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Nationwide campaign to raise awareness on Hinduism launched in the US

Titled "I am Hindu American", the campaign was launched by the US-based Hindu American Foundation (HAF) and includes a social-media campaign.

Dec 16, 2018, 10:55 AM IST

India a force for stability with unprecedented accommodation for minorities: US report

The Indian government provides "unprecedented" religious accommodations to its religious minority population, says a report by a US-based Hindu advocacy group, according to which India is a force for stability in the region.

Jul 29, 2018, 09:17 AM IST

We will stand with you, India tells Kansas man who tried to save Kuchibhotla

India has told Ian Grillot, the Kansas man who took bullets while trying to save Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla and his friend.

Mar 03, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Best of America emerges amidst hate killing of Indian man

The killing of an Indian-origin man shows the worst and the best of America -- the undercurrent of bigotry and the heroism and the generosity, which are often the dominant traits.

Feb 24, 2017, 11:16 AM IST

Hindu body calls for international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

A US-based Hindu organisation has called for an international independent probe into the alleged war crimes during Sri Lanka's final assault on the LTTE as America is set to bring a resolution in the UN rights body supporting a domestic probe.

Sep 16, 2015, 12:17 PM IST

Indian-origin Murthy presented with Pride of Community Award

Indian-origin US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has been presented with the Pride of the Community Award by a prominent Hindu advocacy group.

Jun 11, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

US university cancels suspension of student who displayed Hindu swastika

Following outcry from several groups, a prestigious American university has decided to rescind its suspension order against a student who displayed a Hindu swastika on his residence hall's bulletin board.

May 27, 2015, 10:16 AM IST

Hindu-Americans welcome PM Modi's speech on religious freedom

Hindu-Americans have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on religious freedom in particular his specific mention of "right to retain religion".

Feb 18, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

HAF disappointed with refusal of refugee status to Pak Hindus

US-based Hindu American Foundation (HAF) on Thursday expressed disappointment with the India`s decision to deny refugee status to Hindus fleeing religious persecution in Pakistan.

Mar 22, 2013, 11:17 AM IST