U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy dismissed by Trump Administration

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy dismissed by Trump Administration

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said on Friday that he was replaced, just two years after his appointment by former President Barack Obama. In a statement posted to…

Arun Jaitley will meet with U.S. Officials to Discuss H-1B Program

Arun Jaitley will meet with U.S. Officials to Discuss H-1B Program

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — India’s Finance Minister arrived in the U.S. Thursday for the beginning of a five-day trip, the topic of the future of the H-1B visa program is on Arun Jaitley’s…

Narendra Modi and Vijay Sharma named to Time’s 100 Most Influential

Narendra Modi and Vijay Sharma named to Time’s 100 Most Influential

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — This year’s list of Time’s “100 Most Influential People” featured two prominent Indians — Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Paytm founder and chief…

Harjit Sajjan: Canadians have a right to be concerned about 1984 Sikh massacre

Harjit Sajjan: Canadians have a right to be concerned about 1984 Sikh massacre

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — A recent motion filed the Ontario Legislature condemning 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India as a “genocide” has led to some uncomfortable conversations for Defense…

Indian American family files $50M suit against Illinois School District over Geographic Bee

Indian American family files $50M suit against Illinois School District over Geographic Bee

CHICAGO (Diya TV) — A family from the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook has filed a $50 million lawsuit against Butler Elementary District 53, alleging their children have been subjected to cruel and…

Dhillon represents Republican U.C. Berkeley students over rescheduling of Coulter speech

Dhillon represents Republican U.C. Berkeley students over rescheduling of Coulter speech

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Administrators at UC Berkeley have reversed a previous decision to cancel the on-campus speaking event of conservative pundit Ann Coulter, but the groups that invited the…

Los Angeles Council Candidate Joe Bray-Ali in hot water for comments about Mexicans

Los Angeles Council Candidate Joe Bray-Ali in hot water for comments about Mexicans

LOS ANGELES (Diya TV) — Los Angeles City Council candidate Joe Bray-Ali, campaigning for a seat in a heavily Latino district, apologized Thursday for comments he made about Mexicans in a YouTube…

Hotelier Vikram Chatwal gets to community service after torching dogs

Hotelier Vikram Chatwal gets to community service after torching dogs

NEW YORK (Diya TV) — Hotelier Vikram Chatwal will do five days of community service after he agreed to a plea deal Tuesday for trying to light a pair of Jack Russell terriers on fire last year…

Passenger rips turban off NYC Sikh cab driver’s head, just hours after Times Square Vaisakhi celebration

Passenger rips turban off NYC Sikh cab driver’s head, just hours after Times Square Vaisakhi celebration

NEW YORK (Diya TV) — A drunken passenger assaulted a Sikh taxi driver in the Bronx and ripped the turban off his head. NYPD is investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. Harkirat Singh…

How President Trump’s ‘Hire American’ order could impact Silicon Valley

How President Trump’s ‘Hire American’ order could impact Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday that directs federal agencies to review employment immigration laws to promote “Hire American” policies…

Tech CEO Himanshu Bhatia to pay $135,000 to former domestic employee in settlement

Tech CEO Himanshu Bhatia to pay $135,000 to former domestic employee in settlement

IRVINE, Calif. (Diya TV) — The chief executive of an IT staffing company with California offices will pay $135,000 to settle claims she mistreated a former domestic employee. The U.S. Labor…

Lawsuit filed in Chicago alleges Bose headphones spy on listeners

Lawsuit filed in Chicago alleges Bose headphones spy on listeners

CHICAGO (Diya TV) — The Bose Corporation has been using the company’s trademark wireless headphones to spy on consumers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they…

CSU Fullerton Professor Kiran George wins Shields Award

CSU Fullerton Professor Kiran George wins Shields Award

LOS ANGELES (Diya TV) — Kiran George, an engineering professor from California State University, Fullerton, has been recognized as a transformational force in innovative research. From…

India’s Former ‘King of Good Times’ Vijay Mallya Arrested in London

India’s Former ‘King of Good Times’ Vijay Mallya Arrested in London

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Vijay Mallya spent a lifetime building a reputation as India’s professed King of Good Times, a grandiloquent tycoon with ties to alcohol, an airline and a Formula 1…