Indian-American ex-CIA officer detained in Portugal in spy case

Indian-American ex-CIA officer detained in Portugal in spy case

More than 500,000 illegal immigrants from India will be affected by Trump’s Deportation Drive

More than 500,000 illegal immigrants from India will be affected by Trump’s Deportation Drive

Finding roomies in New York

Finding roomies in New York

LEAD STORIES
Indian-American ex-CIA officer detained in Portugal in spy case

Indian-American ex-CIA officer detained in Portugal in spy case

Sabrina De Sousa, an ex-CIA officer who is a native of India and holds a Portuguese and U.S. nationality, made yet another unsuccessful attempt to visit her relatives…

More than 500,000 illegal immigrants from India will be affected by Trump’s Deportation Drive

More than 500,000 illegal immigrants from India will be affected by Trump’s Deportation Drive

  NEW YORK: And so it begins – deportation of the estimated 11.1 million illegal immigrants in the United States, ordered by the Trump administration, on Tuesday.  Here’s…

Finding roomies in New York

Finding roomies in New York

Indian-American parents sending their children, and students coming into this huge metropolis, have to hit the ground running. Helping their millennial children navigate New York City and live…

COMMUNITY

Hundreds protest at Times Square to support Muslims

Hundreds protest at Times Square to support Muslims

    NEW YORK Times Square – the city’s biggest tourist attraction – was filled…

Atul Khare’s term as UN Under-Secretary General extended

Atul Khare’s term as UN Under-Secretary General extended

UNITED NATIONS Secretary General Antonio Guterres has extended the term of Atul Khare, the highest ranking…

City accuses Bronx landlord of running rat-infested illegal apartments

The city has accused a Bronx landlord of creating illegal apartments and allowing his building…

NYTWA stands in solidarity with striking Uber drivers in Qatar, India

NYTWA stands in solidarity with striking Uber drivers in Qatar, India

The New York Taxi Workers Alliance, which has a significant number of Indian and South…

Princeton student wins top fellowship

Princeton student wins top fellowship

An Indian-origin student is among 4 winners of Princeton University’s top honor for graduate level…

IMMIGRATION

More than 500,000 illegal immigrants from India will be affected by Trump’s Deportation Drive

More than 500,000 illegal immigrants from India will be affected by Trump’s Deportation Drive

  NEW YORK: And so it begins – deportation of the estimated 11.1 million illegal immigrants in the United States, ordered by the Trump administration, on Tuesday.  Here’s…

H-1B visa workers, Indian IT companies welcome to relocate to Mexico: Ambassador Melba Pria

H-1B visa workers, Indian IT companies welcome to relocate to Mexico: Ambassador Melba Pria

Mexico’s Ambassador to India Melba Pria has reached out to Indian workers on an H-1B visa and Indian IT service companies to relocate to Mexico, if the Trump…

Some spouses on visa who are victims of domestic abuse can apply for EAD: AILA

Some spouses on visa who are victims of domestic abuse can apply for EAD: AILA

CHICAGO: The Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has welcomed the introduction of Form I-765V, Application for Employment Authorization for Abused Nonimmigrant Spouse. Form I-765V…

Passage To India

Eat, Eat; Careful – There May Be a Bee in the Honey

Eat, Eat; Careful – There May Be a Bee in the Honey

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Friday evening it was official that I was going…

U.S. AFFAIRS

USA Gymnastics inaction leads Sen. Dianne Feinstein to craft bill on sexual abuse

USA Gymnastics revealed last week that it received a sexual abuse complaint in 2015 about a longtime team doctor and launched its own internal investigation, waiting five…

INDIA

PM Modi urges U.S. to keep an open mind on visas for skilled workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the United States on Tuesday to keep an open mind on admitting skilled Indian workers, in comments that pushed back against Republican…

POLITICS

Who’s got dibs on France? Trump friends and donors jockey for ambassadorships

Patrick Park doesn’t think of himself as a political person. The Palm Beach philanthropist spends most of his time and considerable fortune raising money for charity. But…

SOUTH ASIA

Nepal to hold first local elections in 20 years

KATHMANDU: Nepal will hold its first local elections in 20 years in May, a minister said on Monday, an important milestone in its long and difficult transition…

COMMUNITY

Hundreds protest at Times Square to support Muslims

    NEW YORK Times Square – the city’s biggest tourist attraction – was filled choc-a-block Feb. 19 as thousands, representing different backgrounds and faiths, gathered to…

ENTERTAINMENT

Friends Forever Season 1: Omkara & his girls

It is difficult living a life in America with so much work and job-hunting, handling chores, balancing love-life, above all, becoming a Hollywood actor and being able…

LIFESTYLE

Goshala Cow Sanctuary in Arizona shelter cows from slaughter

An Indian American group in Arizona has started ‘Goshala Cow Sanctuary’ to shelter seven cows that were intended for slaughter as part of an effort that owners…

CINEMA

Shah Rukh Khan attends shoot of ‘Ittefaq’ starring Siddharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha

MUMBAI: The shoot of Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha starrer “Ittefaq’ — a recreation of the late Yash Chopra’s eponymous 1969 directorial — began here on Monday,…