Category Archive for: ‘India News’

  • For the People, By the People: Democracy in the US and India

    For the People, By the People: Democracy in the US and India

    By Alyssa Ayres India is the world’s largest democracy. However, despite its shared political system with the United States, India’s approach to human rights and foreign policy differs greatly from its Western counterparts. The following excerpt from Our Time Has Come: How India is Making …

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  • Don’t Lecture India: Look at Your Own Record

    Don’t Lecture India: Look at Your Own Record

    By Maria Wirth Europeans have a horrifying record regarding human rights violations. Germany is well known for an unprecedented, systematic holocaust of Jews and gypsies right in the middle of Europe only 80 years ago. Yet Britain, France, Portugal and others were as brutal with …

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  • Trump's Historic Visit to India

    Trump’s Historic Visit to India

    President Trump’s historic visit to India on February 24, 2020, was an important step towards the partnership between the world’s largest and oldest democracies of the world. President Trump was the sixth United States President to travel to India, and he was the first to …

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  • Get to Know: Sanjay Chandran

    Get to Know: Sanjay Chandran

    It was my pleasure to interview Sanjay Chandran, who is modest, soft spoken, and exceptionally talented in music as well as in his professional career.  He is among eleven young alumni who received the Penn State Alumni Association’s Alumni Achievement Award in 2006. Chandran is …

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  • 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 2020 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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