Crime

Indian-American Doctor Indicted for Causing Death of Two Patients

Pawan Kumar Jain, 61, who has been charged with 61 counts of unlawfully dispensing controlled substances and 50 counts of health care fraud, could face a sentence of life in prison if convicted,

Clinton Backer Pleads Guilty in a Straw Donor Scheme

Mr. Chatwal pleaded guilty in Federal District Court in Brooklyn to skirting federal campaign contribution laws and witness tampering,

Action Sought Against Agents For Luring Punjabis to US

The youths, detained in prisons in the US for the past few months, have gone on hunger strike seeking early resolution of their plight

Indian Priest Faces Deportation for Molestation in US

Koppala was taken into custody by the Department of Homeland Security and will remain in custody until his likely deportation.

In UK, Indian Domestic Workers Face Abuse

Under the terms of the new ‘tied visa,’ overseas domestic workers cannot legally leave their employer and find new work.

The Donkey Route to Britain

Among the illegals are Indian engineers, lawyers, graduates, pharmacists and well-educated men.

Swiss Not Sharing Info on Black Money

Finance Minister P Chidambaram has threatened to drag the European nation to multilateral foras like G20 for continuing to block its requests.

Sahara Chief Subrata Roy Gets Conditional Bail

The Supreme Court has ruled that he has to first deposit Rs. 10,000 crore with market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India

Rajat Gupta Denied Permission to Visit India

Gupta had made the request to travel to India in February while his appeal to throw out his conviction on insider trading charges was still pending in federal court.

Sikh Children in US Schools Targets of Hate

The bullying of Sikh children is often associated with post-9/11 bias.

Plane Diverted to Carry out Terrorist Activities in India

The airline Boeing 777-200ER has not been found since it had vanished on March 8, 2014.

Tourists Lose Thousands in Goa Gemstone Scam

The gemstone scam had originated in Thailand two decades ago, and is still quite rampant in Jaipur, Delhi and Agra.

70 Indian Passports Stolen From San Francisco

About 70 Indian passports have reportedly been stolen from a private company, to which the Indian Consulate in San Francisco has outsourced various visa and passport related services.

Indian-origin Physician Charged With Healthcare Fraud in US

Mahesh Kuthuru 43, who owned and operated a medical practice, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Syracuse, New York.

Careless Whispers

Hugging saint’ in a spot of bother, ex-disciple alleges abuse in tell-all book

Indian-origin Hedge Fund Manager Seeks to Overturn Conviction

Martoma, 39, said his conviction should be thrown out because "unrelated" information about his dismissal from Harvard Law school biased the jury against him

After High Drama, Sahara Chief Sent to Police Custody

After hours of high drama, Sahara Group boss Subrata Roy was arrested on Friday and produced before the chief judicial magistrate.

Why One of India's Most Flamboyant Tycoons May End up in Jail?

Subrata Roy is one of India's most flamboyant and enigmatic tycoons.

Subrata Roy Arrest Imminent as SC Issues Non Bailable Warrant

The Supreme Court today issued a non-bailable warrant against Subrata Roy, the chief of the controversial Sahara Group

Indian Migrant Workers Act as Gold Couriers

Jewelers and Traders Exploit a Legal Loophole on Imports

Indian Hustle: How Fraudsters Prey on Would-be US Tech Workers

For freelance techies, the temptation is overwhelming. And that, naturally, has opened up a world of opportunity for fraudsters.

Italy Recalls Ambassador From India

Marines' case: Italy protests delay in court, summons ambassador to Rome for consultations

Tamil Nadu Government Decides to Release All Rajiv Gandhi's Killers

The decision will be conveyed to the Centre for appropriate action.

Disgraced Indian Editor Charged with Rape

After months of apologies and outright denials, the former Tehelka magazine editor faces prison.

I-T Department Launches Probe Against Cash Hoarders

Among those who figure in the database are two Members of Parliament

Six Top Indian Players Under Match-fixing Scanner

A current Team India player is among six prominent "Indian capped" players whose names figure in the Justice Mudgal probe report that investigated the IPL betting and spot-fixing scam.

Indian-origin Banker Arrested in UK Anti-terror Raid

An Indian-origin woman banker has arrested in Britain as part of an ongoing anti-terrorism operation in London.

Tehelka Sex Assault Case: Why Tarun Tejpal Isn’t Getting Bail

Tejpal is accused of sexually assaulting a junior colleague and under the new expanded definition of Section 376, Tejpal’s actions are defined as rape.

South African Indians in Bank Fraud Case

Four Indian-origin persons, former employees of one of South Africa's leading banking groups who are accused of being the kingpins in a scheme which defrauded the institution of millions of rands.

Indian American Student Found Dead in Philadelphia

An Indian American student, who found his parents shot to death in their family home in Syosset, a hamlet in New York's Nassau County seven years ago has been found dead in Philadelphia.

Inside the SpeakAsia Ponzi Scam: How 2.4 Million Indians Lost Their Savings

Bisht’s only hope is the recent arrest of alleged scheme kingpin Ram Sumiran Pal in India, following a multi-agency probe

After Rajat Gupta, Preet Bharara Nails Another Wall Street Tycoon

The verdict hands the government a signature victory in its pincerlike pursuit of SAC, the giant fund run by billionaire stock picker Steven A. Cohen.

Big Trouble in Little India Singapore

Most Singaporeans were utterly shocked by the news that came in late Sunday night; there is nothing to compare with it in their country’s recent history.

24 Indians Charged in Singapore

Singapore on Tuesday filed charges against 24 Indian nationals who allegedly took part in its first riot for over 40 years.

Death of Indian Worker Triggers Singapore's Worst Rioting in Decades

The violence erupted in the city-state's crowded Little India neighborhood Sunday night after an Indian worker was hit and killed by a private bus

Indian Editor Is Arrested in Assault of Employee

A crusading editor revered in India’s liberal circles has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a young employee at his magazine.

Rise in Punjabi Girls Pushed Into Flesh Trade in UK

The modus operandi is very simple for the girls' families to fall into the trap.

Indian-origin UK Slave Owner Claimed he was Jesus

The Indian-origin head of an extremist Maoist sect, accused of enslaving three women in his home in London for 30 years, tried to convince his British followers he was Jesus Christ

Top Indian Editor Charged With Rape, Faces Arrest

One of India's most prominent journalists was charged with rape Friday as police investigate allegations that he sexually assaulted a junior colleague.

Indian Media Calls Tejpal Allegations Shocking and Shameful

The Indian media strongly condemned the alleged sexual assault on a woman journalist by Tehelka magazine’s editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal.

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