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Gay and proud: When the world turned into a rainbow

Rainbows and signs with messages of love dotted parade routes around the world as millions took part in gay pride events from Toronto to San Francisco to Seoul. In the United States, pride parades......

Sikh wins right to wear beard and turban in US Army training college

A 20-year-old Sikh-American student has won a significant legal battle in the United States with a court allowing him to enrol in an army programme without removing his articles of faith like the......

5 Indian workers in US awarded 88 cr in labour trafficking case

Signal International, its network of recruiters and labour brokers are being sued for trafficking 500 Indian guest workers to the United States and forcing them to work under barbaric conditions.......

Obama vows to hunt terrorists, seeks new war powers

United States President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to relentlessly hunt down terrorists from Pakistan to the streets of Paris and called on Congress to approve new war powers against Islamic......

'We assist to bankrupt ideology of violent extremism everywhere'

In his penultimate State of the Union address, United States President Barack Obama said that the economy is improving and he vowed to dismantle terror networks. He promised equal opportunity for......

COLUMN: Pirates of the modern world

Filtering of websites has now been introduced as a discussable topic. The current battle is about who will control the most visible and glamorous layer, the content layer, writes Ajit Balakrishnan.......

Signal Intl 'abused' Indian staff: US files suit

US federal authorities have filed a lawsuit against a marine services company based in Alabama for alleged demeaning treatment of 500 Indian employees, who were forced to live in 'substandard'......

Who's afraid of Synthia?

Venter's patent application for his synthetic cell creation has set off a frenzied debate on monopolies in genetic research, writes Latha Jishnu.Every time Craig Venter erupts on the scene, there......

Privacy issues: Facebook readies for legal battles

Social networking site Facebook has appointed a former senior Bush administration regulator, Tim Muris, with a view to defend its privacy practices, says a media report."Facebook has hired a former......

Indian hoteliers make it big in America

Sant Singh Chatwal did not exactly bootstrap his way up America's lodging industry by starting at a modest roadside motel, as have so many immigrants. His first fixer-upper hotel was in Manhattan,......

Tulia, where art thou?

A few years ago, reports from Hollywood indicated that Oscar-winning actor Halle Berry was to play the Indian-American activist-lawyer Vanita Gupta, who won the 2004 India Abroad Publisher's......

'Mother of Judo' receives her gold 50 years on

The "Mother of Judo" waited 50 years to get the gold medal that was snatched from her in her first serious competition, a gender injustice that fuelled Rusty Kanokogi's winning crusade for women's......
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Bobby Jindal sued over order to protect same-sex marriage opponents

Washington, July 1 (IANS) A gay rights advocacy group and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana are suing Louisiana's Indian-American... ...

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Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds at work Tuesday to block the view of rainbow-clad protesters outside. They carried flowers and flags... ...

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What's love got to do with it?

when a posse of media interns, running harder than they ever had in their lives, relayed the news from inside the US Supreme Court to media... ...

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Indian American governor to comply with gay marriage ruling

Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal is still not reconciled with the US Supreme Court's ruling to recognize same-sex marriage, but... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/indian-american-governor-comply-gay-marriage-ruling
Emulating the U.S.'s rainbow moment

BySuhrith Parthshrathy The lessons from the reasoning behind the verdict in the U.S. on same sex marriage, if correctly applied, ought... ...

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