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.
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.
A ‘new improved’ package of the same ghisa-pita product is what we’re talking about.”
There is no justification for the onerous fees, nor the retroactive application of the rules to surrender the Indian passport.
Part of me felt like a traitor. I felt like I was abandoning my Indian heritage. Like I was telling the world I was white. Or at least Latin.
It is time the Democrats abandoned the hand-to-hand combat of bipartisanship with the Republicans.
Dr Vandana Shiva, ecofeminist activist and head of Navdanya, says traditional knowledge should be in the public domain, not a government monopolized library.
Is it time to do away with the controversial awards?
The next time you hear music or movie studios whine about the hazards of pirated downloads by struggling college students, give them a lesson on the theft of medicinal products and seeds from Asia, Africa and Latin America by their corporate buddies, will you?
I have made peace with them — foreign-returned guests.
Your skin tone could affect your income, your marriage and your prison sentence should you run afoul of the law. And that’s just the half of it.
We may still covet the “dark, tall and handsome” man, but “pretty, fair ladies” are all the rage for our liaisons, permanent or otherwise.
The makers of 3 Idiots square off against the author Chetan Bhagat whose book Five Point Someone inspired the movie.