“Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb”: Hindu-Muslim Calls For Peace Before Ayodhya Order

“Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb”: Hindu-Muslim Calls For Peace Before Ayodhya Order LUCKNOW:  With days to go before the much-anticipated Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute case, religious leaders and organisations from both Hindu and Muslim communities have made appeals for calm. Top Muslim clerics across Uttar Pradesh on Friday led appeals for peace in mosques just before Friday prayers, asking …

Indian-origin Abhijit Banerjee wins Nobel Prize for Economics for work on global poverty

Indian-origin Abhijit Banerjee wins Nobel Prize for Economics for work on global poverty Indian-origin economist Abhijit Banerjee has won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences. October 14, 2019 Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” “The research conducted by …

Sedition Case : Over 180 Personalities Endorse Statement, Condemn Charges

Sedition Case for Open Letter: Over 180 Personalities Endorse Statement, Condemn Charges The statement says “more of us will speak every day” against mob lynching and silencing people’s voices. New Delhi: In response to an FIR being filed against 49 celebrities and prominent personalities for writing an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, more than 180 cultural and literary personalities …

IAMC Volunteers attend candle light vigil for slain Sikh Police Officer Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal

IAMC volunteers from the New York Chapter attended a candle light vigil for the slain Sikh Police Officer Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, and expressed our condolences as Indian Americans. Officer Sandeep Singh was a role model for the entire Indian American community, with his selfless service and his caring for everyone in the society.   Read more: Thousands attend slain U.S. …

Thousands Protested Outside UNGA in New York against human rights violations in India

Thousands Protested Outside UNGA in New York Though Modi has visited the United States six times since 2014, this is the first time his presence in the US has been met with such vociferous protests. 28/SEP/2019 New Delhi: Thousands of South Asians and concerned North Americans staged a rally in front of the UN headquarters as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed …

Hindus for Human Rights: Hindus must stand against Hindutva

Why We, as Hindu Americans, Are Opposed to Modi’s Undeclared Emergency The war of attrition against the people of Kashmir and against minorities elsewhere poses a far greater danger to Indian democracy than Indira Gandhi’s Emergency rule of 1975. 4/SEP/2019 See also: https://www.hindusforhumanrights.org/ “Democracy, beloved husband of Truth, loving father of Liberty, brother of Faith, Hope and Justice, expired on …

Thousands of Indian Americans of all religious and cultural backgrounds stage protest in Houston

Thousands protest against PM Modi during Howdy Modi event MON, 23 SEP 2019 HOUSTON, (TX), Thousands of Indian Americans joined a protest rally against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sunday, during the Howdy Modi event, led by the Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), a coalition of Indian Americans. The AJA comprises Hindu, Muslim, Dalit, Sikh and Christian groups, among others. …

Thousands of Indian Americans and US based civil rights activists gearing up for massive protests against Hindutva and racism

Indian Americans Announce Protest Against Modi’s Houston Visit [See also: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/protesters-get-ready-for-narendra-modis-houston-rally/article29472579.ece ] Thousands of Indian Americans and US based civil rights activists gearing up for massive protests against Hindutva and racism at Modi event venue HOUSTON, (TX) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), a broad coalition of Indian American organizations, has announced it is leading a …

Activists and Nobel Peace Prize winners protest Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s decision on award

Interfaith Letter To The Gates Foundation on Modi’s Award September 11, 2019   https://www.stopgenocide.org/interfaith-letter-to-the-gates-foundation-on-modis-award/ Dear Mr. and Mrs. Gates: As diverse Americans, we very much appreciate that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation helps fund numerous important grassroots programs each year. Nevertheless, we are deeply disturbed to discover that the Foundation will be giving an award to Indian Prime Minister …