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No jail time for former TVU students

Four former Tri Valley University students of Indian origin, who faced federal criminal charges in the United States, have been spared serving one-year jail time. On July 11, 2014, the day of......

FBI warns 'armed protests' in US ahead of Biden's inauguration

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned that it has received intelligence that "armed protests" were being planned at all 50 United States state capitols and in Washington DC in the run-up......

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' found guilty; faces life in prison

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, the Mexican drug kingpin who minted millions as the head of the infamous Sinaloa cartel for several years, was found guilty on all 10 criminal counts......

Indian Americans charged with murder-for-hire

Indian American Narsan Lingala and his girlfriend Sandya Reddy have been charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill the former's estranged wife. Lingala, 55, who has been charged by criminal......

'Have a damn heart': Trump's tweet angers survivors of Florida shooting

“Have a damn heart.” This is how a student, one of the lucky survivors of the Parkland, Florida school massacre responded to United States President Donald Trump’s tweets, linking......

USCIS sued for tweaking H-1B duration

'USCIS has been making arbitrary rules for over eight years, it's our top priority to set things right.'Ritu Jha/indica reports from California.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The United......

Lawsuit filed in US over short-duration H-1B visas

An IT advocacy group representing more than 1,000 small IT companies mostly run by Indian-Americans has filed a lawsuit against the US immigration agency for issuing H-1B visas for shorter than......

In largest-ever US city bankruptcy, cuts coming for Detroit creditors

A federal judge on Tuesday formally declared Detroit bankrupt, a landmark ruling that clears the way for potentially sweeping cuts to city worker pensions and retirement benefits and for steep and......

Bernard Madoff pleads guilty to all 11 charges

Bernard 'Bernie' Madoff has pleaded guilty to all the eleven charges against him in what is seen as the largest scam in the history of Wall Street. When sentenced, he faces up to 150 years in......

The dark side of the Internet

Freedom has always been part of the American mythology. The Constitution's Bill of Rights bristles with freedoms. "Freedom of the Seas" was one of President Wilson's Fourteen Points at Versailles.......

Massive sports corruption case begins in Paris

Former IAAF chief Lamine Diack lives under house arrest in Paris and faces a jail sentence of up to 10 years if convicted on charges of corruption, money laundering and breach of trust linked to a......

Victims' father charges at ex-USA Gymnastics doctor in court

IMAGE: Randall Margraves (left) lunges at Larry Nassar, (wearing orange) a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, during victim statements......

Sports Shorts: Ennis-Hill not expecting apology; F1 to ditch 'halo' protection

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Wednesday. Ennis-Hill not expecting Chernova apology after doping ban IMAGE:Jessica Ennis-Hill. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty......

FIFA probe: Ex-Guatemalan football chief pleads guilty to US bribery charges

A former president of Guatemala's football federation pleaded guilty on Friday to charges he received bribes to award lucrative media and marketing rights for football matches, the latest......

Gold medals easier to win than fan trust at worlds

IMAGE: Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates with supporters (picture for representational purpose only). Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images. Winning gold medals will prove easier than......

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