Post Tagged with: "Hindus"

Srinivas Kuchibhotla (Image from Remembering Srinivas Kuchibhotla Facebook page)

South Asian Americans and Hate Crimes

Immigration, Muslim, South Asian March 7, 2017 at 6:21 pm

A political scientist discusses recent crimes against South Asian Americans in News India Times.

Shoppers at South Asian stores in Jackson Heights, Queens. (Photo by Zachary Korb, Creative Commons Licence)

Crime, City’s Economy Concern South Asian Voters

Elections 2013, In the News, Politics, South Asian June 27, 2013 at 7:04 pm

The city’s finances, budget cuts and security are some of the top issues for the city’s South Asian voters, most of whom remain undecided, reports News India Times.

Hindus Turn a Midtown Corner into a Festival of Color

Hindus Turn a Midtown Corner into a Festival of Color

In the News, Manhattan, Religion, South Asian, Traditions April 11, 2013 at 5:18 pm

A corner of Midtown Manhattan was awash in color and Bhangra music as hundreds of Hindus congregated for their yearly Holi celebration. The Dag Hammarskjold Park hosted the fourth New York edition of the festival of colors on March 31.

Hindus in New York Celebrate Diwali

Hindus in New York Celebrate Diwali

Culture, Featured Posts, Queens, South Asian, Traditions November 15, 2012 at 5:16 pm

Hindus across the tri-state area celebrate Diwali this week, the Festival of Lights and the triumph of good over evil, for five days starting on Tuesday, November 13.

Indian Americans remember 2002 Gujarat victims with rally.

Indian Americans Remember Gujarat Riot Victims a Decade Later

Politics, South Asian March 21, 2012 at 2:56 pm

Indian Americans held a rally to mark the 10th anniversary of the Gujarat riots that killed more than 1,000 people, the majority of them Muslim. They called for the arrest of Narendra Modi, chief minister of Gujarat then and now, who is accused of failing to protect his people, or even of orchestrating the riots.

American Hindus embrace Christmas

American Hindus embrace Christmas

Culture, Immigration, In the News, South Asian December 23, 2011 at 2:33 pm

Hindus across America are getting into the Christmas spirit. The News India Times reports that Indian migrants have embraced the Christian holiday, putting up trees and immersing themselves into the process of gift giving and family togetherness.