Indian prime minister Narendra Modi Wednesday attended the ceremonial launch of construction of a temple to Lord Ram in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, 28 years after Hindutva mobs demolished a mosque at the place believed to be the birthplace of the Hindu god.
The Department of Personnel and Training, which reports to the Prime Minister’s Office, issued a notification of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe.
Arul Louis- Indian American doctor Dave Chokshi has been appointed New York City’s heath commissioner to lead the next phase of the city’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Appointing him, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday that Chokshi was a “leader and a visionary” who was “ready to fight this fight” against the pandemic […]
IANS- The Ram Janmabhoomi movement’s guiding force and BJP patriarch L.K. Advani broke his silence late on Tuesday evening on the ‘Bhumi Pujan’ of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, calling it an “emotional and historical day”. He also said it will usher in a ‘Ram Rajya’, inclusive in nature and epitome of good governance. “Sometimes […]
INDICA NEWS BUREAU- A 43-year-old Indian-origin woman researcher in the US was found dead near the Chisholm Trail Park, in Plano, Austin. According to media reports, it seems like Sarmistha Sen was murdered while she was out jogging and police have initiated a homicide investigation. And the police say that she was randomly attacked and […]
iNDICA NEWS BUREAU- In April 2011, Kulvir Singh Cheema, the owner of a trucking company in Ripon, Wisconsin, filed for bankruptcy and got away with over $2 million in debt and more has pleaded guilty. Now almost a decade later, it has come light that Cheema’s bankruptcy was a false declaration, as announced by […]
Dr Nagendra Prasad, the newly appointed consul general of India in San Francisco, hit the ground running from the day he joined the office in June.
iNDICA NEWS BUREAU & IANS The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the political class in India, a country that maintains it is doing well in its fight against the novel coronavirus. A day after India’s home minister Amit Shah tweeted that he had tested positive for Covid-19 and got admitted in a private-run hospital, another federal […]
IANS The frontline leaders of the Ayodhya movement will not be present in the temple town Wednesday when the much-awaited bhumi pujan (ground blessing) of the Ram temple takes place. While LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi will attend the ceremony virtually, Uma Bharti has said that she would prefer to stay away from the […]
iNDICA NEWS BUREAU- A major fire in California has led to the evacuation of more than 8,000 people from Riverside County. The uncontrolled blaze has spread across more than 12,000 acres, according to local authorities. It is called Apple Fire by the locals and it started as several small fires on Friday. All of them […]