Great to be an Indian in the US right now: YouTube star Vidya Vox

By Natalia Ningthoujam New Delhi, Nov 22 : US-based YouTube star Vidya Vox says that, while growing up, she tried to shun her Indian heritage as she was often bullied in school. But she is now “100 per cent” proud of her roots and feels it is great to be an Indian in the US […]

NRIs should be included in Aadhaar network: Goa Congress

Panaji, Nov 20 : Non-resident Indians, temporarily living abroad, should be brought into the ambit of Aadhaar card cover, state Congress President Shantaram Naik said on Monday. Addressing a press conference in Panaji, at the party’s state headquarters, Naik also said that if NRIs can be allowed the right to vote by proxy, then they […]

Indian-origin female officer jailed for maid abuse in Singapore

Singapore, Nov 20 : An Indian-origin former army Warrant Officer was sentenced to four months and three weeks in jail on Monday for abusing and beating her Indian maid. K. Rajakumari, 57, repeatedly abused her maid in 2012, and once, even hit the latter with a plastic hanger until it broke. Rajakumari, who retired after […]

Punjab Police deny British national was tortured

Chandigarh, Nov 19 : Rejecting allegations of torture of British national Jagtar Singh Johal, arrested in the cases of targeted killings of Hindu leaders, the Punjab Police said on Sunday that due process of law was followed at every stage and the accused was allowed access to his counsel, family members and British consular officers. […]