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Jhumpa Lahiri and Me

Like many Indian American fiction writers working in the shadow of Jhumpa Lahiri, I had to learn that my stories could be different — in part because America was different, too. By Vauhini Vara I graduated from high school in 2000, the year Jhumpa Lahiri won a Pulitzer Prize for her first book, “Interpreter of Maladies,” a collection […]

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Politics

Indian American Leaders in Iowa Say They Feel Abandoned by Nikki Haley

Ms. Haley, the daughter of Indian immigrants, has a natural constituency in Iowa’s Indian American voters, but leaders say she has not reached out. By Jazmine Ulloa With less than a week to go before the Iowa caucuses, leaders with some of the largest and most active Indian and South Asian American associations in the state […]

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Politics

3 Indian American candidates are making history in the 2024 race: How their families’ journeys shaped them

The candidates, though very different, are unprecedented, experts said. By Zohreen Shah With a year to go until Election Day and two days before the next Republican primary debate, one group has emerged on the national political stage in a way they never have before in U.S. history: Indian American candidates. Only a handful of GOP hopefuls […]

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Politics

Vivek Ramaswamy accuses Trump of making a ‘false promise’ in not repealing Obamacare

BY ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Republican presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy swiped at former President Donald Trump on Thursday for failing to repeal and replace the health care overhaul championed by his predecessor, former President Barack Obama. “I am never somebody who will make a false promise,” Ramaswamy said at an event in a suburb of Columbus, Ohio. “My friend Donald Trump promised […]

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Tech

‘I am a fan of Modi’: Elon Musk on his friendship with Indian Prime Minister Modi

By Charmaine Jacob Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he is “incredibly excited about the future of India,” adding it has “more promise than any large country in the world.” “I am a fan of Modi,” Musk admitted Tuesday in a video interview published on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official YouTube page.  “He really wants to do the right thing for India. […]

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Religion

In Their Own Words: Cultural Connections to Religion Among Asian Americans

BY BESHEER MOHAMED, MICHAEL ROTOLO, BILL WEBSTER AND NICK ZANETTI Pew Research Center recently conducted a survey on religion among Asian Americans, the largest nationally representative survey of its kind to date. In addition, to look more deeply into how Asian Americans think about religion, we arranged 20 structured, small group conversations (focus groups) and five in-depth one-on-one interviews with […]

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Kal Penn Asks Indian-American Voters Which Candidate They Trust the Most | The Daily Show

By The Daily Show   Video link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uO1lGQJ1Iuc

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Community

Why Hindus in the US should join the fight against anti-Semitism

By ROHIT SHARMA Anti-Semitism is on the rise in the United States and this disturbing trend demands our attention and action. According to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the number of antisemitic incidents in the US increased by a staggering 34% in 2021, marking the highest level of such incidents since the ADL began tracking them in […]

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Politics

Interview of Rishi Kumar, Democrat running for House District CA-16 

He’s a candidate willing to put his money where his mouth is—dedicated to ‘getting things done.’ His impressive accomplishments include launching a free entrepreneurship boot camp for youth in Silicon Valley’s disadvantaged neighborhoods to equip children with STEM and entrepreneurial skills. And, since 2012, he and his wife have been hosting a free Lego Robotics […]

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Advocacy

From journalist to leading activist, Asra Nomani

Asra Nomani was born in India and immigrated to America as a child. As a journalist and Muslim reform activist, she rose to notoriety. She is the author of the books Woke Army (2023), Standing Alone (2005), and Tantrika (2003). The PBS documentary ‘The Mosque in Morgantown’ (2019) portrays Nomani’s battle for women’s rights in […]

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