Post Tagged with: "Atul Keshap"

California Congressman Urged to Investigate US Ambassador Atul Keshap’s RSS Meet

California Congressman Urged to Investigate US Ambassador Atul Keshap’s RSS Meet

A team of Congressman Tom McClintock’s constituents visited him on 8 November to register dissent against US Ambassador Atul Keshap’s recent meeting with the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a paramilitary with a violent and powerful presence in India. McClintock, a Republican from the Greater Sacramento area of California, spent the better part of an hour hearing the group’s[Read More…]

by 12/11/2021 Comments are Disabled India
U.S. acting ambassador Atul Keshap with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in New Delhi on Wednesday. Twitter/@USAmbIndia

US Congressman questions Ambassador’s meeting with “violent” RSS paramilitary

“My constituents have raised concerns about our country fostering a relationship with the RSS and its leaders given the group’s painful history of violence and destruction,” wrote US Congressman David Trone (Democrat-Maryland) to immediate-past Acting Ambassador to India Atul Keshap on 30 September. Trone’s letter follows weeks of swirling controversy provoked by Keshap’s 8 September meeting with the chief of the Rashtriya[Read More…]

by 09/10/2021 Comments are Disabled India
U.S. acting ambassador Atul Keshap with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in New Delhi on Wednesday. Twitter/@USAmbIndia

Why Did a US Envoy Meet With the Head of a Fascist Militia in India?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the U.S. recently, attending the UN General Assembly session and meeting with President Biden. In spite of his government’s reign of terror against religious and ethnic minorities and dissidents in India, his U.S. hosts remained strangely silent. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Modi has committed egregious human rights violations against wide swaths of the[Read More…]

by 05/10/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Human Rights Watch: US Ambassador’s RSS Meet “Troubling” & “Disturbing”

Human Rights Watch: US Ambassador’s RSS Meet “Troubling” & “Disturbing”

Ambassador Atul Keshap’s meet with RSS’s Mohan Bhagwat “sent a terrible message,” says HRW’s Asia Advocacy Director “Meeting with the head of a paramilitary, ideologically-driven organization that promotes extraordinarily racist and, some might say, even autocratic ideas, is highly troubling,” declared Human Rights Watch’s Asia Advocacy Director John Sifton in regards to US Ambassador Atul Keshap’s 8 September 2021 meeting[Read More…]

by 23/09/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Why Did US Ambassador Atul Keshap Meet RSS and What Does It Mean?

Why Did US Ambassador Atul Keshap Meet RSS and What Does It Mean?

Imam Malik Mujahid (IMM): US Ambassador Atul Keshap is a temporary ambassador to India. He is Indian–American. He has met the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh — RSS, that is — its chief, Bhagwat. That’s a serious issue, but it seems to have not created any noise in America. It’s like American ambassador in Germany meeting Hitler before he came into power. But[Read More…]

by 19/09/2021 Comments are Disabled India