“Firstly, I shall ask him to think over the matter very seriously before taking a final decision, talk to him about the possible consequences of such a marriage, giving examples of cases which we both (parents) know about. If I see that he is still convinced about it, I’ll support him.”
An estimated 30 million overseas Indians are spread all over the world, the second largest diaspora, according to the UNDP, after overseas Chinese, who are estimated to number more than 40 million.
Victor Smetacek set out on a journey to Germany, which would bring him closer to his roots in India with the passage of time.
The Right to Information Act inspires Indian activists.
Indian students flock to US for higher education. “An average student putting in 5-6 hours of work can’t get in a top Indian university without a miracle. USA has 4,000 odd universities with at least half of them being top notch.”