More than 75 interfaith and community groups, 17 federal and state officials, and 38 academics formed a coalition encouraging the board to reject textbooks that inaccurately portray Hinduism, Jainism and Indian history at … Read more
Preet Bharara was fired after refusing to quit his job as federal prosecutor by the Trump administration. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked 46 federal prosecutors to submit their resignations. Bharara tweeted this yesterday after receiving the news.
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I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the US Attorney
Local authorities in Virginia are seeing a rash of anti-Hindu hate crimes, reports Zee.
Since July there have been 17 cases of anti-Hindu graffiti and vandalism in Ashburn, near the Dulles International Airport.
Hateful words such as ‘No Hindus allowed’ and ‘No Hindus by order of Mosby Rangers’ have made the growing Indian American … Read more
According to the Atlantic , ratings for the Bee this year on ESPN attracted more than 1 million viewers to a network more used to seeing bodies collide, sweat flying and cheer leaders shaking their pompoms.
The spelling bee has become the Superbowl for Indian Americans … Read more
What’s happening in upstate New York mirrors what’s happening with immigrants in other parts of the country(Photo by Christian Reed).
The Times Union reports these new immigrants are shifting the patterns of earlier immigrants to this country. No longer are they settling in urban areas, but many are going straight to the suburbs.
Indians … Read more
A recent article in the International Business Times, highlights Indian “tech pioneers,” such as Vinod Dham (photo from Wharton School), who created the Pentium chip, and entrepreneurs like … Read more
The 22-year old now says her rejection of her identity may have been the result of the misrepresentation and underrepresentation of South Asian Americans in the media.
It happened in New Jersey where a man was sentenced to 20 years for burglarizing Indian American homes in Burlington County, New Jersey.
Indian American Kshama Sawant campaigned openly as a member of the Socialist Alternative Party and won a seat on the Seattle City Council.
She will take office January 1 and has already been featured by such prominent international publications such as the … Read more