Indian-origin Uber driver booked for abducting rider

IANS- An Indian-origin Uber driver in the US has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a sleeping passenger and driving her over 60 miles from her destination to boost his fare. Harbir Parmar, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of kidnapping and one count of wire fraud in White Plains federal court earlier this week, prosecutors said. […]

Congresswoman Jayapal takes Pichai on issues of sexual harassment, hate speech

indica News Bureau –   Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal took on fellow Indian American and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who appeared before the Congressional committee for a grilling by lawmakers on December 11, over issues of sexual harassment and hate speech. Jayapal asked Pichai to voluntarily commit to ending forced arbitration for all internal employee issues […]