IN MEMORY OF THE HONORABLE DALIP SINGH SAUND

Dalip Singh Saund- the internationally known Indian-born Member of U.S. Congress and earlier judge in California – passed away at his home in Hollywood, California, on Sunday, the 22nd of April 1973, at the age of 74. He leaves behind his widow, one son, two daughters and their families in the United States of America, […]

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The Sad Story of the Komagata Maru Pioneer Asian Indian

 (This account by Mrs. Anna Ross was published in a Toronto journal soon after the return of “Komagata Maru” from Canadian shores. Apart from being a very cogent summary of the entire scene, it voiced the concern of the right-thinking Canadians. Ed)The story of the “Komagata Maru” and her passengers must be very briefly given. […]

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The Ghadar Party – Historical Assessment of an Indian Revolutionary Movement

The Ghadar Party – Historical Assessmentof an Indian Revolutionary MovementEmily DattaThough the Ghadar Party had particular importance in Punjab, its ideology and program of revolution was not unique in twentieth century India. One of its most significant aspects, however, was that, unlike Bengal, it represented the politicization of Punjabi peasants whose experiences as immigrants had […]

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Hindu Conspiracy-Los Angeles Times

Hindu Conspiracy-Los Angeles TimesMay 1, 1918 ProQuest Historical Newspapers Los Angeles Times Pg. 112 (By A. T. Night Will) HINDU SPIES SENT TO JAILLaws Prevent Adequate Punishment, Court Declares Prisoners Termed Tools of Inhuman Country Plotters Warned Against More Activity After Release San Francisco, April 30-Trial of the world-wide Hindu conspiracy case, which was punctuated: […]

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Hindu Conspiracy

More…New York: Greenwood Press,1986HINDU CONSPIRACY, 1914-1917 (also known as the Hindu-German Conspiracy), a revolutionary plot hatched by a group of Indian revolutionaries to overthrow British rule in India. The base for this movement was created on the West Coast of the United States. Indian students in the United States, Sikh peasants, and political refugees from […]

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High Court Notice

                         Haryana High Court issues notice to Centre, 2 statesEntertaining a public interest litigation files by a Chandigarh resident to “redeem Ghadarites pride”, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice of motion to the Government of India through the Ministry of Home […]

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A GLIMPSE ON INDIAN DIASPORA

While contemplating on the history of Indians (from India) in Las Vegas my thoughts took me a bit away from it. What about a history of Indians outside of India, I wondered? It has to be understood that the history of Indians is by and large the history of the Hindus. The Muslim and Christian […]

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“THE GHADAR SYNDROME: NATIONALISM IN AN IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY”

“THE GHADAR SYNDROME: NATIONALISM IN AN IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY”by Mark JuergensmeyerNationalist pride-which sharpened into the militant potency of Ghadar and its futile revolution.Notes and references:1. The Ghadar movement was a loosely-knit organization of expatriate Punjabis in North America, with headquarters in San Francisco, which printed revolutionary literature against British rule in India, and attempted to send […]

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