India pitches for H-1B visa holders during 2+2 dialogue

India-US 2+2 Dialogue: “We take great pride in the achievements of Indians and Indian-Americans in the United States and their contribution to American society, economy, and polity,” S Jaishankar said. Pitching strongly for H-1B visa holders, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday reiterated the…

Citizenship Act LIVE: SC issues notice to Centre on 60 petitions, will take up case in Jan

In a brief hearing this morning, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde declined to stay implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act At the first hearing on petitions challenging the citizenship law, the Supreme Court on Wednesday…

What is Citizenship Amendment Act law and why people are protesting against it

Protests over a new citizenship law based on religion have spread across India, causing division, conflict, and chaos across the country, but what’s the new law about, and why is it causing controversy? What is the Citizenship (Amendment) Act? This bill that now has become…

Dressed in dhoti, Abhijit Banerjee receives Nobel Prize 2019 in Sweden

At the award ceremony, Abhijit Banerjee looked elegant in a black bandhgala and dhoti while his wife Duflo wore a blue saree. Their friend and fellow Nobel Laureate Michael Kremer sported a black suit. Dressed in a bandhgala jacket and dhoti, Indian-American Economist Abhijit Banerjee…

Karnataka bypoll results Live Updates: Siddaramaiah resigns after big loss to BJP

Karnataka Bypoll Results in Today Live Updates: The BJP has retained majority in the Karnataka Assembly. The saffron party won 12 of the 15 seats that went to polls last week. BS Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka, this morning pulled of a personal victory in…

These SBI debit cards will get deactivated by December 31

SBI has asked those customers who applied for the EMV chip-based cards and have not yet received it to visit their home branch as soon. If you still have not got an EMV chip-based debit card, here is how you can get it. If you…

Google CEO Sundar Pichai appointed as the new Alphabet CEO

Sundar Pichai has also leaned into his assumed role as Google’s defender-in-chief, making trips to Washington to explain the company’s decisions to lawmakers. If you want to know how Alphabet Inc.’s new Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai will run the company you don’t need to…