Dr. Pankaj Patel, of New Springville, is the head of the psychiatry department at Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton, where he oversees, among other things, a five-bed children’s unit, out-patient and in-patient units, detoxification units, and programs that feed in from the state Department of Motor Vehicles. (Staten Island Advance/Irving Silverstein)
Indian Americans

Indian American among 15 appointed to NY City Community Services Board

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Indian American Dr. Pankaj Patel, a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences at Richmond University Medical Center is one of the 15 appointed […]

United States

KKK Flyers spotted on LIRR: Riders, Suffolk residents alarmed

AMAGANSETT, LONG ISLAND, NY (TIP): Some Long Island Rail Road riders and other residents across Suffolk County are alarmed after they say KKK propaganda has appeared on their trains and in their neighborhoods. “It’s really […]

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr Raman Singh highlighted investment opportunities in Chhattisgarh in front of a gathering at the Indian Consulate, New York on November 29
Business & Economics

On his third US tour, Chhattisgarh CM eyes investment in ‘Priority Industries’

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Every time he comes to the US, he ‘takes home something new.’ On his third US tour, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr Raman Singh wooed investors to invest in new sectors, […]


Indian American Balwinder Singh pleads guilty to Khalistan terror movement involvement

NEW YORK (TIP):  42 Year old Balwinder Singh, a resident of Nevada, pleaded guilty before US District Judge Larry Hicks to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, knowing and intending that […]


Predictions For The Month Of December 2016 – Horoscope & Astrology By Bejan Daruwala

Aries: March 21 – April 19 | Ganesha says you decide it’s a time when you need to consolidate your truly phenomenal gains. Steady, sustained work is quietly embarked on, with a minimum of flash […]


Navjot Singh Sidhu’s Wife Navjot Kaur along with Pargat Singh Join Congress

Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu and former Awaaz-e-Punjab leader Pargat Singh today have formally joined the Congress party in the presence of Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh. About the joining […]

Business & Economics

Jio crosses 50 million subscriber mark in 83 days

New Delhi, Nov 28 (TIP) Mukesh Ambani-promoted Reliance Jio has crossed the 50 million subscriber mark in less than three months after its full-fledged 4G services launch to emerge as the largest broadband operator in […]


‘Lungi’ wearing visitor not allowed into Kerala Assembly

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM(TIP): A man wearing a white check lungi (kallimundu) was denied entry into the visitors’ gallery in the Kerala assembly on the ground it was an ‘informal’ dress, following which the state Human Rights Commission has […]

J Jayalalithaa


CHENNAI (TIP): Apollo Hospitals chairman Dr Prathap C Reddy on Nov 25 said that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has started speaking well and would walk soon. He said Jayalalithaa is undergoing static and […]



She began her journey in showbiz with no starry links and has won global recognition due to her talent. Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is grateful to fans for putting her ‘in a position’ where […]


Dear Zindagi – MOVIE REVIEW

STORY: Kaira (Alia) is an astute cinematographer who is bohemian in her approach to life. Enter Dr Jehangir Khan (Shah Rukh), a top-notch therapist, who helps her lay her innermost demons to rest. REVIEW: In […]

Accepting the offer, Haley said "I always expected to finish the remaining two years of my second term as governor," but added she was "moved to accept this new assignment" out of a "sense of duty."
United States

Indian Origin Nikki Haley to be the US Ambassador to the United Nations

NEW YORK (TIP): South Carolina’s Governor of Indian origin Nikki Haley has been chosen by President elect Donald Trump to be the US ambassador to the United Nations, the transition team announced Wednesday, November 23. […]

Consul General of India in New York, Riva Ganguly Das, flanked by gurdwara representatives, stands behind Guru Granth Sahib at a Gurdwara in Connecticut
Indian Americans

Consulate General, NY Reaches out to Community to Redress and Serve

NEW YORK (TIP): The Consulate General of India, New York, organized two Outreach programs for the Indian-American community, particularly the Sikh community, in the Connecticut and Massachusetts region in the month of November, 2016. At […]

Other News

Former Minister Ponnala Laksmaiah given a reception by INOC Telangana Chapter

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian National Overseas Congress USA – Telangana Chapter organized a meet and greet event with Former PCC President and Ex Minister Shri. Ponnala Lakshmaiah on November 12th 2016. This event was attended […]

Indian Americans

Indian American community leader Harish Thakkar honored at the NYC Council Diwali

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The New York City Council celebrated Diwali, as usual, this year on November 15. On the occasion, some Indian Americans were recognized and honored for their services to the community. One […]

Business & Economics


WASHINGTON (TIP): The U.S.-India Business Council’s (USIBC) board of directors announced, November 22, 2016, the appointments of six global business leaders to serve as members of the board. Among them are three Indian Americans. They […]

Philanthropists Jaishree and Desh Deshpande, founders of the Deshpande Foundation, were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award
Indian Americans

Seven Indian-Americans honored with New England Choice Awards

WALTHAM, MA (TIP): Seven Indian-American luminaries and two organizations received New England Choice Awards at a black-tie gala last month at Westin Hotel in Waltham, MA. Philanthropists Jaishree and Desh Deshpande, founders of the Deshpande […]

Sai Ramagiri was arrested five times in 12 days in November on multiple charges
Indian Americans

Indian teen arrested 5 times in November in New Jersey

BRUNSWICK, NJ (TIP): A 19-year-old Indian was arrested five times in 12 days in November on multiple charges including attempted assault by auto, driving under the influence and drug possession, according to a report by […]


The implications of demonetization and Trump’s win will be far-reaching

Trump’s election as US President and demonetization in India arrived like conjoined twins on November 9. Joseph Schumpeter’s phrase “creative destruction”, used in 1942 to characterize industrial evolution, is the hopeful outcome. Experts are divided […]


Monetary Stalinism: Perils of tinkering with jameen, jorru and jeb

We do not want another ‘god’ as the political leader of our country…We must not only not have any more gods…we must also ‘devalue‘ the exaggerated importance that we have given to the office of […]


Native movements to determine K-issue, says Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD (TIP): Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif‘s adviser on foreign affairs, said on Nov 26 that the Kashmir issue would only be resolved through indigenous movements led by the younger generation of Kashmiris. He […]


At least five killed, 27 wounded in Afghan triple bombing

JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN (TIP): At least five people were killed and 27 others wounded in a triple bombing in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province Nov 26, provincial officials said. There was no claim of responsibility for the […]


4 militants, 2 Pakistani soldiers killed in attack on mosque

ISLAMABAD (TIP): Pakistan’s military and officials say a group of militants have attacked a mosque at an army facility in northwest Pakistan, triggering a shootout in which four insurgents and two soldiers were killed. The […]


Tracksuited Thai junta chief leads workout for bureaucrats

BANGKOK (TIP): He’s a mercurial army general known for penning saccharine ballads and angry tirades against his critics. Now Thailand’s junta chief has launched a new eye-catching project: trimming the waistlines of the kingdom’s civil […]

Accepting the offer, Haley said "I always expected to finish the remaining two years of my second term as governor," but added she was "moved to accept this new assignment" out of a "sense of duty."

Community welcomes Nikki Haley’s nomination as US Ambassador to the UN

NEW YORK (TIP): The Indian American community hailed president-elect Donald Trump’s selection of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be the next US Ambassador to the UN and expressed the hope that she will do […]