US planning to end preferential trade status for India

US President Mr. Donald Trump had criticized India for unfair trade practices and called out India for high tariffs. He had threatened to impose "a reciprocal tax" to match the heavy duties that India imposes on goods imported from the United States. He had directed the US Trade Representative's (USTR) to

Youth from Jalandhar shot dead in Mississippi

A 21-year-old youth, Sandeep Singh, from Jalandhar was shot dead in Jackson city of Mississippi, US, on November 27. He was shot dead late night near his apartment after robbery. The three youth victims were standing outside their home when an armed masked man demanded their belongings. The suspect later fled

Sikh man shot dead in US

New York, Jun 2 (PTI) A 47-year-old Sikh gas station owner was shot dead in the US city of Newark and the victim's family is suspecting a hate crime. Davinder Singh was shot at the gas station yesterday, a report in NBC New York said. Singh, of Iselin, was found unresponsive at

Sanders outraises Clinton for fourth consecutive month

Washington, May 21 (PTI) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders from Vermont has outraised his rival Hillary Clinton in the Democratic race to the White House for the fourth consecutive month. Sanders'campaign yesterday filed a report with the Federal Election Commission showing he raised more than USD 26.9 million in April, out-raising

Trump neck and neck with Clinton

US Republican party's presumptive nominee Donald Trump's support has surged in recent days and is almost at par with Democratic party's front runner Hillary Clinton according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday. A very close fight is expected on November 8. Survey result shows that 41% of likely voters support

2,100 Indians granted asylum in the US between 2012-14

New Delhi, May 11 (PTI) Over 2,100 Indians have been granted asylum by the Obama administration between 2012 and 2014, as per a report by Homeland Security of the US. Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh gave details of the Indians provided asylum by the US while quoting

US sting op ensnares 10 Indo-Americans involved in visa scam

The US Federal authorities created a fake university so as to lure people involved in a visa scam and arrested 21 people, including 10 Indian-Americans. This massive sting operation, which continued for more than a year, busted the racket which allowed more than 1,000 foreigners to maintain student and work