Arun Venugopal

Senior Reporter, WNYC News

Arun Venugopal appears in the following:

Pataki Proposes Workers' Comp Overhaul

Friday, November 04, 2005

Governor Pataki has proposed an overhaul of the state's workers' compensation coverage. The program has been derided as a hurdle to economic growth by business leaders around the state. WNYC's Arun Venugopal reports.

Governor Pataki said employers would save over $800 million as a result of ...


Olympic Delegation Heads to Singapore

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

New York's olympic delegation has left the city for Singapore. That's where the International Olympic Committee will choose the host of the 2012 games next week. Reporter Arun Venugopal has more.

REPORTER: At a City Hall Park send off, Singer Ben Vereen serenaded the crowd which ...


Gay South Asians

Monday, May 16, 2005

Arun Venugopal of the newspaper India Abroad, found that gay South Asians have created a community in New York that includes many Indian and Pakistani customs. But there are some aspects of South Asian culture that they want to escape, and can't.

» Feet in ...


4,000-Year-Old Game Played in Queens

Saturday, May 07, 2005

Last weekend a tournament involving a game said to be played for the last four thousand years old took place. Drummers, singers and crowds gathered in Queens.

Arun Venugopal reports on the festivities.

REPORTER: It’s springtime, and if you’re Punjabi, you’re the sporting type and you live ...