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Caught between misogynies of India and Indiana: The tragic case of Purvi Patel
World

Caught between misogynies of India and Indiana: The tragic case of Purvi Patel

Purvi Patel's story provides a frightening vision of what happens when conservative cultural and political ideologies rule over women's bodies. Women in both the east and the west continue to be punished by these misogynies. Some women negotiating the crossroads of these two worlds face a double jeopardy.

US to recognise same-sex marriages in seven more states
World

US to recognise same-sex marriages in seven more states

The US government announced today it would recognize same-sex marriages in seven additional states, after the Supreme Court declined to take up the debate.

Support for gay marriage in US dips below fifty percent: Survey
World

Support for gay marriage in US dips below fifty percent: Survey

Support for gay marriage among Americans has dipped slightly below 50 percent, the Pew Research Center found in a survey released on Monday, even as bans on same-sex marriage have been ruled unconstitutional in a number of states this year.

Michael Jackson's children celebrate his birthday in hometown
Entertainment

Michael Jackson's children celebrate his birthday in hometown

King of Pop Michael Jackson's children went to his hometown Gary in Indiana to celebrate what would have been his 56th birthday.

US: General Motors plant chemical blast kills 1, injures 5 in Indiana
World

US: General Motors plant chemical blast kills 1, injures 5 in Indiana

A chemical explosion on Tuesday at a General Motors metal-stamping plant in Indiana killed a contractor and injured five other people.

NBA Wrap: Rockets beat Blazers in OT as Harden stars
Sports

NBA Wrap: Rockets beat Blazers in OT as Harden stars

Houston's James Harden scored 41 points to lead the Rockets to a 118-113 overtime win over Portland on Sunday.

Community in shock after two American Sikhs killed in Indiana
World

Community in shock after two American Sikhs killed in Indiana

The local Indian American community was in shock as a vigil was held outside Saleh's Market in Elkhart, Indiana, where two Sikh men, Jagtar Bhatti and Pawan Preet Singh, running a grocery store were shot and killed during an attempted robbery. Both were natives of Punjab.