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IOC inaugurates Karnataka Chapter to further bolster INC efforts in upcoming Lok Sabha polls


Staten Island, NY: On February 24, 2024, the Indian Overseas Congress USA confirmed the appointment of new officers for the Karnataka Chapter during their inaugural dinner ceremony held at the Five Star Banquet Hall, Long Island City, New York. This chapter will work under the leadership of Sri Rajiv Gowda, an experienced advocate who...

IOCUSA celebrates Rahul Gandhi’s staying of conviction


The Indian Overseas Congress celebrated the staying of conviction of Rahul Gandhi by distributing sweets while affirming their support and promising solidarity in standing with him in his struggle.    "Truth has won out, and BJP's tactics to silence Rahul Gandhi has indeed failed," said Mohinder Singh Gilzian, President of the Indian Overseas Congress, USA. Harbachan Singh, Secretary-General, requested...

Gandhi statue at Richmond Hill Tulsi Mandir vandalized, IOC-USA strongly condemns


Indian Overseas Congress, USA has strongly condemned the destruction of Gandhi statue and attack on the house of worship in New York.  “Vandalizing and toppling of the statue of an icon of non-violence and apostle of peace world over is beyond comprehension and simply disgraceful,” said George Abraham, Vice-chairman of the Indian Overseas Congress, USA....

Koshy Thomas’ run for NYC Council is gaining momentum


Floral Park, NY:  Koshy Thomas, candidate for the New York City Council from District 23 in Queens, was hosted by the Indian community at the Santoor restaurant here to garner support for him and make him the first Asian Indian in the Council. Koshy Thomas, in his speech, talked about his involvement with the community for the last...

IOC appoints new officials

Post Date: December 3, 2020

The Indian Overseas Congress, USA, has appointed six new Secretaries and a Chapter President to strengthen the organization. IOC, USA has been taking various steps to reinforce and augment the organization to meet its obligations and responsibilities, particularly to its membership and the Indian-American community. The six new Secretaries are: Nikhil Thagadur,  Rajan Padavathil,  Hirenkumar M. Patel, Rajdeep Singh...

We will pay for restoration of desecrated Gandhi statue: Indian Overseas Congress

Post Date: June 11, 2020

New York: The Indian Overseas Congress (IOC) has written to The Park Service who are in-charge of maintaining the Gandhi statue situated near the Indian Embassy in Washington D.C. that it will pay for its restoration after the same was desecrated last week during the protests against police brutality. "Mahatma Gandhi being the practitioner and apostle...