US urges India, Pakistan to defuse tensions in aftermath of Kashmir terror attack

US urges India, Pakistan to defuse tensions in aftermath of Kashmir terror attack

The US, together with other world powers, has been pressing India and Pakistan to end the confrontation fearing it could spiral out of control. Continue reading US urges India, Pakistan to defuse tensions in aftermath of Kashmir terror attack

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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

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

National Indian physicians group takes compelling causes to Capitol Hill

National Indian physicians group takes compelling causes to Capitol Hill

Born in India and having migrated to the US as a teenager, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal is very vocal when it comes to immigration and upholding the rights of immigrants. “Unless you are native American, you came from somewhere and 92 percent of Asian Americans have come through the family immigration system”, she told the AAPI gathering. Continue reading National Indian physicians group takes compelling causes to Capitol Hill