BELLINGHAM, Wa. (Diya TV)  — Sundar Pichai, who recently added the title of CEO of Alphabet as well as Google, is getting very handsomely compensated to run the Internet juggernaut. New SEC disclosures filed by Alphabet say Pichai will get $2 million in salary annually and a $240 million stock package, $90 million of which is tied to Alphabet’s performance.

22-year-old Grifin Levi Sayers, a man charged with a hate crime after he allegedly attacked a Sikh Uber driver, pleaded not guilty in a Seattle area courtroom. Sayers allegedly ordered an Uber from his home to get fast food and cigarettes. The Sikh Uber driver, whose identity is being protected, says Sayers allegedly choked him and made comments about his “dark skin” and “turban.”

Krishna Bansal, an entrepreneur with ties to the Republican Hindu Coalition, announced he is running for Congress in Illinois’ 11th district, serving suburban Chicago.

President Trump nominated Indian American computer scientist Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan to be the 15th director of the prestigious National Science Foundation. 

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a federal government agency that supports research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.