Seattle makes history, first in U.S. to pass bill banning caste-based discrimination

Seattle made history on Tuesday, February 21, as the first city in the U.S. to outlaw caste discrimination after its local council passed a resolution to — added caste to the list of statuses protected under Seattle’s existing anti-discrimination policies. The ordinance was introduced by District 3 Councilmember Kshama Sawant — Seattle’s only elected socialist and the only Indian American on the council.

Washington DC judge dismisses Hindu American Foundation defamation suit against Hindus for Human Rights

The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) has lost a defamation case it brought against Hindus for Human Rights (HfHR) in May 2021 in Washington DC. The lawsuit was filed at the District Court for the District of Columbia by HAF against HfHR after two online articles were published by the online division of Qatar-headquartered Al Jazeera Media Network.

Hindu American Foundation lobbies US Congress to act on issues of significance to Indian subcontinent

indica News Bureau   A group of American Hindus traveled to Washington, D.C., in an annual effort to lobby elected officials to take legislative action and to promote strengthening US-India relations and condemn violence on the Indian subcontinent, according to the Hindu advocacy group organizing the trip More than 80 members of the Hindu American […]