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IAPAC Welcome Consul General P. Harish and Staff

IAPAC Welcome Consul General P. Harish and Staff

By Roy Joseph HOUSTON: On November 17, IAPAC  (Indo-American Political Action Committee) Board welcomed the  new Consul General, Honorable P. Harish, his wife Nandita, and his Staff for a meet and greet at the Mayuri Restaurant. Consul General P. Harish introduced his staff to IAPAC Board members and their family; he emphasized the importance of […]

A Victory Celebration for Democrats and Progressives Alike

A Victory Celebration for Democrats and Progressives Alike

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It was billed as The Victory Celebration of President Obama but was more precisely a call to all Asians and minorities – and especially Indo-Americans – to get out in larger numbers to vote and not just write checks for campaigns. This past Sunday evening, November 18, a crowd of about […]

This Vivekananda from West Texas Ran for His Own Principles

This Vivekananda from West Texas  Ran for His Own Principles

  By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Scrolling down the list of candidates running in the recent statewide elections, one name – an recognizable famous Hindu name – jumped out of the rest: Vivekananda Wall who ran as a Libertarian for Railroad Commissioner. Curiously, it was a name that hadn’t been seen on any yard signs dotting […]

VHP Bharat President Visits Houston

VHP Bharat President Visits Houston

HOUSTON: Ashok Chowgule, VHP (Vishva Hindu Parishad) Bharat President (External) for international Hindu coordination and relationship build up visited Houston this past weekend as a part of his multi city visits across United States. During his two day visit, he met many key Hindu community leaders and activists based in Houston. He also visited prominent […]

How Texas State Rep Candidates Fared in the Election

How Texas State Rep Candidates Fared in the Election

America’s most expensive election finally comes to an end. President Barack Obama continues to occupy the White House after winning another four year term. Across the country, the results caused a wide range of emotions from dippy elation and jubilance to shock, dismay and disappointment. Months of campaigning paid off for some while others were […]

Tulsi Gabbard Wins US House Seat in Hawaii

Tulsi Gabbard Wins  US House Seat in Hawaii

HONOLULU (Bizjournals): Democrat Tulsi Gabbard won the race for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District Tuesday with an overwhelming lead over her Republican challenger. Gabbard had 168,466 votes, or 76.8 percent, while Republican Kawika Crowley had 40,697 votes, or 18.6 percent after the second release of results. She looks forward to taking her oath on the Bhagwad […]

Tulsi Gabbard’s Run for Congress Carries with it Many Hindu Hearts

Tulsi Gabbard’s Run for Congress Carries with it Many Hindu Hearts

By Jawahar Malhotra SUGAR LAND: Just a few months ago, in August, Tulsi Gabbard, 31, had stolen some of the limelight at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte as she addressed the immense gathering with a warm “Aloha”, adding that she was “a candidate for Congress from Hawaii and a captain in the Army National […]

Vy Nguyen Wants to be a Strong Voice for Asians in Texas District 26

Vy Nguyen Wants to be a Strong Voice for Asians in Texas District 26

SUGAR LAND: Vy Nguyen, who is running for State Representative of House District 26 which encompasses Sugar Land, Richmond, and Four Corners/Mission Bend areas in Fort Bend County, believes that the Asian-American community adds to the growing diversity of Texas and is part of the strong backbone of Texas’ economy. “Unlike my opponent, Rick Miller, […]

A Bumper Crop of Asians Seek House Seats this November

A Bumper Crop of Asians Seek House Seats this November

By Jawahar Malhotra & Manu Shah HOUSTON: With six Asian candidates who have tossed in their hats this year in five races for State Representative, these elections appear to be a harbinger of the shape of things to come in Texas. Two candidates – Angie Chen Button (R) District 112 and Steve Nguyen (R) District […]

A Savior Comes to Remind Us of Cherished Indian Values

HOUSTON: The buildup to the speech that everyone came to hear was preceeded by comments and remarks by the local organizers and the other speaker from out of town

IAPAC Holds Events for Gordon Quan, Vietnamese PAC

HOUSTON: The Indo American Political Action Committee held a fundraiser this past Sunday, May 24 at Pavani Restaurant on the Southwest Freeway for Gordon Quan

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