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Homeland Security: Over 30,000 Indians stayed after visas expired in US last year

According to an annual official report on departures and overstays released today, a total of 1.4 million Indians travelled to the US on...

Portrayal of Hinduism in California school textbooks creates anguish among Indian-Americans

Indian-Americans have expressed anguish over the negative portrayal of Hinduism and India in the proposed California school textbooks.

Indian-origin Cornell University student found dead in US

Aalaap Narasipura, a 20-year-old Indian-origin Cornell University student, was found dead in New York after going missing last Wednesday.

US hate crime: Two Americans sentenced to three years in prison for assaulting Sikh-American man

Two Americans have been sentenced to three years in prison by a US court for brutally assaulting a Sikh-American man last year in...

Indian-origin students win National Geographic Bee contest for seven years running

14-year-old Indian-American student Pranay Varada has won the prestigious USD 50,000 National Geographic Bee competition, maintaining the...

58-year-old Indian man detained at US Airport, dies in custody

A 58-year-old Indian man died in custody after he was detained last week in Atlanta for allegedly not possessing the necessary immigration...

Nikki Haley to travel to Jordan, Turkey to assess plight of Syrian refugees

US Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley has scheduled her first trip overseas this week, travelling to Jordan and Turkey to...

US envoy Nikki Haley: North Korea is intimidating the entire world

US Ambassador Nikki Haley accused North Korea yesterday of intimidating the entire international community with its nuclear program, cyber...

Indian-American man from Lexington missing

A 26-year-old Indian-American man has gone missing since Friday in Boston. Ram Jayakumar, a resident of Lexington, MA, last parked his car...

Indian-origin Nikki Haley says Trump is CEO of the country, can fire anyone he wants

US President Donald Trump is "CEO of the country, he can fire anyone he wants," America's envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has said, while...

Preet Bharara says he is proud of Indian heritage which makes him tolerant

An Indian-origin former top federal prosecutor, Preet Bharara, who was fired by US President Donald Trump, said he is very proud of his...

Indian-American comedian Hasan Minhaj to fight for immigrant narrative

Popular Indian-American stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj, who was all over the internet for his speech at the White House Correspondents’...

USINPAC congratulates Indian-Americans Neil Chatterjee, Rohit Chopra

Sanjay Puri, Chairman, US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), welcomed the announcements and said, “USINPAC will continue to...

Indian-origin claims United Airlines cancelled his ticket for filming dispute

Navang Oza, an Indian-origin man in the US, claimed that United Airlines cancelled his flight reservation because he filmed an employee...

Indian-American Preet Bharara troubled by the timing and reasoning behind FBI Director’s sacking

Former US Attorney Preet Bharara, who was fired by the US President Donald Trump, says he is ‘troubled by the timings and reasoning’...

US lawmaker Joe Crowley says India won’t sit idle if its soldiers are attacked

A top US lawmaker has cautioned Islamabad that India won’t sit idly if its soldiers or citizens were being attacked, while asking Pakistan...

US Senator recommends Indian-American Rohit Chopra for FTC Commissioner

A top Democratic Senator today recommended to US President Donald Trump that Indian-American Rohit Chopra be selected to serve as a...

Donald Trump appoints Indian-American Neil Chatterjee to key admin position in FERC

US President Donald Trump has nominated Indian-American Neil Chatterjee to a key administration position in the Federal Energy Regulatory...

Founder of ‘Sikh-Americans for Trump’ praises executive order on religious liberty

US President Donald Trump's executive order on religious liberty reflects his commitment to protecting the religious freedom of all...

Would invest 'double, triple' in India: Cisco chief

Noting that political will was the best driver for the digital growth in a country, Cisco's Executive Chairman John Chambers has said that...

Indian-American doctor Ramesh Kumar shot dead in Michigan

Ramesh Kumar, an Indian-American doctor, was found dead in the passenger seat of a car parked in a rest area 90 miles from Detroit in...

Game changer for Sikh athletes, religious groups

Top US lawmakers and Sikh-Americans have hailed the basketball governing body, International Basketball Federation (FIBA) for reversing a...

GOPIO launches International Chamber of Commerce in New York

The Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) together with the New York Consul-General of India, announced the US launch of...

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi seeks action to combat hate crimes

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has urged Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to use his complete authority in combating...

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