Indian American News
US Senate confirms Indian-American Richard Verma for top State Department position
United States Senate on Thursday confirmed Indian American Richard Verma as Deputy Secretary of State, Management and Resources, a position which is normally seen as the CEO of the powerful State Department in the US Government
Who is Vedant Patel, the Indian-American who will replace Ned Price as US State Dept spokesperson?
Vedant Patel served as US president Joe Biden's assistant press secretary and spokesperson before taking the lead role as the US State Department's main deputy spokesperson. He has participated in a number of political campaigns and has held several positions in the White House
US Senate confirms Indian-American Arun Subramanian as NY district court judge
The United States Senate on Tuesday confirmed Indian-American Arun Subramanian to be District Judge for the Southern District of New York, thus making him the first South Asian judge to serve on this bench.
Indian Americans contribute massive amount to help earthquake victims in Turkiye, Syria
A fundraiser organised by several eminent Indian Americans led by Dr Hemant Patel, the former president of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), the community raised more than USD 230,000
Who is Neal Mohan, the Indian-American taking over the role of YouTube chief?
Neal Mohan has become the new YouTube CEO after Susan Wojcicki stepped down. The Indian-American has served as the chief product officer of the video-sharing platform since 2015. He launched its subscription service and the short-form video service YouTube Shorts
Being attacked by fellow Republicans because of my Sikh faith, says Indian-American Harmeet Dhillon
Harmeet Dhillon, a prominent Indian-American attorney who is running for Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman, has alleged that she is facing bigoted attacks from her fellow party leaders because of her Sikh faith.
How a beedi roller from Kerala became a district judge in Texas
Born to daily wage workers in Kerala, Surendran K Pattel had no choice but to roll beedis to support his family while in school. He came up the hard way but once he dared to dream he did not give up
Who is Nabeela Syed, the 23-year-old Indian-American who made history in US midterms?
Nabeela Syed handily defeated Republican incumbent Chris Bos to win the 51st district in the Illinois State House. The youngest woman ever elected to the Assembly, she vowed to advocate for issues such as healthcare, education, taxes, and equal rights during her campaign
'Alarming, but not uncommon', say Indian Americans condemning racist attack in Texas
Esmeralda Upton from Plano in Texas was arrested for the racially-motivated physical and verbal assault of four South Asian women in a parking lot
Texas police arrests woman for assault on four Indian Americans after viral video surfaces
The incident took place in a parking lot of Dallas, Texas. The woman, who has now been arrested, is seen in the video identifying herself as a Mexican-American and assaulting a group of Indian Americans
Indian-American hiker swept away by flood at Zion National Park found dead
Jetal Agnihotri (29) of Tucson, Arizona, went missing on 19 August when flash floods swept multiple hikers off their feet. She was discovered Monday about six miles (9.6 kilometers) south of the area where she was swept away
Naureen Hassan of Indian-American origin named President of UBS Americas and CEO of UBS Americas Holding
Hassan is currently the first vice president and chief operating officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY)
Indian-American groups ask Connecticut Assembly to rescind its 'Sikh independence' citation
Scores of Indian-American groups have been writing letters to the members of the Connecticut State Assembly and its leadership underlining that such a citation questions the territorial integrity of India and undermines a growing India-US relationship
President Joe Biden nominates Indian-American diplomat Puneet Talwar as US envoy to Morocco
Talwar, who is currently a senior advisor at the state department, has held senior national security and foreign policy positions in the state department, the White House and the Senate
Will be forced to leave US without change in immigration system: Indian-American documented dreamer
Dreamers are basically undocumented immigrants who enter the US as children with parents. There are nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants, including over 500,000 from India
Daleep Singh: The Indian-American economic advisor who is leading Joe Biden's administration in executing sanctions on Russia
Daleep Singh is the Deputy National Security Advisor for international economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council
Indian-American body urges President Biden to reject appointment of Masood Khan as Pakistan envoy to US
The group also alleged that in 2019, Khan shared stage with Fazlur Rehman Khalil, global terrorist and founder of Harkat-ul-Mujahideen, designated as a terrorist organisation under the US law
Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden named White House staff secretary
Tanden, a close confidant of US president Joe Biden, has over two decades of experience in policy and management, which are critical elements of the role
M Night Shyamalan to serve as jury head at 2022 Berlin Film Festival
Artistic director Carlo Chatrian said he is "pleased and honoured" that Shyamalan accepted the festival's invitation to head the jury
Houston post office renamed 'Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal Post Office' in honour of slain Sikh cop
Dhaliwal, the beloved 42-year-old Harris County Sheriff''s Deputy and a father of three, was gunned down during a traffic stop on 27 September