Bay Area Indian Population Assesses Impact of Impending COVID Travel BanThe Biden Administration announced on Friday new travel restrictions from India as that country experiences an out-of-control surge of COVID-19.
India 'Double Mutant' COVID Variant Driving Catastrophic Surge Also Found In U.S., Bay AreaAmid an exponential rise in COVID cases in India, the so-called "double mutant" strain helping fuel India's cases has now been found across the U.S., including in the Bay Area and in at least 18 other countries and territories.
COVID: U.S. Restricting Travel From India Amid Raging Coronavirus OutbreakThe U.S. will restrict travel from India beginning May 4, as COVID-19 ravages the world's second-largest country.
Advocacy Group Fights India Caste System Discrimination in Silicon ValleySanta Clara County's Human Rights Commission is tackling the thorny issue of caste discrimination in education and on the job in Silicon Valley.
COVID: Local Indian Americans Desperately Try To Help As India's Crises WorsensMediratta and her husband Rohit launched a GoFundMe account and a website connected to international relief agencies and the Indian government to begin shipping hundreds of oxygen units which will arrive next week.
Bay Area Sikh Protest Outside SF Indian Consulate; Continued Calls for Sovereign NationMany Punjabi Sikhs farmers have reached a breaking point, with thousands reportedly committing suicide. Protestors were also demanding independence and the re-establishment of a sovereign nation of Khalistan.
Protest In Support Of Indian Farmers Slows Traffic On Bay BridgeA caravan of protesters trying to raise the awareness of a showdown in India between farmers and the government clogged up traffic on the busy San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Saturday afternoon.
Protests By Sikh Farmers In India Prompt Demonstration At San Francisco ConsulateMassive civil unrest is happening in the Punjab region of India over changes to the agricultural system there. But, it is part of a larger struggle that is reaching across the world to the Bay Area.
Silicon Valley Pours Billions Into India As U.S.-China Tensions RiseLeading Silicon Valley Internet companies have been largely shut out of China for years but, in 2020, the biggest names in U.S. tech have invested around $17 billion in India.
California Sues Cisco Over Alleged Caste Discrimination Against Dalit Indian EmployeeCalifornia regulators sued Cisco Systems, saying an engineer faced discrimination from other Indian workers because he is Dalit Indian. India’s caste system puts Dalits at the bottom of a social hierarchy, once terming them “untouchables.”
Baba Ram Dass, Spiritual Guru And LSD Proponent, Dies At 88Baba Ram Dass, the 1960s counterculture spiritual leader who experimented with LSD and traveled to India to find enlightenment, returning to share it with Americans, has died. He was 88.
Male Birth Control That's Injected Into Groin Could Be Available In 6 MonthsAn injectable male contraceptive which lasts approximately 13 years has successfully completed a clinical trial and could be available to the public within the next seven months, scientists in India say.
American Adventurer Believed Slain by Tribesmen on Island in Bay of BengalA 27-year-old American missionary and adventurer from Alabama, John Allen Chau, has reportedly been killed by members of an endangered tribe in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands.
India's Top Court Decriminalizes Gay Sex In Landmark RulingIndia's Supreme Court has struck down a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual gay sex, overturning more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation.
Man Dies Attempting Selfie With Bear, Stray Dog Tried To Save HimA man was mauled to death by a bear after he reportedly tried to take a selfie with the animal, according to reports.