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I’m Choosy Because I can Afford to be Choosy: Monica Dogra

I’m Choosy Because I can Afford to be Choosy: Monica Dogra

– MUMBAI U.S.-based Indian origin singer-actress Monica Dogra, who anxiously awaits the release of her forthcoming movie “Fireflies,” feels as an artist she can afford to be choosy about the…

Off to the Races: Indian Americans in the Midterm Elections

Off to the Races: Indian Americans in the Midterm Elections

According to the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies, the electoral fate of some 159 Asian Americans running in 26 states hangs in the balance on Nov. 4. Some…

N.J. Bear Attack Victim Killed by Bear, Autopsy Says

N.J. Bear Attack Victim Killed by Bear, Autopsy Says

An Indian-origin hiker found dead in September near a circling bear in a wildlife preserve in West Milford, a township in New Jersey state of the U.S., was actually mauled…

California Teen Among Recipients of Peace First Prize

California Teen Among Recipients of Peace First Prize

Amit Dodani, a 16-year-old from West Hills, California, is among winners of the 2nd annual Peace First Prize, recognizing youth peacemakers, ages 8-22, who are leaders focused on making lasting…

Two Charged in $5.8 Million Reloadable Debit Card Extortion Scam

Two Charged in $5.8 Million Reloadable Debit Card Extortion Scam

– NEWARK, NJ Two Philadelphia men of Indian origin were arrested this morning for allegedly conspiring to extort victims to load prepaid debit cards with funds that were stolen as…

Cultural Programs, Awards Mark SA4RC Diwali Event

Cultural Programs, Awards Mark SA4RC Diwali Event

Three Indian-Americans were recognized for their service to the community at a Diwali event hosted by South Asian for Right Choice (SA4RC) Oct. 27 at Richie Rich restaurant in Queens,…

Indians in Washington Celebrate Diwali

Indians in Washington Celebrate Diwali

– Washington The Indian community in Washington celebrated Diwali with the Indian ambassador Subrahmanyam Jaishankar noting how the festival has become part of Indian-American community’s presence and profile in the…

Modi lauds Sardar Patel, targets Congress over '84 riots

Modi lauds Sardar Patel, targets Congress over '84 riots

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked people to build on the legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for a “shresth” (great) India at a “Run for Unity” Friday, using the occasion to…

Fadnavis takes charge of Maharashtra – BJP's first CM

Fadnavis takes charge of Maharashtra – BJP's first CM

Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in Friday as chief minister of Maharashtra’s first BJP government along with nine ministers, cheered by some 30,000 supporters at the Wankhede stadium and watched by…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C, wearing orange shawl) takes part in a run for unity after flagging it off to mark the birth anniversary of Indian freedom fighter and a…

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