Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington vandalized amid George Floyd protests and riots

Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington vandalized amid George Floyd protests and riots

The iconic Mahatma Gandhi statue situated in a public park across from the Indian Embassy in Washington, DC has been defaced with graffiti by miscreants during the ongoing protests and riots over the senseless killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man. Continue reading Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington vandalized amid George Floyd protests and riots

USIBC hosts outgoing Indian envoy, incoming Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

USIBC hosts outgoing Indian envoy, incoming Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Reflecting on the progress and potential of India-US ties at a farewell reception held in his honor, hosted by the US-India Business Council (USIBC), ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla told leaders in the corporate sector that he is taking back with him “some very significant lessons learned, best practices, very good memories of a relationship” which he believes “is one of the most important if not the most important for us”. Continue reading USIBC hosts outgoing Indian envoy, incoming Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla addresses concerns of Sikh Americans at Gurpurab celebration on Capitol Hill

Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla addresses concerns of Sikh Americans at Gurpurab celebration on Capitol Hill

To aptly commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, and to reach out to the Sikh community in America, the Indian Embassy in Washington organized a special celebratory event on Capitol Hill. Continue reading Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla addresses concerns of Sikh Americans at Gurpurab celebration on Capitol Hill

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