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

US faces greatest military challenge from China: Jindal

Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, has lashed out at Chinese military buildup, saying the US today faces the greatest military challenge from China.

Obama appoints India-American to key administration post

US President Barack Obama has appointed another Indian-American to a key administration post as member of prestigious J William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Indian-American named to key post in US island territory

Indian-American lawyer Reena Patel has been named civil division chief in the attorney general`s office in the Northern Mariana Islands, one of the five inhabited US island territories.

Indian-American charged with sending deceptive messages

An Indian-American entrepreneur and his company have been slapped with a permanent ban after he sent millions of unwanted messages to consumers falsely promising free gift cards to them.

Indian-American woman appointed CIO of top US university

Indian-American Viji Murali, an IT veteran in higher education, has been named as the chief information officer and vice provost of Information and Educational Technology at a prestigious university in the US.

Indian-American pleads guilty to funding al Qaeda groups

A 31-year-old Indian-American, caught in a FBI sting operation, faces up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to providing thousands of dollars in material support to three terror groups operating under al Qaeda in war-torn Syria and Somalia.

Indian-American lawmaker for dialogue with India on nuclear issues

Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American member of US House of Representatives, has called for an open dialogue with India on issues like liability concerns to open Indian energy market to US companies.

Indian-American appointed interim president of US varsity

Indian-American Nagi Naganathan, an alumnus of the National Institute of Technology at Tiruchirappalli, has been appointed interim president of the University of Toledo.

Indian-American named White House`s Solar Champions of Change

An Indian-American professor was today named by the White House as the `Solar Champions of Change` in recognition of his immense contribution towards developing alternate source of energy and promoting solar deployment in residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Obama appoints Indian-American to key administration post

President Barack Obama has appointed a top Indian-American fund raiser as the member of the US Holocaust Memorial Council.

Indian-Americans ask Hagel to allow Sikhs to serve in US Army

Sixteen influential Indian- Americans from across the country have asked US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to allow Sikhs to serve in the armed forces with their religious faith intact.

Indians, Asians fast becoming politically relevant in US: Report

With Indians and other Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders growing in number at a fast pace, people of colour will be in the majority in the US by mid-century, according to a new report.