US Capitol pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on 150th birth anniversary

indica Washington Bureau – The year-long 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi commenced at the US Capitol with influential US lawmakers and select Indian-Americans lauding the historic leader’s preaching of peace and non-violence. Paying rich tributes to the apostle of peace, Congressmen said Mahatma Gandhi has inspired generations of American Social reformers and civil […]

US-based Sikhs welcome India’s decision to build Kartarpur corridor

indica Washington Bureau Stressing that talks and terror cannot go together, India’s Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh has asserted that the Mumbai terror attacks of November 26, 2011 and the proposed Kartarpur Sahib corridor must not be linked. In a significant development, India has responded positively to Pakistan’s invitation to the ground-breaking […]

Pak foreign minister fails to convince Trump administration on terrorism and India

The new Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi appears to have returned empty handed   indica Washington Bureau   During his nearly 10-days of shuffling between New York and Washington, the foreign minister apparently failed to convince the Trump Administration of the need to pressurize India to resume talks with India. The administration was […]

Indian-American girl elected to lead Harvard student body

indica Washington Bureau   Indian-American Sruthi Palaniappan will lead the powerful student’s body of the prestigious  in 2019, an Undergraduate Council Election Commission announcement said. Palaniappan, 20, has been elected the president of the Harvard University Undergraduate Council, and her running mate Julia Huesa will be the vice president. The duo, which ran their campaign […]