Indian-Americans mourn death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam
Indian-Americans mourn death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam

Indian-American community in the US joined the people of India in mourning the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, and said it was his "simplicity and humility" that endeared him to all.

Indian-Americans call for zero tolerance to attacks on them

In the wake of incidents of attacks and thefts specifically targeting the Indian-Americans in New Jersey, the community has called for "zero tolerance" towards such crimes, even as local authorities assured of efforts to ensure safety to the residents in the state.

US authorities dismiss Asians' complaint against Harvard

The US Department of Education has dismissed a complaint filed against Harvard University earlier this year by 64 Asian-American groups, including four Indian-American organisations, that had accused the Ivy League institution of discriminating against Asian-origin applicants in its admissions process.

Indian-Americans raise USD 75,000 for eye hospital in Bihar

Indian-Americans have raised USD 75,000 at a recent fund raiser in California to build a state- of-the-art 200-bed super speciality eye-hospital in Bihar.

4 Indian-Americans honoured as 'The Pride of America'

Four Indian-Americans are among 38 individuals being honoured for having "helped advance and enlighten our society, culture, and economy" as "Great Immigrants: The Pride of America" by Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Immigrants should adopt American values, learn English: Bobby Jindal
Immigrants should adopt American values, learn English: Bobby Jindal

Himself son of an immigrant parents from India, two-term Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal believes that immigrants in the US should learn English and adopt American values.

Two Indian-Americans appointed to key Republican positions
Two Indian-Americans appointed to key Republican positions

Two Indian-Americans have been appointed to key positions in the Republican party with the mandate to involve community leaders within the party fold.

Indian-Americans should contribute to India's progress: Singh

Having excelled in America in their respective fields, there are tremendous opportunities for Indian-Americans to contribute to the development of India and its ties with the US, a top Indian diplomat has said.

25 Indian-Americans among 49 spelling bee semifinalists

As many as 25 Indian-Americans have made it to the list of 49 semi-finalists of the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, in yet another indication of their continued dominance in the prestigious annual contest.

Indian-Americans adopt over 2400 villages in Andhra Pradesh

Several Indian-Americans have decided to adopt more than 2400 villages in Andhra Pradesh as part of 'Smart Village-Smart Ward' programme which aims at comprehensive development of the areas.

Nine Indian-Americans awarded US fellowships worth USD 50,000

Nine Indian-Americans are among 126 US and Canadian scholars awarded with a prestigious American fellowship worth USD 50,000 to further their research in eight key scientific and technical fields.

Nine Indian Americans among Sloan research fellowship winners

 Nine Indian-Americans are among 126 young US and Canadian scholars awarded $50,000 Sloan Research Fellowships honouring outstanding early-career scientists in eight fields to further their research.

We came to US to become Americans not Indian-Americans: Bobby Jindal

Asserting that he didn't believe in hyphenated identities, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said that his parents came to the US from India four decades ago to become Americans and not Indian-Americans.

US election:Ami Bera, Ro Khanna down, but not out yet

As the dust settled down on the US election giving Republicans full control of the US Congress, two trailing Indian-American candidates, Ami Bera and Ro Khanna, both Democrats, were still unwilling to concede defeat.

Nikki Haley, Kamala Harris win; Neel Kashkari goes down

 Indian-Americans had a mixed outing in the US mid-term elections with Republican Nikki Haley and Democrat Kamala Harris re-elected as South Carolina`s governor and California`s attorney general respectively.

Scores of Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Pooja in US

Scores of Indian-Americans, some even driving a few hundred miles, gathered on the banks of the historic Potomac river in the suburb of the US capital here and celebrated the ancient Hindu festival of Chhath.

'Rock star' Modi makes a big splash in US media

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rock star like reception by a rapturous Indian-American community at Madison Square Garden made quite a splash in the US media too ahead of his summit Monday with President Barack Obama.

Indian-Americans give rock star treatment to PM Narendra Modi
Indian-Americans give rock star treatment to PM Narendra Modi

Indian-Americans from across the nation gave a "rock star" treatment to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the prestigious Madison Square Garden in the Big Apple, where nearly 20,000 strong gathering of Indian Diaspora welcomed the Indian leader.

Indian-Americans excited about Narendra Modi's US trip

Indian-Americans seem very excited about Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to America.

Indian-Americans: Of rich coffers and ideas

When US President Harry Truman signed into law the Luce-Celler Act of 1946, giving to Indian Americans the right to immigrate and naturalize, he might have had some faith in the Indian DNA, but little did he imagine that decades later, this ethnic group would evolve into one of the most diverse,