Bill de Blasio
31 May 2020
US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death
As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.
13 May 2020
COVID-19: Star-studded telethon raises $115 million for New Yorkers
Rise Up New York, a virtual telethon held to aid those in New York affected due to the coronavirus pandemic, raised a whopping $115 million on Monday night.
23 Mar 2020
Impending danger: New York could be the next coronavirus hotspot
Usually bustling with activities, people going out in parks and party enthusiasts having a time of their lives, New York in the United States has become eerily quiet, as there's the anticipation it could become the next coronavirus hotspot.
04 Dec 2019
US Senator Kamala Harris drops out of 2020 Presidential race
United States Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday announced her withdrawal from the 2020 Presidential race.
04 May 2018
Indian-American Deepa Ambekar appointed interim Civil Court judge in NYC
Indian-American Deepa Ambekar has been appointed as the interim judge to the Civil Court of New York City, becoming the second Indian-American woman judge in the city after Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari.
29 Dec 2017
Deadliest fire in New York in 25 years kills 12
At least 12 people were killed in a blaze that erupted in a century-old building in the Bronx in New York yesterday night.
20 May 2017
Times Square- Three critical after car mows down pedestrians
Three people remained critical a day after a car ploughed into pedestrians in NY's Times Square. One was killed and 20 injured.
19 May 2017
NYC- Car crashes into Times Square pedestrians
On Thursday, a speeding car smashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in New York City's Times Square, claiming 1 life and injuring 22 others.
13 Mar 2017
Trump tried to call US Attorney Bharara before firing him
US officials said that President Donald Trump had attempted to call Preet Bharara before firing him, however Bharara did not take the call.
12 Mar 2017
Trump asks 46 US attorneys to resign
46 serving US attorneys, including Indian-American US Attorney General for Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara have been asked to resign by US President Donald Trump.
01 Feb 2017
Quebec shooting: Suspect rented house close to mosque
Neighbours of Alexandre Bissonnette, the French-Canadian student accused of killing six people in a Quebec mosque said he rented an apartment close to the mosque before the shooting.
31 Jan 2017
French-Canadian student arrested, charged over Quebec mosque shooting
27-year-old French-Canadian student Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged over the fatal shooting of six people at a Quebec mosque.
30 Jan 2017
Shooting at Canadian mosque leaves 6 dead
At least six people were killed and eight wounded after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada's Quebec City.
19 Dec 2016
Diwali now official holiday in Westbury, New York
The East Meadow School District in Westbury, New York will be adopting 'Diwali' as an official holiday from the next school calendar year.
18 Nov 2016
Trump team hints at Muslim immigrant registry
Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach, an adviser to the Trump transition team said they are planning to reintroduce a registry for immigrants from Muslim-majority countries.
16 Nov 2016
NY may erase municipal card data over deportation fears
New York may end up having to erase all the data on its Municipal ID card program, which was developed to allow illegal immigrants to regularize into society.
15 Nov 2016
Trump will get a reality-check once in office: Obama
President Barack Obama stated that President-elect Donald Trump will get a harsh reality check when he assumes office in January, and that he should work toward improving his temperament.
14 Nov 2016
Donald Trump to take $1 as President's salary
In another news, US President-elect Trump reiterated his campaign promise to not accept the President's salary if voted into the White House.
12 Nov 2016
First 100 Days of Donald Trump
Towards the end of October 2016, Donald Trump in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania released a plan for the first 100 days of his term.
07 Nov 2016
ISIS calls for attacks on US voters
Security agencies in the US revealed intelligence inputs that suggest a possibility of terror attacks by Al-Qaeda militants on election day, November 8.
20 Sep 2016
Indian-American Sikh commended for assisting Manhattan bomber's arrest
A Sikh bar-owner in the USA is being acknowledged for helping the police to capture Ahmad Khan Rahami in Linden, New Jersey.
19 Sep 2016
Man behind Manhattan's explosion behind bars
Ahmad Khan Rahami, believed to be responsible for the explosions in Manhattan along with a previous bombing in New Jersey, was arrested on Monday.
19 Sep 2016
FBI clarifies zero arrests in New York Explosion
Dismissing earlier news reports, the FBI on 18th September, 2016, clarified that no arrests were made regarding the explosion in New York City.
18 Sep 2016
'Intentional' explosion rocks Manhattan neighbourhood
An explosion went off in the busy up-market neighbourhood of Chelsea, New York.