Tag - Indian Consulate

India’s 75th Republic Day celebrated at Indian Consulate in New York   


The 75th Republic Day of India was celebrated in the Consulate General of India, New York with a flag hoisting ceremony on Thursday, January 26th,2024.  Consul General Mr. Binaya Srikanta Pradhan unfurled the national flag. Over 150 members of the Indian American community and friends of India joined as the national anthem was sung. The Consul General then read...

Indian Consulate in New York conferred prestigious ODOP Award 2023


‘One District One Product’ is among the several initiatives of the Government of India in line with Prime Minister Modi’s vision of “Aatma Nirbhar Bharat”, a selfreliant India. The idea is to select, brand, and promote One Product from each District of the country, harnessing traditional strengths and technology for holistic development.  The prestigious ODOP Awards were conferred upon Indian...

Indian Consulate commemorates Veer Baal Diwas


New York: On the occasion of Veer Baal Diwas, an exhibition was held here to honor the bravery and sacrifices made by the sons of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, Sahibzada Zorawar Singh and Sahibzada Fateh Singh.  The Consulate General of India in New York presented the exhibition which was extended till December 28.  In addition, Gurudwaras in Connecticut, New Jersey,...

US condemns vandalism of Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in California


New York: The US on Saturday condemned the vandalism of a Hindu temple in California and welcomed efforts by the police to ensure those responsible are held accountable.  The Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Hindu Temple in Newark, California was vandalized with anti-India graffiti and the police are investigating the matter as a possible hate crime.  "We condemn the vandalism of Shri Swaminarayan...

Indian Americans bid farewell to outgoing Consul General Randhir Jaiswal


In an atmosphere full of enthusiasm and unity, the Indian American community of the New York Metropolitan Area hosted a farewell reception for India’s current consul general in New York, Randhir Jaiswal, who is proceeding for his next assignment as the spokesperson of the external affairs ministry.  Prominent members of JAIPUR FOOT USA-BRAHUD SENIORS and Rajasthan Association...

NIA searches premises over Khalistani attack at Indian Consulate in US


New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has carried out searches at over 15 locations in Punjab and Haryana in connection with its probe into the attack on the Indian Consulate in San Francisco in March this year by Khalistani supporters. As part of the probe, the NIA on November 14 had requested for evidence...

DHUN Musical Group USA concert held at Indian Consulate


The Consulate General of India, New York hosted the community's popular DHUN Musical Group, USA for an India Independence Day special musical concert on August 12, 2023. The singing event left the audience captivated and enchanted as it showcased an exceptional level of skills and talents. From the meticulous planning to the flawless execution, and an...

US returns 105 antiquities to India days after PM Modi’s visit


New York: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's State Visit to the US, a total of 105 antiquities, spanning a period from 2nd-3rd Century CE to 18th-19th Century CE, are being repatriated to India by American authorities.  Some of the valuable Indian antiquities were handed over by the US at a special repatriation ceremony held at...

Indian Americans hold peace rally at SFO consulate in response to Khalistani attack


Scores of Indian Americans held a peace rally in front of the Indian Consulate here to express solidarity with India following a recent attempted arson at the diplomatic facility by Khalistan supporters. A video by Khalistan supporters, dated July 2 posted on Twitter, showed the act of arson at the Indian Consulate in San Francisco....