A grand jury in the US indicted an India-born doctor and his wife along with another Indian-origin woman doctor on Wednesday in a first-of-its kind federal prosecution involving female genital mutilation of two minor girls.
Indian-American Vishal J Amin's name has been sent by President Donald Trump to the Senate for confirmation as America's new 'IP czar' to coordinate the country's law-enforcement strategy around copyright, patents and trademarks.
It been over two months since Jaswinder Singh, a worker from Punjab, died in Saudi Arabia on February 21. Less than a month later, on March 11, his co-worker, Ponnam Satyanarayana too died. Both of them worked for a now-defunct construction company in Saudi Arabia for over two decades.
Chief Economic Adviser or CEA Arvind Subramanian has said that any "serious actions" taken by the Trump Administration on the H-1B visa programme will be a cause of "worry" as a majority of Indian exports in the services sector go to the United States. Mr Subramanian was speaking at the Peterson Institute, a top American economic think-tank in Washington, last week.
People won't be denied or terminated from jobs if they suffer from HIV/AIDS, as per a new law. Besides, those found propagating hatred against people suffering from such diseases will be punished with imprisonment of not less than three months and which can be extended to two years, with a fine of up to Rs 1 lakh.
Britain's immigration officials have detained 38 Indians, including nine women, for overstaying their visas or working illegally after conducting raids in two clothing factories in the city of Leicester.
The US has accused top Indian IT firms TCS and Infosys of unfairly cornering the lion's share of H-1B visas by putting extra tickets in the lottery system, which the Trump administration wants to replace with a more merit-based immigration policy.
An India-born doctor and his wife were arrested and charged today for allegedly helping another Indian-origin doctor perform genital mutilations, a procedure that is criminalised in the United States, on minor girls.