Even as the 2014 general elections in the US are still more than eight months away, as many as 10 Indian-Americans have already announced their decision to enter the race for elected public offices, including the House of Representatives.
Vikram Singh, the highest-ranking Indian-American at the Pentagon, is joining an eminent US think-tank after serving the Obama Administration in various positions for over five years.
A broad-based coalition of about 40 organisations and temples from New York City has asked the mayor Bill de Blasio to include Diwali alongside the new proposed public holidays for Eid and Lunar New Year.
In a significant win for the Sikh American community, Blaine resident Jatinder Singh and Sikh American Legal Defence and Educational Fund (SALDEF) succeeded in challenging the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Driver and Vehicle Services'
Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, are planning to develop small flying vehicles with flapping wings inspired by wing motions of a bat.
A US Sikh human rights group has challenged a motion filed by India's Congress party for dismissing of a human rights violation case relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh violence.
US President Barack Obama has spent a whopping USD 1.55 million on five of his state dinners since 2009, with the most expensive of them being the first one hosted in honour of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
An Indian woman who has been accused of murdering her 10-year-old son says she did not kill him. Arnav Dhawan was found dead in a bathtub at his parents' home on January 30.
Like all Sikh boys, he wore a patka, a head covering for his uncut hair that’s worn out of respect for his Gurus. To his classmates, the patka was a license to stare, taunt, isolate, punch and kick him. Target was to knock off his head.
After a Gap ad campaign drew attention to hip young Sikhs with its photo of model Waris Ahluwalia being fondled by a non-Indian model, Axe body spray is now on the bandwagon as well, featuring a turbaned Sikh model kissing a woman on the New York city subway in its new campaign titled “Make Love Not War.”
The City of New York is still undecided on declaring school holidays for Diwali festival, a longstanding demand of the Indian community, the largest South Asian group here.
An Indian-American woman living in Texas, United States of America, has been accused of killing her 10-year-old son. She later allegedly dumped his body in a bathtub at her house, from where police authorities recovered it, covered by a cloth and surrounded by plastic bags.
Indian American community in Jackson Heights and broader Queens area of New York has honoured Joe Crowley, Democratic member of the US House of Representatives for his efforts on behalf of the community.
The Akal Takht has taken a serious view of reports of Sikh girls falling victim to 'love jihad' an act that involves 'charming' Pakistani youths attempting to impress, marry and convert non-Muslim girls to Islam
Congress president Sonia Gandhi will not depose here in a human rights violation lawsuit filed against her by a Sikh rights group, her attorney has said.