Tag - Indianamerican

PIO professor calls for action against CAA in India


Los Angeles: An Indian-American professor Anjali Arondekar has called for action against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), saying it was not just about the Muslims but affected anyone who is attached to the country. Arondekar who is Director of the Centre for South Asian Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz was among the 300 signatories...

AAPI Victory Fund endorses Joe Biden for President


Washington: Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) has formally announced its endorsement of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden for the November presidential election, as he was hugely popular with the Indian-American community. Indian-American Shekar Narasimhan, co-founder of the AAPI Victory Fund, told the India West newspaper that the organization had met several of the party candidates in...

Missing for 2 weeks, Indian-American woman found dead in car


New York: In a sensational incident, a 34-year-old Indian-American woman Sureel Dabawala -- missing for nearly two weeks -- has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in the trunk of her car in Illinois. Dabawala was reported missing by her family on January 1 after she failed to return to her home in Schaumburg, Illinois...

Indian-origin school teacher is new Mayor of Manhattan


Indian-American Usha Reddi, who is also seeking the US Senate seat in Kansas as a Democrat in 2020, took office as the Mayor of Manhattan. Reddi, who served as mayor pro tem before being selected as mayor, will serve in her position until January 2021. “I’m honored to be the mayor of Manhattan once again. And...