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19 years since 9/11, examining historical linkages between national crises and pathologising of sexuality
Arts & Culture

19 years since 9/11, examining historical linkages between national crises and pathologising of sexuality

The queer-immigrant-terrorist type is here to stay. It gives the US a ready justification to invest in surveillance technologies targeting Muslims and people of colour, to detain and deport, to live out its unruly visions anchored in homonationalism.

Donald Trump disparaged Americans who died in war as 'losers' and 'suckers': Report
World

Donald Trump disparaged Americans who died in war as 'losers' and 'suckers': Report

Trump made the comments as he begged off visiting the cemetery outside Paris during a meeting on 10 November, 2018

H-1B visa holders do not adversely affect US workers; presence of foreign workforce boost employment: Report
Business

H-1B visa holders do not adversely affect US workers; presence of foreign workforce boost employment: Report

The H-1B visa-holders, a majority of them Indian IT professionals, do not adversely affect Americans, according to new research, which also suggests that the presence of foreign workforce having such visas boost employment among other workers in an occupation

Coronavirus Outbreak: Donald Trump urges countrymen to stay at home, maintain social distancing as COVID-19 deaths approach 10,000-mark
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: Donald Trump urges countrymen to stay at home, maintain social distancing as COVID-19 deaths approach 10,000-mark

Donald Trump urged countrymen to stay at home to maintain social distancing as the death toll due to the deadly COVID-19 infection approached the 10,000-mark

Congressional Democrats name four witnesses to testify at public hearing of Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry
World

Congressional Democrats name four witnesses to testify at public hearing of Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry

The Judiciary panel is also expected to receive a report this week from the House Intelligence Committee laying out the Democratic case for Trump's impeachment

Seven dead in Canada plane crash; US-registered, single-engine Piper PA-32 was going from Toronto's Buttonville airport to Quebec City
World

Seven dead in Canada plane crash; US-registered, single-engine Piper PA-32 was going from Toronto's Buttonville airport to Quebec City

The US-registered single-engine Piper PA-32 departed Toronto's Buttonville Airport and was apparently headed to Quebec City

Donald Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to immigration reform after Ohio, Texas mass shootings that left 29 people dead
World

Donald Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to immigration reform after Ohio, Texas mass shootings that left 29 people dead

US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control

30 dead, several injured in US' Texas, Ohio after two separate mass shootings reported within 24 hours
World

30 dead, several injured in US' Texas, Ohio after two separate mass shootings reported within 24 hours

Two separate mass shootings within 24 hours left 30 people dead and several others injured in the US states of Texas and Ohio.

26 dead, 56 injured in suicide bomb, gun attack in southern Somalia; Al-Shabaab takes responsibility for incident
World

26 dead, 56 injured in suicide bomb, gun attack in southern Somalia; Al-Shabaab takes responsibility for incident

26 people including foreigners, were killed and 56 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a hotel in southern Somalia.

Donald Trump govt to ban work permits for spouses of H-1B holders: Move will impact not just Indian techies but also US economy
Business

Donald Trump govt to ban work permits for spouses of H-1B holders: Move will impact not just Indian techies but also US economy

India-based global IT Services companies do not take the majority of new H-1B visas, contrary to prevalent rhetoric

NSA's controversial mass surveillance program could reportedly be coming to an end
News & Analysis

NSA's controversial mass surveillance program could reportedly be coming to an end

NSA could legally obtain call log data not only on foreign surveillance targets but also on Americans.

Smriti Irani's 'not cool to be patriotic' remark underlines misguided idea of patriotism in India; crying during anthem doesn't define it
India

Smriti Irani's 'not cool to be patriotic' remark underlines misguided idea of patriotism in India; crying during anthem doesn't define it

Going by the way Smriti Irani framed her statement, there are only two ways the relationship between the nation and the individual can exist — emotional and tear-inducing or to wish that the country breaks up.

Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics
World

Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics

Behind the present day backlash on H-1B visas are cold, hard numbers that say the H-1B cost advantage has vanished, especially if you add the cost of nuisance value which comes bundled with the H-1B process

Reddit issues transparency report for 2017 banning 944 suspicious accounts associated with Russia’s Internet Research Agency
News & Analysis

Reddit issues transparency report for 2017 banning 944 suspicious accounts associated with Russia’s Internet Research Agency

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman says in a post that the company is cooperating with Congress and informed lawmakers of its findings Tuesday.

United States: 19-year-old Indian-origin student shot dead during robbery attempt at Chicago's Clark gas station
India

United States: 19-year-old Indian-origin student shot dead during robbery attempt at Chicago's Clark gas station

An Indian-origin student was shot dead during an attempted armed robbery in the United States, becoming one of the latest victims of gun violence in the country.

Donald Trump celebrates major legislative victory after US Congress passes massive Republican tax cut plan
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Donald Trump celebrates major legislative victory after US Congress passes massive Republican tax cut plan

Donald Trump celebrated a "historic" victory as the US Congress passed a massive Republican tax cut plan, handing the president his first major legislative achievement.

India-American lawmakers slam Donald Trump's transgender military ban, accuse him of bigotry
World

India-American lawmakers slam Donald Trump's transgender military ban, accuse him of bigotry

Prominent Indian-American lawmakers have criticised US President Donald Trump after he signed a memo instructing the Defence Department

White House confirms Donald Trump's controversial adviser Sebastian Gorka's exit
World

White House confirms Donald Trump's controversial adviser Sebastian Gorka's exit

Sebastian Gorka, a controversial adviser to US President Donald Trump known for his rightwing views, no longer works at the White House

What's in a name? Navigating America as an 'outsider'
long-reads

What's in a name? Navigating America as an 'outsider'

South Asian-American authors often write about these feelings of isolation. Of course, the experience of alienation sets these authors apart.

Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82
World

Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the last person to walk on the moon returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," has died, his family said.