Indians in United States


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The largest number of Indian-origin people living abroad in a single country can be found in the USA. White people constitute the majority of the US population, with a total of about 250.52 million. Including multiracial people, African-American were 44.08 million, American-Indian were 4.19 million, and Asian-American were 19.5 million.

Country-based quota reason for Green Card delays for Indians: USCIS advisor

The country-based quota system is responsible for the exceedingly long wait times for Green Cards for people from India, China, Mexico and...


Indian-origin Dr Geeta Rao Gupta confirmed as Global Womens’ Issues office envoy

The United States’ Senate has confirmed Indian-American Dr Geeta Rao Gupta as the Ambassador-at-Large for the Office of Global Women's...


Texas mall shooting: 27-year-old NRI woman among nine victims

27-year-old NRI Aishwarya Thatikonda was among nine people killed in the mass shooting at a mall in Dallas, Texas in the USA, authorities...


Need to modernise H-1B Visa lottery system to counter fraud, abuse: US Immigration Agency

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated that the computerised drawing of lots devised to select successful H-1B...


Missing NRI techie’s body found in a lake in Maryland, US, nine days later

The body of an NRI software engineer named Ankit Bagai, 30, was found in a lake in Maryland, United State, nine days after he went missing.

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NRIs remit highest ever USD 107 billion in FY 2022-23: RBI Governor

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of India in a statement announced that inward gross remittances from the NRI for FY 2022–23 had reached a...


New US Court ruling on H-1B visa may benefit bulk of Indian techies

A judge in the US has ruled that partners of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are Indians, can work in the country,...


India-born Ajay Banga set to become World Bank chief unopposed

Ajay Banga, the US pick to head the World Bank, appears almost certain to become the anti-poverty lender's next president after nominations...

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Kamala Harris swears in new Ambassador to India

Indian-American US Vice-President Kamala Harris swore in the former mayor of Los Angeles as the nation's Ambassador to India.


100-year sentence for man over Indian-origin minor’s death in US

A district judge in the US, John D Mosely, has sentenced Joseph Lee Smith from Shreveport to 100 years of hard labour for causing the death...


Two hurt in shooting at Sikh Gurdwara in US

Two people were shot at in a Gurudwara in the US yesterday, local media reports said quoting the police. The incident is not related to a...


Indian journalist attacked by Khalistan supporters in US; envoy gets threat

Washington-based Indian journalist Lalit Jha was reportedly physically attacked and verbally abused by Khalistan supporters in Washington...


US says China is a major threat to India, world


Mikey Hothi is first Sikh-origin mayor in California

USA News: Mikey Hothi, whose parents are from India, has been unanimously elected as the mayor of Lodi city in northern California, becoming...


Three Indian-Americans drown after falling through ice on frozen lake

Three Indian-Americans, including a woman, have drowned after they fell through the ice while walking on a frozen lake in the US state of...


Indian-Americans to gain from US bills that seek to end green card quota

The White House has supported US Congress to pass a bill that seeks to eliminate the per country quota on green card. It would benefit...


Harsha Thangirala's passion for music takes him on global journey

Harsha Thangirala’s childhood interest in music has blossomed into a fruitful career. The young music editor has not let anything get in...

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Parag Agrawal, Vijaya Gadde among Twitter executives sacked after Elon Musk takeover

Elon Musk fired Twitter Chief Executive Parag Agrawal, Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal and legal affairs and policy chief Vijaya Gadde.


Infosys in US facing lawsuit over discriminatory hiring practices

The US arm of Indian tech firm Infosys is facing allegations of discrimination against Indians in their hiring practices.


On visit, Jaishankar hold talks with US to deepen business ties

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held talks with key stakeholders including Congressmen, business chambers and think tanks...

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Washington's ties with Islamabad have not served the American interest: EAM Jaishankar

S Jaishankar has raised questions over the "merits" of the US-Pakistan relationship and said that Washington's ties with Islamabad have not...


India is on the side of peace: Jaishankar on Russia-Ukraine war

Speaking at the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA), External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said "India is on the side of peace in Russia...


Indian-American activist Shefali Razdan Duggal confirmed as US envoy to Netherlands

Indian-American political activist Shefali Razdan Duggal was confirmed as the country's next envoy to the Netherlands by the US Senate.

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Meet Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan, next CEO of Starbucks

Global coffee chain Starbucks has named Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan as their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Woman arrested over racist assault on Indian-American women in Texas

In a horrific incident, four Indian women were reportedly racist and physically assaulted by a Mexican-American woman in Dallas in the US...