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Despite highlighting their conversions to Christianity on the campaign trail, Republican Governors Bobby Jindal of Louisiana (right) and Nikki Haley of South Carolina (left) were able to rely on strong Indian American support in their respective electoral bids. And behind the often Christianized rhetoric of the Republican Party is a message consistent with the conservative social views and wholesome family values of Indian Americans, write the authors of this “Other Voices” piece.Indian Americans Voting Against Their Interest
Indian Americans joined the Democratic Party nearly half a century ago, and show no signs of leaving. Their support has remained steady even as the Democratic Party of 1965 — whose immigration reform efforts opened the door to Indian emigrants — has evolved into a party inimical to the values and i
Minoo Gupta (l), seen here with her family, is Senior Director of Engineering in Cloud and Networking Division at Citrix.Giving Education Your Best Shot Is Key to Success: Minoo Gupta
Sukrutha Raman Bhadouria is a co-organizer of Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners. She interviews women in technology and shares their life experiences with others. In this interview, she speaks with Minoo Gupta, Sr. Director of Engineering, in Cloud and Networking Division at Citrix.
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Rhythm India Dazzles With Halftime Performance
For the 20,000 people who attended the Houston Rockets versus the Los Angeles Clippers game at the Toyota Center Mar. 29, it was probably difficult to judge what was more exciting — the game or the performance by Rhythm India at halftime when the Rockets trailed by just three points.
Masala Radio Holi Event Gets Record Crowds
After being postponed from its original Mar. 23 date due to inclement weather, Masala Radio’s 7th annual Aapka Colors Houston Holi 2014 was held here at Seabourne Creek Park Mar. 30.
Cedar Oaks Nursing Home Residents Celebrate Holi
Mukundbhai Thakar’s Indian Nursing Home Program at Arista Care celebrates many Indian festivals with its around 450 elderly residents across seven different facilities in New Jersey and New York.
Akhil Vishwa Hindi Samiti Honored by New York Senate
The New York State Senate honored Akhil Vishwa Hindi Samiti Inc. and the conveners of the Grand Kavi Sammelan — Dr. Bindeshwari Agrawal and Dr. Vijay Mehta — with a New York Senate Citation at the Grand Kavi Sammelan, held Mar. 22 at the Hindu Center here.
MAFS, UMAS Open Senior Center at Orland Park
Recognizing the growing needs of the elderly immigrant population in the Chicago South Suburbs, Metropolitan Asian Family Services (MAFS) Executive Director Santosh Kumar opened the doors of a new senior center Mar. 17.
Hindu Student Leaders Deepen Ties to Sanatana Dharma at HSC Meet
The Hindu Students Council (HSC) held its Annual Leadership Meet to educate college students from around the country about how to be world-class stewards of Sanatana Dharma in the United States.

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