Politics

  • Jeffrey Gettleman |August 14, 2018

    Kashmir’s War Gets Smaller, Dirtier and More Intimate

    The Kashmir conflict today is probably driven less by geopolitics than by internal Indian politics.

  • Little India Desk |August 14, 2018

    ‘Saris Represent Vast Culture, Color and Diversity of India,’ Says U.S. Envoy

    In a video posted by the U.S. embassy on the occasion of India's Independence Day, MaryKay Carlson, the U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission in New Delhi, said that saris represent the country's diversity.

  • Little India Desk |August 13, 2018

    Indian Diaspora Community Holds Rally to Counter Sikh Separatist Event in London

    The Indian supporters displayed placards that said “Vande Mataram” and “Sikhs for a United India,” while the pro-Khalistan activists chanted slogans like “Khalistan Zindabad” in London.

  • Little India Desk |August 13, 2018

    U.S. Attorney General Mistakenly Calls Slain Engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla a ‘Sikh’

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions erroneously referred to Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed in a hate crime incident in Kansas last year, as a Sikh, during a speech.

  • Little India Desk |August 13, 2018

    Mechanisms Needed to Curb Indian Immigrant Workers’ Exploitation: Parliament Panel

    The Standing Committee on Labour, headed by BJP Member of Parliament Kirit Somaiya, tabled the report on issues affecting overseas employment of Indian workers.

  • Little India Desk |August 13, 2018

    Indian Students Protest in New Zealand Over Withheld Results

    The students have been seeking redressal since their institutes came under the radar of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) over concerns about assessment process.

  • Little India Desk |August 13, 2018

    Number of Indians Entering U.S. Illegally From Mexico at All-Time High: Report

    So far this fiscal year, over 3,400 Indians have been caught by U.S. border security agents at the El Centro town of California.