US House of Representatives

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US: Congress Introduces Resolution To Recognise Baisakhi In The House

Congressman John Garamendi, on April 15, introduced a new resolution seeking recognition of Baisakhi in the US. Introduced in the House of Representatives, "this resolution recognises the historic, cultural and religious significance of the festival 'Vaisakhi'. Garamendi stated, "it is critical that we celebrate the strength of our communities and the sacrifice." Baisakhi, also known as 'Vaisakhi' is an Indian harvest festival for Sikhs and… read-more

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 01:45 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: United States, House Of Representatives, resolution, Baisakhi

Courtesy: The Tribune

CM Neiphiu Rio

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Nagaland Assembly Endorses 4-point Resolution On Insurgency Problem

Under Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio, the state's legislative assembly on February 18 ratified a four-point resolution concerning the long-drawn insurgency struggle. The Indo-Naga political turmoil, which dates back to the 1950s began with secessionist demands. However, issues like increased autonomy and integration of all Naga-inhabited areas of Nagaland with adjoining states garnered centerstage. Besides, the assembly requested the Centre and Naga… read-more

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 03:29 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Nagaland, State Assembly, CM Neiphiu Rio, resolution

Courtesy: Hindustan Times