Indian-American community takes pride in Kamala Harris bid for president

Ritu Jha –   Members of the Indian American community expressed excitement and pride after learning of Kamala Harris, the Democratic senator from California, entering the 2020 presidential race. Harris, 54, is a daughter of immigrants, who came to the United States for higher education. Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris, a breast cancer researcher, came […]

US Capitol pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on 150th birth anniversary

indica Washington Bureau – The year-long 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi commenced at the US Capitol with influential US lawmakers and select Indian-Americans lauding the historic leader’s preaching of peace and non-violence. Paying rich tributes to the apostle of peace, Congressmen said Mahatma Gandhi has inspired generations of American Social reformers and civil […]