Indian-American Congressman Khanna, urges Trump to provide refugee status to Afghan Sikhs and Hindus

indica News Bureau-   Requesting Trump administration to provide refugee status to the minority Sikh and Hindu families in Afghanistan who are increasingly facing persecution by terror outfits, Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna has pointed out the plight of the minorities in the Asian country. “There are approximately 200 Hindu and Sikh families left in Afghanistan,” […]

Ro Khanna’s statement against Hindutva riles BJP supporters but is hailed by others

Ritu Jha-   “I have received overwhelmingly positive comments from people in the district of all faiths about my support for the US-India relationship, for pluralism, and for peace,” said Congressman Rohit ‘Ro’ Khanna who represents California’s Congressional district 17, which has a high percentage of Indian Americans. Serving his second term in the US […]

Silicon Valley’s Asian community mobilizing for 2020 Census, civic engagement issues

Ritu Jha-   With the theme “Stepping Up to 2020,” hundreds of community members attended the 2019 Silicon Valley Asian American & Pacific Islander Civic Leadership Summit held June 8, at Santa Clara County Office of Education in San Jose, California. Several Silicon Valley community-based organizations, public officials, activists, legislative staff, faculty members and students […]