US Navy veteran gets three life sentences for killing Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Kansas shooting
A US Navy veteran was on Tuesday awarded three consecutive life sentences on federal hate crime charges for killing Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla and wounding two others at a suburban Kansas City bar last year. Adam Purinton of Olathe shot and killed 32-year-old Kuchibhotla, and wounded two others — Indian national Alok Madasani and Kansas resident Ian Grillot — at Austins Bar & Grill in Olathe, Kansas, in February 2017.
Kansas shooting: Srinivas Kuchibhotla's killer Adam Purinton sentenced to life in prison for first degree murder
The Kansas man who fatally shot Indian national Srinivas Kuchibhotla and wounded two other men in a hate crime at a bar in Olathe in 2017 has been sentenced to life in prison.
The widow of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed in February this year in an alleged hate crime can stay in the US for now
Adam Purinton, the man accused of killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others has been indicted on federal hate crime and firearms charges.
New York: A Sikh cab driver was assaulted and his turban was taken off by four drunken passengers in an incident being investigated by police as a possible hate crime.
A 24-year-old American, who took a bullet for an Indian, has been honoured as "A True American Hero" by the Indian-American community in Houston which raised $100,000 to help him buy a house in his hometown Kansas.
Indian-Americans, particularly Hindus and Sikhs, have become victims of Islamophobia and xenophobia in the US, the community members said as they held an awareness rally against hate crimes in front of the White House seeking President Donald Trump's intervention in the matter.
The US state of Kansas has recognised 16 March as 'Indian-American Appreciation Day' to honour an Indian techie who was killed last month in a racially-motivated hate crime.
The Indian Consul-General in Houston, Anupam Ray, met Grillot and his family yesterday at the University of Kansas Hospital and handed over the message from Swaraj.
The Telangana American Telugu Association (TATA) has advised the community to avoid communicating in Telugu in public places in the US.
America stands united in condemning hate and evil in all its forms, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said as he broke his silence on the fatal Kansas shooting in which an Indian techie was killed.
A bartender at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week for an apparently racially motivated bar shooting of two Indian men told a 911 dispatcher that the suspect admitted shooting two people, but described them as Iranian.
Adam Purinton, the man charged with killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others in an apparent hate crime at a pub in Kansas, has made his first court appearance.
The last rites of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in the US last week in a suspected hate crime, would be performed on Tuesday at Jubliee Hills, family members said.
The White House has said that the early reports coming from Kansas, where an Indian engineer was shot dead and another injured in an apparent hate crime, were "disturbing".
The Kansas man who was wounded in the shooting that killed Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla has said he is glad he risked his life, as it gave him the chance to save others
"He did not deserve a death like this," Sunayana Dumala said Sunayana Dumala, wife of the Indian techie who was killed in the Kansas bar shooting incident
A Sikh civil rights group has urged members of the Sikh-American community to exercise caution and be extra vigilant in the wake of a possible hate crime in Kansas city that left one Indian engineer dead and another injured.
Srinivas Kuchibhotla killed in Kansas shooting: Who was the Indian engineer killed by xenophobic gunman?
An Indian engineer was killed and two others injured when an American man opened fire on them after allegedly yelling "get out of my country", with the local police calling it as a "possible hate crime".