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Democrat US Presidential Nominee Joe Biden’s Stance on “Threats to India”

While addressing the Indian-American community on August 15, marked as Independence Day by India, Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden said that if elected, he would stand with New Delhi in confronting the threats it faces.

Ladakh Standoff: India Admits Presence of Sizeable Chinese Troops; Lt. Generals to Talk; Statements by USA and Russia

Chinese and Indian soldiers were engaged in a standoff in several areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh region for close to a month now. While China has been in aggressive mood, India is playing defensive.

India’s Defence Minister ‘Defensively’ Talks About Ladakh Standoff at LAC with China

The Government of India (GoI) has been under pressure because of China's aggressive mode in Ladakh. If media reports are to be believed Chinese soldiers have advanced into the territory which India claims as part of region under its control. The issue has been in discussion for about a month now but there was no official response from any senior member of the government of India so far.

China Rejects US President’s Offer to Mediate Between China and India to End Their Border Standoff

China on Friday (May 29) rejected US President Donald Trump's offer to mediate between India and China to end their current border standoff, saying the two countries do not need the intervention of a "third party" to settle their differences.

USCIRF Lists Opening of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor as Positive Development

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has listed the opening of Kartarpur Sahib corridor as a positive development in its Annual Report 2020.

USCIRF Recommends to Put India in ‘Blacklist’, Impose Targeted Sanctions

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) yesterday (April 28) released its 2020 Annual Report, documenting significant developments during 2019, including remarkable progress in Sudan and a sharp downward turn in India, and making recommendations to enhance the U.S. government’s promotion of freedom of religion or belief abroad in 2020.

Interfaith Human Rights and Activist Groups Write To US and UN for Safety of Afghan Sikhs

A number of interfaith human rights and activists groups have written to United States Embassy (Kabul) Chargé d’Affaires Ross Wilson and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative in Afghanistan about persecution of Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan.

Sikh NGO Urges US, Canada, Germany, Australia and India to Help Afghan Sikhs

The Islamic State (ISIL/ISIS) has imposed a 10-day ultimatum for all Sikhs to leave Afghanistan. This comes in the wake of a recent attack on a Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul on March 25, which left 25 Sikhs dead.

US SCA Expresses Deep Concerns About Safety of Sikhs in Afghanistan

The US Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) has expressed deep concerns about the safety of Sikhs in Afghanistan.

Sikh Body Urges UN to Impress Upon US to Lift Sanctions Against Tehran in Wake of COVID-19 Breakout

Dal Khalsa has urged the United Nations to exercise all powers and use its clout to impress upon United States to lift sanctions against Iran as the country (Iran) was facing adverse impacts of the Corona virus outbreak in the form of severe shortage of medical requirements and access to adequate funds.

US Politicians Denounce “Deadly Surge of Religious Intolerance in India”

While nearly 40 people are dead from the ongoing violence in Delhi, a number of US politicians are raising their voices against the communal conflict which appears to be instigated by Hindu nationalist organizations affiliated with India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

Sikh Body Writes to US President Donald Trump on Kashmir and CAA, Debunk India’s “Internal Matter” Argument

Making a fervent appeal to US president Donald Trump prior to his scheduled visit to India, the Dal Khalsa urges the United States to debunk India’s hollow arguments that whatever it does to its minorities is its internal matter.

US Consul General to India David Ranz Caught into Controversy by Visiting RSS Headquarters

German Ambassador Walter Lindner sparked raging controversy in July 2019 after he visited the headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India and laid flowers at the feet of the paramilitary’s first chief.

CAA, NRC May Affect Status of Indian Muslim Minority: Congressional Research Service

The amended Citizenship law along with a National Register of Citizens (NRC) being planned by the Narendra Modi government “may affect the status” of Muslim minority in India, a report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) has said.

U.S. Deported 929 ‘Indians’ in 2019; Highest in Last 5 Years: NAPA

The U.S. authorities deported 929 Indian, including 42 women, this year. The number is highest in last five years. Disclosing it here Satnam Singh Chahal, director of North American Punjabi Association, said that the information collected from United States' Immigration and Customs Enforcement through Freedom of Information Act disclosed that in 2014 only 87 Indian were deported from USA- six of them were women.

US: Activists to Protest in California Against India’s New Citizenship Law

Indian minorities infuriated by India’s recent passage of a controversial citizenship bill that excludes Muslims will rally against it on December 15 in California’s San Francisco Bay Area.

Preparation for a Genocide Under Way in India: Warns Dr. Gregory H. Stanton

Internationally acclaimed expert Dr. Gregory H. Stanton has raised concerns about possible mass extermination of Muslims while briefing US Congress on situation in Kashmir and Assam.

U.S. Foreign Affairs Asia Sub-Committee to Hold Classified Hearing on Kashmir Issue

Washington: The U.S. House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Asia Subcommittee will hold a classified hearing on the situation in Kashmir on Wednesday, said the sub-committee ...

Consider Sanctions Against Amit Shah and Other Principal Indian Leaders: USCIRF to US Government

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Monday (Dec. 9) said that it is deeply troubled by the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), originally introduced by Home Minister Amit Shah, in the Lok Sabha (the lower house of the Indian Parliament) given the religion criterion in the bill. "If the CAB passes in both houses of parliament, the United States government should consider sanctions against the Home Minister and other principal leadership", the statement added.

Resolution Condemning Human Rights Violations in J&K and Supporting Kashmiri Self-determination Introduced in US Congress

A resolution condemning the human rights violations taking place in Jammu and Kashmir and supporting Kashmiri self-determination is introduced in US House of representatives. The resolution is introduced by U.S. representative Rashida Tlaib on 21 November 2019.

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