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Ambassador Sandhu delivers King-Gandhi lecture at Howard University


Washington, DC: In a lecture to the students of Howard University, the Indian Ambassador to the United States, Taranjit Singh Sandhu spoke about the India-US relationship. He said, "The threads that connect India and the United States run deep and strong."  He reiterated the importance of the values of democracy, non-violence, liberty, and rule of law...

America will be a force for good again under Biden


By Frank Islam With the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, America is closing one of the darkest and saddest chapters in its history and opening a new one filled with hope and optimism. The swearing-in of the former Vice President heralds a new dawn not just in the...

17 members of US Congress laud Gandhi’s message


Washington, DC: The 151st Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was celebrated at the Embassy of India here on October 2 with Congressman Gregory Meeks and Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu paying floral tributes at the Mahatma’s statue. Separately, Rep Meeks said Mahatma Gandhi “made a difference not only in India but around the world. It was his...

Overcoming challenges, building partnerships: The promise of a New India


By Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Ambassador of India to the United States August is a special month for India. On August 15th, we celebrate Independence Day, this year marking 73 years since our freedom from colonial rule. As we are confronted with a pandemic of unprecedented scale, our celebrations this year will suitably respect the necessary health...

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Rich tributes paid to Ramesh Patel, the tallest community leader


By SATimes Team New York:  The founder and Chairman of FIA (NY-NJ-CT) whose legacy of making India Day Parade in NYC the largest celebration of India’s independence outside the India will live on, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 6 from Covid-19 complications.  Arguably the tallest leader of the Indian community leader in the...