Murders of Indian-origin mother-son in US 'not hate crime'

An Indian IT professional and her six-year-old son found murdered in their home in the US were stabbed "multiple times", law enforcement officials said, but ruled out that the brutal killings were hate crime. The couple worked in IT and had been living in the US for the past 12 years.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 4:52 pm

Indians in UK cautioned against fraud

The commission also advised Indian nationals to immediately notify the local police and also report the matter online to Action Fraud (www.actionfraud.police.uk) or by calling Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 2:36 pm

Indian-origin mother-son found murdered in New Jersey home

According to PTI sources, when Narra Hanumanth Rao reached home from work on Thursday, he found his wife Shashikala and son Aneesh murdered in their apartment. Rao works in CTS and has been living in New Jersey for nine years.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 11:13 am

Six Indian-Americans among Ellis Island Medal of Honour

The six recipients of the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honour 2017 award are Indra Nooyi, Fareed Zakaria, Dinesh Paliwal, Dr Annapoorna S Kini, Yashvant Patel and Mohan H Patel. It is the highest civilian award in the US for immigrants.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 9:21 am

Indian-origin British lawmakers condemn UK attack

Priti Patel paid tributes to the police officer stabbed to death by the lone attacker at the gates of the Parliament building on Wednesday. Shailesh Vara MP, a former justice minister, said in the House of Commons that Britain stands united against the "evil ideology" of the terrorists.

Published on 23 March 2017 | 3:55 pm

Indian-origin Kamala Harris unknown to many Californians, Poll says

California's senior senator Dianne Feinstein has seen her job approval rating tick down, said the poll, which is the PPIC's first post-election measure of Harris' job approval. 30% of Californians, including 20% of Democrats, said they do not know how to rate Harris' performance.

Published on 23 March 2017 | 10:15 am

Don't use Islamophobic language: Ami Bera to Donald Trump

Worried over frequent hate crimes against Indian-origin people in US, Indian-American Congressman has urged President Donald Trump to refrain from using Islamophobic language that pits one group against another. Bera, 52, said he would like Trump to speak out more forcefully against these crimes.

Published on 22 March 2017 | 9:22 am

Indian-origin MP joins others to accuse BBC of Brexit bias

Suella Fernandes, who traces her roots to Goa, is among the majority Tory party signatories of a letter to the BBC director-general Lord Hall calling on the public broadcaster to correct its anti-Brexit stance.

Published on 21 March 2017 | 4:31 pm

Radicalised German teens sentenced for attacking Gurudwara

Prosecutors had argued that the three 17-year-olds - who were 16 at the time of the act - had attacked the Sikh temple in Essen out of radical Islamist motivations to kill "non-believers". The youth court on Tuesday agreed that their motive had been hate for other religions.

Published on 21 March 2017 | 1:56 pm

Indian-origin man charged with murder of one-year-old in UK

Bidhya Sagar Das, 33, was arrested on Sunday after Scotland Yard launched a manhunt for him on finding the two children in a critical condition in a flat in Hackney area of north-east London. Das is expected to appear before Thames Magistrates' Court in London later on Tuesday.

Published on 21 March 2017 | 12:20 pm

Indian-origin man jailed 10 years for killing woman in Singapore

Gunasegaran Ramasamy, who confessed in 2013 to the killing of a woman Soh San, was sentenced to the maximum 10 years' jail and 12 strokes of the cane for robbery with hurt by a Singapore court.

Published on 21 March 2017 | 8:58 am

Indian-Americans hold rally in front of the White House to protest against hate crimes

In a petition memorandum submitted to President Trump, the recently established Coalition of Indian American organisations of the USA, which organised the event, urged him to intervene in the matter and take steps to punish the culprits under federal hate crimes law.

Published on 20 March 2017 | 11:56 am

Indian-Americans to honour Kansas shooting hero Ian Grillot 

Indian-Americans will honour 24-year-old Ian Grillot who was injured while trying to intervene during a racially-motivated shooting in Kansas that left Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla dead and his colleague Alok Madasani injured. Grillot will be honoured as 'A True American Hero' on March 25.

Published on 20 March 2017 | 6:53 am

Scotland Yard launches manhunt for Indian murder suspect

Bidhya Sagar Das is suspected to be involved in the murder of a 1-year-old boy and attacking his twin sister. "The incident is believed to be domestic. There has been no arrest at this stage and enquiries continue," Metropolitan Police said.

Published on 20 March 2017 | 3:30 am

Indian-origin priest stabbed inside a church in Melbourne

Tomy Kalathoor Mathew, 48 was stabbed at St Matthew’s Church in Melbourne. Reportedly, the assailant yelled “You are Indian, a Hindu or Muslim, you cannot say mass, I will kill you”. Mathew was rushed to a hospital and treated for a wound to his neck. He was later discharged

Published on 19 March 2017 | 5:51 pm

17-year-old Indian-American arrested for matricide

Authorities would not discuss a motive, nor would they say what evidence led investigators to the teenager, but throughout the year-old investigation they had maintained, he was a person of interest in the case.

Published on 19 March 2017 | 4:09 pm

Hinduja brothers are UK's wealthiest Asians in 2017

Steel tycoon Lakshmi N Mittal secured the second place with a fortune of 12.6 billion pounds - up from 6.4 billion pounds last year - in the Eastern Eye Asian Rich List, Britain's 101 Wealthiest Asians 2017, released last night.

Published on 19 March 2017 | 12:28 pm

Indian-American to lead PWE Department in Houston

53-year-old Sreerama would replace retiring director Dale Rudick as chief of Houston's $2 billion and 4,000-plus-employee operation. If confirmed by council, the Hyderabad native would start work on April 3 and would also become Houston's first Asian department director in the process.

Published on 18 March 2017 | 4:45 pm

Reports on racial attacks in US exaggerated: Shalabh Kumar

Shalabh Kumar, founder of the Republican Hindu Coalition that rallied behind Donald Trump during the US presidential poll, today said reports on the racial attacks in US were exaggerated. On the US administration's take on H-1B visa, Kumar said Trump was only trying to implement the existing rules.

Published on 18 March 2017 | 4:32 pm

Indian-origin South African freedom fighter critical after surgery

Ahmed Kathrada, an 87-year-old Indian-origin anti-apartheid activist in South Africa, remains critical after undergoing surgery, his foundation has said, describing reports that he passed away as "fake news".

Published on 18 March 2017 | 1:02 pm

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