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Indo, US relationship to continue the upward trajectory: Bera

WASHINGTON: Asserting that India and the US need to work together to address challenges of the world in the 21st century, a top Indian-American Democratic Congressman has hoped that the… Read more »

Over 100 lawmakers ask India to allow US-based NGO to function

WASHINGTON: Over 100 US lawmakers have asked India to give a “temporary reprieve” to an American donor NGO until a more permanent solution can be found under the Indian laws… Read more »

Indian-origin Kamala Harris unknown to many Californians: Poll

WASHINGTON: Indian-American Kamala Harris, the first from the community to be elected to the US Senate, remains unknown to many people in her own state California despite maintaining a high… Read more »

‘Pak Army unlikely to allow strategic shift in ties with India’

WASHINGTON: The “controlling influence” of Pakistan Army and intelligence services on Islamabad’s “core state policies” is unlikely to allow any strategic shift in its ties with India, a top expert… Read more »

Don’t use Islamophobic language: Bera to Trump

WASHINGTON: Worried over frequent hate crimes against Indian-origin people in the US, a senior Indian-American Congressman has urged President Donald Trump to refrain from using Islamophobic language that pits one… Read more »

US defends move to ban laptops, cameras as cabin baggage

WASHINGTON: The US today defended its move to ban large electronic devices like laptops and cameras as cabin baggage on US-bound planes from 10 foreign destinations, mostly in Muslim-majority countries,… Read more »

Bharara was probing Trump cabinet member when fired: Report

WASHINGTON: Indian-American attorney Preet Bharara, who was recently fired by the Trump administration, was investigating into allegations of trading of health-related stocks of Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom… Read more »

Trump sidesteps blame over wiretap row with Britain

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump defiantly refused to back down from his explosive claim that Barack Obama wiretapped his phones, and sidestepped any blame for the White House decision to highlight… Read more »

Kansas recognizes Mar 16 as ‘Indian American Appreciation Day’

WASHINGTON: The US state of Kansas has recognized March 16 as ‘Indian American Appreciation Day’ to honor an Indian techie who was killed last month in a racially-motivated hate crime…. Read more »

Indian-American teen wins top science award worth USD 250,000

WASHINGTON: An Indian-American teen has won the top award, worth USD 250,000, in the oldest and most prestigious science and math competition in the US, for her research on preventing… Read more »

US judge blocks Trump’s revised travel ban

WASHINGTON: A US judge has halted Donald Trump’s revised travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations, hours before it was due to take effect, dealing a blow to the… Read more »

Trumps budget to cut foreign aid, may impact Pakistan

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump in his first budget is seeking to cut the foreign aid by a whopping 28 per cent which is likely to have an impact on top… Read more »

USTR nominee promises aggressive posture on India’s IP regime

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s choice for top trade negotiator has vowed to adopt an “aggressive” posture with India on protecting intellectual property rights, if confirmed. “If I am confirmed,… Read more »

India, Pak conflict could lead to nuclear exchange: US Gen

WASHINGTON: A conventional Indo-Pak conflict could escalate into a nuclear exchange as attacks by Pakistan-based terrorists and potential reactions by India increase the likelihood for “miscalculation”, a top US general… Read more »

Indian-American running for key civil rights post in US: Report

WASHINGTON: A prominent Sikh-American woman lawyer is in the running for leading the civil rights division of the US Department of Justice, a media report has said, amid a recent… Read more »

‘Lost’ Chandrayaan-1 found orbiting Moon: NASA

WASHINGTON: India’s first lunar probe – the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft – which was considered lost, is still orbiting the Moon, NASA scientists have found by using a new ground-based radar technique…. Read more »

NGO banning: US for solution that ‘honors India’s laws’

WASHINGTON: The US has said that the issue of shutting down of a Colorado-based Christian NGO in India must be resolved in a manner that is “transparent” and honors India’s… Read more »

‘India, US ties to touch new heights under Trump’

WASHINGTON: Indo-US ties will touch new heights under the Trump administration as the two countries are “natural partners” and have common interests amid China’s assertiveness in the Asia-Pacific region, an… Read more »

Indian IT industry contributes immensely to US economy: NASSCOM

WASHINGTON: The debate in the US over H-1B visas has become a political and emotive issue as there is a “yawning gap” between the facts and perception, IT industry body… Read more »

PIO jailed to 9 years for USD 25 million fraud scheme in US

WASHINGTON: An Indian-American has been sentenced to nine years in prison for his role in a sophisticated and large-scale identity theft and credit card fraud resulting in a loss of… Read more »