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Lawmakers, Activists Celebrate Victory in New FBI Hate Crime Reporting

Lawmakers, Activists Celebrate Victory in New FBI Hate Crime Reporting

After years of lobbying the Indian-American community achieved its objective of getting the FBI and the Justice Department to include Hindus and Sikhs in hate crime data collection.…

Parents Lobby Lawmakers, Administration on Child Abductions to India

Parents Lobby Lawmakers, Administration on Child Abductions to India

Indian-American parents demanded lawmakers and the Obama administration do more to bring their abducted children back to the United States and to press India to treat this as…

COMMUNITY

Alabama policeman recorded throwing Indian man to ground indicted

Alabama policeman recorded throwing Indian man to ground indicted

A U.S. federal grand jury has indicted an Alabama police officer captured on video throwing…

President Obama Honors Two South Asian-American Science, Math Teachers

President Obama Honors Two South Asian-American Science, Math Teachers

President Obama today named fourteen individuals and one organization as the newest recipients of the…

Pharmacist Sentenced for Multimillion Dollar Medicare/Medicaid Fraud

Pharmacist Sentenced for Multimillion Dollar Medicare/Medicaid Fraud

  An Indian-American pharmacist in New York was sentenced March 26, to three years in…

No Charges to be Filed Against Restaurateur Accused of Enslaving Employee

No Charges to be Filed Against Restaurateur Accused of Enslaving Employee

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has declined to file charges against a restaurateur…

INDIA

U.S. to Oppose Plea to Declare RSS a Terror Group

U.S. to Oppose Plea to Declare RSS a Terror Group

  Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York is seeking more time for the U.S. government to respond to a lawsuit filed against Secretary…

India moves to improve ‘shameful’ record on orphan adoptions

India moves to improve ‘shameful’ record on orphan adoptions

NEW DELHI — When Shreya Roy applied to adopt an orphan in New Delhi in 2012, she was told the wait could be at least three years —…

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ author to be India’s new spokesman

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ author to be India’s new spokesman

Vikas Swarup, the author of the book that became the Oscar-winning movie “Slumdog Millionaire,” will become India’s principal spokesman, India’s Ministry of External Affairs said Thursday. Swarup has…

CRIME

Pharmacist Sentenced for Multimillion Dollar Medicare/Medicaid Fraud

Pharmacist Sentenced for Multimillion Dollar Medicare/Medicaid Fraud

  An Indian-American pharmacist in New York was sentenced March 26, to three years in prison and hefty fines for a…

U.S. AFFAIRS

President Obama Honors Two South Asian-American Science, Math Teachers

President Obama today named fourteen individuals and one organization as the newest recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. In the…

INDIA

U.S. to Oppose Plea to Declare RSS a Terror Group

  Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York is seeking more time for the U.S. government to respond to a lawsuit filed against…

POLITICS

U.S. to Oppose Plea to Declare RSS a Terror Group

  Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York is seeking more time for the U.S. government to respond to a lawsuit filed against…

SOUTH ASIA

Pakistani Women: A Vow to Marry on Their Own Terms

Mariam was a sixth-grader in Toronto when her family started pressuring her to get engaged. They sent her on a summer trip to their native Pakistan, ostensibly…

COMMUNITY

Alabama policeman recorded throwing Indian man to ground indicted

A U.S. federal grand jury has indicted an Alabama police officer captured on video throwing an Indian man to the ground on a charge related to the…

ENTERTAINMENT

Will return to India to film ‘Kungfu Yoga’: Jackie Chan

Asian cinematic icon Jackie Chan, whose latest actioner “Dragon Blade” hits Indian screens on Friday, says he may come down to the country to shoot his new…

LIFESTYLE

Swami Visiting U.S. to Raise Funds for $80 Million Temple of Equality

  Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji, a follower of millennium-old saint Bhagawad Ramanujanacharya Swami, is in the United States on an extended visit to raise funds for an ambitious…

CINEMA

Will return to India to film ‘Kungfu Yoga’: Jackie Chan

Asian cinematic icon Jackie Chan, whose latest actioner “Dragon Blade” hits Indian screens on Friday, says he may come down to the country to shoot his new…

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