Biden seeks Indian-American vote with campaign launched in 14 languages

Joe Biden’s campaign on Thursday announced launch of its outreach to the influential Indian-Americans in 14 languages, reflecting the linguistic diversity of an ethnic community, which is being sought after by both Democratic and Republican Party in the key battleground states. For instance, “America Ka Neta Kaisa Ho, Jo Biden Jaisa Ho,” (America’s leader needs […]

Trump says India, China and Russia don’t take care of their air

US president Donald Trump has alleged that India, China and Russia do not take care of their air, while America does, noting that he withdrew from the one-sided, energy-destroying Paris climate accord which would have made it a non-competitive nation. Trump, in his address on energy and the Permian Basin in Midland, Texas on Wednesday, […]

Indian nurse stabbed to death in US

An Indian nurse has been killed outside a hospital in the US after she was stabbed multiple times and struck by a vehicle, in what police in South Florida are calling an incident of domestic dispute. Merin Joy, 26, who is from Kerala, was stabbed “multiple times” while leaving Coral Springs hospital on Tuesday. Coral […]

Joe Biden calls Trump the country’s ‘first’ racist president

Joe Biden said on Wednesday (23) that president Donald Trump was the country’s first racist president. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s comments came during a virtual town hall organised by the Service Employees International Union. When a questioner complained of racism surrounding the coronavirus outbreak and mentioned the president referring to it as the China […]

Colorado authorities add hate crime charge against man who attacked Sikh-American store owner

Authorities in Colorado, USA will add a hate crime charge against an individual who had brutally attacked a Sikh-American store owner in April and told him to “go back to your country”. Sikh civil-rights organisation Sikh Coalition said it has been informed that the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office has decided to add a hate […]

Indian job seekers slowly losing interest in opportunities in US, according to Indeed

While the US remains the favourite destination for Indians looking for jobs overseas, there has been a substantial fall in the number of searches looking for employment opportunities in America, a report by global job portal Indeed has said. According to the Indeed data, job searches for the USA fell to 42 per cent in […]

Over 100,000 Indian-Americans watch virtual Hindus4Trump rally

A record 100,000-plus Indian-Americans watched a virtual rally in support of Donald Trump during which a top supporter of the US president said the influential community has been moving towards the ruling Republican Party in significant numbers due to the respect India has received under the current administration on key issues. Al Mason, co-chair of […]

India US collaborating closely during COVID-19 pandemic, says ambassador Sandhu

India and the US are working together on combating the coronavirus and collaboration is underway for co-development of a COVID-19 vaccine and a partnership between the two countries in health, life sciences and technology sectors can bring benefits to the entire world, the Indian envoy to the US has said. During a virtual interaction with […]

Trump visa move tears Indian families apart

Every night in Bangalore, Parvez Shaikh’s 18-month-old son wakes up in tears, calling for his mother who is in the United States — one among hundreds of families staring at an uncertain future after President Donald Trump froze most immigrant visas. The 33-year-old management consultant and his two children were visiting family in the Indian […]

Trump administration drops plan to deport foreign students taking online courses

The Donald Trump Administration has agreed to rescind its July 6 rule, which temporarily barred international students from staying in the US unless they attend at least one in-person course, a federal district court judge said on Tuesday. The U-turn by the Trump administration comes following nationwide outrage against its order and a series of […]

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