Temporary relief as US court allows spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in America

A three-judge bench of the US Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday sent the case back to a lower court.


Indian-origin Dean of Harvard Business School to step down next year

Indian-origin Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria announced that he will step down in June 2020, concluding 10 years of service as the...

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Indian-Americans leading the way in US tech sector: FCC chief Ajit Pai

Ajit Pai, the first Indian-American to head the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), called on the Indian-American community to...

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US hikes H-1B work visa application fee

The USCIS is scheduled to implement this new process for the fiscal year 2021 H-1B cap selection process, pending completed testing of the...


Aim to make digital literacy accessible to every Indian: Adobe CEO

Shantanu Narayen, the Indian-origin president and CEO of Adobe, said the biggest opportunity for the software major in India lies in...


Four Indian-Americans win US state and local elections

Ghazala Hashmi, Suhas Subramanyam, Mano Raju and Dimple Ajmera won US state and local elections.


Report: Indian IT companies suffering most due to H-1B visa denials

From just six per cent in 2015, the denial rate of H-1B visas has risen to 24 per cent in the third quarter of the current fiscal year.


First formal vote on Trump impeachment inquiry likely on Thursday

The vote seems to be a move by the Democrats to counter allegations by Trump and the Republicans that the impeachment proceeding lacks...


US Congress critical of India’s actions in Kashmir

India got the wrong end of the stick in Washington on Tuesday during a US Congressional hearing led by Democrat Congressman Brad Sherman on...


Donald Trump to celebrate Diwali at White House today

This will be Trump's third Diwali celebration at the White House, continuing a tradition started by Barack Obama in 2009.


Indian-origin lawyer Rik Mehta to run for US Senate seat in New Jersey

Mehta is a first-time candidate and will be running as a Republican under the campaign slogan "Jersey Proud".


No vote to authorise impeachment investigation: Nancy Pelosi

The White House has criticised the lack of such a vote and has said that the President and other officials will not cooperate with what it...


Judges block Trump’s attempt to deny Green Cards to immigrants

Rulings in California, New York and Washington have temporarily halted Trump's plans to deny green cards to immigrants who would need...


Halliburton to pay USD 275,000 to Indian-origin ex-employee in discrimination suit

American multinational corporation Halliburton is set to pay USD 275,000 to two Muslim employees of Indian and Syrian-origins who were...


Five Indian-American contestants in the 2019 Miss World America pageant

The event is scheduled to begin on October 12 in Las Vegas and the winner will represent the United States at the Miss World pageant in...


Washington State Bar Association gets Indian-origin President

Indian-origin Rajeev D. Majumdar will be the first state bar president of South Asian descent in the United States.


Trump signs proclamation that denies entry into the US to immigrants who can’t afford healthcare

The proclamation will also apply to spouses and parents of US citizens, which could impact those trying to bring their parents to the US.


Americans mourn slain Sikh police officer in Texas

Family, friends and strangers gathered and prayed on September 28 at Dhaliwal’s memorial in northwest Harris County.


Sikh cop in Texas shot dead during routine traffic stop, “deeply grieved” says Jaishankar​

The 10-year veteran of the Texas police department was attacked and killed while performing a routine traffic stop.


Hasan Minhaj explains being barred from ‘Howdy, Modi’ on late night talk show

Indian-American comedian Hasan Minhaj, who hosts the popular Patriot Act show on Netflix, appeared on a late night talk show to relate his...


US Speaker calls for impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump citing “betrayal of oath”

The move comes after Trump’s acknowledgement that he urged the Ukrainian president to investigate former vice-president Joe Biden.


Viral video shows Indian-origin comedian Hasan Minhaj being barred from ‘Howdy, Modi’ event

Popular Indian-origin comedian Hasan Minhaj was reportedly not allowed to enter the NRG Stadium for the ‘Howdy, Modi’ event on Sunday.


Meet Sparsh Shah, the teen rapper who sang the Indian national anthem at ‘Howdy, Modi’

16-year-old Indian-origin prodigy Sparsh Shah sang the Indian national anthem at the ‘Howdy, Modi’ rally on Sunday.

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Modi slams Pakistan, praises Trump and highlights role of Indian-Americans as representatives of Indian culture and democracy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by cheers and applause in Houston during the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ rally where he shared the...


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