The steady dhadak-dhadak of the moving train, the crisp Indian air making its way through the open window as we lay on our cots, and the ambiance from the dim red, blue, and green lights that clung to the ceilings made for a perfect trip with sound sleep every time.
My aunt didn’t marry the man — some insignificant matter about him having no hair — and I was understandably crushed.
It is hard to empathize with an out-of-work, $80,000-a-year techie tossed out on the manicured lawns of his half-million-dollar estate in New Jersey
We did not separate despite numerous problems, as ours was not a “love-marriage.”
The Times conspired with scores of other news organizations that knew about the kidnappings on a news blackout for seven months.
With the country facing serious competition from workers abroad, it's more important than ever to create a world-class immigration system.
If Manmohan Singh’s election victory seems like a landslide, it is only because the media were so wide off the mark
A large part of the blame for the cloud of uncertainty over the LTTE supremo’s death lies at the door of a furtive, double-talking Sri Lankan government
Quite unwittingly, I am living my own version of bipolar disorder.
I’m wearing my Indianness again like a rediscovered favorite piece of clothing
Facebook brings out the Indian ‘kaki’ in me
If, as seems likely, the trail leads to former Pres. George W Bush and former Vice Pres. Dick Cheney, they should be indicted and tried for war crimes.
Even in the rosiest scenario we are staring at a two-year long recession, with the worst yet to come. Equally easily, we could tip into a severe depression
What does Barack Obama and Slumdog Millionaire have in common?
The global capitalist system is on its knees, as irretrievably down as the Soviet Empire was two decades earlier.
No hammer and sickle flags may flutter on poles and no busts of Marx and Lenin may be erected in our public squares, but we are rapidly embracing the Marxist ideals of social equality
The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrating overseas Indians worldwide has become a boondoggle and a self-aggrandizing jamboree for the politically connected.
Our Mumbai columnist ponders on the wages of inaction against yet another terrorist attack on India's most vibrant city.