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 […]

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 […]

Gokhale, Pompeo discuss ‘urgency’ of Pakistan acting against terrorist groups

Arul Louis(IANS)   In the first high-level face-to-face India-US meeting after the Pulwama terrorist attack, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale discussed on Monday “the importance of bringing those responsible for the attack to justice and the urgency of Pakistan taking meaningful action against terrorist groups operating on its soil”, State […]