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Indian Hindu spiritual guru found guilty of immigration fraud

New York : An Indian spiritual guru has been found guilty by a federal jury of selling religious worker visas to Indians for over USD 30,000 each to enable them to enter the US fraudulently.Sagarsen Haldar (31) also known as Gopal Hari Das, identified himself as the president of a Hindu temple Gaudiya Vaisnava Society (GVS) in Milwaukee.

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Indian women in US also go for sex selection to have sons

Houston, Jun 8 (PTI)
Under cultural pressure to have sons, some Indian immigrant women are using reproductive technologies and liberal abortion policies in the US to abort female foetuses, according to a study conducted by University of California.
The women used sperm sorting or in-vitro fertilisation and implanted only the male embryos. Others aborted female foetuses.

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Pro RSS groups in America draw a parallel between the Delhi incident and Tiananmen Square episode in China

WASHINGTON: The United States has said that it supports the right to peaceful assembly, but it considers New Delhi's action against yoga guru Baba Ramdev as "an internal Indian issue at this point." "We've seen the various media reports about the incident. We consider it an internal Indian issue at this point," State Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters when asked to comment about Ramdev's forcible removal from an anti-graft mass agitation.

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