LEAD STORIES
Toronto real estate bidding wars turn to buyers’ remorse

Toronto real estate bidding wars turn to buyers’ remorse

Toronto’s hot housing market has entered a new phase: jittery. After a double whammy of government intervention and the near-collapse of Home Capital Group Inc., sellers are rushing…

Aziz Ansari’s religion episode in ‘Master of None’ proves that the show is like nothing else on TV

Aziz Ansari’s religion episode in ‘Master of None’ proves that the show is like nothing else on TV

The “Religion” episode in the latest season of “Master of None” kicks off with a sweet, funny and totally relatable series of scenes: Christian, Hindu and Jewish kids…

Real New Yorkers don’t wait in an airport line, according to Clear

Real New Yorkers don’t wait in an airport line, according to Clear

NEW YORK – Do real New Yorkers ever wait in line? Not so, or shouldn’t have to, according to Clear, with their tag line of ‘Always Move Forward’,…

COMMUNITY

New York City launches citywide anti-discrimination campaign in response to rise in bias incidents and harassment against vulnerable New Yorkers

New York City launches citywide anti-discrimination campaign in response to rise in bias incidents and harassment against vulnerable New Yorkers

Ads and posters will appear in subways, bus shelters, Staten Island Ferry terminals, LinkNYC kiosks,…

Saint Peter’s University Hospital honored with Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for stroke care

Saint Peter’s University Hospital honored with Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for stroke care

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ Saint Peter’s University Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s…

Former Indian-origin CEO and president of real estate company pleads guilty to embezzlement

Former Indian-origin CEO and president of real estate company pleads guilty to embezzlement

Rockwell “Rockie” Gajwani, a real estate investor with a reputation for growing his company, pled…

Illinois celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

CHICAGO The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), in partnership with Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn…

India’s Consul General extends support to Indian-American business

India’s Consul General extends support to Indian-American business

CHICAGO, IL The Chicago-based US-India Chamber of Commerce, Midwest, held a reception May 18, for…

IMMIGRATION

US academic groups oppose Trump’s F-1 visa-vetting plans

US academic groups oppose Trump’s F-1 visa-vetting plans

WASHINGTON, DC – Dozens of American academic groups have taken a stance against a Trump administration proposal to toughen scrutiny of some U.S. visa applicants, saying it will…

H-IB visa reform should be by Congress, not Donald Trump: Pramila Jayapal

H-IB visa reform should be by Congress, not Donald Trump: Pramila Jayapal

NEW DELHI – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D, Washington) has cautioned the Donald Trump administration against hasty changes in the H1-B visa regime, saying this should be done via…

Give Green Card to Indians on EB-3 and EB-2 visa, then rich investors on EB-5 visa

Give Green Card to Indians on EB-3 and EB-2 visa, then rich investors on EB-5 visa

NEW YORK: In the latest monthly visa bulletin issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the EB-3 line for an Indian national to get a…

Passage To India

The Train That Tells – My Life in Mumbai

The Train That Tells – My Life in Mumbai

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows When I was younger, I suffered from fear of…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Hirsh Vardhan Singh reckons he has good chance to be first Indian American Governor of New Jersey

NEW YORK: Republican candidate Hirsh Vardhan Singh, 32, reckons if even 50 percent of the South Asian Diaspora voters come out to vote for him June 6…

INDIA

Indian twins become billionaires riding family’s scooter draft

The twin great grandsons of Mahatma Gandhi’s “fifth son” have become billionaires riding the draft of their uncle’s motorcycle business. Anurang Jain’s net worth hit $1.1 billion,…

POLITICS

Trump is a “devil”: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna

WASHINGTON, DC: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna, a Democrat who represents the 17th Congressional District of California, known as the Silicon Valley, called US President Donald Trump…

SOUTH ASIA

Nawaz Sharif meets Pak Army Chief on Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence

ISLAMABAD – A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to halt the execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, Islamabad on Wednesday termed…

COMMUNITY

New York City launches citywide anti-discrimination campaign in response to rise in bias incidents and harassment against vulnerable New Yorkers

Ads and posters will appear in subways, bus shelters, Staten Island Ferry terminals, LinkNYC kiosks, NYC and Taxi TV, houses of worship, local businesses, ethnic and community…

ENTERTAINMENT

Aziz Ansari’s religion episode in ‘Master of None’ proves that the show is like nothing else on TV

The “Religion” episode in the latest season of “Master of None” kicks off with a sweet, funny and totally relatable series of scenes: Christian, Hindu and Jewish…

LIFESTYLE

Real New Yorkers don’t wait in an airport line, according to Clear

NEW YORK – Do real New Yorkers ever wait in line? Not so, or shouldn’t have to, according to Clear, with their tag line of ‘Always Move…

CINEMA

From angry young man to angry father: Vinod Khanna’s cinematic voyage

He came into prominence playing an angry young man in a 1970s classic and one of his last major appearances was as an angry implacable father in…