SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — A South Asian woman who identifies as transgender says she was targeted in a violent hate crime in San Francisco. Anjali Rimi says she was physically assaulted by a motorcyclist and is now recovering from her injuries. Police said at this point there is no evidence of a hate crime and that the attack is being investigated as an attempted robbery.

The International Monetary Fund says it’s ready to support Bangladesh as the country tries to ride out its financial crisis, triggered by volatile energy prices after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The South Asian nation says it needs more than $4 billion in bailout money. The country has experienced lengthy blackouts in recent weeks.

A new poll shows that both the Democratic and Republican parties have not reached out to more than 50% of the Asian American voting block. Advocates say the parties are leaving out people who are actually interested in voting, but are not being engaged or getting the information to vote.  

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.