Indian-Americans

Six Indian Americans win Gates Cambridge scholarship

Six Indian Americans win Gates Cambridge scholarship

  Six Indian Americans, including two women, are among 35 students from the US selected for the prestigious Gates Cambridge scholarship.

Feb 17, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
India evacuates nationals, sets up helpline as 'life-threatening' Irma batters US

India evacuates nationals, sets up helpline as 'life-threatening' Irma batters US

Irma has already left at least 25 dead in the Caribbean. About 60 Indian nationals were evacuated from the island of St Martin in the Caribbean.

Sep 10, 2017, 19:41 PM IST
Two Indian-Americans indicted on H-1B visa fraud

Two Indian-Americans indicted on H-1B visa fraud

Two Indian-Americans have been indicted by a US federal court for using fraudulent documents in obtaining H-1B visa for Indian technology professionals.

Mar 29, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Two Indian-Americans sentenced for credit card fraud in US

Two Indian-Americans in the US have been sentenced to over a year of imprisonment for a massive international credit card fraud involving more than USD 200 million.

Mar 28, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
Indian-Americans protest CNN documentary over 'Aghoris'

Indian-Americans protest CNN documentary over 'Aghoris'

A large contingent of Indian-Americans gathered outside the CNN office in Chicago after the channel aired a documentary that "tarnished" Hinduism, the media reported.

Mar 27, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Indian-Americans raise USD 100,000 for Kansas shooting survivor Ian Grillot

Indian-Americans raise USD 100,000 for Kansas shooting survivor Ian Grillot

A 24-year-old American, who took a bullet for an Indian, has been honoured as 'A True American Hero' by the Indian-American community.

Mar 27, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Demonetisation will help eliminate corruption, fight terror: Indian-Americans

Demonetisation will help eliminate corruption, fight terror: Indian-Americans

Commending the demonetisation move by the NDA government, a group of Indian-Americans have said that this would not only help eliminate corruption and fight terrorism, but also fast track digitization of economy.

Dec 22, 2016, 13:19 PM IST
Indian-Americans celebrate their impressive victory

Indian-Americans celebrate their impressive victory

That number is expected to increase to five if Democratic Congressman Ami Bera is declared elected for a third consecutive term after a recounting of votes. 

Nov 10, 2016, 14:43 PM IST
Indian-Americans elated over Donald Trump's victory

Indian-Americans elated over Donald Trump's victory

Trump was today elected as the 45th president of the United States.  

Nov 09, 2016, 19:15 PM IST
Over 600 Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in US

Over 600 Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in US

Over 600 Indian-Americans gathered on the banks of the historic Potomac River in the suburbs here to celebrate the festival of Chhath, making it the largest gathering in the last nine years.

Nov 07, 2016, 15:23 PM IST
'Indian-American votes can turn the tide in Florida, Ohio'

'Indian-American votes can turn the tide in Florida, Ohio'

Indian-American voters can turn the tide in key battleground states like Florida, Ohio and Colorado, and decide the fate of White House aspirants Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump who are in a dead-heat in major polls just days ahead of the election, community leaders say.

Nov 06, 2016, 13:32 PM IST
Barack Obama celebrates Diwali, lights first-ever diya in Oval Office

Barack Obama celebrates Diwali, lights first-ever diya in Oval Office

US President Barack Obama has celebrated Diwali by lighting the first-ever diya in the Oval Office of the White House and hoped that his successors would continue the tradition.

Oct 31, 2016, 09:23 AM IST

US can't afford Hillary Clinton's bad judgements more: Indian-Americans

Supporting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's vision on immigration and terrorism, prominent Indian-Americans have said the mood in the US is "anti-establishment" and the country cannot afford any more of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's "bad judgements".

Oct 24, 2016, 11:21 AM IST
Majority of Indian-Americans prefer Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, reveals survey

Majority of Indian-Americans prefer Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, reveals survey

Majority of Indian-Americans prefer Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump as their choice for the next US President when it comes to issues of immigration, religious freedom and outsourcing, a Silicon Valley-based think tank has said.

Oct 19, 2016, 09:51 AM IST

India, US would be "best friends" if elected as prez: Trump

Terming India as a "key strategic ally", Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has promised that if voted to power India and the US would become "best friends" and have a "phenomenal future" together.

Oct 16, 2016, 08:10 AM IST

Indian-Americans in Trump's AAPI advisory committee

The committee consists of over 30 members including Indian-Americans -- Puneet Ahluwalia from Virginia, K V Kumar from California and Shalabh Kumar from Illinois, the Trump Campaign announced yesterday.

Sep 26, 2016, 07:47 AM IST

Four Indian-American entrepreneurs awarded in US

Four prominent Indian Americans and three Americans have been awarded by a Houston-based chamber of commerce for their outstanding work as entrepreneurs and "building bridges" between India and the US.

Sep 12, 2016, 07:44 AM IST

Four Indian-Americans to be honoured with Great Immigrants Award

Four Indian-Americans, including Google CEO Sunder Pichai, are among 42 US nationals to be honoured with this year's prestigious "Great Immigrants: The Pride of America" award for their inspiring professional accomplishments.

Jun 29, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

Ahead of NY primary, some Indian-Americans back Donald Trump

Ahead of the crucial primary here later this month, some Indian-Americans have backed Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, saying they agree with his views on stopping illegal immigration and feel a Trump presidency could benefit India.

Apr 08, 2016, 14:43 PM IST

Congressman Ami Bera endorses 2 Indian-Americans for Nov elections

Congressman Ami Bera, the only Indian-American lawmaker in the current Congress, has endorsed two other fellow community members running for elected offices in the November general elections.

Mar 04, 2016, 06:18 AM IST

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