The Indian-origin couple that was caught on camera making anti-Semitic remarks and shouting expletives at a Jewish American man has tendered an apology. The couple had also filmed covering up Israeli hostage posters with flyers that read “Occupiers face consequences.”
New York Governor Kathy Hochul on Tuesday signed a historic legislation making Diwali a school holiday in public schools. The legislation requires that all public schools in New York City (NYC) be closed on the “15th day of the eighth month of the Indian calendar in each year, which is known as Diwali”.
Former President Donald Trump arrived on Monday morning at a courthouse in lower Manhattan, New York City, where a civil trial against him is scheduled to begin. This lawsuit, brought by the New York attorney general’s office, alleges that Trump, his adult sons, their businesses, and Trump Organization executives were involved in fraudulent activities.
Sayak Mukhopadhyay, an Indian-origin man, who glued his feet to the stadium floor in a dramatic climate protest at the US Open, has said that it was a way of conveying the message directly to the people as other methods have been effective.
Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna unveiled a replica of Odisha’s famous Konark Sun Temple wheel at the iconic Times Square in New York City on the occasion of India’s Independence Day. He was joined by Randhir Jaiswal, the Consul General of India in New York, Indo-American Arts Council and Indian Americans who turned up in huge numbers to witness the flag hoisting ceremony on Tuesday.