Will Gurbir Grewal Clear NJ Senate Hurdle This Time?

Will Gurbir Grewal Clear NJ Senate Hurdle This Time?

Gurbir Grewal has been named acting prosecutor of Bergen County, replacing John L. Molinelli who competed a second term. But the big question in Bergen County legal and political circles is if Grewal can win the Senate’s approval this time. Gurbir Grewal Grewal is the first New Jersey county prosecutor of Indian origin. Grewal – […]

Rajinder Indicted for Insurance Fraud

Rajinder Indicted for Insurance Fraud

Jersey City desi Rajinder Kaur (35) was indicted by a grand jury December 2, 2015 with one count of third-degree insurance fraud for allegedly filing crash claims against an insurance policy that she obtained after an auto accident. According to the indictment, Rajinder Kaur filed for a claim with Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) for […]

Edison Hindu Temple Plans $1.5m Expansion

Edison Hindu Temple Plans $1.5m Expansion

The Krishna temple in Edison (NJ) is seeking the help of its devotees to fund an ambitious $1.5 million expansion. Krishna Vrundavana (located at 215 May Street, Edison) wants devotees to pitch in with money to finance the construction of a Garbha Gudi (inner shrine). Garbha Gudi The plan is for the Garbha Gudi to […]

Rathod and Singh Arrested

Krishn A. Rathod (24) and Sumeet K. Singh (20) were arrested in West Windsor Township Friday, December 4, 2015 after heroin was allegedly found in their White 2012 Dodge Charger parked near the Lewis B. Chamberlin Park. Rathod was allegedly found with 162 decks of heroin stamped “Frank Lucas” and “Drano.” West WindsorTownship police say […]

Chennai Reeling Under Floods

Chennai Reeling Under Floods

The South Indian city of Chennai (capital of Tamil Nadu) has been severely hit by heavy rains over the last seven days. More than 450 people have lost their lives and several hundred thousand people forced out of their homes due to rising water levels. With flight, train and road services affected, the city has […]

H-1B Visa Agonies Come Alive in Digital Exhibition

H-1B Visa Agonies Come Alive in Digital Exhibition

Love it (Indians love it) or hate it (Americans loath it), the H-1B Visa program of the U.S. government is here to stay. H-1B employment visas lets non-U.S. citizens with exceptional skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to work in America on a temporary basis. Most H-1B visa holders get Green Cards through their […]

Hillsborough Indian Dies in I-287 Crash

Hillsborough Indian Dies in I-287 Crash

Ravi Naik (23) of Hillsborough, two unidentified people and several cows died Saturday evening in a multi-vehicle crash on I-287. A graduate of Rutgers University in Economics and Statistics, Ravi Naik joined the Marketing Analytics department of digital ad agency R/GA in New York City in August 2015 as an analyst. On his Linkedin profile, […]

Hoboken Council President Ravinder Bhalla Sued

Hoboken Council President Ravinder Bhalla Sued

Hoboken Council President Ravinder Singh Bhalla is among a bunch of local politicians being sued by an irate citizen who was kicked out of a council meeting at city hall. Hoboken resident David Liebler has sued the mayor and city council charging Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer, Council President Ravinder Bhalla, and other council members with […]

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 […]