An American Sikh group has challenged the dismissal of human rights violation case against the Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal. A month ago, a US district court in Wisconsin had dismissed the case against that Badal was never served the summons by the Sikh for Justice (SJF) and SAD (Amritsar), which had filed the rights violations case.
A Congressional resolution recognising the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Ghadar Party in the US has been introduced in the House of Representatives. Introduced in the House of Representatives by Congressmen Ami Bera and Mike Honda, the resolution notes that hundreds of Ghadar party members fought and died for the freedom of India.
India has emerged as the fifth most tracked country by the US intelligence which used a secret data-mining programme to monitor worldwide internet data.
The Indian-American community has applauded the recommendation of a FBI panel this week to track hate crimes against Sikhs and Hindus in US, noting that this is the first step in the right direction. "I hope that the FBI will swiftly implement the board's recommendations and begin tracking these crimes as soon as possible," he said.
The transient accused of brutally attacking an 81-year-old Sikh man outside a gurdwara in the US May 5 has pleaded not guilty of attempted murder and elderly abuse.
US President Barack Obama has described Indian origin Srikanth Srinivasan, who scripted history by becoming the first South Asian judge of America's second highest court, as one of his "favourite" persons.
Ambassador of the United States to India, Nancy Powell called on UT administrator Shivraj Patil at Punjab Raj Bhawan here on Tuesday. Discussing various issues at length with Nancy Powell, Patil said Punjab has achieved a major breakthrough in the agriculture sector and allied fields and the state is emerging as a progressive and vibrant investment destination.
Prominent Indian-Americans on Friday hailed the historic nomination of legal eagle Srikanth Sri Srinivasan (46) as a judge to the country's second highest court. Chandigarh-born Srinivasan's nomination to the US court of appeals for the district of Columbia Circuit was unanimously approved by the senate with 97 voting in favour.
Sanket Sant, a citizen of India, came to the United States at age 21, earning a master’s degree in engineering, followed by a doctorate and then landing a well-paying job at a firm making semiconductor equipment. Then, he waited for the US government to decide if he could stay. “I know this country better than my own country, and I still feel like an outsider,” said Sant, 35, who received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas in 2006, and has been waiting for federal officials to approve his green card application for six years.
A portrait of Ghadar Movement leader Kartar Singh Sarabha was unveiled in the Indian consulate in San Francisco in recognition of his significant contribution towards the country's freedom struggle.
An 18-year-old Indian-American girl has invented a super-capacitor device that could potentially charge your cellphone in less than 20 seconds. The so-called super-capacitor, charges quickly and holds its charge for a long time, according to reports.
The US senate judiciary committee on Thursday cleared Srikanth “Sri” Srinivasan’s nomination to the DC circuit, considered as a stepping stone to the Supreme Court. Yashwant Raj reports.
Meeting a long-pending demand of Sikhs and Hindus in the US, attorney general Eric Holder has recommended widening the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) mandate to include the two communities among victims of growing hate crimes.
Four Indian Americans, including a physician and three co-owners of a health clinic from Chicago, have been charged with healthcare fraud estimated to be running into millions of dollars.
A US court in Wisconsin has reserved its decision in the alleged human rights violation case against Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal after completing hearing in the matter.