New Jersey Dasara Utsav & Garba 2020

New Jersey Dasara Utsav & Garba 2020

New Jersey 2020 Dasara Navratri Utsav is celebrated in the month of October on Newark Avenue in Jersey City, New Jersey. Also known as Devi Navratri and Dushahra, the nine day festival is celebrated by performing puja to Goddess Durga and is concluded with Ayudha Puja and Vijaya Dasami or celebration of victory. Newark Avenue […]

Edison, NJ IT Consulting Company Savantis to Pay 345,000 to Resolve Allegations of Immigration and H-1B Visa Wage Violations

Edison, NJ based IT consulting, technology and staffing company Savantis agreed on September 14, 2020 to a $345,365.16 settlement with United States Dept. of Justice, Dept. of Homeland Security, and Dept. of Labor to resolve allegations concerning violations of continuous employment and H1-B visa wage requirements. Founded in 1999, Savantis formerly known as Vedicsoft Solutions, […]

Rajendra Kankariya Pleads Guilty to $17 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

Tenafly, New Jersey Indian Rajendra Kankariya (61) pleaded guilty September 15, 20 to orchestrating and participating in a fraud scheme against a bank in connection with a $17 million secured line of credit. Rajendra Kankariya was President of a now defunct New Jersey-based marble and granite wholesale company Lotus Exim International Inc. According to the […]

New Jersey Indian Ankur Agarwal Sentenced to 94 Months in Prison for Computer Hacking Scheme

Montville, New Jersey Indian Ankur Agarwal (45) was sentenced to 94 months in prison perpetrating a sophisticated computer hacking scheme against two New Jersey companies and stealing their data on September 1, 2020 in Newark federal court. Ankur Agarwal pleaded guilty on October 22, 2019 before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton in Newark federal […]

Hackensack, NJ Indian Arrested

An unnamed Indian national from Hackensack, New Jersey is among the 77 criminal aliens arrested by the Newark (NJ) office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations during the 30 days “Public Safety” operation conducted from July 22 – August 30, 2020. Besides the Indian national, the arrested individuals include nationals of […]

New Jersey Ganesh Utsav 2020

New Jersey Ganesh Utsav 2020

Come August 22, 2020, Newark Avenue/Journal Square in Jersey City would become the center of attraction for Indians in Northern New Jersey. Like their fellow Desis, New Jersey Indians believe that once you surrender to Lord Ganesh and prostrate at his feet, good things start raining and all obstacles including H1-B Visa approval and renewal, […]

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