US indictment will be a diplomatic tightrope walk for Indian government

The indictment is quite explosive and has significant implications for US-India relations. 

Expat Bhutanese activists appeal to UNDP to mediate reconciliation process in Bhutan

Together we are trying to draw attention to the Bhutan refugee crisis while calling for reconciliation between the Bhutanese government and the diaspora.

Canadian PM Trudeau, in a diplomatic standoff with India, caught red-faced in parliament over political manipulation

The latest incident showed how easy it is to get Canadian leaders to back questionable causes and dubious personalities in exchange for votes or other forms of support.

2024 T20 World Cup in the US: Three venues selected

The Ninth Edition of the T20 World Cup will be held from June 4 to 30, 2024 with about 55 matches distributed among the three venues.


Former US envoy to Pakistan fined $93K for illegally aiding Qatar; also had illegal contacts with Pakistani-American bizman

Olson also pleaded guilty in April last year before a Los Angeles Federal Court to receiving travel gifts from a Pakistani-American businessman.

Unique climate protest by Indian-origin man at US Open; glues feet to stadium floor

Extinction Rebellion NYC post on X social media quoted him as saying that he was horrified by the climate injustice faced by people in India who have to pay the price for the climate change caused by emissions produced by developed countries. 

United States and Nepal initiate moves for a child protection partnership

This will be the US government’s eighth CPC Partnership and the first with a South Asian nation.

Indian American scientist hoping to be first woman to jump from stratosphere

Swati Varshey has a PhD in materials science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has made over 1,200 jumps with a speciality in vertical freefall, according to

Two Indian Americans star - and clash - in Republican presidential debate

The only time India figured in the two-hour debate was when Haley rebutted Ramaswamy’s claim that climate change was a “hoax”, but said that to protect the environment “we need to start telling China and India that they have to lower their emissions” (even though an Indian’s greenhouse gas emissions are about an eighth of an American’s). Without mentioning his parent’s motherland, Ramaswamy said, “My parents came to this country with no money 40 years ago”. 

Pakistan-owned hotel becomes the unlikely hub of New York migrant crisis

Some of the migrants are housed in the nearly century-old Roosevelt Hotel, a city landmark owned by Pakistan International Airlines, while others are sent to other hotels or venues.

India tells Pakistan, designated a "Hunger Hotspot", to resolve its domestic problems first

Pakistan brings up Kashmir when speaking on any topic regardless of the relevance even though it ends up as a cry in the wilderness as hardly anyone pays heed. Khan acknowledged it saying that it has been “virtually abandoned by an indifferent international community”.

G20 Diaspora Forum in New Delhi to celebrate India's G20 presidency

The three-day event from August 22-24 at the Taj Mahal Hotel will convene influential Indian diaspora voices from around the world to deliberate on critical issues encompassing foreign policy, financial inclusion, climate change, gender equality, healthcare, philanthropy, entrepreneurship, sports, and trade and investments, and beyond. 

Indian-American Geeta Rao Gupta leading US delegation to G-20 women’s meet in India

With a Ph.D. in psychology from Bangalore University, she was the president of the Washington-based International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) for more than a decade.

The gift syndrome: What goes into a homeward-bound NRI’s suitcase?

Can a gift make up for a steadying presence at a doctor’s appointment? Can a ‘present’ make up for not being present? My parents have never once asked for anything

Bangladeshi-origin student's death: South Asian diaspora seeks justice and protection from racist policing

The relationship between South Asians and policing reflects both the racist structure of US policing and internal differences among South Asians in their experiences with policing. South Asians in the US are stratified by caste, class, religion, language, nationality, ethnicity, and documentation status.

Bangladeshi peacekeepers have played a stellar role in Mali's MINUSMA mission

A total of 139 people of the Bangladesh Armed Forces have sacrificed their lives and 242 people have been injured in maintaining world peace. Their self-sacrifice has brought Bangladesh acceptance as the leading peacekeeping country in the world.

International conference on Bangladesh seeks long-awaited UN recognition of 1971 genocide

The conference, presided over by Member of the European Parliament,  Mel Fulvio Martusciello, brought together 65 participants, including speakers from various fields, all united in their commitment to seeking recognition for the victims of the 1971 Bangladesh genocide.

Reservations followed Indian immigrants to US; Will Supreme Court judgement now give them reprieve?

The overrepresentation of Asians in coveted educational and employment opportunities has drawn the ire of social justice groups and activists, although they avoid directly speaking of them and often make it appear directed against Whites.

US Supreme Court affirmative action ruling may help South Asians

Three Indian, two Pakistani and two Hindu organisations had joined other Asian groups in filing a brief supporting the Students for Fair Admissions (SAFA) case against Harvard.