Acing the Diplomatic Mission

Acing the Diplomatic Mission

February 2, 2023 | /
Author: Chidanand Rajghatta
The United States has not had an ambassador in New Delhi for a little over two years now, from the time Kenneth Juster packed up from Roosevelt House on January 20, 2021, when there was a change of guard at… Read more
American Girl, raised on promise

American Girl, raised on promise

January 13, 2023 | /
Author: Chidanand Rajghatta
There are many ways to measure the success of an ethnic group or racial group in immigrant America, and by several metrics, Indian-Americans top the list. From being the best educated cohort (82% of Indian-American adults ages 25-55 are college… Read more
The Roar of an Indian Movie

The Roar of an Indian Movie

January 5, 2023 | /
Author: Chidanand Rajghatta
With two Golden Globe nominations, a place in the New Yorker's best movies of 2022, and rah-rah reviews from American critics, the Indian film RRR, which stands for Rise Roar Revolt, has made a big splash in the United States.… Read more
Two-Spirit and Hijra: The Common Stories Uniting Us

Two-Spirit and Hijra: The Common Stories Uniting Us

November 25, 2022 | /
Author: Shalaka Laxman
Native Americans have often held members of the LGBTQ+ family in high regard, and the most common term to define gender-fluid people today is to refer to them as 'Two-Spirit' people. Rather than the physical body, Native Americans emphasized a… Read more
Indian Blind Football is Coming into its Own

Indian Blind Football is Coming into its Own

September 30, 2022 | /
Author: Pratika Yashaswi, Independent Journalist
On a visit to an orphanage in Shillong, Meghalaya, Sunil Mathew watched closely as a boy atop a tall jackfruit tree shook a large, heavy fruit. As the boy, Klingson Mara clambered down quickly and gracefully, Mathew was astounded to… Read more
Heroines of the Independence Movement

Heroines of the Independence Movement

August 15, 2022 | /
Author: Pratika Yashaswi, Independent Journalist
Heroines of the Independence Movement Mark Twain famously called India the mother of history and the grandmother of legend. Yet when we talk of the Indian independence movement, which spans hundreds of years, we think of  Gandhi, Nehru, Subhash Chandra… Read more
Meherwan Irani Paves The Way For Indian Restaurateurs in the US

Meherwan Irani Paves The Way For Indian Restaurateurs in the US

July 28, 2022 | /
Author: Author: Sucheta Rawal - Author, Food & Travel Writer, Speaker
Meherwan Irani is a chef and restaurateur changing the perception of Indian food in America through his growing restaurant and spice empire - Chai Pani Restaurant Group (which owns 6 restaurants and Spicewalla brand). Irani was named by TIME Magazine… Read more