A Sikh law student in the UK felt "victimised" after he was dragged out of a bar because he was wearing a turban, media reports said. Amrik Singh, 22, claimed that he was ordered to leave Rush Late Bar in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, yesterday for wearing his religious headgear, BBC reported.
An Indian American has finished first in the Democratic primary in a congressional district in the US state of Texas, but will have to face a fellow party leader in the May 22 runoff to earn the right to take on the Republican candidate.
Justice Rajiv Shakdher also issued notice to the Indian Consulate at Houston, US, which had in August last year cancelled the doctor's Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card and sought its response before the next date of hearing on July 18.
Indian professionals have stepped up their fight against what they characterise as hostile immigration policies of the UK government and joined forces with migrants from other countries for a major protest outside the UK Parliament here this week.
Sanjay Patel will challenge incumbent Republican Bill Posey in Florida's District 8. Patel, a resident of Satellite Beach, announced his candidacy this week at a meeting in Viera of the Brevard County Democratic Executive Committee that was attended by about 400 people.
Goldsand Hotels, which runs the India Club, admitted various charges of breaching environmental health regulations at Westminster magistrates’ court on Wednesday after the court heard that mice had been burrowing through its ceiling and that mouse droppings and dirt had been found in the kitchen, bar area, dry storage room, on the kitchen shelves and in the kitchen service areas.
A gas station owned by a Sikh in the US state of Kentucky has been vandalised by a masked man with racist slurs and vulgar phrases, according to media reports. The station in Greenup County was hit by vandals last weeks, sending shock waves among community members.
Efforts to have a new law in the US state of Texas which would make it a felony to leave a child alone at home is gathering steam and has won the support of a lawmaker in whose constituency 3-year-old Indian girl Sherin Mathews was found dead in a culvert, a media report said.