Indians Abroad

Indian American Prof. Tried Unsuccessfully to Secure Release of Chabad Hostages During 26/11
Indian American Prof. Tried Unsuccessfully to Secure Release of Chabad Hostages During 26/11

A convert to Orthodox Judaism with the Hebrew name Meylekh, Viswanath had volunteered to interpret for Rabbi Levi Shemtov, an emissary of the Chabad movement whose center at the Nariman House had been captured by the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Tayyaba terrorists. Viswanath, whose family is originally from the Palakkad area in Kerala, is now chair of the graduate program at the Lubin School of Business, Pace University, New York City.

UK's nationality Bill puts citizenship of Indian origin Britons at risk
UK's nationality Bill puts citizenship of Indian origin Britons at risk

Virendra Sharma, MP for the west London constituency of Southall, which overwhelmingly has immigrants from Punjab in India, said: “The Nationality and Borders Bill is a shameful piece of legislation, designed to punish the most vulnerable. The Bill is fundamentally flawed and risks breaching international law.”

Indian-origin man sentenced to 8 yrs corrective training, caning in Singapore
Indian-origin man sentenced to 8 yrs corrective training, caning in Singapore

Arjun Retnavelu was also sentenced to an extra 360 days in jail for reoffending while on remission, TODAY newspaper reported. Arjun pleaded guilty to several serious charges, including rioting with a deadly weapon, being a member of an unlawful assembly, carrying offensive weapons in public places, voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous means and using criminal force on a public servant.