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Modi picks Hindu hardliner Yogi Adityanath to lead Uttar Pradesh

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 won a landslide…

American lens on Modi

American lens on Modi

Experts in the U.S. share their views with News India Times Editor Ela Dutt, on the U.S.-India bilateral relationship in the wake of Modi’s big electoral victories and two months…

Kansas Proclaims Indian-American Appreciation Day But State Senator Says Community Still Reeling From Hate Crime

Kansas Proclaims Indian-American Appreciation Day But State Senator Says Community Still Reeling From Hate Crime

Almost a month after the Feb. 22 murder of Indian IT professional Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Olathe, (pronounced ‘Oletha’),  Kansas, Gov. Sam Brownback declared March 16 “Indian-American Appreciation Day.” But the…

Trump’s travel ban blocked again, but Indian immigrants are a worried lot

Trump’s travel ban blocked again, but Indian immigrants are a worried lot

NEW YORK:  President Donald Trump’s second travel ban targeted at six Muslim-majority countries has been derailed by judges in Hawaii and Maryland.  The White House will appeal the decisions. Trump…

Dramatic drop in F-1 visa student applications from India to the US, says survey

Dramatic drop in F-1 visa student applications from India to the US, says survey

NEW YORK: Student applications from India for a F-1 visa to study in the United States has recorded a sudden, dramatic decline with a survey of more than 250 American…

Hate crimes, immigration issues might hurt Indo-US ties: Ami Bera

Hate crimes, immigration issues might hurt Indo-US ties: Ami Bera

NEW YORK: Rep. Ami Bera (D-California), the three-term Indian American Congressman, has warned that hate crimes against the Indian community and protectionism against work visas, like H-1B visa, could become…

Chicago universities to sponsor entrepreneurs through H-1B visa

Chicago universities to sponsor entrepreneurs through H-1B visa

CHICAGO/NEW YORK:  Even as controversy rages over the H-1B visa program, which anti-immigration groups want to be shut down saying it takes away jobs from American workers, and as many…

H-1B visa 2017: USCIS to accept applications from April 3

H-1B visa 2017: USCIS to accept applications from April 3

NEW YORK: The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B visa petitions this year from April 3. The window for applications is likely to be kept…