Protesters gather at City Hall and march to Minute Maid Park to protest President Donald Trump, in Houston, Texas, Feb. 4. (Tim Warner/Getty Images)
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Anxiety among Indian immigrants in the U.S. over the proposed tightening of work visa rules under the Trump administration has been compounded by fears in the wake of the fatal shooting of an Indian engineer in Kansas, and gunshot injury to a Sikh when an unidentified person shot him outside his home and allegedly shouted “go back to your own country,” writes Yoshita Singh.
The latest report on wealth and super wealthy people has sprung a huge surprise. The Knight Frank Wealth Report by the global property consultancy has revealed that a good amount of wealth in this world is controlled by Indians, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj.
Bollywood provided the perfect fodder for witty repartees this poll season as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi used dialogues from super hit films Sholay, Bahubali and DDLJ to launch attacks on rivals, writes Sangita Bakaya.
The U.S. said, March 4, it is temporarily suspending the ‘premium processing’ of H-1B visas from April 3, eliminating the option of shorter wait times for the program that helps highly skilled foreigners work at American firms. A new bill to strengthen the visa allocation process was also introduced in the U.S. Congress, writes Lalit K. Jha.
Over the recent weeks, a series of crashes that have involved recklessly driven vehicles on Delhi roads, have been disquieting. Two of the crashes have involved rashly driven BMWs and one an Audi. Five people have died. These instances add to the several other accidents due to rash driving, writes Siddharth Srivastava.
There could be many failing arguments for not visiting the majestic Yosemite National Park. No Internet, no cellular connection, scenic but treacherous drive, very limited civilization, and very unpredictable weather, the list could go on. However, there is just one reason that beats all of the above hands down, writes Vansh A. Gupta.
The Mughals brought it to India. Indian royal chefs molded it in various styles to appeal to the palate of the Maharajas of Rajasthan. And now, in its modern form, Chef Sanjay Patel presents another version of the good old ‘kofte.’
We wish all readers a safe, uneventful, and a bright colorful Holi!