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Jun 01, 2018
Karthik Nemmani, 14, wins prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee crown as Indian Americans continue winning streakThe end of the biggest Scripps National Spelling Bee in history came abruptly, and it wasn't the conclusion that many expected. Naysa Modi, a poised and charismatic four-time participant whose long spelling career seemed to be building toward triumph, sat next to a newcomer whom she had already beaten this year — at the county level.
May 31, 2018
Scripps National Spelling Bee finals are on; Indian Americans are favourites in an incredibly tough fieldForty-one spellers advanced to the finals out of a field of 516 — by far the largest in the 93-year history of the competition. Scripps started a wild-card program this year that created a path to nationals for spellers who didn't win their regional bees, and some of the finalists got to the bee that way.
May 30, 2018
US National Spelling Bee: Atman Balakrishnan,12, hopes to make history in competition dominated by Indian AmericansThe domination of the Scripps National Spelling Bee by Indian-Americans has gone on long enough that a second generation has emerged. Last year, Mira Dedhia, whose mother competed in the bee three times, finished third. This year, the first child of a former champion is competing.
May 16, 2018
Over 80 Indian-Americans running for public office in November elections; majority contesting as DemocratsOver 80 Indian-Americans are running for the mid-term elections in November with a majority of them contesting on a Democratic party ticket, according to a former White House official.
Apr 19, 2018
Indian-Americans in Washington protest in front of Indian Embassy against Kathua, Unnao rapes, demand swift justiceIndian-Americans raising slogans like "Hate Murder, hate Crime: No more. No More" held peaceful protests in front of the Indian embassy in Washington against the gang rape and murder of young girls in Kathua and Unnao
Feb 04, 2018
Hundreds of Indian workers rally outside White House supporting merit-based immigration policiesSeveral hundred highly-skilled Indians workers held a rally in front of in Washington in support of Donald Trump's plan for a merit-based immigration system
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 09, 2017
Indian Americans more likely to face unfair police treatment than Chinese Americans in US, says surveyMany Americans of Indian origin could be at the receiving end of unfair police treatment and discrimination, a new survey has revealed
Dec 06, 2017
Indian-Americans more likely to face unfair police treatment in the US: SurveyMany Americans of Indian origin could be at the receiving end of unfair police treatment.
Nov 20, 2017
Donald Trump not anti-immigrant, only against illegal immigration, says White HouseA prominent Indian-American, who holds a key position in the White House, has refuted the notion that US president Donald Trump is anti-immigrant.