Pro-Khalistan supotters protest(Photo: Twitter)

Canada's policy of giving a free run to South Asian separatists might boomerang on it

When the LTTE waged ethnic war in Sri Lanka with a base on Canadian soil, Sri Lanka could do nothing about it, as it was a small country facing a tough local challenge. But such would not be the case with India, a large country with considerable muscle power to defend its territorial integrity and sovereignty.

US disinclined to jeopardize India ties over alleged plot to kill Sikh separatist

It is obvious that the U.S. sees India as perhaps its most important strategic relationship not just in Asia but even globally in the context of an increasingly assertive China.

Nikki Haley: The doughy Indian American who is taking on Trump

Will American women respond to Nikki, count her as one of them, and make her the President of the USA, now or in 2028? 

'Global Indians' in the 21st century: Why Desis are the most prepared diaspora for the mad new world order

Given that Indian settlers are generally law-abiding citizens with a high focus on education and are positive contributors to the local economy they are considered a model minority group. India’s rising economic stature and the government of India’s regular engagement with the diaspora have raised the diaspora’s stock within the host nation.


Indian-American Geeta Rao Gupta leading US delegation to G-20 women’s meet in India

With a Ph.D. in psychology from Bangalore University, she was the president of the Washington-based International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) for more than a decade.

The gift syndrome: What goes into a homeward-bound NRI’s suitcase?

Can a gift make up for a steadying presence at a doctor’s appointment? Can a ‘present’ make up for not being present? My parents have never once asked for anything

Bangladeshi-origin student's death: South Asian diaspora seeks justice and protection from racist policing

The relationship between South Asians and policing reflects both the racist structure of US policing and internal differences among South Asians in their experiences with policing. South Asians in the US are stratified by caste, class, religion, language, nationality, ethnicity, and documentation status.

Bangladeshi peacekeepers have played a stellar role in Mali's MINUSMA mission

A total of 139 people of the Bangladesh Armed Forces have sacrificed their lives and 242 people have been injured in maintaining world peace. Their self-sacrifice has brought Bangladesh acceptance as the leading peacekeeping country in the world.

International conference on Bangladesh seeks long-awaited UN recognition of 1971 genocide

The conference, presided over by Member of the European Parliament,  Mel Fulvio Martusciello, brought together 65 participants, including speakers from various fields, all united in their commitment to seeking recognition for the victims of the 1971 Bangladesh genocide.

Reservations followed Indian immigrants to US; Will Supreme Court judgement now give them reprieve?

The overrepresentation of Asians in coveted educational and employment opportunities has drawn the ire of social justice groups and activists, although they avoid directly speaking of them and often make it appear directed against Whites.

US Supreme Court affirmative action ruling may help South Asians

Three Indian, two Pakistani and two Hindu organisations had joined other Asian groups in filing a brief supporting the Students for Fair Admissions (SAFA) case against Harvard.

Modi in US meets parade of intellectuals, investors, health experts, scientists, musician

When Modi came to the Lotte Palace Hotel in midtown Manhattan, he flouted security to greet supporters deliriously chanting his name and dancing, while worried Secret Service agents and security personnel tried to put him in a tight physical cordon.

Indiaspora welcomes Modi’s historic state visit to the US

To further bolster the two countries’ relationship and to engage the global diaspora in envisioning India after 100 years of its independence, Indiaspora will be hosting a G20 Summit in New Delhi in August of 2023. This summit will bring together Indian-origin leaders from around the world to discuss geopolitics, trade and commerce, entrepreneurship and innovation, healthcare, philanthropy, education, arts and culture, and sports.

New York to make Diwali school holiday in city

“As the first Hindu-American and South Asian-American woman elected to state office in New York, I take special pride in advocating for new American communities, including those that celebrate Diwali,” Rajkumar 

Rahul Gandhi at Stanford: Pappu can’t dance maybe, but he sure can speak

Rahul G at Stanford was no barefoot messiah in a loin cloth but a dapper Nehru-jacket clad man with a salt and pepper beard who evoked images of truth and moral courage. This was a new Gandhi for a new age – opposing an old-fashioned autocrat who was allegedly subverting democracy and secularism. 

Indian American community discovers a reinvigorated Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi cast the upcoming 2024 parliamentary elections in India as an ideological fight between those who believe in Mahatma's Gandhi’s message of love and peace and his “coward” assassin Nathuram Godse’s message of hatred and violence.

Indian diaspora in the Caribbean needs the right political impetus

It is about time that celebrations to mark Indian Arrival Day, whether in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Suriname, Mauritius, or Fiji, take on a new format and a more scientific approach

Bill to make Diwali federal holiday in the US introduced

The bill says, “Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is an auspicious day celebrated by many South and Southeast Asian communities as well as religious groups including the Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, and Jain communities”.

Top US military officer nominee advocate of strong defence ties with India

Brown has repeatedly spoken of the importance of defence relations with India for the US. He participated in the Cope India 19 joint India-US exercise in 2018 in Kalaikunda and Panagarh and flew an Indian Air Force Mirage 2000.