Indian Embassy in Washington sparkles for Diwali

Indian Embassy in Washington sparkles for Diwali

Ambassador Navtej Sarna said the “festival of Diwali has become emblematic of India abroad” and credited the diaspora for making it the best known of all Indian festivals lighting up mainstream America. Continue reading Indian Embassy in Washington sparkles for Diwali

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Two Sikh men brutally attacked in one-week span in central California

Two Sikh men brutally attacked in one-week span in central California

In one week alone, two turban-clad men — Sahib Singh Natt, 71, and Surjit Malhi, 50 — have been brutally beaten in California, a state that boasts the largest concentration of Sikhs in the country. Continue reading Two Sikh men brutally attacked in one-week span in central California

“Inhumane” treatment meted out to immigrant detainees, including 52 Indians, held in Oregon federal prison

“Inhumane” treatment meted out to immigrant detainees, including 52 Indians, held in Oregon federal prison

“It is not a crime to come to the United States to seek asylum; in fact, it is a right provided by international treaty”, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici said after meeting the immigrant detainees “who came to the United States seeking a better life”. Continue reading “Inhumane” treatment meted out to immigrant detainees, including 52 Indians, held in Oregon federal prison