Kiran Ahuja, former Executive Director, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; Seema Nanda, former Chief of Staff, Department of Labour and Sonal Shah, former Director, White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation along with several Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) former Obama-Biden administration officials also endorsed the former US vice president. … [Read more...] about Top Indian-Americans who served in Obama admin endorse Joe Biden for president in 2020 US polls
Liberians head to the polls in historic delayed election
Chicago residents couldn’t decide if they wanted to keep Rahm Emanuel during February’s mayoral election, but the polls show that he might have an easy win in today’s run-off. A poll from April 4 has Emanuel up 51 percent to 33 percent over his opponent, Cook County Commissioner Jesús “Chuy” Garcia. About 15 percent of voters were still undecided. Garcia, who is planning a giant get-out-the-vote campaign today, argues that the polls undercount Latino voters and young people — where he finds much of his support. However, the timing of the run-off — right after Easter, in the middle of Passover and spring break — could also dampen turnout, although early voting numbers were high. … [Read more...] about Will Rahm Win Today?
"Once again, I bow to the 130 crore people of India and the democratic ethos of our nation. During normal times, I would have been in your midst. However, the present circumstances do not permit that. That is why I seek your blessings through this letter," said Prime Minister Modi. He said that people's affection, goodwill and active cooperation have given new energy and inspiration. "The way you have showcased the collective strength of democracy is a guiding light for the whole world." The Prime Minister also emphasised on his government's anti-corruption credentials, saying that over the last five years, the nation saw "how the administrative apparatus broke itself free of status quo and from the swamp of corruption as well as misgovernance". True to the spirit of 'Antyodaya' the lives of millions have been transformed, he said. Listing out several flagship schemes of his government, Prime Minister Modi said, "From 2014 to 2019, India's stature rose significantly. The dignity … [Read more...] about PM Narendra Modi writes to citizens on first anniversary of NDA 2.0 govt, says their affection has given new energy
Later in June comes the fourth season of 13 Reasons Why, Spike Lee’s Netflix film Da 5 Bloods starring Chadwick Boseman and finally, season 3 of Dark, the mind-bending saga, considered to be one of the greatest sci-fi shows in history, that follows the time-traveling mystery and adventures of the residents in the German town of Winden. … [Read more...] about Netflix new arrivals: ‘Space Force’, Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Choked’, ‘Dark’ Season 3 and more
This week's session of China's parliament in Beijing has adopted a new national security law for Hong Kong in disregard of public opinion and the opposition of several elected Hong Kong Legislative Council members who were physically ousted from the LegCo last week. … [Read more...] about Why India must protest China’s Hong Kong policy