LEAD STORIES
New England prep school: 13 past staffers engaged in sexual misconduct

New England prep school: 13 past staffers engaged in sexual misconduct

BOSTON – An elite New Hampshire prep school acknowledged on Monday that 13 former members of its staff engaged in sexual misconduct with students in incidents dating back…

Hirsh Vardhan Singh reckons he has good chance to be first Indian American Governor of New Jersey

Hirsh Vardhan Singh reckons he has good chance to be first Indian American Governor of New Jersey

NEW YORK: Republican candidate Hirsh Vardhan Singh, 32, reckons if even 50 percent of the South Asian Diaspora voters come out to vote for him June 6 in…

How did Aalaap Narasipura die? Why is Cornell University PD not revealing details?

How did Aalaap Narasipura die? Why is Cornell University PD not revealing details?

NEW YORK: The death of 20-year-old Aalaap Narasipura, a senior at Cornell University, whose body was found by scuba divers from a body of water known as Fall…

COMMUNITY

Illinois celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

CHICAGO The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), in partnership with Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn…

India’s Consul General extends support to Indian-American business

India’s Consul General extends support to Indian-American business

CHICAGO, IL The Chicago-based US-India Chamber of Commerce, Midwest, held a reception May 18, for…

Indian Seniors of Chicago celebrate Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Gujarat Day, and birthdays

Indian Seniors of Chicago celebrate Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Gujarat Day, and birthdays

A meeting of Indian Seniors of Chicago was held in Manav Seva Mandir on May…

Vice Chancellor of Osmania University discusses opportunities with Consul General of India in Chicago

Vice Chancellor of Osmania University discusses opportunities with Consul General of India in Chicago

CHICAGO Professor S. Ramachandram, vice chancellor of Osmania University had wide-ranging discussions with India’s Consul…

Finance Secretary meets US investors to woo BFSI investments

NEW DELHI Indian Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa met major US-based funds and global institutional investors at…

IMMIGRATION

US academic groups oppose Trump’s F-1 visa-vetting plans

US academic groups oppose Trump’s F-1 visa-vetting plans

WASHINGTON, DC – Dozens of American academic groups have taken a stance against a Trump administration proposal to toughen scrutiny of some U.S. visa applicants, saying it will…

H-IB visa reform should be by Congress, not Donald Trump: Pramila Jayapal

H-IB visa reform should be by Congress, not Donald Trump: Pramila Jayapal

NEW DELHI – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D, Washington) has cautioned the Donald Trump administration against hasty changes in the H1-B visa regime, saying this should be done via…

Give Green Card to Indians on EB-3 and EB-2 visa, then rich investors on EB-5 visa

Give Green Card to Indians on EB-3 and EB-2 visa, then rich investors on EB-5 visa

NEW YORK: In the latest monthly visa bulletin issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the EB-3 line for an Indian national to get a…

Passage To India

The Train That Tells – My Life in Mumbai

The Train That Tells – My Life in Mumbai

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows When I was younger, I suffered from fear of…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Hirsh Vardhan Singh reckons he has good chance to be first Indian American Governor of New Jersey

NEW YORK: Republican candidate Hirsh Vardhan Singh, 32, reckons if even 50 percent of the South Asian Diaspora voters come out to vote for him June 6…

INDIA

Indian twins become billionaires riding family’s scooter draft

The twin great grandsons of Mahatma Gandhi’s “fifth son” have become billionaires riding the draft of their uncle’s motorcycle business. Anurang Jain’s net worth hit $1.1 billion,…

POLITICS

Trump is a “devil”: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna

WASHINGTON, DC: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna, a Democrat who represents the 17th Congressional District of California, known as the Silicon Valley, called US President Donald Trump…

SOUTH ASIA

Nawaz Sharif meets Pak Army Chief on Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence

ISLAMABAD – A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to halt the execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, Islamabad on Wednesday termed…

COMMUNITY

Illinois celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

CHICAGO The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), in partnership with Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti, celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 19, at…

ENTERTAINMENT

Sarabhai vs Sarabhai

Aatish Kapadia cannot stand the Indian middle class. The television writer says his “wolverine-like claws” come out when he sees people litter the street or haggle for…

LIFESTYLE

Of Patiala pegs and American whiskey: cocktails to savor

NEW DELHI Fresh ginger juice mixed with lime juice, orgeat syrup, pineapple juice and Tennessee whiskey, shaken well with lots of crushed ice and what you have…

CINEMA

From angry young man to angry father: Vinod Khanna’s cinematic voyage

He came into prominence playing an angry young man in a 1970s classic and one of his last major appearances was as an angry implacable father in…