Immigration reform, healthcare top agenda at Indian-origin physicians meet on Capitol Hill

Immigration reform, healthcare top agenda at Indian-origin physicians meet on Capitol Hill

Immigration reform and healthcare topped the agenda at the 2019 Legislative Day meet hosted by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) on Capitol Hill. Continue reading Immigration reform, healthcare top agenda at Indian-origin physicians meet on Capitol Hill

US lawmakers strongly condemn terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district

US lawmakers strongly condemn terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district

American lawmakers from both sides of the aisle condemned the heinous attack in Jammu and Kashmir, pledged their staunch support for India, and vowed to defeat terror wherever it rears its ugly head. Continue reading US lawmakers strongly condemn terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district

Year-long celebrations for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary begin in Washington with Capitol Hill event

Year-long celebrations for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary begin in Washington with Capitol Hill event

Year-long celebrations for the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi commenced on Capitol Hill with US lawmakers, senior Indian diplomats, community activists, press and media persons, gathering in the Rayburn House Office Building for a formal and dignified event befitting the father and founder of the Indian nation. Continue reading Year-long celebrations for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary begin in Washington with Capitol Hill event

US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill

US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill

The eagerly awaited annual Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill, now organized by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha and co-hosted by Indiaspora and the Hindu American Foundation, attracts several members of the Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Buddhist faiths who celebrate the popular and pluralistic Indian festival of lights. Continue reading US lawmakers greeted by overflow crowd at Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill

US lawmakers urge President Trump to stand up against hate crimes, end divisive rhetoric

US lawmakers urge President Trump to stand up against hate crimes, end divisive rhetoric

US lawmakers Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Joe Crowley (D-NY) have introduced a Resolution calling on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to dedicate robust resources for investigating and prosecuting ethnic attacks, and urging President Trump to end his inflammatory rhetoric. Continue reading US lawmakers urge President Trump to stand up against hate crimes, end divisive rhetoric