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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Swaraj Lauds Hema Malini’s Dance Drama January 23, 2019 09:18

Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini’s performance as Ma Ganga at 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas conventions has induced External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj to laud her. After watching Hema Malini’s 90-minute dance performance in the presence…

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78% of Americans Support High-Skilled Immigrants: Survey January 23, 2019 09:11

Contrary to the perception that high-skilled immigrants are displacing Americans, a new survey showed that a majority of Americans support high-skilled immigrants. A report by Pew based on a survey of 12 countries said, around…

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Trump to Renominate 51 Expired Judicial Nominees, Including Neomi Rao January 23, 2019 09:02

President Donald Trump on Tuesday re-sent a list of 51 judicial nominees including an Indian American nominee Neomi Rao, who is under criticism for her earlier writings in which she to a certain extent blamed…

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Prime Minister Modi launches Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana January 23, 2019 05:43

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched the Pravasi teerth Darshan Yojana under which a group of Indian living overseas will be taken on a government-sponsored tour of religious places in India twice a year.…

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Kamala Harris Campaign Raises $1.5 Mn in First 24 Hours: Report January 23, 2019 05:05

Just in 24 hours after announcing her presidential bid, California senator and Indian American Kamala Harris have raised $1.5 million, her campaign aides told Politico. This is a massive haul for the first-time senator from…

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5 Held for Sexually Harassing U.S. Citizen Woman in Bengaluru Flat January 22, 2019 13:11

The United States citizen of Indian origin and a resident of Bengaluru in India has been sexually harassed for six long years by multiple men including the management and the security guards of her classy…

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Modi Government Making Efforts to Ease Passport, Visa processes January 22, 2019 12:58

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressing Indians living abroad said his government is making efforts to ease the processes accompanying their social security, passport, visa and Person of Indian Origin (PIO), and…

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PM Modi Inaugurates Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention in Varanasi January 22, 2019 10:59

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or Indian Diaspora Conclave in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi. In his address, PM Modi paid homage to a spiritual leader and old…

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Tulsi Gabbard Defends Meeting with Syrian President January 22, 2019 09:12

The first Hindu lawmaker in the United States Congress and United Democratic presidential aspirant Tulsi Gabbard has defended her arguable decision to meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2017, saying that American leaders must…

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Trump Made 8,158 False Claims in Two Years: Report January 22, 2019 07:06

President Donald Trump has made about 8,518 false or misleading claims in two years of his presidency, according to The Washington Post’s database. The report released Monday said that the daily’s Fact Checker’s database analyzes,…

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Government Shutdown Hits Indian Reservations Harder January 22, 2019 05:50

The federal government shutdown, the longest one in the United States history, is hitting American Indians compared to other people, with jobs on hold and cut in critical funds to some of the nation’s poorest…

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Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Bid January 22, 2019 05:42

The first Indian origin senator of the United States, Kamala Harris, on Monday officially launched her campaign for the 2020 U.S. Presidential election. She said she was “honored” to announce her bid on a day…

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