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US Navy veteran who killed Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla sentenced to life

He has been sentenced to life in prison for Kuchibhotla's murder and has got 165 months imprisonment for two other murder charges.

May 05, 2018, 06:22 AM IST

US Navy veteran pleads guilty to killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla at a Kansas bar in 2017, faces death penalty

A US Navy veteran charged with the killing of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others at a suburban Kansas City bar last year, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to premeditated first-degree murder. Adam Purinton, 52, pleaded guilty before a Kansas court.

Mar 07, 2018, 06:35 AM IST

Widow of Indian techie shot dead in hate crime to attend Donald Trump's first State of the Union address

Building on the theme of a safe, strong and proud America, President Donald Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address to Congress tomorrow, which among others would be attended by Sunayana Dumala, the widow of an Indian engineer who was shot dead in a hate crime.

Jan 30, 2018, 17:00 PM IST

US Navy veteran accused of killing Indian techie in Kansas pleads not guilty

A US Navy veteran charged with killing an Indian techie and injuring two others in a racially motivated hate crime at a bar in Kansas City early this year has pleaded not guilty.

Dec 03, 2017, 00:23 AM IST

Widow of Indian-techie can stay in US for now

Dumala managed to regain her residency status as she lost it after the assassination of her husband Kuchibhotla, an engineer on H-1B visa.

Sep 14, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

Kansas man charged with US hate crime for shooting Indian Indian national Kuchibhotla

Adam Purinton was involved in a 22 February shooting at Austin`s Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kansas.

Jun 10, 2017, 10:01 AM IST

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

Kansas shooting hero Ian Grillot, who got injured while trying to save Indian techie, to be honoured in Houston

Indian-Americans will honour a United States citizen who was injured while trying to intervene during a racially-motivated shooting in Kansas that left an Indian techie dead and another Indian critically injured. 

Mar 20, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

Ian Grillot to be honoured by India House Houston

Indian-Americans will honour a 24-year-old American who was injured while trying to intervene during a racially-motivated shooting in Kansas that left an Indian techie dead and another injured.

Mar 20, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Telangana CM urges PM Narendra Modi to take up NRI killings with US

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the recent killings of Indians in the United States with the US authorities.

Mar 18, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Kansas recognises March 16 as Indian-American Appreciation Day

The US state of Kansas has recognised March 16 as 'Indian-American Appreciation Day' to honour an Indian techie who was killed last month in a racially-motivated hate crime.

Mar 17, 2017, 12:34 PM IST

US Navy veteran accused of killing Indian appears in court

A US Navy veteran charged with killing an Indian techie and injuring two others in a racially motivated hate crime has appeared before a court in Kansas, where his public defender sought more time to review evidence.

Mar 10, 2017, 09:42 AM IST

Security of Indian diaspora matter of serious concern for government: MEA

MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay said the Kansas government has offered to provide support to the family of Kuchibhotla and has welcomed Indians to the State.

Mar 09, 2017, 21:21 PM IST

Centre very serious about attacks on Indians in US: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that the Centre has taken very serious note of the hate crimes against Indians in the US and said the Narendra Modi government will come out with a statement on the issue.

Mar 09, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Pained to hear about killing Indian-origin man in South Carolina: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that she was pained over the killing of an Indian-origin businessman in South Carolina.

Mar 05, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

Kansas Governor welcomes 'valuable' Indian community

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has welcomed "valuable" Indian community to the state, stressing that "hateful" actions of one man doesn't define them in the aftermath of the killing of an Indian engineer.

Mar 05, 2017, 13:54 PM IST

After Kansas shooting, another Indian-origin man shot dead in US; hate crime ruled out

Local officials in Lancaster, however, did not believe that Harnish Patel`s killing was a bias crime as investigations are on, The Herald reported.

Mar 04, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

We will stand with you, India tells Kansas man who tried to save Kuchibhotla

India has told Ian Grillot, the Kansas man who took bullets while trying to save Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla and his friend.

Mar 03, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

`Mingle with locals, don't flaunt your wealth`: Advice for Telugus in US after Srinivas Kuchibhotla's killing

Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed and his colleague Alok Madasani was injured when US Navy veteran Adam W Purinton fired at them at the Austin's Bar and Grill in Olathe.

Mar 02, 2017, 12:32 PM IST

Kansas shooting: After Donald Trump, US House Speaker condoles Indian's death

After US President Donald Trump condemned the killing of an Indian techie during a shooting at a Kansas bar, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan has offered his condolences.

Mar 02, 2017, 10:39 AM IST