Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicIndian American

Topic: Indian American

Have always felt deeply connected to Indian American community, says Joe Biden

In an op-ed for India West, Biden praised the Indian American community's values of self-discipline, service, hard work and 'duty to family and elders'.

US court dismisses appeal of 169 Indian citizens challenging Trump’s H-1B visa ban

US District Judge Amit P Mehta said they are unlikely to win as such an order would risk diverting limited resources away from applicants who are eligible under an exception to the proclamation.

India ‘overwhelmingly’ reaches out to Democrats as Biden and Harris woo Indian Americans

US Presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris released their campaign document, outlining the main contours of their policy towards India.

Democrats have a loyal base in Indian Americans, but Trump is fast pulling them to his side

Domestic Indian politics and the Hindu-Muslim divide have become issues to an extent never seen before in a US presidential election.

With Netflix’s Never Have I Ever, Indian American has shed the desi identity baggage

Mindy Kaling has liberated the second-generation Indian American from the hyphenated identity. Much like Priyanka Chopra did in Quantico.

Indian-American woman elected president of Harvard University’s student body

Sruthi Palaniappan, 20, whose parents migrated to the US from Chennai in 1992, was elected as president of the Harvard University Undergraduate Council.

On Camera

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.