India took over the presidency of the UN Security Council on Thursday promising to be a “voice of reason and a bridge builder” in a time of global polarisation that has pressed it into inaction.
Leela Prasad, professor of religious studies, has been elected vice president of the American Academy of Religion (AAR). The leadership role puts Prasad in a position to serve as president-elect next year and as the association’s president the following year.
Justice Markandey Katju- Justice Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own. ‘Veer’ Savarkar ( 1883-1966 ) was an Indian political activist and writer. bit.ly/3XsKaQD A controversy has arisen in India over Rahul Gandhi’s recent remarks calling Savarkar a British […]
Deepka Lalwani, executive director of Indian Business and Professional Women (IBPW), along with a group of professional women from IBPW, hosted a fundraiser for Maya Vishwakarma, the founder and chairperson of Sukarma Foundation at Lalwani’s new home in Fremont, CA on Sunday, November 6.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams honored leading Indian-American organizations and a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) for their contribution and ‘outstanding work’ towards their communities.
Arul Louis(IANS)- The high-tech future of green jobs and the Gandhian virtue of the dignity of work meld their messages on a six-story-high mural commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the centenary of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Sporting a Mahatma Gandhi patch on his shoulder, an astronaut floats in space on […]
Frank Islam(IANS)- 2018 was not a bad year in general for India. GDP growth has been relatively good, the Modi administration has launched several new initiatives, and India’s status and world image have strengthened. The problem is that these are all top-line measures and do not get down to how the Indian people are […]