Gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam leads Virginia Democrats in celebrating Diwali

Over 130 activists of the Indian and larger Asian American community gathered to celebrate ‘Diwali’, the festival of lights, at an outreach event headlined by Ralph Northam, Democratic candidate in Virginia’s gubernatorial race. Continue reading Gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam leads Virginia Democrats in celebrating Diwali

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Fifth Annual NFIA Empowering Women and Girls Conference Puts Spotlight on Teen Leaders

Fifth Annual NFIA Empowering Women and Girls Conference Puts Spotlight on Teen Leaders

The fifth annual Empowering Women and Girls Conference, organized by the National Federation of Indian American Associations (NFIA), put the spotlight squarely on Indian-American youth leaders: Sareana Kimia, Swetha Prabakaran, Shreya Bhatia and Medha Reddy. Continue reading Fifth Annual NFIA Empowering Women and Girls Conference Puts Spotlight on Teen Leaders

Kenneth Juster, President Trump’s choice for Ambassador to India, queried on trade, human rights at Senate hearing

Kenneth Juster, President Trump’s choice for Ambassador to India, queried on trade, human rights at Senate hearing

Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kenneth Juster pledged, if confirmed as Washington’s top diplomat in Delhi, he will work to “advance the strategic partnership with India, a relationship that is critical to our national security and economic interests”, he said. Continue reading Kenneth Juster, President Trump’s choice for Ambassador to India, queried on trade, human rights at Senate hearing