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 […]

HAF honors two for promoting Hinduism

Businessman Yogi Chugh was picked for championing the community, lawyer Garth Pickett for his interfaith work   Ritu Jha   The Hindu American Foundation’s Silicon Valley chapter honored businessman Yogi Chugh with the 2018 HAF Pride of the Community Award for consistently addressing the concerns of Hindu Americans and other minorities. Garth Pickett, who practices […]