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November, 2020


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Mountain West suburbs become a key battleground – Eshaan Vakil

On Nov. 5, all eyes were on Nevada and Arizona as the world wondered if these two states would cast their electoral college votes for Joe Biden or President Donald Trump. Journalists in the United States and abroad delved into the political minutiae of Clark and Maricopa counties, with the outcome of the 2020 presidential election hanging in the balance. As we now know, both Nevada and Arizona will add to the Electoral College vote total of President-elect Biden. This international attention confirmed what those of us in the MountainRead More

From Trump to Biden – A Norm Busting Transition! Guest Author – Nirmalya Chatterjee

2020 Presidential election is finally over. But the country is far from sorting through where we are and how do we move forward. As events are unfolding, it is almost anybody’s guess what can or will happen between now and the inauguration of the newly elected President on January 20, 2021. It has already started to shatter all records and norms of a smooth transfer of power that has been the hallmark of the democratic process in the United States.  And all of this is happening while the country is inRead More

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Three Indian-American Candidates Fail in their Quest for an Elected Public Office

Results are IN and the voters have rejected three Indian American candidates from serving the community. For the first time in the history of local politics, three Indian Americans were on the unusual long ballot along with the candidates for the White House.   The three candidates, Radhika Pochampally Kunnel “RPK” (D) for Assembly District 2, Sayed Zaidi (I) for Assembly District 42, and Swadeep Nigam (NP) for Regent, University System, campaigned exhaustively till the day before the election day.  All three candidates communicated a positive message for a meaningful constructive message atRead More

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Friends of India Announce New Executive Committee

The burgeoning Indian community club Friends of India is pleased to announce a new executive committee for the years 2021-2022.  The club provides a kaleidoscope of vibrant social and cultural India for the growing and prosperous Southern Nevada Indian community. The incoming expanded Executive Committee and Sub-Committee members are looking forward to engaging the Indian community year-round with festivities and Indian heritage programs.  In a prepared statement, the incoming President Ram Singh said, “Friends of India Las Vegas represents Asian Indian living in the greater Las Vegas area with roots from theRead More

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Will Trump leave office if he loses the election? – Guest Author Nirmalya Chatterjee

However unthinkable it is, many people have been wondering if President Trump will peacefully transfer power if he loses the upcoming election. The fear has become more intense as President Trump has maintained his strong opposition to ‘mail in ballots’. He has characterized them fraudulent although almost all experts of the US election process have said there is no evidence to suggest that. President Trump has refused to commit to a ‘peaceful’ transfer of power if he loses the election at the White House press conference on September 23, 2020Read More

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Diwali Celebrations at the Hindu Mandir

Hindu Mandir is pleased to announce Diwali celebrations on Saturday, November 14th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic restrictions, the Mandir will allow limited community participation. Please call Hindu Mandir for further details at 702-304-9207 Please follow the guidelines and sign-up to participate in the festivities.