US Senate confirms Indian American jurist as judge

Arul Louis (IANS)-   The US Senate has confirmed the appointment of a controversial Indian American jurist, Neomi Rao, to an important judgeship that was vacated by an appointee to the Supreme Court. Her confirmation on Wednesday, March 14, came after days of opposition from both liberals and the hard right over her writings as an […]

Only in America

Vinita Gupta –     After a cozy pre-Thanksgiving dinner cooked and hosted by our hi-tech luminary friends in Silicon Valley, we converged on visiting what is good about America — before discussions could drift towards frustrations with the political affairs. We naturally gravitated towards technology, and how the internet was originated in America by DARPA — a […]

Finally, Justice Kavanaugh

Justice Markandey Katju   Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination has been confirmed by the US Senate, October 6, and within hours he was sworn in by Chief Justice John Robert, making him ‘Justice Kavanaugh’. Why was there such a hue and cry over his nomination? There were two reasons: 1) He had allegedly committed sexual molestations when […]