2 Indian brothers agree to settle charges in crypto insider trading scheme in US

Indian brothers Ishan and Nikhil Wahi, associated with the crypto exchange platform Coinbase, have agreed to settle charges that they engaged in insider trading through a scheme, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Tuesday. The Wahi brothers were involved in insider trading through a scheme to trade ahead of multiple announcements regarding at least nine crypto asset securities that would be made available for trading on the Coinbase platform.

ICAI launches Arizona chapter, to expand presence in US

With an aim to expand its footprint in the US, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) inaugurated its eighth overseas chapter in Arizona on March 31, 2023.

This is the 45th overseas chapter of ICAI globally and one of the three new chapters in the US that had been announced by the ICAI president, CA. Aniket Sunil Talati. The other two are scheduled to be opened in Seattle and Ohio.

A year after her death in a concert stampede, Bharti Shahani’s family commemorates her life

It was exactly a year ago, on November 5, that the Shahani family received the horrifying news that their eldest daughter Bharti was one of the scores hospitalized after a fatal crowd crush at the Travis Scott Astroworld concert in Houston, Texas. Over the next few days, the stampede had caused the death of 10 people – including Bharti – and injured hundreds more.

Howdy, Modi!

Justice Markandey Katju-   It was a dictum of the Nazi Propaganda Minister Dr. Goebbels that the bigger the lie, the more easily it will be swallowed. To say everything is fine in India ( and that too in several languages ), when the Indian economy is sinking, with steep manufacturing decline and record and […]

“Howdy, Modi” draws strong reactions from Indian-Americans

Ritu Jha– Dancers promoting Indian culture, Krishna Bhajans, protests and people chanting “Modi” and “USA” created excitement around the 125,000-sqaure-foot NRG Stadium in Houston Sunday. Supporters from across the US flocked to “Howdy, Modi” hear Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump who said, “We are creating a history.” Trump got a […]

Wildcatters’ Welcome Awaits Modi

Partha Chakraborty-   Just before entering Houston by road from Los Angeles on I-10, there is Wildcatter Saloon. Its Texas-sized grounds house a bar, an open air music venue and enough parking space to make biker gangs happy. Reformatted to a neighborhood spot around 2012, Wildcatter Saloon has seen several reincarnations. Wildcatter Saloon symbolizes grit […]