Speakers at the 73rd Indian Independence Day Celebration in San Francisco Share Their Thoughts on Article 370

Ritu Jha- More than 400 people including elected officials, entrepreneurs, academics, community leaders, and Indian political leaders took part in the 73rd India Independence Day Celebration hosted by the Indian Consulate in San Francisco, on Aug. 15, at the San Francisco War Memorial Building. The city of San Francisco in honor of India’s independence lit […]

Mika Singh banned from Indian film industry

IANS-   The All Indian Cine Workers Association (AICWA) has banned singer Mika Singh from the Indian film industry for performing at an event in Karachi, Pakistan. The event in Pakistan was organized by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf’s close relative. A 30-second video clip tweeted by a Pakistani journalist showed Mika performing at the […]

Celebrations abound in wake of revocation of Article 370 and California Kashmiris’ new-found freedom

Ritu Jha- The excitement, emotion, compassion, and fear were visible at the celebration of the abrogation of Article 370 and integration of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh regions into India as well as giving hope of visiting the lost land. People from various community organizations showcased their solidarity with Kashmiris over Kashmiri Kahwas (tea)at the India […]