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75 Members of Congress Write to Biden to Urge Discussion With Modi on India’s Human Rights Violations

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi touched down June 20 morning in New York for the first leg of his 4-day official state visit, 75...

Indian Americans Urge Boycott of Indian PM Modi’s US Visit

Activists accuse Indian PM Narendra Modi of widespread human rights violations and disenfranchising the country’s many minorities.

Untouchable in America

Prem Pariyar and his family have suffered from caste discrimination throughout their lives in Nepal. He did not expect to find it in the US.

Ajay Banga Becomes First Indian American World Bank President

Biden-nominated Indian American Ajay Banga has been elected to serve as the next president of the World Bank.

Is the Modi Administration Fomenting a Deep Divide in the Indian American Community?

Indian Americans are divided and polarized at unprecedented levels, spurred on by the nationalism of the Narendra Modi government in India.

India Cuts Internet for 27 Million, Sparking Global Protests

Protests broke out worldwide March 19 as the Indian government abruptly shut down all internet communication in the state of Punjab.

Collateral Damage: the Forgotten Victims of Domestic Violence

'Children are carrying that inter-generational trauma and the cycle of abuse forward. It's only when we care for them now that we have a chance of breaking the cycle and not letting it perpetuate further.'

Seattle City Council Passes First Law in US Banning Caste Discrimination

The vote came after 90 minutes of public comment from speakers on both sides of the issue. Opponents say they will explore legal avenues to reverse the law.

Seattle City Council Poised to Pass Nation’s First Ban on Caste Discrimination

The resolution has Indian Americans divided over whether it would in fact end discrimination, and whether such discrimination even exists.

Five Texas Candidates Who Are Taking Democracy By the Reins

With democracy on the ballot this November, these five candidates say the solution is to lean in and "be part of the solution."

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