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Indian-American Businesses Opposed to Obama's Minimum-Wage Hike

Indian-American Businesses Opposed to Obama's Minimum-Wage Hike

It is ironic that Pete Seeger, the legendary folk musician and left activist who stood up to the common man, died in the same week President Obama announced that he’d,…

In India, would-be Microsoft CEO showed inquisitive streak

In India, would-be Microsoft CEO showed inquisitive streak

In his university days in India, Satya Nadella, likely the next chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), was a relentless questioner. “When all other students will quietly listen to…

​New Book on America’s Troubled Relations with Pakistan

​New Book on America’s Troubled Relations with Pakistan

In his new book,”No Exit to Pakistan” (Cambridge University Press, 2013), Daniel S. Markey, former South Asia expert (2003-2007) on the policy planning staff of Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice,…

National Intelligence Chief Says India Policies May Not Be in U.S. Interests Post-elections

National Intelligence Chief Says India Policies May Not Be in U.S. Interests Post-elections

The U.S. director of national intelligence says American interests may not be served by any future government in India after the May elections; Also, that New Delhi’s relations with Pakistan…

$1.3 Million Donated to Group Providing Legal Services to Immigrants

$1.3 Million Donated to Group Providing Legal Services to Immigrants

Nisha Agarwal, a public interest lawyer based in New York, has a history of working with immigrants on issues that confront them as individuals and communities. Last September she led…

Illinois Woman Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving Death of Son

Illinois Woman Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving Death of Son

An Illinois woman pleaded guilty in Stark County Circuit Court Jan. 28 to causing the death of her 7-year-old son in a drunken driving crash in Toulon, Ill., in 2012.…

Virginia Teen Aims to Creating Website to Target Bullying

Virginia Teen Aims to Creating Website to Target Bullying

Viraj Puri, a 13-year-old student from Fairfax County, Va., is leading a nationwide crusade against bullying with the help of a data scientist and web-based technology. Puri’s website, www.bullyvention.com, features…

Florida Mother Kills Teenage Daughter in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Florida Mother Kills Teenage Daughter in Apparent Murder-Suicide

A Florida woman is facing first-degree premeditated murder charges after she shot her teenage daughter and then turned the gun on herself in an apparent murder-suicide Jan. 28. Sujatha Guduru,…

Queens Foundry Owner Pleads Guilty to $11 Million Scheme to Fake Prominent Sculpture

Queens Foundry Owner Pleads Guilty to $11 Million Scheme to Fake Prominent Sculpture

An Indo-Caribbean man Brian Ramnarine of Queens, pleaded guilty Jan. 27, to fraud charges relating to his attempt to sell a bronze sculpture that he falsely represented to be a…

Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna Launches New Cookbook

Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna Launches New Cookbook

In his latest book “Return to the Rivers,” Chef Vikas Khanna takes readers on a pilgrimage across the Himalayas, as he delves into the culture and tradition surrounding the land…

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