NJ Woman Files Henna Lawsuit

Camden (NJ) resident Althea Saunders (53) has sued Cooper University Hospital alleging that she was wrongfully disciplined for wearing Henna markings on her hand. Henna (made from dried leaves of the Henna plant) is widely used by Hindu and Muslim women to decorate their hands and feet. The orange decorations from Henna usually disappear a […]

Many Hillarys at Indian Banks

It’s fine and dandy that in America we have Hillary Clinton, the first woman to stand a good chance of becoming President of the United States. But at Indian banks we have many Hillarys. Women Rule Several CEOs or top honchos of major Indian banks are women. The latest woman to take the helm at […]

Edison Pak Doctor in Sex Trouble

Edison Pak Doctor in Sex Trouble

Middlesex County (NJ) neurologist Farooq Rehman (61) is in a big soup over allegations of sexual misconduct. Rehman allegedly groped a 37-year-old female patient who sought treatment from him for weakness in her hand. After reviewing a video and other evidence, a Committee of New Jersey’s Board of Medical Examiners (BME) has temporarily suspended Rehman’s […]

Nita and Kirtish Patel Plead Guilty to Massive NJ Health Care Fraud

Nita K. Patel (53) and her husband Kirtish N. Patel (53) of Rockaway, New Jersey, pleaded guilty November 17, 2015 before U.S. District Judge William H. Walls in Newark federal court to health care fraud. The two Patels, who owned a mobile diagnostic testing company (Biosound), have admitted receiving over $4.3 million from Medicare and […]

2 NJ Muslim Groups Blast Paris Attacks

A Muslim organization in Monmouth Junction (NJ) has condemned the Paris terror attacks as “a tragic crime against humanity.” The Islamic Society of Central Jersey said the “senseless violence is totally unacceptable and against every value and tradition of all faiths. The Islamic State has taken responsibility for the multiple terror attacks in Paris that […]

Newark Ave – Restaurant Mecca

Newark Ave – Restaurant Mecca

There’s no question that Newark Avenue in Jersey City is to Indian food what Sachin Tendulkar is to Cricket and Sharukh Khan to Bollywood films. When you think of Newark Avenue, the first thing that comes to kind is the dozens of Indian restaurants dotting the busy narrow street and surrounding areas. If you ask […]

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

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 […]