S. intent on strengthening defense ties with India: James Mattis

Secretary of Defense James Mattis said the United States is intent on strengthening its security…

Indian American businesswoman Miki Agrawal accused of sexually harassing male employee

Indian American businesswoman Miki Agrawal accused of sexually harassing male employee

Indian-American businesswoman Miki Agrawal, co-founder of Thinx, a company that makes “period underwear”, is currently…

IMMIGRATION

Green Card overhaul?

Green Card overhaul?

Support is growing among U.S. lawmakers in the House of Representatives for a bill that would bring about drastic change in the way Green Cards are distributed by…

Derek Kilmer, Doug Collins reintroduce bill to stop H-1B visa abuse

Derek Kilmer, Doug Collins reintroduce bill to stop H-1B visa abuse

WASHINGTON, DC: US House of Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Doug Collins (R-GA) have reintroduced a bill to prevent American employers from sending jobs overseas by abusing the…

H-1B visa lottery system to stay in place, rules Oregon court

H-1B visa lottery system to stay in place, rules Oregon court

NEW YORK: U.S. Oregon District Court Judge Michael Simon has thrown out a lawsuit that challenged the H-1B visa lottery system, saying that the government’s random visa distribution…

Passage To India

Mountain Grain Madness

Mountain Grain Madness

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows The first thing you notice about Mukteshwar in Uttarakhand…

U.S. AFFAIRS

America comes swinging against hate crimes targeting Indians

NEW YORK: The Indian Diaspora is protesting, fighting back against hate crimes in America. Several states, commendably, are trying to help safeguard minority communities by passing laws…

INDIA

India’s Vice President Hamid Ansari defends liberal values, right to dissent

NEW DELHI: Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari said on Saturday universities must uphold liberal values and respect dissent, a month after violent protests erupted at a university in…

POLITICS

Modi picks Hindu hardliner Yogi Adityanath to lead Uttar Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi picked Hindu hardliner Yogi Adityanath, who has been accused of inciting violence against India’s Muslim minority, to lead Uttar Pradesh after his party…

SOUTH ASIA

India has ‘extremist elements’, US warns in travel advisory

NEW YORK: India’s tourism is set to take a hit this summer, especially by travelers from the United States, as the US has mentioned that the country…

COMMUNITY

Jews, Muslims, Hindus join hands in Washington against hate crimes

WASHINGTON, DC: People from the Jewish, Muslim, and Hindu communities gathered on the steps of Tifereth Israel Synagogue in northwest Washington and stood in solidarity against rising…

ENTERTAINMENT

Documentary on Tirumala Tirupati on TV soon

MUMBAI “Inside Tirumala Tirupati”, a documentary about Tirumala Tirupati, will bring the story behind the temple to the small screen. The National Geographic documentary will premiere on…

LIFESTYLE

Lilly Singh will promote her debut book at 30 stops globally

NEW YORK: Indo-Canadian YouTube sensation Lilly Singh will promote her debut book ‘How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life’ (Ballantine Books), a manifesto on…

CINEMA

Jacqueline to host Justin Bieber during India visit

Mumbai, Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez will be taking Grammy Award winner and global pop sensation Justin Bieber to a tour around Mumbai during his scheduled trip…