May 2011

Experiments With Gandhi

Even the most uncharitable reading of Mahatma Gandhi’s life and works would discount any possibility that Gandhi had sexual liaisons, much less homosexual ones, after 1906. Only fabricated and dishonest interpretations can — and have.

Joseph Lelyveld

“I thought the book might be controversial for other reasons.”

Gandhi For Dummies

Clearly the self-appointed guardians of Gandhi’s legacy neither have read Lelyveld’s book nor have any understanding of the man they so venerate.

Diamonds Are Not Forever

Industry Moves from Israel to India

Life is a Soda Bottle...

I am missing matke ka paani. What on earth got you hooked on Busleri?

World Cup 2011 Long Shots, Close-Ups & Side Shows!

Examining the incredible hype, hoopla, hysteria and histrionics that gripped the one billion plus awe-struck fans.

Shades of Grey

Review of the Indian Film Festival in Los Angeles?

Rx for Murder

A Jersey City doctor has been charged with conspiring to have his wife, lover and a former business associate murdered. Dr. Ajit Jayaram, 63, of

Cheap $hot

Members of India’s medical community are bristling at what they term as Pres. Barack Obama’s cheap shot at the country’s “cheap” healthcare.  Speaking at a

Expensive Bite

Termites at an Indian bank gobbled up nearly Rs 10 million ($225,000) in paper currency held in a strongroom.  “The branch management has been found guilty

Missing Girls

The Indian preference for boys is skewing the country’s gender ratio, according to the latest census data. The 2011 census found 914 girls for every 1,000

The End Of Everything

Our universe will end without a doubt and no underground bunker will be safe. But relax, the end time is billions or even trillions of years away.

Eluding Marriage

Ratan Tata, head the Tata Group, one of India’s largest business empires, recently revealed that he come close to marrying four times, but “each time

The State of Belief

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, often touted as a Tea Party favorite for the Republican presidential nomination, is turning heads with his spirited defense of

Spycam Student Indicted

A RutgersUniversity student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate having gay sex has been indicted on a sexual orientation hate crime

Powerful Nations

India rates itself as the 5th most powerful nation on earth, according to its National Security Index, developed by the country’s leading security and economic

‘Sher’ Share

India’s tiger population has grown 38% since 2006 to 1,706, according to a new tiger census released by the country’s environment ministry. The greatest growth

Censored Web

Freedom House ranked India 14th among 37 countries on Web freedom

Commonwealth Games Chief Arrested

The Games, which cost over $6 billion dollars, were expected to bolster India’s image on the world stage.

India Visa Fraud

U.S. Consulates in India are concerned with visa fraud, according to cables disclosed by Wikileaks.

India Outpaces China?

India’s growth outpaced China for the first time, according to IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook. India grew by 10.36% in 2010, a tad higher than

Kayem Mayhem

An Indian drug company, criticized by activist groups opposed to the death penalty, has pledged to stop selling chemicals used for lethal injections to American

BPO to top $1.4 Billion

India’s business process outsourcing market will top $1.4 billion this year, representing a 23 percent growth from last year, according to a  study by the

Extorted Affair

The agency denies that the official had an affair.

Go Figure May 2011

Go Figure May 2011

I Spy Little India: May 2011

I Spy Little India: May 2011

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