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Kathleen Yang-Clayton of Asian Americans Advancing Justice addressing the gathering opposed to Governor's veto

Automatic voter registration veto disappoints community advocates

CHICAGO: Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed last week the Automatic Voter Registration bill that had been endorsed by over 50 community organizations in Illinois, and passed the General Assembly with… Read more »

Ashtar Sayed (Director) and Michael Pellico (Writer and Executive Producer) receiving the award on behalf of Raveena Tandon at Festival of Globe Silicon Valley (FOGSV)

Raveena Tandon felicitated by FOG

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Indian actor Raveena Tandon was felicitated for her contribution towards empowerment of the girl child by the Festival of Globe (FOG) in Silicon Valley, San Francisco on… Read more »

Standing from left: Arif Rizvi, Geetesh Iyer, Rajeshvar Singh of 
Melody Makers, Vikas Singh, Ria Nilawar. 
Seated Organizers from left: Peter Sahjani & Dahya Mistry

Star to present Musical Journey of Golden Era

NEWARK, CA: Star Entertainment of Bay Area, LLC is once again proud to present by public demand “Sunehri Yadein” , a blockbuster musical Live-Band event, tributing to the legendry award… Read more »

Indian Consul General Dr Ausaf Sayeed and Consul Meena addressing the gathering and Indian CG with a group of Indian community members

Indian Consulate celebrates India Day with all

CHICAGO: Indian Consul General Dr Ausaf Sayeed may have limited success in getting rival and competing factions within the Indian community getting united for the good of the community at… Read more »

Cake cutting ceremony

Consulate event brings on flavor of India

CHICAGO: The Consulate also had India Day celebrated in the evening in a grand way by hosting a cultural program at the Chicago Cultural Center in Downtown. The event was… Read more »

Naperville Honors Dr Nirav Patel

Naperville I-Day shines with Parade, Mela & Sunidhi Concert

NAPERVILLE: The second India Day Parade and Celebration organized by Naperville Indian Community Outreach (NICO) in association with City of Naperville and Indian Consulate General to observe the 70th anniversary… Read more »

Parade marching to California Avenue

FIA Parade – an affair not worth remembering

CHICAGO: The India Day Parade on Sunday August 20 on Devon Avenue and the next day Banquet at Meadows Club in Rolling Meadows , both part of India Day celebrations… Read more »

MGMNT Board members

I-Day celebrated at Gandhi Memorial in Dallas

DALLAS, TX: Mahatma Gandhi Memorial of North Texas (MGMNT) celebrated India’s 70th Independence Day on August 15 with hundreds of jubilant Indian Americans at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Plaza, Irving that… Read more »

A section of the crowd which attended the event at Philips Park in Aurora.

Hundreds attend I-Day celebrations in Aurora

AURORA: Aurora’s Indian American Community Outreach Advisory Board hosted Indian Independence Day celebration with the launch of the first-ever Bollywood Night to share the country’s rich and diverse culture. The… Read more »

bal flag dance-web

Bal Vihar & Arts Museum celebrate India Day

ST. LOUIS: Bal Vihar of St. Louis (Center for Indian Culture and Education) joined hands with St. Louis Art Museum in celebrating India’s 70th Independence Day on 14th August. The… Read more »

Boston audience in India Day

Music, dances mark I-Day in Boston

BOSTON: On a beautiful warm day, India Association of Greater Boston (IAGB), a leading Indian-American organizations in the Greater Boston area-Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, celebrated the 70th Anniversary… Read more »

Poets at Sapne Meet

South Asian poets share creative talent

Lexington: A South Asian Poets’ group of New England (SAPNE) presented ‘Garland of Poetry-A Festival of Creative Compositions’ on August 13 at the Lexington Community Center, Lexington, MA to encourage… Read more »

File photo of Bill Clinton with Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Clintons pay tribute to Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Former Secretary of State¬†Hillary Clinton and Former¬†U.S. President Bill Clinton conveyed their sincerest condolences on the passing of Pramukh Swami Maharaj. Secretary Clinton wrote, “Pramukh Swami’s deep sense of devotion… Read more »

Sergio playing guitar with Daria singing

PENA celebrates 1920 Suffrage Movement

BOSTON: Encuentro5’s PENA commemorated and celebrated the 96th Anniversary of the Suffrage Movement of 1920 for Women’s Right to Vote, at 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, on Aug 23, by presenting… Read more »


FOG celebrates India Independence Day with record gathering

FREMONT, CA: This year’s Festival of Globe 2016 was a huge success. The signature event FOG India Day Fair and Grand Parade witnessed record breaking gathering. Everyone in the community… Read more »


Call to empower youth against sex crimes

SAN JOSE, CA: FOG Silicon Valley’s Women Empowerment event was held on Friday, August 12 at the Camera 12 Cinemas in San Jose. In the wake of Stanford University swimmer… Read more »

A section of the audience

Marvelous India Day celebration at Naperville

CHICAGO: Kudos and three cheers to energetic team of Naperville Indian Community Outreach that organized easily among the best India Day Parades and Melas on Sunday August 14 in Naperville… Read more »

FIA members, guests and dignitaries

FIA to launch scholarship program with Redberri

CHICAGO: The controversy surrounding Rakhi Sawant costume and performances apart, FIA’s phenomenal community outreach efforts were a big factor in inducing Dr. Deepak Kant Vyas, President of Reberri, to announce… Read more »

Rakhi Sawant at Chicago FIA India Day celebrations

Chicagoans feel insulted by Rakhi Sawant costume

CHICAGO: Many believed that it was storm in a tea cup but it soon developed to be a Thunderstorm engulfing the entire gamut of Indian Diaspora – from Chicago, New… Read more »

Hrshitta Bhatt

Babul Supriyo, Hrshitta Bhatt not coming

CHICAGO: In the wake of Rakhi Sawant controversy, the talk of the town now centered on the other FIA which had been trumpeting about Babul Supriyo and Hrshita Bhatt, both… Read more »