Powering The Gig Economy

The gig economy is becoming a welcome alternative to expensive and often monopolistic options for young urban professionals in India and the United States.

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil of an Overseas Indian

India has no record of me. I have no friend in India. No relative there that I speak to. I have not set foot on the soil of India yet. How is it that my heart belongs there?

Congressional Moonshot

2016 is distinctive in the number of Indian Americans who have a serious shot at entering the U.S. Congress.

Behind the God-Swapping in The South African Indian Community

Hinduism is a religion of vast diversity with different philosophical views and religious practices.

Contested Citizenship

Indian Americans are conflicted over abandoning their Indian nationality to acquire U.S. citizenship.

Riding the Political Rapids

The public mood is bitter and resentful, as is evidenced by the growing public opposition to trade deals.

Indian American Political Tango

Trust Indians to add a touch of exaggerated theatrics to the U.S. presidential elections.

Behind The Glitter

What goes on behind those power luncheons and orchestrated dinners hosted by Indian PM and dignitaries? A glimpse into this heavily guarded world of ‘soft politics’

India’s Smart Cities

The objective of India’s smart cities program is “to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘smart’ solutions.

Lucknow Version 2.0

Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, in India, has for centuries played its part as the nerve center for artistic, cultural, culinary and political discourse in the country.

India a New Haven For Sex Change Surgeries

Socially conservative India is attracting a stream of Americans and Europeans looking for sex reassignment surgeries. Hospitals are providing everything from world class service to post op sightseeing visits to the Taj Mahal.

From The Kamasutra to Tinder: Sex And Love in India

India is a country much written about by outsiders, a legacy, perhaps, of European colonialism. But when it comes to writing about sex in India, being Indian probably helps.

Stop The Band

We are consumed every time an Indian gets however passing a recognition abroad.

The Spice is Right

Chefs in India say it is also an exciting time as many Michelin star chefs are travelling to India to experience real Indian cuisine.

Handloom Turns Hip

The conventional is not uncool and vintage is the new alternative has awakened the handloom to a younger, more evolved clientele.

India's Ed Tech Start Ups Opportunities And Challenges

The startups are finding out that doing business is not as simple as learning ABC.

The Changing Music Scene in India

Big ticket concerts in a wide range of music genres have become part of the millennial culture.

Why Bollywood Can't Handle Real Actors

To Bollywood loyalists, Naseer is the industry’s favourite bete noir, but fact is that the guy has always called a spade a shovel and fearlessly unleashed uncomfortable, inconvenient and controversial home-truths.

Are Stage Actors Really Superior to Screen Actors

Theater is a sacred communion with the muse, while cinema is, at best, a fantastic one-night stand.

Sari State of Affairs

Even though designers are constantly churning out both newer and classical representations of saris on runways and in Bollywood, in the pace of our everyday lives, saris are increasingly taking a back seat.

Angry Brides Thrash Dowry-Seekers Online

While women in India have come a long way, there still exist some age old taboos which hinder their status in society. Angry Brides is a fun game which reminds us that together we can stand-up against this inhuman practice.

Indian Undocumented Alien population Doubles

The latest report estimates the current undocumented Indian population at 280,000, the seventh largest such group in the country.

Leave the Gita As It Is

The attempt to classify the Gita as extremist and ban its distribution in Siberia had triggered an uproar among Hindus worldwide.

Indians in Paris

The number of Indian tourists visiting Paris has breached 300,000, up almost 200 percent in the last decade.


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