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Rap artist Nicki Minaj poses as she arrives at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, California August 30.…

Bobby Jindal warns of immigrant ‘invasion’

Bobby Jindal warns of immigrant ‘invasion’

Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal, son of immigrant parents from India, says that immigrants who do not adopt American values represent an “invasion”. “Immigration without integration is not immigration; it’s…

Indian American entrepreneur conferred ‘Pride of India’ award

Indian American entrepreneur conferred ‘Pride of India’ award

The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) has honoured India-born entrepreneur and philanthropist, Frank Islam with the “Pride of India” award, the media reported on Monday. India’s Consul…

Medical charity MSF takes legal action against makers of Bollywood film “Phantom”

Medical charity MSF takes legal action against makers of Bollywood film “Phantom”

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – International charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is taking legal action against the producers of Bollywood film “Phantom”, saying its misrepresentation of the medical group…

Academics Criticize Euphoria Over Modi’s’ Visit to Silicon Valley

Academics Criticize Euphoria Over Modi’s’ Visit to Silicon Valley

Scores of academics, mostly of Indian descent, teaching at American universities around the country, exhorted U.S. high tech industry leaders in Silicon Valley to follow standards of freedom of expression…

Indian democracy facing greatest dangers since Independence: Nayantara Sahgal

Indian democracy facing greatest dangers since Independence: Nayantara Sahgal

Nayantara Sahgal, India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s niece, who is known for not holding back any punches, says India is facing the gravest danger to democracy under the current…

Thousands sign petition to stop rape of low-caste sisters in Uttar Pradesh

Thousands sign petition to stop rape of low-caste sisters in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – An online petition seeking protection and justice for two low-caste sisters allegedly threatened with rape by a village council in Uttar Pradesh has gathered…

Pakistani official says Haqqani militants weakened, despite U.S. concern

Pakistani official says Haqqani militants weakened, despite U.S. concern

Pakistan’s foreign policy chief responded to U.S. concerns that the country remains a haven for the feared Haqqani network, saying on Monday that the militants have been weakened by an…

Sword-wielding Hardik Patel threatens Modi’s “model”

Sword-wielding Hardik Patel threatens Modi’s “model”

Hardik Patel, a sword-wielding 22-year-old activist has emerged overnight as the most pressing political threat to Narendra Modi, accusing the Indian prime minister of breaking a promise to provide jobs…

Secular scholar in India shot to death

Secular scholar in India shot to death

NEW DELHI — Writers and intellectuals took to the streets in protest Monday in the southern Indian state of Karnataka over the shooting death of prominent secular intellectual Malleshappa Madivalappa…

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