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Mar 02, 2019
Against the India IdeaThe fact that majority of the people in the northeastern states came out vehemently against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 (now lapsed in Rajya Sabha), is a strong indication that they saw through the ulterior design of the religion-based legislature
Oct 10, 2018
Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider raceA group based in Texas is suing legal journals at Harvard University and New York University over allegations that they illegally give preference to women and racial minorities when selecting editors and the articles they publish.
Sep 13, 2018
US federal court rules against Donald Trump Education Secy Betsy DeVos for delaying student loan protection ruleDemocratic attorneys general from 19 states and the District of Columbia have won a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend rules meant to protect students from abuse by for-profit colleges.
Aug 30, 2018
Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices.
Aug 27, 2018
Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans enough to push for legal fight as immigration takes centerstage in US midtermsThe U.S. Department of Justice is backing a 2014 lawsuit against Harvard University by Asian-American applicants, who say the Ivy League college unlawfully suppresses the number of Asians admitted. The DOJ also said last year it would investigate a May 2015 complaint filed against Harvard by a coalition of Asian-American groups.
Jul 27, 2018
New Jersey's Sikh attorney general Gurbir Grewal faces 'turban man' slur before radio show hosts are kicked off airThe hosts of a popular New Jersey radio show were off the air Thursday after calling the nation's first Sikh attorney general "turban man" — the latest slur against a career prosecutor who says he faces countless "small indignities and humiliations" no matter how far he rises or how important his position.
Jun 15, 2018
Donald Trump administration reconfirms intent to revoke employment permits for spouses of H1B visa holdersThe move will have a major impact on Indian women as they are the major beneficiary of the Obama-era rule
Mar 11, 2018
Hillary Clinton calls 2016 US elections 'reality TV election', says world needs to stand up to protect democracyDemocracies across the world, including the US and India, are at a crossroads and there is a need to stand up against the chaos to protect democracy, Hillary Rodham Clinton said
Jan 05, 2018
H1B visa rule change: US Congress members oppose Trump administration's plan, say it will 'tear families apart'Some US lawmakers and advocacy groups have criticised the Trump administration's reported plan to curb H1B visa extensions that could result in self-deportation of an estimated 5,00,000-7,50,000 Indian Americans, saying the move would drain America of talent
Dec 20, 2017
Nebraska motel managers enslave, assault Indian immigrant for over a year, to be sentenced in MarchFederal authorities say two motel managers enslaved an Indian immigrant for more than a year in western Nebraska, forcing him to work without pay and abusing him.