Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a Sikh independence advocate whose killing two months ago is at the center of a widening breach between India and Canada, was called a human rights activist by Sikh organizations and a terrorist by India’s government.
Seattle University played host to a dynamic gathering on Sept. 6 known as the Seattle-Setu conference to discuss the social, political, and economic conditions that could shape U.S.-India relations, specifically in the Pacific Northwest.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has replaced the name India with a Sanskrit word in dinner invitations sent to guests attending this week’s Group of 20 summit, in a move that reflects his Hindu nationalist party’s efforts to eliminate what it sees as colonial-era names.
An upcoming conference in Seattle is an effort to fortify the strategic partnership between India and the United States.
India became the first country to land a spacecraft near the moon’s south pole on Wednesday—a historic voyage to uncharted territory that scientists believe could hold vital reserves of frozen water, and a technological triumph for the world’s most populous nation.
President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are devoting the Indian leader’s state visit Thursday to launching new partnerships in defense, semiconductor manufacturing and more sectors as they look to strengthen their countries’ crucial —albeit complicated—relationship.
A 26-year-old woman from India was among the nine people shot dead by a gunman in Texas on Sunday.
By Sejal Parikh Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Imagine getting a text at 5:11 a.m. instructing you that you had just been added to the work schedule and were expected to be on the job at 6:30 a.m. Imagine trying to raise a child when both you and your spouse don’t find out until Thursday […]
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) named Chaitra Vedullapalli, cofounder of Seattle-based Meylah, as the 2016 Small Business Advocate of the Year winner. Dr. Yogesh “Yogi” Agrawal of Sequoia Scientific, Inc., in Bellevue, won the 2016 Small Business Exporter of the Year. They were honored, among others, at a celebration on May 4 at the […]
By Zarar Khan Associated Press ISLAMABAD (AP) – A bombing on Easter Sunday killed 65 people in a park in the eastern city of Lahore that was crowded with Christians, including many children. A breakaway Pakistani faction of the militant Taliban group claimed responsibility. Ahsanullah Ahsan, spokesman for Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, told the Associated Press that a […]