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 […]

Con Artist Rajendra Patel Sentenced to Prison in $2.6 Million Shipping Scam Fraud

Former Jersey City resident Rajendra Patel (62) was sentenced today to seven years in state prison for defrauding five freight brokers out of $2.6 million in an elaborate shipping scam. Rajendra Patel (Photo Courtesy – New Jersey Attorney General’s Office) According to a statement by New Jersey Attorney General’s Office: Freight brokerage companies are paid […]

Additional Charges Filed Against Plainsboro, New Jersey Indian Math Tutor Suresh Rawal

Suresh Rawal (65), an Indian Math Tutor and resident of East Windsor, NJ was charged with inappropriately touching three more children over the past two decades. According to Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Suresh Rawal inappropriately touched a child between the age of 6 and 7-years-old and a 11-year-old on multiple occasions during tutoring sessions in […]

New Jersey Indian Attorney Manish Patel Charged with Marijuana Offenses

Manish Patel (33), an Indian Attorney licensed in New Jersey and New York, was charged with Marijuana offenses Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Granite Bay, CA by U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of California. Charges Against Manish Patel Indian Attorney Manish Patel faces dual charges of: Conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute marijuana plants […]

Con Artist Rajendra Patel Pleads Guilty to $2.6 Million Shipping Scam Fraud

Former Jersey City resident and fugitive Rajendra Patel (62) pleaded guilty today to defrauding five freight brokers out of $2.6 million in an elaborate shipping scam. Rajendra Patel (Photo Courtesy – New Jersey Attorney General’s Office) Rajendra Patel fled USA and evaded authorities for eight years after he and his co-conspirators were indicted in 2011 […]

NJ Indian Vikas Patel Arrested and Charged with Possession of Cocaine

Parlin, New Jersey Indian Vikas Patel (36) was arrested in Lyndhurst Township Sunday, August 4, 2019 after cocaine was allegedly found in his silver two-door BMW with tinted windows during a traffic stop. Vikas Patel (Photo Courtesy – Lyndhurst Township Police) Vikas Patel was pulled over by Lyndhurst Township Police while driving on East Rutherford […]

Plainsboro, New Jersey Indian Math Tutor Suresh Rawal Charged with Aggravated Sexual Contact

Suresh Rawal (65), an Indian Math Tutor and resident of East Windsor, NJ was arrested yesterday and charged with inappropriately touching a 15-year old student. According to Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Suresh Rawal inappropriately touched a 15-year-old student during a tutoring session on July 28, 2019. Suresh Rawal (Photo Courtesy – Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office) […]

New Jersey Files Cryptocurrency Lawsuit Against Princeton-Based Business Pocketinns & Its President Sarvajnya G. Mada

The state of New Jersey has filed a three count lawsuit against Pocketinns and its president Sarvajnya G. Mada today. Pocketinns is a blockchain-driven online rental marketplace based in Princeton, NJ. It is alleged by the lawsuit that Pocketinns and its president Sarvajnya Mada offered and sold more than $400,000 of unregistered securities from New […]

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