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Sakshi Venkatraman

Sakshi Venkatraman is a reporter for NBC Asian America.

Sakshi Venkatraman is a reporter for NBC Asian America.

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South Asians from Oklahoma to London share how partition shaped their identities

Ankita Mukhopadhyay always knew there was pain in her grandfather’s past.

Asian American residents sue Calif. county, claiming targeted harassment campaign by officials

Asian American residents in Northern California say their county and Sheriff’s Department are engaged in a racist campaign to root them out, according to a new

ACLU calls on Border Patrol to stop stripping Sikh men of their turbans

The American Civil Liberties released a letter this week calling for Border Patrol agents to stop forcing Sikh migrants to remove their turbans, a practice

The new 'DDLJ' musical cast a white man as the lead. Fans aren’t happy about it.

Shah Rukh Khan’s character Raj in the Hindi film “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” is as iconic as the movie itself.

A Mexican American TikToker wanted to make a point about culinary appropriation. So she made 'sausage tacos.'

Daniela Rabalais went viral after showcasing her "new" creation, "sausage tacos," in a TikTok video, which has racked up more than 2.8 million views.

TikToker Sania Khan's killing hits home for divorced South Asian women: ‘He would have killed me’

Sania Khan was killed by her ex-husband after documenting her divorce and the stigma surrounding it on TikTok. Other divorced South Asian women know the feeling.

Why fans are going wild over Tamil actor Dhanush appearing in ‘The Gray Man’

Eleven years after Tamil actor Dhanush first went viral in the South Asian community, he’s back.

Constance Wu said she attempted suicide 3 years ago after Twitter backlash

“Crazy Rich Asians” star Constance Wu said the backlash she received from a series of tweets in 2019 led her to a suicide attempt.

Alabama judge suspended after mocking Asian accent in the courtroom

An Alabama judge was suspended after he allegedly mocked an Asian accent in the courtroom and repeatedly belittled Gov.