Sunday, May 19, 2024

Topic: US

California Assembly passes bill to ban caste discrimination

California moved closer to becoming the first U.S. state to ban caste discrimination after a bill to outlaw the caste practise passed the California Assembly late on Monday,

Indian entrepreneur declined White House party with Modi, says standing up for Muslims important than ‘selfie opp with chai, samosas’

Sana Javeri Kadri, a United States-based entrepreneur, declined an invitation to a White House party with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 22, citing rights abuses and injustices in India that have been acknowledged by Modi's ruling regime

Hundreds gather outside White House to protest minority persecution in India

Hundreds of Indian Americans and their allies gathered at Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, D.C. on 22 June to stage a demonstration against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assault on democratic values and ongoing human rights violations.

Nusrat Jahan Choudhury becomes first Muslim woman to be federal judge in US

The US Senate has confirmed the former American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorney Nusrat Jahan Choudhury as the first Muslim woman to serve as a federal judge on Thursday.

US: Report reveals 98% of names on FBI watchlist are Muslim

A report by a Muslim group in the United States has revealed that the overwhelming majority of entries on a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) watchlist, or more than 98%, are Muslim names.

US report highlights ‘continued targeted attacks’ on minorities in India

The United States State Department on Monday released its annual report on religious freedom which listed attacks against religious minorities including Muslims and Christians in India.