The Honorees with their awards Photo/Vijay Shah
Indian Americans

OUTSTANDING WOMEN HONORED FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS AT THE SIXTH IAF GALA

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): As Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, Town of Hempstead Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, Town of Hempstead Clerk Nasreen Ahmed (Among many other VIP’s) walked into Antun’s of Hicksville on Friday March 24, […]

The Republican announced his run for the top elected position in the State earlier this month
Indian Americans

Indian American enters New Jersey Gubernatorial Race

EDISON, NJ (TIP): Hirsh Vardhan Singh, a 31-year-old Indian-American entrepreneur has entered the governor’s race in New Jersey. The Republican announced his run for the top elected position in the State earlier this month and […]

Dr. Ajay Lodha, President of AAPI, condemned the ongoing violence against physicians across several states in India.
India

AAPI condemns violence against physicians in India: Appeals to Govt. of India to put an end to violence against physicians

NEW YORK (TIP): Physicians in India feel threatened and their lives are in danger. Some hospital administrators have begun to hire muscular looking bouncers, whose imposing presence deters patients’ relatives from aggressive behavior. The medical […]

Nigerian victim
India

INOC, USA deplores mob attack on Nigerian Students in Greater Noida, India

NEW YORK (TIP): ‘It is a sad day for a nation when foreign nationals are targeted, harassed and beaten up. What kind of a country India wants to be?’ asked George Abraham, Chairman of the […]

Other News

SAREGAMA MUSIC CARDS – The perfect gift for your loved ones

There are soulful lyrics that console you during a heartbreak, beautiful voices that describe your love for someone special. Songs that lift you up or bring you down with a particular memory or a moment […]

Challenging liberalism - US President Trump and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (below)
Featured

Rise of the anti-liberal order

“The issue confronting India, as indeed the entire Western world, is the rise of populist leaders challenging liberal, pro-globalisation post World War II order, mixing xenophobia, religion and voodoo economics. Steve Bannon, President Trump’s closest […]

Featured

It’s time airlines took a tough line against unruly VIP behavior

“Air rage” – or sudden and violent behavior by a passenger affecting those who work on flights or associated people – is a menace that has led to civil aviation authorities issuing strict guidelines on […]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh perform Pooja
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An expansive Hindutva agenda?

The Hindutva project has succeeded in projecting itself as speaking to the deep diversities that crowd U.P “The invocation of Shiva and Shakti in this project that hitherto held firmly to a graded order and […]

Business & Economics

Google’s case against Uber just took an unexpected turn

SAN JOSE, CA (TIP): In an unexpected twist to the Uber vs Google case, lawyers for Anthony Levandowski, the star engineer at the center of the trade-secret dispute, have advised him to exercise his fifth […]

The event will kick off with the 2002 romantic drama "Devdas"
Entertainment

‘Best of Bollywood’ coming to U.S. movie theaters

NEW YORK (TIP): ‘Best of Bollywood‘ is coming to U.S. movie theaters beginning in July. The initiative is taken by Fathom Events who are planning to screen at least two Bollywood films this year and […]

Gupta will officially assume the charge on June 1
Indian Americans

Indian American Vanita Gupta named President and CEO of Leadership Conference

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights on March 23 announced that it and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, had selected civil rights litigator and advocate Vanita Gupta to […]

Dr Raj Panjabi, a Liberian Indian American physician and social entrepreneur
Indian Americans

Liberian Indian American Dr Raj Panjabi to receive Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

NEW YORK (TIP): Dr Raj Panjabi, a Liberian Indian American physician and social entrepreneur, is among four recipients of the 2017 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. The other recipients are Kola Masha, Bradley Myles and […]

Anshul Sharma died on the spot while his wife Samira Bharadwaj was critically injured in the accident
United States

Indian-American Killed in Hit-and-Run in Indiana, Wife Critically Injured

COLUMBUS, INDIANA (TIP): An Indian American was killed and his wife was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash in Columbus, Indiana, on Sunday, March 26 evening. Anshul Sharma, 30, died on the spot while his […]

SAALT was joined by eight members of Congressional leadership and community partners
United States

Congressional briefing aims to address uptick in hate violence

WASHINGTON (TIP): On March 23, 2017, South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), a national South Asian civil rights organization, held a Congressional briefing to address the uptick in hate violence nationwide and highlight recommendations for […]

Bera is one of just two Democratic doctors in Congress
United States

Indian American Congressman Ami Bera welcomes annulment of Health Care Repeal Bill

WASHINGTON (TIP): After the House majority cancelled a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as ObamaCare, Indian American Congressman Ami Bera welcomed the move noting that ‘Affordable Care Act Repeal Bill would […]

United States

US lawmakers reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Stop Outsourcing of American Jobs

WASHINGTON (TIP): On March 23, Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Doug Collins (R-GA) reintroduced a bill to prevent employers from sending jobs overseas by abusing a temporary visa program. The legislation would stop employers that […]

India and the US pledged to continue their strong defense partnership during a meeting here between Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and US Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
India

India’s NSA Ajit Doval discussescounter-terrorism cooperation with top US officials

WASHINGTON (TIP): During his recent US trip, India‘s National Security Adviser Ajit K Doval reviewed security situations in South Asia as well counter-terrorism cooperation between two countries when he held discussions with top US officials. […]

United States

ICE makes 84 arrests in three-day operation targeting Pacific Northwest

PORTLAND, ORE (TIP): A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation in the Pacific Northwest resulted in 84 arrests, according to a Fox News report, March 30, 2017. The operation targeted “at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants […]

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ASHOKA THE GREAT & PRINCIPLES OF CO-EXISTENCE

HG Wells, the British author, a contemporary of Bernard Shaw and GK Chesterton, wrote in his, Outline of History: “Amid tens of thousands of names of monarchs that crowd the columns of history – their majesties, […]

PREJUDICE MAKES NO DISTINCTION
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PREJUDICE MAKES NO DISTINCTION

It’s time Indian-Americans in the U.S. involved themselves deeply in civic issues. Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Kansas, Harnish Patel in South Carolina, and Deep Rai in Washington, all well settled Indians in America, were shot at […]

Flynn resigned in February, barely a month after he was appointed NSA, after it was reported that he misled White House staff on his interactions with Russia
Politics

Trump’s discredited NSA Michael Flynn offers to testify in exchange for immunity

Flynn resigned in February, barely a month after he was appointed NSA, after it was reported that he misled White House staff on his interactions with Russia Not entirely unexpectedly,President Trump’s former National Security Adviser […]

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks in the Lok Sabha, March 30, 2017 Photo courtesy of PTI
India

Parliament Passes Finance Bill: Jaitley invites suggestions for Transparency in electoral funding

NEW DELHI (TIP): India‘s Parliament approved, March 30, the Finance Bill, 2017, subsequent to the Lok Sabha rejecting amendments moved to it by the Rajya Sabha and upholding its form it had adopted earlier. This […]

Indian Americans

Sikh-American girl harassed on New York City subway

NEW YORK (TIP): Latest in a series of hate crimes against people of South-Asian origin, a Sikh-American girl was harassed on a New York City subway train when a man, mistaking her to be from […]

Dr. Kiran Patel and wife Dr. Pallavi Patel present a donation of $5 million to Florida Hospital Carrollwood
Indian Americans

Indian American Physician Couple donate $5 million to Florida Hospital Carrollwood

CARROLLWOOD, FL (TIP): Florida Hospital Carrollwood has received a significant donation of $5 million from Dr. Kiran Patel and his wife, Dr. Pallavi Patel. This gift will help fund a $21 million project aimed to […]

Indian Americans

Indian Mother and son found dead in South Jersey

JERSEY CITY, NJ (TIP): A woman software professional belonging to Prakasam district in Andhra Pradesh and her 7-year-old son were found dead in their home in New Jersey on March 23 evening. N Sasikala, 38, […]