Indian Americans

72% increase in Indians staying illegally in US since 2010: Report

There are at least 630,000 Indians who are undocumented, a 72 per cent increase since 2010, says the report.

Jun 18, 2019, 10:48 AM IST

Texas woman found guilty of targeted robberies at Indian-American homes across US

Chaka Castro, 44, and her accomplices committed a string of home invasions in Georgia, New York, Ohio, Michigan and Texas from 2011 to 2014.

Jun 05, 2019, 08:45 AM IST

Indians rally outside White House in support of Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan

 Several hundred highly-skilled Indian workers today held a rally outside the White House in support of Donald Trump's plan for a merit-based immigration system.

Feb 04, 2018, 22:59 PM IST

Indian Americans can help India realise its full potential

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May 05, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

US man tries to burn store run by Indian-Americans in Florida, thinking they were 'Muslims'

In yet another incident highlighting the dangerously growing trend of racist attacks in the United States, a man in Florida tried to burn down a convenience store owned by Indian-Americans, thinking they were 'Muslims'.

Mar 12, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

US man video-stalks Indians, says 'they're stealing jobs'

Members of the Indian community in the US have been alarmed by a video posted on an anti-immigration website, which shows Indian families relaxing in an Ohio park, while a man taking the video accuses them of stealing American jobs, the media reported.

Mar 07, 2017, 20:33 PM IST

Barack Obama selects 4 Indian American scientists for presidential awards

Four Indian-American scientists have been chosen among 102 researchers who will receive the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) -- the highest honour given by the US government to science and engineering professionals.

Jan 10, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Historic breakthrough! 5 Indian-Americans sworn-in as members of US Congress

Sealing a historic breakthrough for Indian-Americans, five were sworn-in on Tuesday as members of the US Congress -- one of them, Kamala Harris, becoming the first to become a Senator.

Jan 04, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

Indian-Americans raise over $10 mn for Clinton Campaign

The Hillary Campaign does not give details of the major fundraisers and the amount of money raised by them.

Oct 28, 2016, 12:36 PM IST

Donald Trump speaks Hindi in Indian American campaign ad

The bombastic New York businessman is seen uttering ‘Ab Ki Baar Trump Sarkaar’-- adapting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s 2014 vote-winning catchphrase as his own -- in a presidential campaign ad released Thursday.

Oct 28, 2016, 01:28 AM IST

Donald Trump praises PM Narendra Modi, Hindu community, calls him a 'great man'

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has heaped praise on PM Narendra Modi and his policies for India.

Oct 16, 2016, 09:12 AM IST

Indian-Americans launch White House petition to designate Pakistan sponsor of terrorism

This petition is important to the people of United States of America, India and many other countries which are continuously affected by Pakistan sponsored terrorism, the petition started on Tuesday said.

Sep 24, 2016, 08:01 AM IST

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard launches campaign for Diwali stamp

The first Hindu elected to the US Congress has launched a signature campaign to ask the country's postal service to issue a stamp for recognising Diwali as a special day.

Jul 01, 2016, 11:53 AM IST

Indian-American Christians condemn attack on Syria church head

Indian-American Christians have strongly condemned a suicide bomb attack on the head of an Orthodox church by Islamist militants in the northern Syrian border town of Qamishli.

Jun 24, 2016, 13:13 PM IST

Three Indian-Americans named to advisory council by Obama

US President Barack Obama has named three Indian Americans to an advisory council on faith-based and neighbourhood partnerships that brings together religious and secular leaders and experts in their fields.

Sep 25, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

Seven charged with stealing the identities of Indian Americans

 Seven members of an identity-theft ring that used information from Indian Americans to net more than $540,000 in cash and high-priced merchandise have been arrested.

May 16, 2015, 11:57 AM IST

Four Indian-Americans elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Four Indian Americans - Sanjeev Arora, Sangeeta N. Bhatia, Ravindran Kannan and Renu Malhotra - are among 197 new members of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a leading centre for independent policy research.

May 14, 2015, 11:37 AM IST

DNA: British-Indian votes, game changer for UK general election

DNA: British-Indian votes, game changer for UK general election

May 07, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

Indian woman shot dead by an unidentified gunman in South Carolina

An Indian-origin Gujarati woman working at a gas station in the US state of South Carolina was shot in the face in an attempted armed robbery and succumbed to her injuries on Saturday.

May 03, 2015, 23:30 PM IST

Median income of Indian Americans in 2013 was USD 100,547

 The median income of Indian Americans, which is the richest ethnic community in the US, in the year 2013 was USD 100,547 (about Rs 60 lakhs), Census Bureau said in its latest report.

Apr 30, 2015, 07:33 AM IST