The humiliating pat-down of India's Ambassador Meera Shankar might sensitize Indian diplomats to the indignity and pain experienced by thousands of its citizens seeking consular services every year at the hands of inept, indifferent and callous Indian consular officers.
After coming to New York from Mumbai a year ago, I realized that I have lived here forever.
The 2010 elections were a watershed moment for the Indian American community.
Raising children in a world of boundaries and personal space.
Unlike China, which showcased its economic and organizational prowess on the global stage by pulling off a spectacular Olympics, India was internationally humiliated by the ineptness and chaos that engulfed the Commonwealth Games.
You can be alone in a crowd, whether at a party, a family or public gathering.
Magic markers and cardboard signs have a shot against spreadsheets and slick powerpoint presentations again.
Ease up on your child, will you?
When I was growing up in Tennessee, names like Anderson, Baldwin or Caldwell were the norm during roll call in class. Once the teacher got somewhere to the mid-C’s, there’d be the inevitable pause; a squinting of the eyes … then they would give it a go.
America is reeling from the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, but the Right is obsessed with the faux outrage over the construction of a Muslim cultural center two blocks from the site of the World Trade Center.
It was a funny thing being an Indian American in Paris. In America, I always considered myself Indian.
The government has proposed a bill in Parliament to amend Section 20 of the 1950 Representation of People’s Act.
As more and more Indian Americans storm the citadels of political power behind Jindal and Haley, overcoming public prejudices against non Judaea Christian office seekers will be their next great challenge — and, hopefully, accomplishment.
Montblanc’s marketing honchos have transported the Mahatma to a new level of corporate iconography
The NRI wonder-boy with the golden touch ultimately fell victim to the most basic of human weaknesses.
The pretentious hogwash of new cinema.
Shashi Tharoor’s enduring legacy may well be scaling up the corruption standards of the “cattle class” to the Goldman Sachs stratosphere.