World  /  Published 09.03.21

3 weeks to pick jury for Floyd trial

The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd was due to begin on Monday with the screening of jurors to weigh murder and manslaughter charges in a case se...
By Reuters in Minneapolis

World  /  Published 05.03.21

Biden: Indian Americans on top

Indian-Americans are taking over the country, US President Joe Biden said on Thursday, referring to the high number of people from the community getting a place in his administration. In less than 50...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.21

An original choice: Rep. Deb Haaland

In the American West, a ration of reverence is usually given to the grizzled Anglo rancher who rises at a public hearing and announces that his people have been on the land for five generati...
By Timothy Egan

Books  /  Published 27.11.20

Not a lot to be thankful for

Toxic families in fiction go back as far as the art of storytelling itself. Greek mythology is awash with dysfunctional families, from Kronos swallowing his children to Zeus and the Olympians overthro...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

World  /  Published 22.11.20

Mala Adiga appointed as Jill Biden’s policy director

US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed Indian-American Mala Adiga as the policy director of his wife Jill, choosing an experienced education policy hand as the incoming First Lady focuses on educa...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Washington


World  /  Published 06.11.20

Indians star in state-level election

Candidates Rikin Mehta and Sara Gideon lost their Senate race from New Jersey and Maine respectively, according to projections. Born to an Indian father and an Armenian mother, Gideon, the current Sp...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 05.11.20

‘Samosa caucus’ re-elected in House

All four Indian-American Democratic lawmakers — Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna and Raja Krishnamoorthi — were re-elected to the US House of Representatives. The Indian-American c...
By Agencies in Washington

World  /  Published 12.07.20

US: first Indian to win New Jersey race

Entrepreneur Rik Mehta has become the first Indian-American to win the Republican primary for the Senate seat from New Jersey. He will face Democrat incumbent Senator Cory Booker in the November elec...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 05.07.20

Culture War: Trump's warnings

Standing in a packed amphitheatre in front of Mount Rushmore for an Independence Day celebration, President Trump delivered a dark and divisive speech on Friday that cast his struggling effort to win ...
By Annie Karni in Washington

World  /  Published 29.09.19

Americans mourn trailblazing Sikh cop

Lt Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal put the Sikh imperative of selfless service on display for all and touched a nation with his example, a senior US official has said, amid an unbridled outpouring of grief fro...
By PTI in Houston


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