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How will AUKUS pact impact India?

The agreement would divert China's attention and keep them busy in the Pacific theatre, probably resulting in a reduction in threat perception in our area of interest in the Indian Ocean, notes......

Hate crimes against Asian Americans must stop: Biden

United States President Joe Biden has said that the "vicious" hate crimes against Asian Americans in the country amidst the pandemic was "un-American" and it must stop. IMAGE: United States......

Navy controversy: What is US telling India?

The USS John Paul Jones acted like a dog marking the lamp post, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: The USS John Paul Jones, which was prowling waters near the Lakshadweep islands last......

Biden nominates Desi lawyer to head office of personnel management

United States President Joe Biden has nominated Indian-American lawyer and rights activist Kiran Ahuja to head the Office of Personnel Management, a federal agency that manages America's more than......

White House backs Neera Tanden as Republicans oppose her nomination

The White House and the Indian-American community are solidly backing the nomination of Neera Tanden as the director of Office of Management and Budget, describing her as the most appropriate......

US diplomat flays India's new data localisation, e-commerce rules

"We are concerned about the data localisation law and the new e-commerce regulations...they do not fully take into account the needs of all stakeholders, including American and other foreign......

At APEC summit, Trump praises India's growth story and Modi

United States President Donald Trump on Friday praised India's "astounding" growth after it opened its economy and also lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has been working successfully......

Will the new immigration bill benefit Indians?

Ignoring India's concerns, the Obama administration has thrown its full weight behind the comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the US Senate, arguing that it would benefit immigrants......

Citigroup elated over WEF honour for Shamina Singh

The World Economic Forum last week named former Clinton Administration official, erstwhile Congressional staffer and longtime Democratic Party activist Shamina Singh, 41, as one of its Young Global......

'I want the big a** Indian wedding'

Photograph: Kind courtesy Kal Penn/Instagram Actor-comedian Kal Penn has come out as gay and has revealed that he is engaged to Josh, his partner of 11 years, with whom he is planning a wedding.......

Kal Penn returns to the White House

Indian American actor Kal Penn, born Kalpen Modi, is headed back to the White House! ABC News reports that the politically-active actor has finished filming the latest Harold & Kumar instalment,......

Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint

Indian-American actor Kal Penn, who works in the White House's Office of Public Liaison, has been robbed at gunpoint in Washington DC. Penn, whose real name is Kalpen Modi, was in the Dupont......

What exactly is Kal Penn doing at the White House?

So we told you earlier this month that famed Indian-American actor Kal Penn, real name Kalpen Modi, had officially begun work in the Barack Obama-led White House. We know his official title is......

Sports Shorts: Boxer Vijender set for US debut next year

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Tuesday IMAGE: Vijender Singh has not fought any professional bout this year. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Indian boxing star Vijender......

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