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Indian-American running for Congress seat in New Jersey

Indian-American running for Congress seat in New Jersey

WASHINGTON: A 30-year-old Indian-American Democratic social worker is running for the US House of Representatives from New Jersey which is known to be a strong Republican bastion. Peter Jacob, a… Read more »

Trump unfit for holding public office Harris

Trump unfit for holding public office: Harris

WASHINGTON: In a blistering attack on Donald Trump, Indian-American California Attorney General Kamala Harris has said the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has an “unstable temperament” and his dangerous policy positions… Read more »

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on divisiveness in U.S. politics at the annual Friends of Ireland Luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Obama nominates Indian-origin as ambassador to Malaysia

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-origin diplomat as the next American ambassador to Malaysia. If confirmed by the Senate, Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir would replace Joseph Y Yun… Read more »

'Pak's N-programme has increased risk of conflict with India'

‘Pak’s N-program has increased risk of conflict with India’

WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s “full spectrum deterrence” nuclear doctrine and increasing fissile production capability have increased the risk of a nuclear conflict with India, a Congressional report has said amid Pakistan’s efforts… Read more »

Lincoln Centre's festival draws inspiration from India

Lincoln Centre’s festival draws inspiration from India

NEW YORK: The art and culture of South India will be the centerpiece of a prestigious music festival held annually at the renowned Lincoln Centre here, with award-wining choreographer Mark… Read more »

Bill seeking special status for India fails to pass US Senate

Bill seeking special status for India fails to pass US Senate

WASHINGTON:┬áThe Senate has failed to recognize India as a “global strategic and defense partner” of the US after a key amendment necessary to modify its export control regulations could not… Read more »

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US names India as ‘major defense partner’

WASHINGTON:┬áThe US has recognized India as a “major defense partner”, a significant development which paves the way for the country to be treated on par with America’s closest allies for… Read more »

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Obama asks Pak to punish Pathankot attackers

WASHINGTON: Treating Pathankot attack on par with 26/11, US President Barack Obama in a clear message asked Pakistan to punish the perpetrators and vowed to stand with India against terror… Read more »

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India set to contribute as new engine of global growth: Modi

WASHINGTON: Asking developed nations to open their markets for goods and services from countries like India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India is poised to contribute to the global… Read more »

US lawmakers ask Ryan to discuss religious freedom with Modi

US lawmakers ask Ryan to discuss religious freedom with Modi

WASHINGTON: A bipartisan group of 18 American lawmakers has written to House Speaker Paul Ryan, asking him to raise the issue of religious freedom in India during his meeting with… Read more »

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WH opposes Senate’s move to condition Pak aid

WASHINGTON: The Obama administration has opposed the move of the US Senate to impose conditions on the USD 300 million aid to Pakistan, saying restrictions would “unnecessarily complicate” progress in… Read more »

Satyarthi plans campaign for child rights

Satyarthi plans campaign for child rights

MINNEAPOLIS, US: Seeking to globalize compassion, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi plans to launch a major initiative that will enlist support of other Nobel Prize winners and world leaders for the… Read more »

Clinton creates history, becomes first woman prez nominee

Clinton creates history, becomes first woman prez nominee

LOS ANGELES: Hillary Clinton today made history as she became the first woman to clinch the presidential nomination of a major American political party by winning crucial California and three… Read more »

Modi''s US visit is celebration of ties Indian envoy

Modi’s US visit a celebration of ties: Indian envoy

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here next week is about “consolidation” and “celebration” of Indo-US ties and to take it forward into the new administration, India’s envoy to the… Read more »

Ready to talk rights issues with US on basis of equalityIndia

Ready to talk rights issues with US on basis of equality: India

WASHINGTON: India is willing to discuss human rights issues on the basis of “equality and partnership” with the US ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here next week, but… Read more »

Sikh man shot dead in US

Sikh man shot dead in US

NEW YORK: A 47-year-old Sikh gas station owner was shot dead in the US city of Newark and the victim’s family is suspecting a hate crime. Davinder Singh was shot… Read more »

2 Indian-origin women in Forbes' self-made American women list

2 Indian-origin women in Forbes’ self-made American women list

NEW YORK: Two Indian-origin women have featured on the Forbes’ annual list of America’s 60 wealthiest and most successful self-made women entrepreneurs who have “crashed ceilings through invention and innovation”…. Read more »

Trump a 'fraud', trying to scam people of US Clinton

Trump a ‘fraud’, trying to scam people of US: Clinton

WASHINGTON: The war of words between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump today intensified as the Democratic presidential frontrunner accused the Republican presumptive presidential nominee of “scamming” the American people after… Read more »

'India has to capture world markets to sustain 8-10 pc growth'

‘India has to capture world markets to sustain 8-10 pc growth’

NEW YORK: India needs to capture some of the world markets if it has to sustain an 8-10 per cent growth rate over the next 20-25 years, a top planner… Read more »

'No visible blow back' from Pak after Mansour's killing US

‘No visible blow back’ from Pak after Mansour’s killing: US

WASHINGTON: There has been ‘no visible blow back’ from Pakistan after a US drone strike killed Taliban chief Mullah Mansour last month, a top Pentagon official based in Afghanistan has… Read more »