Category Archive for: ‘India News’

  • Should Savarkar get the Bharat Ratna?

    Should Savarkar get the Bharat Ratna?

    Raj Shah Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh My Short answer is “Absolutely not.” Now let me backup my statement. Some of you may or may not know Savarkar. He was the founder president of Hindu Mahasabha He and was also one of the nine men accused of …

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  • Marconi Society Awards Indian Students Tackling Women's Safety & Air Pollution

    Marconi Society Awards Indian Students Tackling Women’s Safety & Air Pollution

    The Marconi Society has awarded top prizes to students in India who have come up with innovative solutions that address the challenges of women’s safety and air pollution. The Marconi Society celebrates, inspires, and connects innovators building tomorrow’s technologies in service of a digitally inclusive …

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  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui Honoured at International Film Festival

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui Honoured at International Film Festival

    Critically acclaimed Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be conferred with the Golden Dragon Award at the on-going Cardiff International Film Festival 2019. The Gangs Of Wasseypur actor will be receiving the award for his contribution to the world of cinema. The Film Festival is being …

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  • Modi 2.0 The First 100 Days Of Narendra Modi’s Second Term In Office Ftr

    Modi 2.0: The First 100 Days of Narendra Modi’s Second Term in Office

    The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has completed the first 100 days of its second term in office. After a landslide victory in the general elections of May 2019, PM Modi’s government secured its second term in power, and upon …

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  • Revoking Articles 370 35A Ftr

    Revoking Articles 370 & 35A: Benefits Behind the Removal

    In a historic move, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the National Democratic Alliance Government to revoke Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian Constitution. Article 370 Article 370 grants special status and provisions to the state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). It grants …

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  • Class of 2019 Valedictorians and salutatorians

    Indian Americans in the list of 2019 Valedictorians and salutatorians

    Indian American students continue to earn high marks in high school with several on the growing list of Valedictorians/Salutatorians. Here is our Q and A with some local students. Pooja Ghay – Valedictorian School Name: Olympia High School City/State: Windermere, FL GPA: 5.55 College: University …

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  • Indian General Election 2019: Progressive BJP and Dynasties-led Congress Party

    Indian General Election 2019: Progressive BJP and Dynasties-led Congress Party

    Indian General Election 2019: Progressive BJP and Dynasties-led Congress Party India, one of the oldest and largest democracies in the world, stands at the brink of the 2019 general elections. The 2019 Indian general election is currently being held over the course of seven phases, …

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  • The Statue of Unity

    The Statue of Unity: Dedicated to Sardar Patel

    The Statue of Unity: Dedicated to Sardar Patel The Honorable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, unveiled the Statue of Unity, a monument dedicated to Indian Independence Movement leader Vallabhbhai Patel on his birthday, October 31, 2018. Vallabhbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel, was …

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    Indian Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away at 93

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India, passed away on August 16, 2018, at the age of 93. Born on December 25, 1924, Vajpayee served three times as the Prime Minister of India from 1996 to 2004. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  ji said …

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  • Miss India Anukreethy

    Anukreethy Vas of Tamil Nadu wins FEMINA Miss India 2018

    Anukreethy Vas of Tamil Nadu wins FEMINA Miss India 2018 “Who is the better teacher? Failure or success?” This was the final question asked by judges of the top five finalists in the FEMINA Miss India 2018 competition. Anukreethy Vas of Tamil Nadu, the winner …

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