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Pakistani Convicted for Murder for Beating Wife to Death

Pakistani Convicted for Murder for Beating Wife to Death

A 75-year-old Pakistani man from Brooklyn was convicted May 29 for beating his wife to death for preparing a vegetarian meal instead of a hearty goat dish that he was…

Amardeep Singh Kaleka Hopes to Win Wisconsin Primary

Amardeep Singh Kaleka Hopes to Win Wisconsin Primary

Amardeep Singh Kaleka, 39, has an audacious ambition – to defeat former Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, R-Wis., from the 1st Congressional District in the state. But first he…

Detroit Man Sentenced for 72 Months for Medicare Fraud

Detroit Man Sentenced for 72 Months for Medicare Fraud

– CHICAGO Detroit area home health agency owner was sentenced to 72 months in prison for his role in $13.8 million Medicare fraud scheme, according to a May 22 FBI…

SAC’s Martoma Seeks Leniency for Insider Trading

SAC’s Martoma Seeks Leniency for Insider Trading

Former SAC Capital Advisors LP hedge fund manager Mathew Martoma is seeking leniency for his record $276 million insider-trading scheme, in part because he only did it once. “Martoma was…

Political Scientist Explains India’s Improbable Democracy

Political Scientist Explains India’s Improbable Democracy

Ashutosh Varshney, professor of Political Science, Brown University, was the featured speaker at India Lecture Series held last week at the Indian consulate in New York. The series is the…

Mindy Kaling to Harvard law grads: ‘I’m afraid a couple of you probably are evil'

Mindy Kaling to Harvard law grads: ‘I’m afraid a couple of you probably are evil'

Here’s yet another in my series of interesting/amusing/surprising commencement speeches that have been given in the 2014 graduation season. This one was delivered at Harvard Law School on Wednesday by…

Double Bee: Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe Co-champs of 2014 Spelling Bee

Double Bee: Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe Co-champs of 2014 Spelling Bee

Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe could have continued for another hour, or two, or even more. But, on May 29, at the finals of the 87th Scripps National Spelling Bee…

Home minister seeks report on grisly rape, hanging of teens in Uttar Pradesh

Home minister seeks report on grisly rape, hanging of teens in Uttar Pradesh

New Home Minister Rajnath Singh weighed in on Friday in a grisly case in which two teenage girls were raped and hanged from a tree this week in Uttar Pradesh,…

5 Indians Charged in Student Visa and Financial Aid Fraud Scheme

5 Indians Charged in Student Visa and Financial Aid Fraud Scheme

Five individuals, all of them of Indian origin, have been charged for participating in a wide-ranging student visa and financial aid fraud scheme involving two private schools operating in New York and New Jersey.…

Drug Case Against Hotelier Dismissed After Rehab

Drug Case Against Hotelier Dismissed After Rehab

A felony drug-trafficking charge against hotelier Vikram Chatwal, 43, was dismissed by a Florida judge because of the intensive year long rehabilitation the Indian-American businessman underwent. Chatwal, the son of…

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