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Lawmakers celebrate Diwali at US Congress
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Crowley Commemorates Diwali, Announces 2nd Annual Congressiona...

(Queens, NY) - Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, issued the statement below in commemoration of Diwali, a festival widely ... Congressman Joseph Crowley, 1 month ago
Lawmakers celebrate Diwali at US Congress The Statesman, 1 week ago

A peek into the first 'langar' on Capitol Hill

Members of the United States Congress break bread to celebrate the contributions of Sikh Americans.’s Aziz Haniffa reports Photograph: Les Talusan/SALDEF In a historic first, the interns in the Sikh American Legal Defence and Education Fund’s SikhLEAD programme, organised the first-ever langar on Capitol Hill July 30 to share the Sikh way of life with members of the United States Congress and their staffers. Langar is a 500-year-old tradition established by ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago 2nd Annual Diwali Celebrations Held on Capitol Hill  News India Times6 days ago Top U.S. Lawmakers Convey Diwali Greetings  India-West1 month ago Top US lawmakers send Diwali greetings to Indian American community  Times of India1 month ago
Hindustan Times

US lawmakers, Sikhs disappointed at …

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Two US lawmakers and Sikh community bodies have expressed disappointment over International Basketball Federation's (FIBA) decision to allow athletes to wear religious ...
 Yahoo! India2 months ago Lawmakers, Sikhs Disappointed at Basketball Body's Headgear Decision  News India Times2 months ago John Kerry Lights Diya for Diwali, President Obama Offers Greetings  India-West1 month ago Kerry hosts first Diwali celebrations, hails diaspora  Siasat Daily1 month ago
The Guardian Express

United States Army Faces Lawsuit From Sikh

On Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and United Sikhs filed a lawsuit against the United States Army for refusing to grant a religious accommodation to a university student that would allow him to enlist in the Reserve Officer's ...
 The Guardian Express1 week ago ACLU Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Army For Refusing To Allow Bearded, Turbaned Sikh To Enlist  BuzzFeed2 weeks ago

American Sikh PAC Launches Attack on Rep. Ami Bera

The American Sikh PAC has launched a full-on attack against Sacramento, Calif., Rep. Ami Bera , accusing the Democrat freshman congressman of supporting genocide. The assault comes on the heels of a new $1.5 million television ad campaign ...
 India-West1 month ago

'Democracy Is Not for Sale,' Says Mike Honda in Victory Speech

NEWARK, Calif. Following an intensive 18-month long battle against fellow Democratic challenger Ro Khanna, Rep. Mike Honda announced victory Nov. 7 morning at his campaign office here. As a crowd of jubilant supporters cheered him on, shouting ...
 India-West2 weeks ago

We All Have a Role to Play in Stopping Bullying

Yuri_Arcurs via When I was only an infant, my family and I were sent to Camp Amache -- a WWII internment camp in Colorado that illegally incarcerated people of Japanese ancestry during a time of racism and war hysteria. While my memories of ...
 Huffington Post4 weeks ago

A Facial Challenge: Inmate's right to wear a beard is among cases coming up this term

Supreme Court Report Posted Oct 01, 2014 03:50 am CDT By Holt v. Hobbs—At issue: Does the prisoner grooming policy of the Arkansas Department of Correction impinge on the religious rights of an inmate as protected by a 2000 federal statute? ...
 ABA Journal1 month ago

Illinois Governor, Top Leaders Attend Indo-American Democratic Organization's Annual Fundraiser

By Asian Media USA Chicago The Illinois state's top Democrats were out in full force at the 35th annual banquet and fundraiser of the Indo-American Democratic Organization (IADO) held on Sunday, September 21, at Holiday Inn here Governor Pat ...
 South Asian Observer2 months ago

Strong Democratic leadership presence at IADO dinner meet

Former IADO presidents Dr Ram Gajela and Harendra Mangrola along with IADO activists and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn CHICAGO: It was an important day of celebration for the Indian American Democratic Organization (IADO) that witnessed a very ...
 IndiaPost2 months ago
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