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From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA The passing of Henry Kissinger at the age of 100 marks the end of an era, provoking a divided remembrance of a man whose legacy is a collision of adulation and condemnation. To the Washington

Photo: Wikipedia From Jon Hochschartner, Granby, CT I was excited to read the German government is investing €38 million in 2024 toward the alternative-protein transition. This will include funds for cultivated meat research. For those who don’t know, cultivated meat is grown

From T.S. Khanna, Alamo, CA In our hunger for knowledge, we float along with a wide variety of misinformation. “It is not what we do not know that hurts us.  It is what we know for sure that is not so” -----Mark

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA I am writing to express my deep concern and sorrow over the harrowing situation unfolding in Gaza, which demands immediate global attention and condemnation. As someone who experienced the hardships of World War II as

From T.S. Khanna, Alamo, CA Quite often, public perception of certain groups of people or of happenings is developed through short narratives or syllogisms, based on casual observations, not necessarily on true knowledge.  Negative perceptions, thus developed, are not necessarily of

Zelensky Desperate to End War Ukraine President Zelensky, a comedian turned politician, was riding on unprecedented popularity during the first year of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. He had visited more than 25 countries, had given several speeches to United Nations, U.S.

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA Once again, the United States has tilted the balance of power in favor of Israel with massive arms sales and created a living hell for the indigenous Palestinians. According to U.N. estimates, 1.5 million Palestinians have

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA Every President from Jimmy Carter to Joe Biden makes a peaceful solution to Israel-Palestinian conflict their foreign policy issue. While a few presidents have made partial success, the others don’t succeed because they did not want

Photo: Wikipedia From Girish Modi, Decataur, GA History tells us that America had declared war on Japan after it attacked Pearl Harbor that killed 1200 soldiers and forced it to surrender by dropping 2 nuclear bombs which killed 250,000 innocent civilians. America

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA Over 8,000 people have been killed, including half of them being children. Mothers write their loved ones' names on their hands in a desperate attempt to identify their children, fearing that they may be killed

From Jugraj Singh, Seattle, WA The Sikhs have saved the Indian civilization from western imperialism: the Mughals, the British, and the Americans, who recently tried to get three agricultural laws passed in India so they could buy all the land, rendering

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA In response to Nirmalya Chatterjee’s letter, I would like to submit my views regarding the Hamas-Israel war as follows: (1)  Hamas is a militia group which tries to liberate GAZA from Israel’s apartheid rule for past 75

From Nirmalya Chatterjee In a recent interview on ‘60 Minutes’ by CBS, President Biden looked straight at the interviewer and said – ‘it would be a mistake for Israel to occupy Gaza’. A very bold statement made with a very somber

From Raj Kumar, Honolulu, HI Founder, Gandhi International Institute for Peace Gandhi International Institute for Peace strongly condemns the terrorist attack on civilians, tourists and kidnapping of men, women and children during the Yom Kippur festival in Israel on October 7, 2023.  It

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA I am writing to express both admiration for Senator Dianne Feinstein's remarkable career and concern about the need for cognitive testing for lawmakers, including members of the judiciary, as they reach advanced ages. While Senator

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA Though primary and secondary education is free in America, college education is not free and is very expensive, which most middle-class people cannot afford. Foreigners from China, India and other countries come to America since they

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA There is a direct relationship between United States-backed coups in various Latin American countries and the ongoing refugee crisis on the southern United States. Over the past several decades, the United States has been involved in

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA America has a free market economy. Many nations look up to America to model their economy like America’s. After India adopted free market model under MP Modi’s leadership, its economy is skyrocketing making 7 percent GDP

From Vanamali Thotapalli, Chicago, IL Regarding the Caste Discrimination law that has been much in the news recently, as a Hindu, I speak for most when I say that we wish this discrimination would be gone for good. There is no

From Sampat Shivangi MD, National President Indian American Forum It is shocking and disturbing events that have been unfolded in Canada, so called friend and ally of India. Indians across the continents were so amazed and thrilled to witness such a successful

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA People have been migrating since the First People started migrating out of Africa 40,000 years ago and spread all over the world. Hence, the Migrant crisis in Europe & America is not new. Soon after WWII millions

From Suhas Patwardhan, MI Respected Bapuji! As a government servant I was all the happier to celebrate your birthday this year as it coincidentally happened to be the first Monday of the month giving us two consecutive holidays in a week.  Many

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA I am writing to express my heartfelt appreciation for the inspiring and transformative lake reclamation efforts taking place in Bengaluru, India, as recently highlighted in The New York Times article titled "Bengaluru, India: A Triumph

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA As President Joe Biden shifts his reelection campaign into higher gear, his candidacy is being tested by a striking divide between Democratic leaders, who are overwhelmingly unified behind his bid and voters who cast doubts about

From Vanamali Thotapalli, Chicago, IL Regarding the recent flare-up with Canada over Sikh Terrorists, we hear so much about Khalistan supporters and their anger towards India namely Hindus. The crazy thing here is that without Hinduism, neither Sikhism nor Buddhism would not even

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA While lawmakers are seeking credit for declassifying U.S. state secrets (ref. letter to N.Y.T. by Nancy Pelosi) what is sorely missing is why lawmakers remained silent while our government went on  a rampage targeting democracies

From Geeta Sikand, Irvine, CA We Californians of Hindu Faith are profoundly disappointed and appalled.  Despite significant opposition from many Hindu stakeholder organizations, SB 403 (Caste discrimination bill) blazed through the Senate and Assembly and was sent to Governor Newsom for his

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA President’s son Hunter Biden is finally indicted after years of foot dragging and under pressure after Trump and his cohorts are indicted. But this indictment is phony, since it hides the true crimes, Hunter had committed

From by Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA As we remember the tragic events of 9/11, it's imperative that we also reflect on the thousands who suffered in Chile on September 11, 1973. Few Americans spoke out against the inhumane policies of

Photo: @NOAASatellites From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA I am writing to express my deep concern and outrage after reading Dave Davies' recent article, "Sold an American Dream, These Workers from India wound up living a nightmare." This poignant story sheds light

From Jugraj Singh, Seattle, WA BRICS has just expanded to 11. Each new country will bring a unique cultural perspective and new energy for the movement of making the unipolar world a multipolar world. Four of the new members of BRICS

Photo: Fox News From T.S. Khanna, Alamo, CA4507 Our current system of elections does not draw out the best candidates for public voting.  Voters can only judge the candidates for their oratory or looks, not on other qualities or qualifications essentially required

From Shaheer Khan, PhD, Foster City, CA In the heart of India, in the city of Aligarh, a story of dedication and innovation was quietly unfolding. Priyanshu Varshney, a bright mind with a passion for electronics, had always dreamed of reaching

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA Let me start by saying that I am not a fan of Donald Trump. I had not voted for him in 2016 and 2020 and will not vote for him in 2024 if he gets nominated

Dear Assembly members Evan Low and Alex Lee, We write to you today as a group of organizations transcending lines of faith and race to stand firmly in support of SB403 and the fight to end caste discrimination. We represent the

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA Rudy Giuliani is a politician and lawyer who served as the United States Associate Attorney General from 1981 to 1983, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 1983 to 1989, and

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA I am profoundly concerned regarding the recent deployment of U.S. Marines to guard commercial ships in the Persian Gulf, as reported in the article titled "Is Biden Risking War with Iran as U.S. Deploys Marines

From Arun Misra, Johns Creek, GA Please advise the Nobel Foundation to institute a prize for journalism and award the first Nobel Prize to Ravish Pandey. He deserves it most. Ravish was fired by NDTV. Did not resign. Wanted to stay there

From Kanka Pandita, NCR-Delhi A majority of Indians are unable to access quality healthcare facilities at an affordable cost, primarily due to the limited availability of doctors, who are also unevenly distributed across the country. India has just one doctor for every

From Jugraj Singh, Seattle, WA “Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the laborer.” -Karl Marx The West wants artificial

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA The recent indictment of former President Donald Trump has evoked a complex array of emotions among Americans, me included. This development has brought to the surface my apprehensions and fears, rooted in concerns about accountability

From Jugraj Singh, CA “We did not land on Plymouth Rock. Plymouth Rock landed on us” – Malcolm X Malcolm X described two categories of minorities: Field Negro and House Negro. The Field Negro could not be trusted by slave owners because

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA Vivek Ramaswamy is a 37-year-old Hindu biotech entrepreneur turned Republican presidential candidate, who has been steadily garnering support in a party dominated by conservative Christians. In many polls, he’s in third place behind former President Donald

From T.S. Khanna, Alamo, CA At the time the American government was established, the country was mostly rural.  The Founders did a great job of integrating the rulers’ desire for power expansion and the control of the rulers’ power by the

From Jagjit Singh Los Altos, CA I write to draw readers' attention to an enlightening op-ed titled "With Israel, It's Time to Start Discussing the Unmentionable," penned by Kristoff, which recently featured in The New York Times. The article courageously confronts

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA One of India’s last bastions of free media, NDTV, has been taken over by Indian billionaire Gautam Adani, believed to have close ties to Modi. NDTV now parrots much of Modi’s BJP-RSS fanatical beliefs and

From T.S. Khanna, Alamo, CA Danger to a democracy is usually more from within than from outside. Our preliminary observation indicates three major weaknesses that are nibbling at American Democracy: (a) Lack of quality control of elected officials, (b) Political Economy

From Jagjit Singh, Los Altos, CA LOS ALTOS, CA - I am writing to express my deep concern regarding the racial bias evident in the US migrant policy, specifically highlighting the stark contrast between the red-carpet treatment afforded to white Ukrainians

From Girish Modi, Decatur, GA Korea was a part of the Empire of Japan from 1910 to 1945. Just as Hitler wanted to dominate Europe, Japan wanted to dominate Asia and the Pacific. That’s why it had invaded China in 1937

By Jag Singh, Los Altos, CA I am appalled at President Biden's decision to send cluster bombs to Ukraine, a move that has been vehemently opposed by more than 100 countries and Human Rights Watch. The use of cluster munitions poses