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Keith Brown secures GOP endorsement for state assembly bid


Following a meeting of the Suffolk County Republican Committee Feb 17, the Republican organization and its committee members endorsed Keith Brown to run in the Special Election for State Assembly on April 28th to fill the vacancy in the 12th Assembly District. The Special Election was called following former Assemblyman Andrew Raia’s election to...

Bloomberg one of top challengers, surges in opinion polls


New York: Controversial mega-billionaire Michael Bloomberg has surged ahead in opinion polls to become one of the top challengers for the Democrats' nomination for the presidential elections, upsetting the electoral calculus and has qualified for the party's debate on Wednesday. A new poll showed him with 19 per cent support, surpassing former Vice President Joe...

Trump soars in job approval ratings, but Democrats ahead in polls


New York: Polls paint a mixed picture of US President Donald Trump's political fortunes in this election year showing his job approval ratings and sense of betterment at the highest levels while also having all the leading Democratic challengers defeating him. A Gallup poll released on Thursday that said that 61 per cent of Americans...

Red carpet awaits President Trump in India


New Delhi/Washington: US President Donald Trump will get a red carpet welcome in Gujarat later this month -- on a grander scale than the event organized for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston last year. Sources said the government is organizing 'Kem Chho, Trump', the Gujarati equivalent of Texas event 'Howdy Modi' in Prime Minister's...

Barr says Trump’s tweets about DOJ cases make it ‘impossible to do my job’


Washington: US Attorney General Bill Barr has said that President Donald Trump "has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case" but should stop tweeting about the Justice Department because his tweets "make it impossible for me to do my job". "I think it's time to stop tweeting about the Department of Justice...

Gandhiji commemorated on 72nd death anniversary in Houston


Houston: Mahatma Gandhi who spread the message of truth, non-violence, and global peace, died on January 30, 1948. The Eternal Gandhi Museum of Houston (EGMH) in collaboration with Unity Houston commemorated Shraddhanjali, a memorial service, on February 8. EGMH and Unity Houston jointly observed Shraddhanajli, Memorial Service, in collaboration with Arya Samaj Greater Houston, Interfaith Ministries...

Anupam Kher takes audience on an engaging journey into his life


New York: Anupam Kher’s one-man theatre performance Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai has been performed many times all over the world stage. But his outstanding performance at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in New York City to an intimate audience and crème de la crème invitees set yet another bar entirely. Setting the tone of the...

Assemblyman Raj Mukherji named chair of Judiciary Committee


Trenton: New Jersey state Assemblyman Raj Mukherji, a healthcare entrepreneur, former local prosecutor and former U.S. Marine Corps sergeant who previously served as deputy mayor of Jersey City, has been selected by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin to chair the Assembly Judiciary Committee for the 219th legislative session, Mukherji’s office said in a news release. “I...

‘Community needs to make US leadership aware of Kashmir realities’

Post Date: February 12, 2020

Washington, DC: A group of Indian-Americans has said that India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir needs support from the US and it is the responsibility of the community to make the political leadership here aware of the ground realities in the region. During a meeting at the Rajdhani Mandir in...