SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — In what appears to be a coordinated attack, several Mahatma Gandhi statues across the nation have been defaced and vandalized. The Consulate Generals of India in Chicago, San Francisco, and New York City are condemning these attacks. Authorities are still investigating and looking for suspects. The motives remain unclear at this time. Last year, vandals also sawed off the head of a different Gandhi statue in Davis, California.

Indian American Manish Sharma is Accenture’s new Chief Operating Officer. The seasoned tech executive will focus on a variety of areas at the information technology consulting company, including client services and relationships.

Indian block chain start up Polygon has raised $450 million in venture capital from some heavy hitters like Sequia Capital and Softbank. Polygon is an Ethereum scaling platform that enables developers to build decentralised apps with low transaction fees.