CHICAGO (Diya TV) — Chicago elected Lori Lightfoot as its new mayor, becoming the largest city to elect a Black female mayor. A former U.S. attorney, Lightfoot will also be highest-ranking LGBTQ mayor in American history.

The Chief of the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, visited the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to discuss leadership and character development with 4,400 faculty members & cadets.

The U.S. State Department approved the sale of 24 helicopters worth $2.6 billion to India, enabling India to take anti-surface and anti-submarine missions. The principal contractor is Lockheed Martin.

A coalition of civil rights groups held a Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill to draw attention to South Asians seeking asylum in the U.S., like folks from scores of other nations. Speakers highlighted civil rights violations in detention facilities and want immediate legislative action.

SAALT and immigrant justice partners UndocuBlack Network, Detention Watch Network, United We Dream, Freedom for Immigrants, Sikh Coalition, Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) #ElPaso9

And a man who lost three of his teeth and suffered a broken nose after getting attacked outside of a Fremont Denny’s is getting his teeth fixed at no charge courtesy of Palo Alto dentist Dr. Nidhi Pai. The assault suspect is still at large.

Ravi Kapur & Alejandro Quintana contributed to this report.