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Corrections officials forcibly cut off Surjit Singh's beard in Yuma county jail.

'Inherent biases a challenge': Advocacy group on Sikh man's forced beard shaving

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 11:06 AM IST
Sikh Coalition, which has been leading the fight seeking justice for Surjit Singh, has urged the DOJ to examine the practices of Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry.
The image shows Allie Shroyer standing in front of the doorbell camera.(Facebook/@Kristen Shroyer)
The image shows Allie Shroyer standing in front of the doorbell camera.(Facebook/@Kristen Shroyer)

Girl Scout’s adorable virtual sales pitch is the cutest thing you’ll see today

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 11:36 AM IST
The clip starts with Allie standing in front of the camera and rehearsing her sales pitch.
Joe Biden smiles as he puts on his face mask after speaking to media in Wilmington, Delaware on September 4.(AP file)
Joe Biden smiles as he puts on his face mask after speaking to media in Wilmington, Delaware on September 4.(AP file)

Biden assembles administration as Trump cries foul in another call-in

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 10:18 PM IST
Trump called into a briefing his lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis gave Republican legislators of Arizona, which has been wrongly portrayed as a “hearing”, as he had in Pennsylvania last week.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump gather during a protest about the early results of the 2020 presidential election.(Reuters)
Supporters of US President Donald Trump gather during a protest about the early results of the 2020 presidential election.(Reuters)

Trump supporters turn rowdy in protests of still-undecided election

Pheonix | By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 12:14 PM IST
In Arizona, one of five US battleground states where votes were still being counted in the too-close-to-call race between Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden, Trump supporters massed outside the Maricopa County Elections Department in Phoenix.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden (L) in Wilmington, Delaware, and US President Donald Trump (R) in Washington, DC both pumping their fist during an election night speech early November 4, 2020.(AFP Photo)
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden (L) in Wilmington, Delaware, and US President Donald Trump (R) in Washington, DC both pumping their fist during an election night speech early November 4, 2020.(AFP Photo)

US presidential elections 2020: Joe Biden closes in on White House victory, Donald Trump turns to courts

Washington | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 09:38 PM IST
The tight White House race and recriminations have evoked memories of the 2000 election between Republican George W Bush and Democrat Al Gore.
Some of the roughly 200 mostly unmasked protesters, who were faced by a line of armed county sheriffs said they came out after a tweet from Mike Cernovich, a right-wing activist(AFP)
Some of the roughly 200 mostly unmasked protesters, who were faced by a line of armed county sheriffs said they came out after a tweet from Mike Cernovich, a right-wing activist(AFP)

US Election 2020: Trump supporters protest outside Arizona vote centre

Arizona | By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 01:45 PM IST
Chanting “Stop the steal!”and “Count my vote”, the mostly unmasked protesters stood in front of the Maricopa County Elections Department in Phoenix, as Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden held a razor thin lead in the critical battleground state
Arizona Trump voters had began to question whether ballots had been counted(REUTERS)
Arizona Trump voters had began to question whether ballots had been counted(REUTERS)

‘Sharpiegate’: Trump supporters protest in Arizona claiming voter fraud

Arizona | By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 01:52 PM IST
Dubbed “Sharpiegate” by conservatives on social media, the allegations could be used to try to undermine election results in the historically Republican state of Arizona, which the Associated Press called for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden with 51 per cent of the vote
If elected, Dr Hiral Tipirneni will become the second Democrat ever to represent the sixth Congressional District of Arizona.(Twitter/@hiral4congress)
If elected, Dr Hiral Tipirneni will become the second Democrat ever to represent the sixth Congressional District of Arizona.(Twitter/@hiral4congress)

US polls: Indian-American doctor maintains narrow lead in Arizona Congressional race

Washington | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 07:03 AM IST
If elected, Mumbai-born Tipirneni would be the second Indian American woman to be elected to the House of Representatives. Pramila Jayapal, the first, was re-elected for her third consecutive term on Tuesday.
Fox Corp’s Fox News chief White House correspondent John Roberts said the Trump campaign is “livid” that the network projected Arizona for Biden(Twitter)
Fox Corp’s Fox News chief White House correspondent John Roberts said the Trump campaign is “livid” that the network projected Arizona for Biden(Twitter)

US Election 2020: Trump campaign, allies slam Fox News for projecting Arizona in Biden’s favour

Arizona | By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2020 03:33 PM IST
Fox News’ chief White House correspondent John Roberts described Trump campaign as being “livid” over the projection. Fox had projected Arizona’s 11 electoral votes would go to Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
Joe Biden, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, gestures while arriving during an election night party in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., on Wednesday.(Bloomberg)
Joe Biden, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, gestures while arriving during an election night party in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., on Wednesday.(Bloomberg)

US presidential elections 2020: Joe Biden wins Arizona, battleground state with changing electorate

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 02:59 PM IST
Biden benefited from a more diverse electorate in Arizona, which Trump won by 3.5 percentage points in 2016. The state represents 11 of the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House.
At a rally in Arizona, Trump slammed the former official as a “sleaze bag” and a “low life” and said, “This guy, in my opinion, he should be prosecuted.”(AFP)
At a rally in Arizona, Trump slammed the former official as a “sleaze bag” and a “low life” and said, “This guy, in my opinion, he should be prosecuted.”(AFP)

Anonymous writer who made revelations on Trump govt chaos reveals himself

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 11:03 AM IST
Miles Taylor, a former chief of staff to the secretary of homeland security, owned up to the controversial piece and a subsequent book — A Warning — that further chronicled the chaos in a blog on Medium.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden depart the Delaware State Building after casting their ballots for the general election on October 28.(AFP)
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden depart the Delaware State Building after casting their ballots for the general election on October 28.(AFP)

Joe Biden votes, attacks President Donald Trump over Covid-19 response

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 12:13 AM IST
Trump, who voted in Florida last Saturday, is rallying supporters in Arizona on Wednesday, defending a traditionally Republican state he won in 2016.

Hiara Jewels: Exclusive place for exquisite pieces of jewellery

UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 07:01 PM IST
Inspired by the idea shared by his brother, Imran Khan set out to change the fashion statement in India and began with his initiative to bring the traditional craft of Rajasthan in engraving styles on silver jewellery.
Kanye West(AP photo)
Kanye West(AP photo)

Judge bars Kanye West from appearing on Arizona’s ballot

By Associated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 05:55 AM IST
A judge has barred Kanye West from appearing on the Nov. 3 ballot in Arizona, concluding that a voter who challenged his candidacy had shown he would probably prevail and had established the possibility of an irreparable harm if the rapper’s name were to appear on the ballot.
David Blaine hangs with a parachute under a cluster of balloons during a stunt to fly thousands of feet into the air.(via REUTERS)
David Blaine hangs with a parachute under a cluster of balloons during a stunt to fly thousands of feet into the air.(via REUTERS)

Daredevil David Blaine floats in Arizona sky hanging from a cluster of balloons

By Reuters | Posted by: Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 11:49 AM IST
David Blaine released himself from the balloon cluster and free-fell for some 30 seconds before deploying a parachute to slow his descent.
Kristin Urquiza speaks about her father Mark Anthony Urquiza's death from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in a video capture from the live video feed of the all virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention broadcast.(Reuters Photo)
Kristin Urquiza speaks about her father Mark Anthony Urquiza's death from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in a video capture from the live video feed of the all virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention broadcast.(Reuters Photo)

‘Trusting Trump was dad’s only pre-existing condition’, says woman who lost father to Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 01:51 AM IST
Kristin Urquiza also accused the US president Donald Trump of being disconnected with the reality.
Forest Service volunteer recently photographed the rare frog in an earthen stock tank near the town of Camp Verde in central Arizona.(AP)
Forest Service volunteer recently photographed the rare frog in an earthen stock tank near the town of Camp Verde in central Arizona.(AP)

Rare leopard frog photographed far away from its known habitat

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona | By Associated Press| Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2020 09:32 AM IST
The aquatic frogs were thought to be only in eastern Arizona, western New Mexico and northern Mexico but historically were more widespread.
A "Closed" sign is displayed outside an AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. movie theater in Tucson, Arizona, US on Tuesday.(Bloomberg)
A "Closed" sign is displayed outside an AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. movie theater in Tucson, Arizona, US on Tuesday.(Bloomberg)

Covid-19 fear prompts Mexican town to block road from US border

Mexico City | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 10:45 AM IST
Mexico and the United States agreed previously to limit border crossings to essential activities, but up until this week, that had mainly been enforced for people entering the United States, not the other way.
Residents and tourist are pictured at the souvenir market in the city center, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Tijuana, Mexico.(REUTERS)
Residents and tourist are pictured at the souvenir market in the city center, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Tijuana, Mexico.(REUTERS)

Virus fear prompts Mexican town to block road from US border

Mexico City | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2020 11:53 PM IST
Arizona has seen a major upsurge in infections and there were worries about intensified contagion during the July 4 weekend.
Customers distance before entering an Apple Store during phase one of reopening after the Covid-19 lockdown in New York City, New York, US.(Reuters File Photo)
Customers distance before entering an Apple Store during phase one of reopening after the Covid-19 lockdown in New York City, New York, US.(Reuters File Photo)

US records highest one-day jump of nearly 50,000 Covid-19 cases

By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 07:24 AM IST
More than half of new US cases each day come from Arizona, California, Florida and Texas, home to 30% of the country’s population. All four states plus 10 others saw new cases more than double in June.
Twenty-six states, all in the south and the west, reported more cases last week than the one beforeREUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo
Twenty-six states, all in the south and the west, reported more cases last week than the one beforeREUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo

US Covid-19 cases surging, officials say it could worsen

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 10:33 PM IST
The total of reported new cases shot up to 34,720 on Tuesday taking the total to 2.34 million, according to the Johns Hopkins Institute tracker, and fatalities went up by 826 to 121,225.
Speculative fiction: Foraying into the unknowable future.(Shutterstock)
Speculative fiction: Foraying into the unknowable future.(Shutterstock)

Review: Contingency Plans for the Apocalypse and other Possible Situations by SB Divya

Hindustan Times | By Simar Bhasin
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 09:31 PM IST
Speculative scenarios that showcase the changing relationships between the natural world and the human body
The American president is in a hurry to reopen the country and seek to reverse the economic downturn unleashed by the virus, with over 30 million jobless, with an eye on his re-election prospects.(REUTERS)
The American president is in a hurry to reopen the country and seek to reverse the economic downturn unleashed by the virus, with over 30 million jobless, with an eye on his re-election prospects.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump reverses himself, will keep task-force ‘indefinitely’

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 09:19 PM IST
Less than 12 hours ago, the president had told reporters at a mask-making factory in Arizona that the task force, which is spearheading the federal response to the outbreak, has done a good job thus far but he wants to replace it with “something different” for Phase Two, the reopening of the country.
‘BIG NEWS. Earth has a new temporarily captured object/Possible mini-moon called 2020 CD3,’ likely to be a C-type asteroid, researcher Kacper Wierzchos tweeted on Wednesday.(REUTERS (Image for representation purpose))
‘BIG NEWS. Earth has a new temporarily captured object/Possible mini-moon called 2020 CD3,’ likely to be a C-type asteroid, researcher Kacper Wierzchos tweeted on Wednesday.(REUTERS (Image for representation purpose))

Earth captures new ‘mini moon’, say astronomers

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 07:38 PM IST
The mass -- roughly 1.9-3.5 meters (6-11 feet) in diameter -- was observed by researchers Kacper Wierzchos and Teddy Pruyne at the NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona on the night of February 15.
The skeleton was tied to the seat with rope and had a hat on to make it look more believable.(Twitter/@Arizona_DPS)
The skeleton was tied to the seat with rope and had a hat on to make it look more believable.(Twitter/@Arizona_DPS)

Man pulled over for driving with bizarre passenger in front seat…a ‘skeleton’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 03:11 PM IST
The Department of Public Safety tweeted the bizarre incident which took place in Arizona along with a picture of the skeleton in the front seat of the car.
Rachel Henry, a 22-year-old woman who was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of killing her three young children, is seen in a police booking photo in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. January 21, 2020. Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via REUTERS
Rachel Henry, a 22-year-old woman who was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of killing her three young children, is seen in a police booking photo in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. January 21, 2020. Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via REUTERS

Mother smothers her 3 children, props their bodies on sofa

Phoenix | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 03:34 PM IST
Rachel Henry, 22, was booked into the Maricopa County jail on three counts of first-degree murder after admitting she had harmed the children, Phoenix Police Sergeant Mercedes Fortune said.
Daniel, 22, who resides in Phoenix, Arizona, received a blunt remark from a food outlet after he bought 30 nuggets and fries.(@Zin_Zaddy/Twitter)
Daniel, 22, who resides in Phoenix, Arizona, received a blunt remark from a food outlet after he bought 30 nuggets and fries.(@Zin_Zaddy/Twitter)

Eatery writes ‘ugly sweater’ on takeaway slip, customer says ‘not my pleasure’

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 11:01 AM IST
After the post went viral, Daniel said in a later update, “I’m not mad but I am sad and I will take reparations in free chicken sandwiches.”
An Arizona woman accused of abusing her adopted children who starred on her popular YouTube channel has died(AP)
An Arizona woman accused of abusing her adopted children who starred on her popular YouTube channel has died(AP)

YouTuber, accused of abusing adopted kids for poor performance, dies

Phoenix | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 07:56 AM IST
Maricopa Police Department spokesman Ricardo Alvarado said Machelle Hobson died Tuesday at a Phoenix-area hospital. Her death was ruled natural and there was no crime suspected in it, according to Scottsdale police.
Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who built a national reputation as a staunch foe of illegal immigration, announced that he will see re-election to his old job next year.(Reuters photo)
Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who built a national reputation as a staunch foe of illegal immigration, announced that he will see re-election to his old job next year.(Reuters photo)

Ex-Arizona lawman seeks to reclaim mantle as ‘America’s toughest sheriff’

Phoenix | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2019 02:31 PM IST
Arpaio, 87, a Republican who was voted out of office in 2016 after a 24-year tenure as Maricopa County’s longest-serving sheriff, said he will seek his party’s nomination for the post again in the Aug. 4, 2020 primary, running against his onetime chief deputy, Gerard Sheridan.
Twitter posters dubbed Alex Kack as “Green Shirt Guy” because of the lime green polo he was sporting.(Twitter/@NickVinZant)
Twitter posters dubbed Alex Kack as “Green Shirt Guy” because of the lime green polo he was sporting.(Twitter/@NickVinZant)

‘Green Shirt Guy’ laughs at Trump supporter in viral clip. Reacts to online fame

Phoenix | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2019 12:36 PM IST
Alex Kack‘s amused reaction to an anti-immigrant protester at a Tucson City Council meeting has earned him folk hero status on social media.
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