New York Sources have stated that the killing of an Indian-origin man shows the worst and the best of America the undercurrent of bigotry and the heroism and the generosity, which are often the dominant traits. A 24 year old man rushed to overpower the gunman, who shot dead Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injured Alok Madasani, and he took several bullets in the Wednesday night attack at a bar in Olathe, Kansas state.
New York sources have stated that Indian origin man was killed and another injured by a former Navy serviceman who mistook them for “Middle Easterners” and the man was also shot and injured a non-Indian American who is hailed as a hero as he tried to protect the two during the attack on Wednesday night in Olathe, Kansas State.
Washington sources have stated that US President Donald Trump’s revised executive order temporarily barring citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering America will be phased in and will likely exempt green-card holders, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said and also added that "The President is contemplating issuing a tighter, more streamlined version of the first (executive order)".
Washington sources have stated that the Manhattan US Attorney’s office is conducting a criminal investigation into Fox News, which was informed by ABC news.Judd Burstein, an attorney representing former Fox News personality Andrea Tantaros, had said during a hearing on Wednesday that one of his clients had received a subpoena to testify before a federal grand jury investigating the use of corporate resources in connection with sexual harassment allegations against former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes
New York sources have stated that Indian origin hotel manager faces federal charges for allegedly helping a feared street gang in its drug-dealing and prostitution operations in California, according to prosecutors. The prosecutors have said that Umesh Oza, who managed two hotels in Oceanside city, was charged last week with racketeering conspiracy under laws traditionally used for organized-crime syndicates and mobsters, Oza also used the name Kevin.
Washington sources have stated that US President Donald Trump had said on Sunday on Twitter that the recent increase in immigration raids to detain undocumented foreigners comes in fulfillment of his campaign promises, adding that the majority of the people being seized for deportation are “gang members, drug dealers & others” and the crackdown on illegal criminals is merely the keeping of my campaign promise. Gang members, drug dealers & others are being removed!”
Washington sources have stated that federal appeals court on Friday maintained the ban on US President Trumps immigration order letting barred refugees and citizens from seven Muslim majority countries to continue entering the country and a panel with the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld the ruling of US District Judge James Robart decided that Trump’s temporary travel ban should be put on hold.
Sources have stated that when refusing to bow before US President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, scientists across the world, including India, have opened up their lab spaces to counterparts stranded outside America. Under the Science Solidarity List (SSL) initiative, researchers from over 30 countries have agreed to host the affected.
Sources from New York have stated that California businessman, Krishen Sauble Iyer, has been convicted of laundering money for a marijuana dealer. The federal prosecutor for Eastern California Phillip A. Talbert said on Wednesday that Iyer, who lived in Fresno, had admitted his guilt.
New York sources have stated that India on Tuesday said it has conveyed its concern to the US over a bill being introduced in the Congress to change rules on H1B visas which is likely to impact the Indian IT industry and Indian techies working in the US. The External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup has said that India’s interests and concerns have been conveyed both to the US administration and the US Congress at senior levels.
Sources have stated that the temple of global finance, New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), celebrated Republic Day and Consul General Riva Ganguly Das rang the closing bell for the daily ritual, marking the end of the day’s trading on Thursday. With the President of the exchange, Thomas Farley, standing next to her and Indian and American business and community leaders gathered around them on the balcony overlooking the trading floor, Das brought the day’s trading to a close by banging the gavel
Washington sources have stated that the leaders of the world’s two greatest democracies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, spoke over the phone on Tuesday in the fifth interaction by the newly elected US head with a foreign leader after he assumed office. Trump invited Modi to visit the US.
Washington sources have stated that a Hindu priest will be among various religious leaders who will offer prayers at Washington National Cathedral for Donald Trump on Saturday, a day after he was sworn in as the 45th US President, the media reported.
Sources have stated that hours before he exits the White House, US President Barack Obama made a farewell call to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, thanking him for his partnership and to review bilateral cooperation in various fields, including defense and civil nuclear energy.
Modi in turn has thanked Obama, who leaves the White House on Friday, “for his strong support and contribution to strengthening the strategic partnership between India and the US”, said an official statement.
New York sources have stated that Ajit Pai, a commissioner in the US communications regulatory agency, has met President-elect Donald Trump amid speculation that he could head the body that deals with cell phone spectrum and broadcasting. Trump’s spokesperson Sean Spicer has said on Tuesday that the meeting with Pai, who is the Republican nominee on the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), took place on Monday.