NEW DELHI (Diya TV) — The BJP has retained all four states it ruled, with a dominant victory in the politically crucial Uttar Pradesh, ensuring a boost in the coming Rajya Sabha polls and the 2024 national elections. AAP swept Punjab, wiping out the ruling Congress.

Rahat Babar has been nominated as the first-ever Bangladeshi American judge to serve on New Jersey’s Superior Court. Governor Phil Murphy also nominated judge Nadia Kahf who would become the first-ever Muslim woman to wear a hijab on the bench. The governor also nominated Indian American Supti Bhattacharya.

After an 11-year run as dean of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, Sri Zaheer is stepping down from that role. Zaheer is one of the most prominent Indian-born academics to assume the leadership of a major U.S. business school and will still be on the teaching faculty. She is also a director at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.