South Africa's revered Indian-origin anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was one of Nelson Mandela's closest aides in his struggle to end the white minority rule, died in Johanesburg on Tuesday.
Nearly 11 lakh US-bound Indian passengers to be hit.Around 82.6 per cent of the total traffic to the US from India transited via Middle East, Europe, North and South Asia in 2016, as per data from the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).
Indian firms, which account for the bulk of H1B visas, have "gamed" the system, an influential American lawmaker today alleged and insisted his legislation introduced in the Congress will help fix the existing flaws.
USCIS have confirmed plans for more scrutiny of foreign workers in the US on L1 visas in 2017. The plans mean that Indian IT companies, with a base in the US, will face more frequent visits from USCIS officials.
The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said the British government has certified India's request for loan defaulting liquor baron Vijay Mallya's extradition and a UK court is considering issuing warrant for the same.
The results of the assembly polls to five states, especially Uttar Pradesh, appear to mostly have accentuated difficulties for the Congress and raised questions about party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's electoral appeal.
Former Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal said the support for having that kind of an institutional relationship is strong within all branches of the US government.
Sheila Ferguson made her name singing in The Three Degrees in the 60s and 70s. She went to Kerala to film the TV programme The Real Marigold Hotel, which is designed to make people think about growing old in India.
A number of AAP supporters who were making arrangements for the past one week to make unfolding of their party’s likely victory into a public event in Canadian cities of Vancouver and Toronto went back heartbroken.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party won a landslide victory in the politically crucial northern state of Uttar Pradesh, giving the Indian leader a huge boost half way through his term.
Foreign publications took note of the assembly election results, interpreting the BJP’s landslide win as a testament to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity and as a referendum for demonetisation.
A prominent Sikh-American woman lawyer is in the running for leading the civil rights division of the US Department of Justice, a media report has said, amid a recent spurt in hate crimes against Indians+ in the country.
Sixteen Indian-origin people, including a woman, in the US have been charged for their alleged role in a massive stolen credit card and identity theft operation resulting in losses of over $3.5 million.
India said the contribution of the Indian technical professionals helps the US economy become competitive, and added that currently, illegal immigration is the priority of the US administration and not the H1B visa.