Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal of the Harris County Sheriff Department in Texas was fatally shot on Sept. 27 at a traffic stop. Dhaliwal was the first Sikh to become a deputy in the greater Houston area and is being described as a trailblazer. The 10-year veteran, who is said to be in his mid 40s, is survived by his wife and three children.
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Sasha Neha Ahuja as Chief of Staff at Girls for Gender Equity and Chair of New York City’s Equal Employment Practices Commission.
An Indian-American city official in Manhattan, Kansas,considering a U.S. Senate run as Democrat, has received wide acclaim for her exemplary courage after the 53-year-old woman revealed in a radio interview last month that she was raped as a child by her father in Ohio.
Priti Patel, another fierce Brexiteer who had to resign from government in 2017 after holding unofficial meetings with top Israeli officials during a holiday there, was named as interior minister.
Mumbai-born Sonal Shah, 51, an erstwhile senior Obama administration official and co-founder of Indicorps, who was the 2003 India Abroad Person of the Year, has been hired by Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s campaign as its national policy director.
Maverick Democratic multi-millionaire Shri Thanedar, who crashed and burned in the Michigan gubernatorial primary last year, has now apparently set his sights on the low-hanging fruit—perhaps a bid for Detroit Mayor or City Council or County Commission.
Indian police said Tuesday they were investigating whether a stunt artist deliberately drowned himself while performing a Houdini-inspired escape act in a Kolkata river.
Cyclone Fani weakened to a depression as it barrelled into Bangladesh on Saturday after leaving a trail of deadly destruction in India, although a major human disaster looked to have been averted.
California businessman Naresh Solanki has been appointed mayor of Cerritos, California. Solanki, a Cerritos City Council member since 2015, and mayor pro tem, took over his new position at the annual Cerritos City Council Mayoral transition, April 18.
The Louisville Metro Police Department has arrested a 17-year-old white male for vandalizing a Swaminarayan Temple in Buechel, Kentucky, Detective Sgt. Russell Montfort of the 6th Division announced at a press conference, Feb. 1.