NJ Indian Community Events

NJ Indian Community Events

New Jersey is home to a vibrant Indian community. Classical and Bollywood music events, temple functions like Makara Sankranti, Ugadi, Sri Rama Navami, Holi, Holika Dahan, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dasara, Mandala Puja and Diwali, New Year other Indian festival celebrations and a host of cultural events are organized frequently by various community groups or Hindu temples […]

Jobs for New Jersey Indians

Jobs for New Jersey Indians

New Jersey desis are finding it tough to land a job. The state’s economy is still in the doldrums and small businesses like restaurants, liquor stores, catering services, check cashing businesses and coffee shops are feeling the squeeze. Small businesses in New Jersey are also closing at an alarming rate. But if New Jersey Indians […]

Pritkumar Tarunkumar Patel Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking

Closter, New Jersey Indian Pritkumar Tarunkumar Patel (23) pleaded guilty to cyberstalking and receipt of child pornography on April 30, 2020. Pritkumar Tarunkumar Patel was arrested on November 6, 2019 and charged with possession of cyber-harassment among others. During the April 30, 2020 guilty plea proceedings in U.S. District Court in Providence, RI, Pritkumar Tarunkumar […]

Jersey City, NJ Indian Couple Found Dead in an Apparent Murder-Suicide

Nukkad, Jersey City, NJ Indian restaurant owner Garima Kothari (35) and her husband Man Mohan Mall (37) were found dead by Jersey City Police on April 26, 2020. The body of Garima Kotari was found with multiple upper body injuries by Jersey City Police at her residence on Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City around […]

NJ Indian Paresh Patel Pleads Guilty to Obstructing Investigation into MTA Bid Rigging and Fraud

Paramus, New Jersey Indian Paresh Patel (59) pleaded guilty on March 11, 2020 to obstructing a federal investigation into bid rigging and fraud in connection with contracts awarded by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), NY for Superstorm Sandy-related subway repairs. Paresh Patel MTA Bid Rigging Case Background Paresh Patel was a manager at MTA, NY […]

New Jersey Indian Doctor Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud Scheme

A New Jersey Indian doctor, Parminderjeet S. Sandhu (66), from Long Valley along with an unlicensed associate Paramjit Singh (62) of Ohio pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud January 28, 2020 in Trenton federal court. Sandhu & Singh Health Care Fraud Background Dr. Parminderjeet S. Sandhu is a medical doctor licensed to […]

Amit Agarwal Charged in Money Laundering and Unlicensed Money Transmission Business Scheme in Manhattan Federal Court

Indian national and CEO of Agarwal Electronics Business, East Hanover, NJ, Amit Agarwal was indicted along with six Colombian nationals for offenses relating to various international money laundering schemes and the operation of unlicensed money transmission businesses on January 7, 2020. The six Colombian nationals who were indicted along Amit Agarwal are Omar Mogollon, Luis […]

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