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 […]

Indians for Collective Action turns 50

The incubator for social philanthropy plans to focus on US-based non-profits now   Ritu Jha The San Francisco Bay Area based-Indians for Collective Action(ICA), a non-profit, advocacy and an incubator for social entrepreneurship is celebrating its 50th anniversary on October 20 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.   The organization was put together idea though […]

Indian law “catches up with Indian culture”

HAF lauds Supreme Court ruling decriminalizing Victorian-era law that targets sexual activities once deemed “against the order of nature.”   Ritu Jha   The Hindu American Foundation joined the LGBTQ community in the United States to welcome India’s apex court ruling September 6 to decriminalize consensual gay sex, describing the law as “irrational, indefensible and […]

Setting the sights high: Sankara Eye Foundation,USA

Sankara Eye Foundation bring in Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Farhan Akhtar for the 20th-anniversary fundraiser concert   Ritu Jha   Sankara Eye Foundation(SEF) USA, is hosting live concerts in California to help raise funds to help eradicate curable blindness in India. For this, its 20th anniversary, the foundation has called on artists Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa, […]