Breaking News

No change in policy on Jammu and Kashmir, says U.S.

WASHINGTON (TIP): The United States on Wednesday, Feb 10, said that there is no change in its policy on Jammu and Kashmir. “I want to be very clear there has been no change in U.S. […]

Frontpage News

First Indian-Origin Sikh Female Cop Honored by Scotland Yard

LONDON (TIP): Scotland Yard has celebrated the 50th anniversary of Karpal Kaur Sandhu joining its ranks as the first South Asian and Sikh female police officer, paving the way for others to follow in her footsteps. […]

Education

Four-year-old Indian- Origin British Sikh girl joins Mensa club of high IQ kids

LONDON (TIP): A four-year-old Indian -Origin British Sikh girl has become one of the youngest in the UK to be accepted into the elite Mensa membership club of children with a high intelligence quotient (IQ). […]

Frontpage News

Indian American Ashwani K. Jain to run for Maryland governor

WASHINGTON (TIP): Ashwani K. Jain, a young Indian American who held multiple roles during the Obama administration, plans to seek the Democratic nomination for Maryland governor next year with an expressly generational appeal for votes. […]

Frontpage News

Indian-origin Punjabi taxi driver’s son makes it to Australia T20I team

MELBOURNE (TIP): Teenaged leg-spinner Tanveer Sangha, son of an Indian-origin taxi driver in Australia, has been named in Australia’s T20 squad for the upcoming five-match series in New Zealand. Sangha, who represented Australia at the […]

Frontpage News

Indian American Community must remain politically engaged: Frank Islam

NEW YORK (TIP): In the wake of Indian American community’s extraordinary success in the November election, prominent civic leader Frank Islam would like it to redouble it efforts to maintain and increase its participation in […]

Coronavirus

Indian American NYC Health Commissioner tests COVID positive

NEW YORK (TIP): Dave Chokshi, the Indian American Health Commissioner of New York City, said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and warned that the disease “continues to circulate in our communities, […]

Frontpage News

Indian Americans Protest after another Mahatma Gandhi Statue is Vandalized

DAVIS, CA (TIP): Indian Americans on Sunday, January 31, held protest against the vandalism of a Mahatma Gandhi statue in California‘s Davis and demanded reinstallation of the statue. In a statement by Deputy Chief Paul Doroshov of […]

Biden Administration

Indian-Origin Raj Panjabi is Global Coordinator for Biden’s Malaria Initiative

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-origin Raj Panjabi to lead his Malaria Initiative, which is mainly in African and Asian countries. “After being sworn in this morning, I’m honored to share that I’ve […]

Biden Administration

Indian American Lawmaker Re-Elected Chairman of Subcommittee on Asia Pacific

WASHINGTON (TIP):  Indian American Congressman Dr. Ami Bera has been re-elected as chairman of a key congressional subcommittee that plays a major role in the policies relating to Asia, Pacific, Central Asia, and non-proliferation. Ami […]

Biden Administration

Indian American gets Top Job in US Homeland Security Department

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Joe Biden has appointed Indian American doctor Dr. Pritesh Gandhi as Chief Medical Officer in the Department of Homeland Security. In this role, Mr. Gandhi serves as principal adviser to the Department […]

Frontpage News

Indian American Congressman Condemns Vandalization Of Gandhi Statue

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna on Monday, Feb 1, strongly condemned the vandalization of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the US state of California, calling it as a shameful act. The 6-ft tall, […]

Biden Administration

Indian American Bhavya Lal Appointed Acting Chief of Staff of NASA

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Bhavya Lal was appointed by NASA as the Acting Chief of Staff of the US space agency on Monday. Ms. Lal served as a member of the Biden Presidential Transition Agency Review […]

Business & Economics

Indian American Baiju Bhatt is the latest billionaire

NEW YORK (TIP): Baiju Bhatt, the Indian American cofounder of the trading unicorn Robinhood, has become the latest Indian American billionaire thanks to the stunning growth of the financial services company in the past year. […]

Frontpage News

Indian American artist Sujata Tibrewala’s painting “Bloody Immigrant” depicts Deb Haaland

SAN JOSE, CA (TIP): Back in 1637, there was a massacre in which Pilgrims killed Native Americans and stole their land.  And so goes the story of Thanksgiving, where the Native Americans taught the Pilgrims […]

Breaking News

US Coronavirus deaths surpass 450K; daily toll continues to be high

50,000 new fatalities in the last two weeks alone WASHINGTON (TIP): Coronavirus deaths in the United States surpassed 450,000 on Thursday, February 4, and daily deaths remain stubbornly high at more than 3,000 a day, […]

United States

Biden keeps out Democrats with RSS links

Obama administration staffer Sonal Shah as well as Amit Jani, who worked on the Biden campaign team have so far been excluded NEW YORK (TIP): As strategists parse the nearly 20 Indian-Americans appointed in the […]

Misc

Trump wrote a ‘generous’ letter before departing White House: Biden

Says because it was private, “I will not talk about it until I talk to him” WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Joe Biden has said his predecessor Donald Trump has left him a “very generous” letter […]

Breaking News

Two British Sikhs in UK charged with street fight with swords and knives

LONDON (TIP): Two British Sikh men have been charged following what Scotland Yard described as a large altercation involving swords and knives in Southall, west London. Sukwir Singh, 22, and Lakha Singh, 29, both residents […]