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Mayor Bhalla leads the way in 8th District fundraising for Congress


Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla leads the way in fundraising for the 8th District congressional race, with $914,954.93 cash on hand, compared to $692,549.59 for U.S. Rep. Rob Menendez, 4th quarter reports filed with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) show. Bhalla received hundreds of donations from fellow members of the Sikh community across the country, from...

Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla got letters threatening to kill him, family


Hoboken, NJ: The Indian-origin Sikh mayor of Hoboken city in the US state of New Jersey has opened up about being the target of a series of letters that threatened to kill him and his family. The letters, which he received last year, first called on Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla, who is a practicing Sikh,...

Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla to contest for second term


New York: Hoboken, New Jersey Mayor Ravinder ‘Ravi’ Bhalla June 2 formally announced his re-election bid, pledging to serve as a regional and national leader in a post-pandemic world. The campaign will formally kick off June 24. The Indian American mayor, who was first voted into office in 2017, has the distinction of being one of the...