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India House Flaunts the Cultural Diversity of India at the 69th Republic Day Event

India House Flaunts the Cultural Diversity of India at the 69th Republic Day Event

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: The Republic Day is celebrated every year on January 26 to honor the historic day on which the Constitution of India came into effect, in the year 1950. The Constitution of India tied together the hitherto fluid borders of the country and gave birth to the ‘sovereign democratic republic’ that […]

New 2018 Executive Committee, Trustees for ICC

New 2018 Executive Committee, Trustees for ICC

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: A month after it held elections for new Directors, the India Culture Center held its follow up election for the Executive Committee for 2018 on Sunday, January 7, at India House. And once again, in the same manner as the previous election, things went smoothly as nominations were made and votes […]

Houston Supports Aruna Miller, Democrat for Congress

Houston Supports Aruna Miller, Democrat for Congress

By Shravya Aparasu, Natasha Kulkarni, Rohan Perumalla HOUSTON: Aruna Miller, an exceptional democratic politician who represents the State Legislative District 15 in Montgomery County, Maryland and is currently running for the 6th Congressional District seat in Maryland, stopped by the India House to encourage and empower Indians to make their mark in American politics Unsurprisingly, […]

Asians Are More Susceptible to Heart Attacks

Asians Are More Susceptible to Heart Attacks

HOUSTON: On Sunday, December 3, the parking lot of India House was full and some of the usual visitors were wondering; once they came in, they found out that besides many usual Sunday activities, a Heart Health Symposium was going on. Many inquisitive people who had not pre-registered decided to come in if they were […]

Seminar Offers Emotional and Practical Guidance for Surviving Spouses

Seminar Offers Emotional and Practical Guidance for Surviving Spouses

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: As the first-generation South Asian immigrants gain senior status, one of the major challenges facing them is the loss of a spouse The emotional and practical aspects of life as a widower were the focus of a seminar organized by the Indo-American Cancer Network (IACAN) on Sunday, October 29 at India […]

India’s 71st Independence Day Celebrated at India House with Pomp & Glory!

India’s 71st Independence Day Celebrated at India House with Pomp & Glory!

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: Some 9000 miles away from our motherland, Indians in Houston exuberantly celebrated India’s 71st Independence Day, at India House. The soulful composition and the evocative lyrics of Jana Gana Mana, the Indian National Anthem, transposed these guests into the realm of patriotism, at least briefly. India House, which has been adhering to its […]

The Baton is Handed Over to the New Executive Committee at India House

The Baton is Handed Over to the  New Executive Committee at India House

HOUSTON: India House is delighted with the election of their new Executive Committee, full of experience, energy and vibrancy, that promises to take India House to even greater heights. Unanimously elected during the elections held at O.P. Jindal Center, India House, it welcomes their newest and confident Executive Committee led by Jugal Malani – President; […]

India House & SOS Partner to Host A Town Hall: An Engaging Discussion of Hate Crimes, Immigration and Fake News

India House & SOS Partner to Host A Town Hall: An Engaging Discussion of Hate Crimes, Immigration and Fake News

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: The political landscape in the United States has undergone an unprecedented transformation since the 2016 presidential election. The new administration has signed numerous executive orders restricting immigration and called into question the authenticity of the mainstream media. Concurrently, there has been a rise in hate crimes against South Asians and other […]

Cricket: India House Premier League Finals

Cricket: India House Premier League Finals

By Ravi Ozarker HOUSTON: What a final! Fans witnessed a keenly fought cricket match at India House Cricket Ground between two strong contenders, Cliff Jumpers Cricket Club (CJCC) and WOM Cricket Club (WOMCC) CJCC batted first and scored 160 runs in 20 overs which is considered a very good score going by the past records […]

Houston’s Got Bollywood with Naach!

Houston’s Got Bollywood with Naach!

HOUSTON: India House and Naach Houston start off the Season with a brand new production celebrating the global spirit of Bollywood Dance Theater in this spectacular presentation of “Houston’s Got Bollywood – The Red Carpet” Conceived  and Directed by Dance Maestro Mahesh Mahbubani. The show opens at 8.15 pm on April 15,  Sat, at the […]

India House Gala: An Evening of Hope & Heroism

India House Gala: An Evening of Hope & Heroism

Click here to view Photo Collage By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: J W Marriott was a place beaming with stars and VIPs on Saturday, March 25, as it was the chosen venue for the 14th Annual India House Gala. The grand and successful festal, graced by the presence of numerous dignitaries and prominent Houstonians overwhelmed […]

Indian Americans Honor Kansas Hero Ian Grillot with $100,000 to Buy a House

Indian Americans Honor Kansas Hero Ian Grillot with $100,000 to Buy a House

HOUSTON: A shooting incident in Olathe, Kansas on February 22, 2017 that is now being investigated as a hate crime, left one person of Indian origin dead and two others injured. While this act of senseless violence has been condemned far and wide, there was also the heroic act of valor of Ian Grillot, 24, […]

Candle Light Vigil Held at India House for Shooting Victim Srinivas Kuchibhotla

Candle Light Vigil Held at India House for Shooting Victim Srinivas Kuchibhotla

                    By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: One day, you’re taking a selfie with your wife at a happy occasion. Not much later, you get shot while having a drink with your colleague. That’s the tragic turn of events which took the life of Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Olathe, […]

India House to Honor American Hero Ian Grillot at its Annual Gala

India House to Honor American Hero Ian Grillot at its Annual Gala

HOUSTON: India House is privileged to honor the true American hero, Ian Grillot, 24 at its 14th annual India House gala on March 25, at J W Marriott in Houston. Ian was at Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kansas on 22 February when suspected gunman allegedly yelled “get out of my country” and opened […]

Demonetization Demystified through Historical Context and Future Steps

Demonetization Demystified through Historical Context and Future Steps

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: India’s demonetization of its currency is a mystery wrapped in an enigma. The demonetization mystery was unwrapped at a free seminar on Tuesday, March 7 at India House. The seminar was sponsored by India House, which provided an excellent venue for the seminar. The other two sponsors were SOS and NRI […]

Vikas Khanna: Guest of Honor at the 14th India House Annual Gala

Vikas Khanna: Guest of Honor at the  14th India House Annual Gala

Three Times Michelin Starred Indian chef, and Top 10 Chefs of the World in 2017 HOUSTON: India House, Houston will hold its 14th annual Gala on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at J W Marriott Galleria in Houston, TX. Three times award winning Michelin starred Indian chef and top 10 chefs of the world in 2017, […]

Demonetization Demystified: Free Seminar at India House on Managing Your Currency, Wealth and Taxes

Demonetization Demystified: Free Seminar at India House on Managing Your Currency, Wealth and Taxes

HOUSTON: Demonetization is the latest of financial dilemmas facing NRIs, who hold Indian currency, bank accounts, real estate and other assets in India. How do you get answers from impartial experts, who are not trying to sell you additional financial products? India House, in association with NRI Tax & Wealth Advisory and Share Our Secrets […]

India’s Republic Day Celebration at India House

India’s Republic Day Celebration at India House

        HOUSTON: Indian diaspora and friends of India gathered at India House on January 26. at 10:00 am to celebrate India’s 68th Republic day. Flags of United States, India, Texas and India House were hoisted in the premises of India House, O.P. Jindal Center. The United States flag was hoisted by Virendra […]

Immigration Seminar: “Mass Deportations Unlikely under Donald Trump”

Immigration Seminar:  “Mass Deportations Unlikely under Donald Trump”

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: The unexpected election of Donald Trump has exacerbated tensions felt among South Asians, who are dealing with complex paperwork processes associated with obtaining a green card and permanent citizenship. Trump has talked about building a wall to keep out Mexican illegals, mass deportation of undocumented workers, and putting barriers against outsourcing. […]

Living the Indian American Dream with Bhavesh Patel

Living the Indian American Dream with Bhavesh Patel

By Ram Panda HOUSTON: At the prestigious institution India House, 57 open-minded and energetic Indian youth, all who are in the Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP) of Houston gathered to honor and learn from one of the most inspiring Indian Americans of our time: Bhavesh Patel. He is the CEO of one of the most […]

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