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Let Sikhs play with turbans, US lawmakers tell FIBA

As many as 39 US lawmakers have asked the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to change a policy requiring Sikhs and other players to remove their articles of faith, such as turbans, in international competition.

Jul 31, 2015, 11:01 AM IST

Bobby Jindal has identity crisis, says US Congressman

Lashing out at Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal for recently stating that he is American and not 'Indian American', an influential US lawmaker, who is highly regarded among Indian Americans, has said that Jindal has an "identity crisis".

Jan 24, 2015, 11:05 AM IST

FIBA delays decision to lift ban on turbans

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has decided to delay the review of its discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans, drawing sharp reactions from top American lawmakers and Sikh bodies which described it as "outdated".

Aug 29, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

US Sikhs, lawmakers protest basketball ban on turbans

Two US lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman, have joined Sikh community groups in protesting the world basketball body FIBA's delay in reviewing the discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans.

Aug 29, 2014, 09:51 AM IST

Work towards India`s ascension to UNSC says Bera

Washington: Calling for moving the Indo-US relationship ahead, two influential American lawmakers have called upon the Obama Administration to work towards making India a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

May 16, 2014, 09:27 AM IST

US lawmakers want hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus tracked

Over 100 member of the US House of Representatives have asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus, and Arab-Americans as it does for other communities.

Mar 22, 2013, 11:28 AM IST

Crowley launches major effort to track Sikh, Hindu hate crimes

Congressman Joe Crowley has launched a major effort among lawmakers asking the Department of Justice and the FBI to track hate crimes committed against Sikhs, Hindus and Arab Americans.

Feb 21, 2013, 08:50 AM IST

`Need for greater Indo-US counterterrorism cooperation`

There is need for greater counterterrorism cooperation between India and US, an eminent US lawmaker has said.

Jun 09, 2012, 08:15 AM IST

`Bangladesh an important partner of US`

Bangladesh has become "an important partner" of the US and has shown resilience, creativity and principle in addressing serious challenges like poverty and extremism, a top American lawmaker has said.

Mar 27, 2010, 13:21 PM IST