Indians in and around Ferguson, Missouri, tell Arthur J Pais and Suman Guha Mozumder what it's INooz, 1 week ago
US President Barack Obama's plan to shield up to 4.7 million undocumented immigrants from deportation may be immensely significant, but only a comprehensive legislation from the Congress with a larger goal could do justice to immigrant expectations.Part I: Being undocumented in the United StatesNow read Part II of a four-part special series on the life struggle of Indian immigrants in the United States, by Arthur J Pais and Ritu Jha.United States President Barack Obama in November announced a ...Rediff.com, 18 hours ago
There are 2.5 lakh undocumented Indians across the United States. While President Barack Obama’s executive order last week does help, only the US Congress can really address the needs of those caught in the immigration tangle. Here's the first of a four-part special series on the life struggle of Indian immigrants in the United States by Rediff.com's Arthur J Pais. After the attorney appointed by his family in New Jersey had got him released on a political asylum petition, the young ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago
Residents of the neighbourhood are anxious after masked gunmen broke into 4 desi homes in New Jersey. Many of them are disappointed over the police’s response to the violent crimes. Arthur J Pais reports from New Jersey. As the masked, armed men woke up his elder sisters, marched them down to the kitchen and tied their hands and legs while ordering them to lie down next to the parents, their 3-year-old brother thought they were playing a game. The kid even pulled out his Halloween ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
With her final act, paddleboarding from Rishikesh to Varanasi during the last months of her battle with cancer, Michele Baldwin fought for the promise of life. Filmmaker Frederic Lumiere tells Arthur J Pais about the inspiring story of Lady Ganga. When Michele Baldwin told her professor at the University of New Mexico’s EMSAcademy ‘I’m going out with a bang,’ she was not making an empty boast. The cervical cancer-stricken mother of three, who was in her early 40s, ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Every year, the Rhodes Trust awards a maximum of 32 scholarships for students who have an outstanding academic record and display commitment towards common good. These students are awarded an opportunity to pursue a course of their interest at the University of Oxford. This year's list of Rhodes scholars includes four Indian-origin students. Arthur J Pais reports who these students are and what they intend to do with the opportunity... Maya Krishnan, a senior majoring in Philosophy with ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Just two actors on stage capturing love, jealousy, possessiveness, class issues and guilt in 90 minutes... a highly entertaining musical set in 19th century Paris. Arthur J Pais/Rediff.com reports from New York on Love Letters and Can-Can. Don't be deterred by the fact that the play Love Letters has a cast of just two actors who sit facing the audience, and read and reflect on the letters they wrote to each other over the decades. For this revival of A R Gurney's 1988 play, which deals with ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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