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.

100 Punjabi youths still detained in US for illegal entry

An Indian-American community organisation has sought the intervention of US lawmakers for securing the release of about 100 Punjabi youths detained by US immigration authorities in Texas for entering the US illegally.

US Democrats return Chatwal`s illegal campaign funds

Several top Democratic leaders in the US are returning the funds collected by Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal in the wake of his guilty plea to federal prosecutors for making thousands of dollars in illegal donations to political campaigns through "straw donors".

US teen suspended for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom

A Pennsylvania teenager has been suspended for asking the first ever Indian-American Miss America Nina Davuluri to the prom, the annual end of the year dance for high school students.

White House names Indian-American "Solar Champion of Change"

White House has named Indian-American professor Rajendra Singh as one of ten "Solar Champions of Change" who are taking the initiative to spur solar deployment across America.

Indian-American woman kept dead son on ice for Hindu ritual

An Indian-American woman in Texas kept her 10-year-old son`s body on ice for five days, claiming she was complying with Hindu rituals to preserve it while waiting for her husband to return and perform the funeral.

Sant Chatwal pleads guilty to violating US electoral laws

Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal on Thursday pleaded guilty at US court here to violating federal election campaign laws by using straw donors to secretly funnel money to political campaigns and will pay a million dollars to the US as part of his plea agreement.

Indian-American professor convicted of defrauding students

An Indian-American professor has been convicted by a federal grand jury of defrauding the US government and students of USD 700,000 in research grants.

US Senate confirms Indian-American for key admin post

The US Senate has confirmed an Indian-American Arun M Kumar to a key administration post that would make him responsible for foreign trade.

Indian-American candidate asked to quit Congressional race

Manju Goel, a Republican Indian-American Congressional candidate in Illinois, has been asked to withdraw from the primary race over accusations of putting up fake web and social media sites to discredit her opponent.