Mika Singh banned from Indian film industry

IANS-   The All Indian Cine Workers Association (AICWA) has banned singer Mika Singh from the Indian film industry for performing at an event in Karachi, Pakistan. The event in Pakistan was organized by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf’s close relative. A 30-second video clip tweeted by a Pakistani journalist showed Mika performing at the […]

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 […]

Pakistan is global terror state: Kashmiri Pandits

 IANS-   The Houston chapters of Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) and Friends of India Society International took out a protest against Pakistans state policy on terrorism that has penetrated deep into India and spread its tentacles globally. The strong diaspora contingent met on Saturday here carrying banners like — “Global Terrorist State – Pakistan”, […]

In time like these you need diplomats: Condoleezza Rice, on Indo-Pak conflict

Ritu Jha-   Investors are concerned about the effects of how the Indo-Pakistan conflict can affect their investments in those countries. The point came up repeatedly at the first US-India Strategic Partnership Forum’s annual West Coast Summit, held March 4, particularly when John Chambers, Chairman US-ISPF and founder and CEO, JC2 Ventures, asked Condoleezza Rice, […]

US based Indians, Pakistanis call for peace

Ritu Jha –   In response to escalating tensions between India and Pakistan and the looming fear of war between the two nuclear-armed countries, many South Asians from the San Francisco Bay Area hosted a “Global StandOut for Peace in South Asia” on March 3, at the City Hall in San Ramon, California. Besides the […]