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PHOTO ESSAY:
Jai Hind! - Indians Celebrate Independence Day


Indian American communities across America marked India’s Independence Day with pomp and fervor. Siliconeer presents a photo essay.


Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(Above): 
The Grand Marshal for Fremont’s India Day Parade this year was Sonu Sood (l), seen here with Dr. Romesh Japra (c), waving to the crowd.

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(Above): 
Dancers at Fremont festival kept the thousands of visitors entertained at the mela that also featured booths, parade and entertainment.

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(Above): 
A float at the India Day Parade in Fremont, Calif.

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi(Left): The Grand Marshal for Chicago’s India Day Parade this year was Aftab Shivdasani.



































Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(Above): 
GOPIO members celebrating India's 66th Independence Day.

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(Above): 
A resolution passed by the California State Assembly recognized August 15 as India’s Independence Day and urged all Californians to join in celebrating the diversity of cultures. (L-r): Ajay Bhutoria, Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett, Consul General of India San Francisco N. Parthasarathi, Assembly Member Bob Wieckowski and a journalist, Diana Rohini Lavigne. [Photo: Indian Consulate San Francisco].

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(Above): 
Ambassador Nirupama Rao unfurls the Indian Tri-color to mark India’s Independence Day at the Embassy in Washington, D.C., Aug. 15. [Photo: Indian Embassy Washington. D.C.]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(Above): 
Ambassador Nirupama Rao offers flowers and her respects to Mahatma Gandhi's statue that stands in front of the Embassy, to mark India’s Independence Day at the Embassy in Washington, D.C., Aug. 15. [Photo: Indian Embassy Washington. D.C.]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(Above): 
Singers singing patriotic songs to mark India’s Independence Day at the Embassy in Washington, D.C. [Photo: Indian Embassy Washington. D.C.]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(Above): 
Indian President Pranab Mukherjee addressing the nation on the eve of India’s 66th Independence Day in New Delhi, Aug. 14. [Photo: Press Information Bureau]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(Above): 
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing the nation on the occasion of India’s 66th Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort in Delhi, Aug. 15. [Photo: Press Information Bureau]

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COVER STORY
The North East Exodus:
Assam’s Messy Affair

Inflammatory content in bulk messages formed a sinister cyber campaign to generate mass fear psychosis among North Eastern communities, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj.


COMMUNITY
A Distant Thunder:
Wisconsin Gurdwara Massacre

Sikhs and people from other faiths attended a vigil in Sacramento, for the victims of the shooting at a Gurdwara in Wisconsin, writes Ras H. Siddiqui.


SPORTS
Aiming High: Indian Aspirations for Next Olympics
With London Olympics over, India has now set ambitious goals for 2016, writes Siddharth Srivastava.


OTHER STORIES
EDITORIAL: Cyber Attack Exodus
SUBCONTINENT: Discontent Troops
SUBCONTINENT: Complete Blackout
PHOTO ESSAY: India’s Independence Day
TRAVEL: Fort Ross, California
EDUCATION: Overture Magazine
FASHION: Urban Princess
RECIPE: Veg Pasta in White Sauce
AUTO REVIEW: 2013 Chevy Malibu ECO
SOCIETY: Unclothed Celebrity
BOLLYWOOD: Film Review: Joker
BOLLYWOOD: Guftugu
FICTION: The Real Joys in Life
HOROSCOPE: September

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