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Remembering the modern-day genocide

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Holocaust Remembrance Day highlights the efforts of the national community to respond to , said the Reconciliation, Return...

In saga of immigration, Indians travel from exclusion to Vice Presidency

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 19 | The first Indian recorded to have reached the shores of the US is a man from Madras...

Kamala Harris resigns from Senate ahead of inauguration

Washington, Jan 19 | Ahead of her inauguration as the 49th Vice President of the US on Wednesday, Kamala Harris has formally resigned from...

Melania Trump asks to choose ‘love over hatred’ in farewell speech

Washington, Jan 19 | With just one day left for Joe Biden to be inaugurated as the 46th President of the US, outgoing First...

Fearful Washington hunkers down; fire disrupts inauguration rehearsal

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 19 | The Capitol area of Washington hunkering down under a pall of fear was put in a lockdown...

Modi top choice for PM in 5 poll-bound states/UT

New Delhi, Jan 18 | Majority of the voters in poll-bound West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Puducherry and Kerala feel that Prime Minister Narendra...

Farmers’ issues fail to strike a chord among people

New Delhi, Jan 18 | The IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey has divulged a surprising pattern about the likeliness of national issues...

LDF set to get highest vote share in Kerala

New Delhi, Jan 18 | The ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala is projected to get the highest share of votes in the...

Sonowal first choice as Assam CM: Survey

New Delhi, Jan 18 | BJP leader and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is the most "suitable" politician whom the voters want to elect...

In poll-bound Bengal, anti-incumbency maximum against Mamata regime

New Delhi, Jan 18 | The anti-incumbency factor in poll-bound West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry is working maximum against the incumbent governments,...

Biden to tap Rohit Chopra for financial oversight role

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | US President-elect Joe Biden is all set to nominate Rohit Chopra of the Federal Trade Commission as...

Survey predicts clean sweep for NDA in Assam Assembly polls

New Delhi, Jan 18 | As the political parties gear up for the forthcoming Assam Assembly elections, the ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA)...

Vijayan remains first choice for CM’s post in Kerala

New Delhi, Jan 18 | Sitting Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan remains the first choice for the Chief Minister's post in the poll-bound state,...

Mamata ahead in Bengal, DMK set for comeback in TN

New Delhi, Jan 18 | Mamata Banerjee is projected to win the West Bengal Assembly elections although with a reduced number of seats with...

AIADMK to receive massive jolt in TN Assembly polls, DMK clear...

New Delhi, Jan 18 | The ruling AIADMK-led NDA alliance will face a major setback in the Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu scheduled...

Despite defections, Trinamool to hold fort in Bengal (3)

New Delhi, Jan 18 | Despite facing defections by the party leaders, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamul Congress would manage to retain its fort...

Mamata remains No. 1 choice for CM in Bengal

New Delhi, Jan 18 | Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee remains the first choice of people to lead West Bengal, while BCCI chief...

Stalin first choice for CM’s post in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi, Jan 18 | DMK's M.K. Stalin is the first choice of the people of Tamil Nadu for the post of Chief Minister...

BJP gaining big in Bengal as voters shift from Left, Congress

New Delhi, Jan 18 | The BJP is set to get a massive positive swing of 27.3 per cent votes in the West Bengal...

‘Nobody would harm me, or would they?’ Kashmir’s renowned Pandit neurologist...

By Sheikh QayoomSrinagar, Jan 18 | For Jammu & Kashmir's most renowned neurologist - Dr Sushil Razdan - leaving his home and clinic...

The Kamala Harris saga continues with another biography

New Delhi, Jan 18 | "Kamala, you may be the first to do many things, but make sure you are not the last," the...

Born in a refugee camp, raised in exile

By Hitesh TikooWhen my parents and older brother left their home in Kashmir in the middle of the night in 1990, I was just...

Inauguration Day dinner features Harris’ favourite dish

San Francisco, Jan 18 | Robert Dorsey, an San Francisco Bay Area-based chef who is catering the dinner on US President-elect Joe Biden and...

Steve Martin’s ‘good news/bad news’ about getting Covid vax shot

New York, Jan 18 | Hollywood star Steve Martin has shared his experience of getting the coronavirus vaccine. "Good news/Bad news. Good news: I just...

PETA India organises vegan celebration in Kamala Harris’ ancestral village

Chennai, Jan 18 | Residents of Thulasendrapuram village in Tamil Nadu are enjoying a vegan celebration ahead of Kamala Harris' inauguration as...

Kamala Harris, the inveterate traveller, has arrived

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | Oakland, California; Urbana Champaign, Illinois; Berkeley, Quebec, Canada; Washington, D.C, California once again, and now the White...

The Kamala Harris persona decoded in her fight song: ‘Work That’

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | When Kamala Harris walks out on stage, you can almost hear the familiar sounds of Mary J...

‘Aashish Chhathi Maiya Ke’ to air from January 18

Mumbai, Jan 18 |   A new Bhojupuri mythology series titled Aashish Chhathi Maiya Ke is all set to air from Monday."Aashish Chhathi Maiya Ke"...

From Madras to the White House: Idlis come full circle

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | When was the last time we took the names of fluffy, white idlis, sambar, okra fry and...

From Shyamala Gopalan to Kamala Devi Harris: A timeline of two...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | When Kamala Harris takes the oath as the next US Vice President on Wednesday, it will be...

Kamala Harris’ new home: One Observatory Circle, a brief political history

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | On January 20, 2021, when US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris moves into the One Observatory Circle in...

Trump joins tiny club of Inauguration Day absentees

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | Outgoing US President Donald Trump joins a select club of American Presidents who will sit out their...

Doug Emhoff, Kamala’s ‘ultimate hype man’

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | In a December 2020 dispatch, Oprah Magazine described Americas first (to-be) Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff as "the...

The return of First Pets: Major and Champ Biden, maybe a...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | On January 20, presidential pooches Champ and Major Biden will mark the return of First Pets to...

Roll call: Indian names bloom in White House power circle

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | Kamala Devi Harris, Vivek Murthy, Gautam Raghavan, Mala Adiga, Vinay Reddy, Bharat Ramamurti, Neera Tanden, Celine Gounder,...

Profile: Biden elected to heal nation tortured by great divide

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 18 | Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr, becomes the American President after being elected as the last hope of his...

Exodus of Kashmiri Pandits: Unending wait for justice

By Deepika BhanWhy is it difficult to get justice? This is a question that haunts the minuscule community of Kashmiri Pandits. Each year January...

‘They were killing Jews and I was not a Jew’: The...

By Sheikh QayoomSrinagar, Jan 17 | The hounding of the Kashmiri Pandit community from the Valley has an uncanny similarity with the persecution...

31 years on, Kashmir still home Pandits long for

By Zaffar IqbalJammu, Jan 17 | Sixty-five-year-old Pyare Lal Raina's wish is to return to Kashmir, the land where he was...

Community radio station connects uprooted Kashmiri Pandit community

By Zaffar IqbalSrinagar, Jan 17 | January 19, 1990 is a date frozen in time when Kashmiri Pandits fled their homes to save their...

He escaped death by a whisker to lose home, identity

By Sheikh QayoomSrinagar, Jan 17 | Not many Kashmiri Pandit targets of militants have been as fortunate as Satish Kumar Tickoo (name changed).He escaped...

‘Kamala’s Way’ charts an engaging journey from California to Washington

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Jan 17 | Just how did the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of this countrys...

Biden releases plan for first 10 days to ‘unTrump’ US

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 17 | US President-elect Joe Biden has announced a masterplan for his first 10 days in office to "un-Trump"...

Criminal charges for lawmakers who helped Capitol riot: Pelosi

Washington, Jan 16 | Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, has suggested that any lawmaker found to have assisted in the...

Vijay’s ‘Master’ crosses 50Cr-mark in TN alone; Hindi remake soon

Chennai, Jan 16 | The Tamil film Master, starring Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, has grossed over Rs 50 crore in Tamil Nadu alone...

US Justice Department watchdog launches probe into Capitol riot

Washington, Jan 16 | The US Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General announced that it will launch an investigation into violent...

Pence, Harris speak on phone before inauguration

Washington, Jan 16 | Outgoing US Vice President Mike Pence spoke with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on the phone, during which the former offered...

Trump to fly to Florida shortly before Biden’s inauguration

Washington, Jan 16 | US President Donald Trump will leave Washington, D.C. on the morning of January 20 shortly before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration,...

Biden appoints Sameera Fazili to National Economic Council

New York, Jan 16 | Sameera Fazili, who traces her family's roots to Kashmir, is among the latest wave of Indian American nominees to...

Business

Dogfight: Airlines unleash deep discounts to dominate the sky (IANS Special)

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Jan 19 | Fare wars induced deep discounting has reappeared in India's aviation sector, as airlines seek to augment cash...