Jindal jumps into letter war with Obama over Iran

Louisiana`s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal has jumped into a war of words between the White House and Senate Republicans over a letter to the government of Iran on a potential deal over its nuclear programme.

Indian American therapist found guilty of medicare fraud in US

A 30-year-old Indian-American physical therapist along with a patient recruiter has been convicted in a USD 1.6 million Medicare fraud scheme, federal prosecutors said.

Indian-American DJ Patil named as first US chief data scientist

The White House has named Dhanurjay 'DJ' Patil as its first chief data scientist to help shape policies and practices to help the US remain a leader in technology and innovation.

Indian-American appointed as US Special Envoy and Coordinator

Indian-American Rashad Hussain has been appointed Special Envoy and Coordinator for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications to expand global engagement and partnerships of the US to counter violent extremism, the state department has said.

Hindu temple in US vandalised with 'get out' sprayed on walls

A Hindu temple has been vandalised with hate speech in America. The incident happened when unidentified miscreants sprayed swastika and painted “Get Out” on one of the walls of the temple in the Seattle Metropolitan area.

Indian-American businessman shot dead in US

A 28-year-old Indian-American businessman, who was gunned down by an unidentified assailant in his family-owned liquor shop in the US, has succumbed to his injuries, police said on Monday.

Michelle invites Indian doctor for State of the Union Address

US First Lady Michelle Obama has invited a prominent Indian-American doctor, who is playing a key role in fighting the dreaded Ebola disease in West Africa, for tomorrow's State of the Union Address.

Indian-American toddler can recognise all nations on world map

A three-year-old Indian-American child can identify all 202 countries, some dependencies and territories on the world map in a jiffy, a media report said.

Indian-American appointed to Maryland Cabinet

In a first for the community in the state, an Indian-American entrepreneur has been appointed as the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources in Maryland State Cabinet.

Indian donates $2.5 mn for UCLA research facility

An Indian-American has gifted $2.5 million to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), for a new state-of-the-art engineering lab dedicated to integrated microsystems, the university said.

Tulsi Gabbard, Ami Bera take oath for their second term in US House of Representatives

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and her Democratic congressional colleague Dr Ami Bera have been sworn in for their second consecutive term in the US House of Representatives.

New US ambassador Richard Verma arrives in India

The new US ambassador, Richard Verma, arrived here Friday. He is the first ever Indian-American to be appointed the US envoy to India.

Indian youth's company top seller of silicon wrist band in US

Washington: A technology company founded by an Indian-American at the age of 19 has emerged as the largest online seller of silicon wrist band in the US.

Indian-American Richard Verma sworn in as US Ambassador to India

Indian-American Richard Rahul Verma has been sworn in as the US Ambassador to India by Secretary of State John Kerry.

US Senate confirms Indian-American Mehta as a federal judge

Washington: Indian-American Amit Priyavadan Mehta has been confirmed by the US Senate as a federal judge in the District of Columbia, becoming the first Asian Pacific American to occupy this important position.

Indian-American named new White House LGBT liasion

Washington: Indian-American Aditi Hardikar has been appointed to a key White House position to liaison with the LGBT as well as the Asian American and Pacific Islanders communities, an official said.

Indian-American sentenced to life for killing ex-wife in US

A 63-year-old Indian-American has been sentenced to life in the US for murdering his ex-wife.

Indian-American jailed in US for selling fake sculptures

An Indian-American foundry owner, who claimed that he had been invited to participate in building the world's largest statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Gujarat, has been sentenced to prison for selling fake bronze sculptures for millions of dollars in the US.

1984 anti-Sikh riots in India is issue in California race

Anger stemming from a 30-year-old religious clash in India that left thousands dead has crept into one of the closest congressional races in the country.

Indian American named to lead US civil rights division

 Indian-American lawyer Vanita Gupta has been chosen to lead US justice department`s civil rights division charged with enforcing laws that prevent discrimination and inequitable practices in