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Chicago’s anti-India, anti-CAA resolution defeated after fight by Indian community


Chicago: Indian Americans across the USA celebrated the defeat of a Chicago resolution sponsored by city councilor of 49th ward Maria Hadden and backed by Council of Islamic Relations (CAIR), an organization with dubious records. Resolution R2020-583 proposed by the Chicago City Council classified the Indian Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) passed in December 2019 as discriminatory. Dubbed “the sugar coated cyanide pill”...

Call for federal probe to investigate funding of sponsors of Chicago resolution against CAA


Chicago: Dr. Bharat Barai, chairman, US-India Friendship Council called for a Federal Justice Department investigation into the role of Council on American-Islamic relations (CAIR). CAIR has announced that they have sponsored the City of Chicago Resolution R2020-583 which is being introduced by 49th Ward Alderman Maria Hadden.  Resolution R2020-583 proposed by the Chicago City Council classifies the Indian Citizenship Amendment...

Lessons from the 2020 presidential election


By Vibhuti Jha  Executive Director & Board of Director, Nalanda International  The election is over, but the results are yet to be certified despite record breaking voter participation by the American people. The enthusiasm crossed party lines, with both candidates scoring highest ever votes. There is so much to talk about as learning lessons from the 2020 elections. From...

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HAF leads campaign against anti-India motion by a city council in Minnesota


Washington: The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) launched a letter writing campaign to oppose a deeply flawed and error-laden resolution proposed by the St. Paul City Council in Minnesota. The symbolic resolution denounces what it calls the “Islamophobic ideology” of the Modi government.  Lead sponsor Council Member Jane Prince  worked on the resolution with the Minnesota chapter of the Council on...