US officer shoots man who attacked TSA agents at New Orleans airport
US officer shoots man who attacked TSA agents at New Orleans airport

A law enforcement officer shot a man who attacked several Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents while armed with a machete and wasp spray at a New Orleans airport on Friday night, officials said.

Presidential hopeful Jindal's Louisiana budget does not fund primary

Louisiana officials are scrambling to find the money to stage a primary election next year after Governor Bobby Jindal, a potential presidential candidate, did not provide funding in his annual budget.

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.

Deadly bacteria released from US high-security lab

 US officials in Louisiana are investigating how a dangerous and often deadly bacteria got out of a high-security laboratory at a research facility, USA Today reported Sunday.

Louisiana Guv Bobby Jindal slams liberals for being obsessed with race

 Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal lashed out at liberals for their obsession with race, saying that dividing people on the basis of their skin colour is "the dumbest thing".

Bobby Jindal's potrait sparks race row

A portrait of Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has sparked a racial controversy in the US with the Republican presidential aspirant appearing to be a white man in the painting instead of his actual skin tone.

Bobby Jindal has identity crisis, says US Congressman

Lashing out at Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal for recently stating that he is American and not 'Indian American', an influential US lawmaker, who is highly regarded among Indian Americans, has said that Jindal has an "identity crisis".

Committee created to boost Bobby Jindal presidential bid

Republican supporters of Gov Bobby Jindal have created a fund raising committee to back a possible 2016 presidential campaign by the Louisiana governor.

''Blue Dog'' painting valued at $250,000 stolen from New Orleans gallery


New Orleans: A painting by Louisiana artist George Rodrigue with an estimated value of $250,000 that depicts the artist as a blue dog beside his bride on their wedding day was stolen on Tuesday from a gallery in New Orleans, the artist`s son said.

Weighing 2016 bid, US Governor ​Bobby Jindal travels to Iowa

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal returns on Tuesday to Iowa, a small heartland state that plays an outsized role in the presidential nominee process, where he'll meet with pastors and again look for support among Christian evangelicals for a possible White House campaign.

17 US states sue to block Obama's order on immigration

A coalition of 17 US states led by Texas have filed a federal lawsuit aiming to block implementation of President Barack Obama`s executive order shielding some five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.

Indian man jailed for groping woman on US flight

An Indian man who admitted that he groped a sleeping woman aboard a flight from Houston to New Jersey has been sentenced to eight months in prison.

Meet the 13-year-old girl who could end up being first human on Mars
Meet the 13-year-old girl who could end up being first human on Mars

A 13-year-old girl from Louisiana could be the first human to be on Mars.

US University offers honorary doctorate to PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been offered an honorary doctorate for his work in inclusive growth by the Southern University System of Louisiana, as per reports.

IndyCar looks to add New Orleans race

IndyCar officials said Monday they are looking to stage a race in New Orleans with team owner Michael Andretti`s sports marketing group overseeing the event.

The Undertaker gets hospitalized following injury at WrestleMania XXX

World Wrestling Entertainment star The Undertaker was hospitalised following a fight at WrestleMania XXX on Sunday.

Winter storm brings `once in decade` ice, snow to US South

A rare blast of snow, sleet and ice hit the US South, prompting three states to declare a state of emergency, closing the New Orleans airport.

Two killed in US shooting incident

Two people were killed and six others were wounded following a shooting outside several bars in the US state of Louisiana Thursday, media reported.

Brain-eating amoeba rattles nerves in Louisiana

A deadly, brain-eating amoeba has been found in the water supply of a Louisiana community near New Orleans, scaring residents and sending officials on the hunt for its source.

Christie locks horns with Jindal over `stupid party` jibe

The Jersey politician reportedly took aim at Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal who had said that Republicans need to stop being the `stupid party` and needed to learn to `talk like adults`.