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Ravi Chaudhary’s nomination sent to US Senate

Published on 18 December 2021 | 1:56 pm

Indian-origin couple jailed for abusing maid, obstructing justice in Singapore

Syed Mohamed Peeran Syed Ameer Hamza, who circumvented the MOM blacklist by using his business associate's identity to hire an Indonesian domestic worker, was jailed 36 weeks or about eight months. The 41-year-old Singaporean pleaded guilty midway through a trial.

Published on 18 December 2021 | 9:43 am

Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden named White House staff secretary

Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden, a close confidant of US President Joe Biden, has been named White House staff secretary, eight months after Republican lawmakers scuttled her nomination to another key post.

Published on 23 October 2021 | 10:44 am

UK attracting a growing number of high net worth Indians

Published on 19 October 2021 | 2:11 pm

PIO among 2 killed in California plane crash

Published on 13 October 2021 | 8:34 am

Prominent Indian Americans discuss Indo-US ties

Published on 2 October 2021 | 11:13 pm

Punjabis win big in Canada’s federal election

n a major political development from across the Atlantic, 17 Indo-Canadians have won from their seats in the recently concluded 44th Canadian federal elections. Of the 17 winning candidates, 16 are from the Punjabi community.

Published on 22 September 2021 | 8:27 am

Indians may soon get green cards by paying a super-fee

The Indian diaspora can now jump the green card backlog queue on payment of a supplemental fee (commonly referred to as a super-fee) and obtain their permanent visas. Similarly, legal dreamers (children of H-1B holders who have aged out or will age out, and who have turned 21) will also get a chance to obtain permanent residency and citizenship, according to the portion of the Reconciliation Bill released by the US House Judiciary Committee, which has jurisdiction over immigration.

Published on 13 September 2021 | 1:54 am