Indians in New Jersey – A Profile

New Jersey is home to huge numbers of Indian-Americans. There are pockets like Oak Tree Road and Newark Avenue in New Jersey where the only faces you’ll encounter are Indian mugs and the inviting aroma of curry assaults your nostrils. Little India on Newark Ave, Jersey City Indians have been pouring into New Jersey for […]

Oak Tree Road – Mini India in Edison

Oak Tree Road – Mini India in Edison

I bet there’s not a single Indian in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia who’s not heard of Oak Tree Road. Oak Tree Road Indian Restaurants, Fashion & Jewelry Stores Snaking its way through the towns of Iselin and Edison in Middlesex County, Oak Tree Road is a beehive of […]

NJ Indian Doctor Arrested

Bergenfield primary care physician Raja Jagtiani (54) was arrested August 25, 2015 on charges of Criminal Sexual Contact, Simple Assault and Harassment by Offensive Touching following an investigation by Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit. Announcing the arrest, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said on July 25, 2015 an employee of Jagtiani’s practice […]

2 Indians Arrested in Smuggling Sting

Nileshkumar Patel (41) and Harsad Mehta (65), both of India, were arrested in New Jersey in connection with a plot to smuggle Indian into the U.S. on commercial airlines. Patel and Mehta were arrested by special agents of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) upon their arrival at Newark Liberty International […]

South Indian Snared in ICE Sting

Naga Srinivasa Rao Pilla (38), an Indian citizen from Andhra Pradesh, has been arrested for allegedly trying to bribe an officer of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) service. According to ICE’s criminal complaint, Naga Srinivasa Rao Pilla, who was ordered removed by an immigration judge after his asylum petition was rejected, offered to […]

Gujju Crook Vijay Patel Pleads Guilty

Morris County desi Vijay Patel has pleaded guilty to health care fraud in a scheme to bill for diagnostic testing services he did not render and to enable a cardiologist to evade Medicare program’s pre-payment review of his claims. Vijay Patel is owner of a diagnostic testing facility in Parsippany called Mobile Diagnostic Testing of […]

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