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This is the best time to invest in India: Union minister Jitendra Singh to diaspora


New York: Union minister Jitendra Singh, who was on a 5-day visit to the US on Saturday interacted with the Indian diaspora in New York and encouraged them to invest in India, as this is “the best time” to do so. A community reception was hosted for the minister in New York, where he pointed...

New Jersey Hindu Americans condemn, demand rescission of hateful resolution by Teaneck Democrats


Teaneck, NJ: Almost fifty-five Hindu American organizations representing more than 155,000 residents of Bergen County, NJ and surrounding areas signed a coalition letter condemning a hateful resolution recently passed by the Teaneck Democratic Municipal Committee (TDMC).  The resolution recklessly and falsely labels almost every major Hindu American organization in the United States, including Hindu...

Why it is important for South Asians to run for office


By Parveen Chopra Fellow, CUNY J-School’s Center for Community Media’s State Election Reporting Founding Editor ‐ The South Asian Times Fall seven times, stand up eight. True believers in this Japanese proverb, many South Asians who venture out to seek public office don’t quit after losing. Quite a few are sitting members of US House, state and local...

Budding artist Vedika Jain enthralls audiences with Kathak recital


Vedika Jain is 16 years old and is currently a junior at the Bronx High School of Science. Vedika started dancing at a very young age under Guru Smt. Jamuna Mitcham, and has participated in various dance dramas since 2010 for the Jain Center of America. At the tender age of eight in 2014,...

New Jersey Hindu Americans condemn, demand rescission of hateful resolution by Teaneck Democrats


Almost fifty-five Hindu American organizations representing more than 155,000 residents of Bergen County, NJ and surrounding areas signed a coalition letter condemning a hateful resolution recently passed by the Teaneck Democratic Municipal Committee (TDMC).  The resolution recklessly and falsely labels almost every major Hindu American organization in the United States, including Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, Vishwa Hindu Parishad...

Green Mentors organize successful Green School Conference 2022


Green Mentors, an India-based Responsible Education Solution Provider organization successfully its 6th NYC Green School Conference -2022 at SUNY Maritime College New York on September 24, 2022. This was the first conference on Responsible Education in America during the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly.  Responsible education empowers schools and universities to accept accountability...

Desai Foundation’s Diwali on the Hudson to raise funds for long-term covid relief


More than 400 of the Tristate area's creme-de-la-creme philanthropists, socialites, and celebrities are expected to rub shoulders at the Desai Foundation's annual Festival of Lights fundraiser, Diwali on the Hudson, at HK Hall (605 W 48th St., between West End Avenue and West Side Highway) on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, from 7 to 11:30...

Session at Hofstra University focuses on ‘Anti-Asian Hate and its Effect on Asian Community’


The Asian American Institute for Research and Engagement (AAIRE) held its press conference and the community outreach/awareness breakfast session, on the topic of “Anti-Asian Hate and its Effects on the Asian Community” at the Hofstra University Club, in Hempstead, Long Island, NY on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. The educational session was hosted by the...

Attorney General James sues cryptocurrency platform for illegal operations, fraud


New York Attorney General Letitia James joined seven state securities regulators in suing cryptocurrency companies Nexo Inc. and Nexo Capital Inc. (Nexo), for failing to register with the state as securities and commodities brokers or dealers and for lying to investors about their registration status. Despite warnings from the Office of the Attorney General...