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Vanita Gupta becomes 1st Indian-American to be US associate attorney general

Prominent Indian-American civil rights lawyer Vanita Gupta has been confirmed by the United States Senate as associate attorney general, making her the first person of colour to occupy the third......

Biden lauds Vanita Gupta as 'proud daughter' of Indian immigrants

Vanita Gupta is one of the most respected civil rights lawyers in America and a 'proud daughter' of immigrants from India who has fought for greater equity, United States President-elect Joe Biden......

'US-India should focus on trade to counter China'

'I hope that the incoming Biden-Harris administration works with India to address some of the most profound geopolitical transboundary challenges.' IMAGE: US President-elect Joe Biden exits the......

Pfizer Covid vaccine gets US experts' nod

A United States government advisory panel has recommended emergency approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, underlining that the shot's potential benefits outweigh its risks. After......

Trump loses bid to challenge Biden's win in Pennsylvania

In a fresh setback to United States President Donald Trump's efforts to reverse the presidential election result in Pennsylvania, a federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by his team,......

3 Indians charged in insider trading ring spanning three countries

Between December 2013 and August 2016, Gannamaneni abused his position as a senior software consultant at the investment bank and accessed sensitive, highly-confidential information concerning at......

The remorseful CEO

Today, apologies by CEOs of global corporations have become so common that you get case studies on the subject. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. Facebook, Apple, Toyota, Microsoft, Uber,......

Meet Ajit Pai, the man at the center of the US net neutrality debate

The chief of America's Federal Communications Commission is not a fan of net neutrality.So what's his vision of communications and digital policy in these times?We find out... IMAGE: Ajit Pai at a......

Forbes 30 Under 30: A case study for immigration

Of the 600 young change makers who made the cut this year '1:6 are immigrants from 44 countries' -- an important ratio in the age of growing protectionism, Monali Sarkar points. out.Illustration:......

Kate Winslet gives YOU something to talk about

IMAGE: (Left to right) Leann Bowen, Jeff Ingold, Tina Pawlik, Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster, Bill Lawrence, Brett Goldstein, Hannah Waddingham, Jason Sudeikis, Juno Temple, Brendan Hunt, Bill Wrubel,......

When Satyajit Ray got UPSET

There is a world that Satyajit Ray created in his films that I wanted to be a part of -- as Durga bathed in the rain to Ravi Shankar's music; when Charulata sat on the swing regretting she never......

The Serpent: Don't miss the Charles Sobhraj series!

Every week OTT platforms inundate us with variety of entertainment. Here's all that caught Sukanya Verma's eye this time:   The SerpentWhere to watch? NetflixLanguage: English An eight-part......

Meet Bollywood's Forrest Gump

Aamir Khan steps into Tom Hanks's shoes. Think it's a good fit? Tom Hanks may be the only actor who could have played the role, wrote the late legendary film critic Roger Ebert after watching......

Happy 60th, Carl Lewis!

His 9-gold athletic haul at the Olympics remains unrivalled with Usain Bolt coming close with 8.Raj Kishore Mishra, former joint secretary at the sports ministry, salutes Carl Lewis, 'Sportsman of......

Former India shot putter arrested in US for killing wife, mother

'I killed both of them. I killed your mother and grandmother. Call the police to come get me.' IMAGE: Iqbal Singh, a former Asian Championship bronze medallist for India, was charged on Monday......

Aus Open champ ready for career restart post COVID-19

IMAGE: Sofia Kenin of the United States poses with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Trophy after winning the 2020 Australian Open Women's Final. Photograph: Graham Denholm/Getty Images The COVID-19......

Baseball season hits snag due to COVID-19

IMAGE: Fans outside the ballpark stand as the US National Anthem is performed inside Fenway Park before the shortened season opening MLB baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Boston......

Flurry of positive COVID-19 tests in athletes hurts US restart plans

IMAGE: A fan wears a protective mask. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images Hopes that sport in the United States might soon return to business as usual suffered a blow on Friday as athletes......
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