Joe Crowley

  • US lawmakers disappointed over FIBA decision on Sikh players 15 hours 20 minutes ago

    Washington: Two leading US lawmakers have expressed disappointment over the decision of FIBA to continue with its policy to ban players from wearing headgears in international matches, even though it allowed them to sport religious headgear as part of a "trial period" for two years. "We are deeply disappointed with the...
  • US: Gurdwara vandalised in California August 1, 2013

    Washington: A top American lawmaker has condemned the vandalism of a Gurdwara in California with the word "terrorist" scrawled on its walls, days ahead of the first anniversary of the Oak Creek Gurdwara shooting in Wisconsin. Congressman Joe Crowley, Vice Chair of House Democratic Caucus, and Co-Chair of the Congressional...
  • Track hate crimes against Hindus, Sikhs: US lawmaker tells FBI May 31, 2013

    Washington: An influential US lawmaker asked the FBI to start tracking and quantifying hate crimes against Hindus, Sikhs and Arab-Americans residing in the country on Friday. "The disturbing pattern of violence and hate against Sikh, Hindu, and Arab-Americans is unacceptable. But, we will only be able to comprehensively address the problem...
  • Open communication will help to make relationship effective: US February 28, 2013

    Washington: Acknowledging India's increasing role on global stage, the US leaders said the two countries have vast opportunities and open lines of communication will help us to make our relationship effective. Co-Chairs of the powerful Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans along with the dozen US lawmakers on Wednesday met...
  • Gurudwara shooting: A tragic day, say US lawmakers August 6, 2012

    Washington: Condemning the shooting at a Gurudwara in Wisconsin as a "senseless" act of terrorism, the US lawmakers have termed it as a "tragic" day. "This is a tragic day for our city and for all communities of faith who share grief and concern for the victims of today's shooting...