May 2023

Desh-Videsh May 2023


Next US President may be an Indian-American

Next US President may be an Indian-American? By Raj Shah & Arkamita Sengupta

Like Britain, the United States of America may also have an Indian-origin president after the 2024 presidential election. The fresh faces of Indian descent for the US presidential election are Nikki Haley and Vivek Ramaswamy. This news has created a buzz across the globe as it reflects the popularity of Indians worldwide. According to the report, in a community that …

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Nikki Haley’s Presidential candidacy and her views on Key issues

Born on January 20, 1972, Nikki Haley is an American politician and diplomat who served as the 116th and first female governor of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017, as well as the 29th American ambassador to the UN for two years, from January 2017 to December 2018. Nikki Haley, a former United Nations Ambassador, former South Carolina governor, and …


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Editorial May 2023

Dear Readers, The year 2023 is a watershed moment for Indian-Americans, with the thought that the next US President may be an Indian-American. There is already a long list of heads of state or governments in the world who are of Indian descent.  The list includes Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister of Britain; Portugal PM António Costa; Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth; …

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All You Need to Know About the SECURE 2.0 Act By Krishna Rao

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) 2.0 Act is a recent legislative measure that was signed into law. This act seeks to make improvements to existing retirement savings plans by introducing new provisions to benefit workers, retirees, and businesses. The new legislation was introduced in response to the changing demographics of the workforce, where workers are living …

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Indian-American Amit Kshatriya will head NASA’s brand-new “Moon to Mars” mission

Amit Kshatriya, an experienced Indian-American software and robotics engineer, will help the agency develop a long-term lunar presence to prepare for humanity’s next significant leap to the Red Planet. NASA’s first Moon to Mars Program director is Amit. The new office will explore the Moon and Mars for humanity, according to a NASA press release. “The golden age of exploration …

Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest : Prime Minister Modi

Some of you may know that Aruna and I visited India early this year. I have written in my editorial column about celebrating Jan 26 – India republic day at  Gujarat VidyaPeeth, institute founded by Mahatma Gandhi, visited Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad on Jan 30th, Gandhi ji death anniversary, hosted fashion show at one of the local colleges with the …



How AI can affect the Practice of Law

AI and Chat GPT are all the rage right now. It is all the kids are talking about. So I figured, why not write an article exploring how AI technology could potentially be used in the practice of law. After all, the goal of my practice is to help as many clients as possible and provide the best immigration solutions. …


I Want To Break Free! By Dr. Namitha Raju

Do you recognize any of these recurring themes in your parenting?   *Wails* I need the iPad. I’m in the middle of something! I hate you. You’re so unfair! *Whines* I hate this! I don’t want this. You never make anything I like! *Yells* I didn’t do it. Stop accusing me! Get out of my room! *Groans* I don’t want …

Health and Yoda

Preserving Our Roots and Ancient Knowledge

Preserving Our Roots and Ancient Knowledge

by Chahna Tailor Gupta When I was in grade school, questions such as “why does your religion have monkeys, elephants and other animals,” were ubiquitous. I was always interested in our religion, but could never defend it because I felt I wasn’t well-informed. My friends practicing other religions were able to eloquently speak about their faith, but they also never …

Book Review



Independence: A Novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Three sisters of a distinguished doctor live in a Bengali village. Priya is educated and idealistic, determined to become a doctor like her father despite society’s disapproval. Deepa, the beauty, wants a marriage to provide her family with happiness and prominence. Jamini is pious, sharp-eyed, and a gifted quiltmaker with hidden interests.They have …


A Glimpse At Kumar Neeraj’s Most-Awaited Film, Nafisa 

A new-age Indian film writer and director, Kumar Neeraj, reveals his latest film, which centers around the horrors of Bihar’s Muzaffarpur shelter home. Nearly five years after the gruesome incident, Neeraj brings to the audience a reality that not only shook Bihar’s political foundations but also aroused the nation’s outrage. Neeraj explicitly stated that the film will revolve around the …

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Florida Gainesville Br. Ramanandamrita Chaitanyas Florida Tour When: 05/09/2023, 5:00 PM Where: 2290 SW 37th Street Ocala, Ocala,34471 Contact: Vallabha 352-216-6238 Host: Br. Ramanandamrita Chaitanya Jacksonville Jax India Summer Fest When: 05/06/2023, 11:00 AM Where: Mandarin Garden Club 2892 Loretto Rd, , Jacksonville,32223 Contact: 502-330-9093 Email: Host: M3 Event Sai Summer Camp 2023 When: 06/19/2023, 9:00 AM Where: Sri …