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Measure T – How Will We Measure Up?

Measure T – How Will We Measure Up?

On a pleasant October afternoon, a diverse group of media representatives gathered on a quiet street in San Jose, around a picnic table laden with goodies. This was not a mere picnic.The meet was hosted by Ethnic Media Services (EMS), a Bay Area non profit...
Before The Waters Rise Again – Measure T Will Get San Jose Ready

Before The Waters Rise Again – Measure T Will Get San Jose Ready

Measure T, on the Nov. 6 ballot, would put $650 million into upgrading San Jose’s aging infrastructure that puts our communities at risk.  Many of our bridges and overpasses are old and deteriorating, and at risk of collapse in earthquake. Two of our City’s fire...
This Diwali, Remember to Vote

This Diwali, Remember to Vote

Next month’s mid-term elections represent a special challenge for Indian American groups trying to get their constituents to the polls: Election Day falls in the middle of Diwali celebrations. With this in mind, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) unveiled...
A Weekend with a Modern Guru

A Weekend with a Modern Guru

Sadhguru…does the word conjure up the image of a bearded gentleman sitting in the woods, cross-legged and observing silence? If it does, then you will be right but only partially. This South Indian guru does indeed sport a long, flowing beard but he is also a...
Dandia with Falguni Pathak Starts This Weekend!

Dandia with Falguni Pathak Starts This Weekend!

A 90’s child from India will remember the magic Falguni Pathak created when she got behind the mic to sing. She first shot to fame with her hit musical ‘Chudi Jo Khanke’ and followed up with blockbusters like ‘Maine Payal Hai Chankayi’, ‘Yaad Piya ki Aane Lagi’, and...
Yazidis Face Persecution under the Islamic State (ISIS)

Yazidis Face Persecution under the Islamic State (ISIS)

With the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize to Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, we have drawn from our archives a story where a Yazidi survivor Dr. Uday Aloka spoke with India Currents staff about his plight in 2014.  California resident Dr. Uday Aloka talked to India...