New York city Mayor Bill de Blasio

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Two prominent Indian-Americans appointed by NYC Mayor to Board of Advisors

Hotel Association of New York City President and CEO Vijay Dandapani and Insight Venture Partners Managing Director Deven Parekh, along with 17 other individuals have been appointed members to the Mayor's Fund.

Indian-American public interest lawyer appointed senior advisor in NY Mayor's administration

Agarwal will take on the role of Senior Advisor to the Deputy Mayor to boost civic engagement among New Yorkers and build DemocracyNYC's efforts on immigration, disability, and healthcare.


NYPD disbands Muslim surveillance programme unit

The programme was uncovered in 2011 by the media which published documents describing how officers infiltrated Muslim organisations in the New York region to gather intelligence in the post 9/11 scenario.

New York Mayor supports NYPD officer held in India

New York Congressman Peter King had this week termed Encarnacion’s arrest as being “politically motivated”