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.
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The Washington Leadership program, in its July news letter, announced the 2019 class of six “incredibly talented and brilliant young South Asi…
Two Indian-Americans — Suhas Subramanyam and Dr. Ghazala Hashmi — won their Democratic primaries for Virginia’s House of Delegates and state Senate respectively on June 11, and if they prevail in the November general election, would create history by becoming the first Indian Americans to ever serve in the Virginia state Legisature.
Virginia-based information and technology supplier Cynet Systems, founded by an Indian-American, was in the eye of the storm after a job listing that said the ideal candidate would be “preferably Caucasian.”
Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot has appointed Samir Mayekar, cofounder and chief executive officer of NanoGraf Corporation, to her transition team. An adjunct lecturer of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University, Mayekar served as deputy chief of staff of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. government's development finance institution.
In the wake of the January arrest of 129 Indian students, who had enrolled at a fake university, in what U.S. law enforcement alleged was “a pay to stay” visa racket, the Indian embassy put out an unusual advisory urging India students to “exercise due diligence” while seeking admission to American universities.
Adam Ardeishar of Alexandria, Virginia was among top three winners at the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2019, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious STEM competition for high school students.
An Indian-American teenager has been conferred with the 2019 National STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education Award for her ground-breaking invention designed to improve treatments for glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer.
A number of Indian-Americans continued to gather across the country in major U.S. cities, to hold candle light vigils and mourn the killing of the Indian soldiers, in what has been described as the worst terror attacks in nearly three decades.
Six Indian-Americans are among 94 recipients of this year’s Padma Shri awards — one of India’s highest civilian honors. A total of 112 Padma awards were presented on Jan. 26, India’s 70th Republic Day, by President Ram Nath Kovind.