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California Attorney General Kamala Harris Lays Groundwork for Political Future

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Lays Groundwork for Political Future

SAN FRANCISCO — Nine months into her job as California attorney general, Kamala Harris found herself across the table from lawyers for five of the nation’s biggest lenders, trying to…

Modi's Madhuri Problem: India Gets a Snooping Scandal of its Own

Modi's Madhuri Problem: India Gets a Snooping Scandal of its Own

Could India become a police state — perhaps with the consent and even approval of a substantial number of its citizens? It probably could, if the indulgent reaction to the…

Pakistan chooses moderate to take over as army chief

Pakistan chooses moderate to take over as army chief

Pakistan named a career infantry officer considered a moderate as army chief on Wednesday as the country fights a Taliban insurgency and seeks accord with the United States on how…

Frustration Growing With Indian Consular Services Provider

Frustration Growing With Indian Consular Services Provider

– NEW YORK There has been a chorus of complaints against what has been dubbed “a visa obtaining procedure debacle” and growing demand for drastic changes in Indian consular services.…

Student Turns Breast Cancer Ordeal into Mission Against Stigma

Student Turns Breast Cancer Ordeal into Mission Against Stigma

Five years ago, Shikha Manchanda was fighting for her life.   Diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer at 28, the young mother immediately underwent surgery to remove the fast-spreading disease…

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to Focus on Diaspora Youth: Minister

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to Focus on Diaspora Youth: Minister

– NEW YORK Instead of strengthening their ties, overseas Indian youth are losing their connection to the land of their ancestors says Vayalar Ravi, minister of Overseas Indian Affairs. He…

Nepal's Maoists demand election investigation, but soften rhetoric

Nepal's Maoists demand election investigation, but soften rhetoric

Nepal’s Maoist former rebels, trailing in last week’s election, have called for an independent investigation into complaints of vote fraud, but they also signalled willingness to compromise to end political…

Once-bitten Sharif to appoint new Pakistani army chief

Once-bitten Sharif to appoint new Pakistani army chief

  Pakistan’s prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, will this week name a new army chief who, if all goes well, could help the nuclear-armed nation shake off a legacy of coups…

Gujarat examines snooping allegation against Modi

Gujarat examines snooping allegation against Modi

Gujarat state, governed by BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, has launched an investigation into allegations he ordered invasive surveillance of an architect, in a case his opponents say shows…

Yale Student Wins Rhodes Scholarship

Yale Student Wins Rhodes Scholarship

A student of Yale University, New Haven, Conn., has won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Vinay Nayak of Oakbrook, Ill., is majoring in political science and is the only Indian American…

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