Pasta, basil and tacos are jostling for space in the Indian pantry with rajma, basmati rice and haldi.
The Department of Homeland Security has established a new office, called Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE), tasked with publishing a weekly list of crimes committed by aliens.
From learning how to drape a sari by Bollywood experts to using specialized gadgets to get the pleats right, the art of sari draping in the United States seems to be on its version 2.0.
There are backwaters and then there are backwaters, an entire hidden river system teaming with life that you won’t find on any poster or the pages of a magazine.
Visitors come from far and wide to pay homage to his memory in a lovely white temple located a quarter of a mile into the Caribbean Sea.
Indian kids in cosmopolitan cities are growing up largely monolingual as English becomes the de facto language of choice.
The NRI travel guide to hottest spots Delhi during the winter.
You are that.
The most luring aspect of an elite Indian wedding is its claim to a global yet Indian sensibility, bringing together the “western” and the “Indian” into the wedding experience.
Real estate and politics are often intertwined in India, and the Lodha family is well-placed at the intersection of the two endeavors.
Paper Boat, a fledgling Indian brand from Bangalore-based Hector Beverages, is aiming to hold its own in the country against global giants like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo.
A more confident generation asserts its place in the American psyche.
The 2015 annual report by the Social Security Administration ranked Arjun at 500, down 46 notches from 2014 and nine from 2012.
Indians are no longer accepting of half-baked and misinformed portrayals of their culture.
Sleep your way to mental & physical fitness.
As our mind expands and we grow in our understanding of the world, we observe the artificial social structure that is based on material accomplishments.
Sikkim, with its breathtaking views of Himalaya, is the least populated state in India, the second smallest in size after Goa, and the last to join the Indian Union in 1975.
With all the riches acquired at sea and bruises of the voyage, we return to the harbor that once was the home and the shelter that once was the family.
A year ago, when 28-year-old Soma Chatterjee Maiti started using the mobile messaging app WhatsApp, she did not know that one day the platform
The main driver of exponential change in the world is Artificial Intelligence
Tall, pale and handsome: why more Asian men are using skin-whitening products
Millennials last year became the country’s largest living generation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Foreign gourmet chains are now serving original menus and authentic flavors to discerning Indian foodies, tired of masala French fries and paneer pizzas.
Indian divorcees find life a tad easier in America than in India.
Past life regression therapists trace your current maladies to a previous life.Critics denounce the therapy as a fraud on gullible people.
According to Aghori Baba Gorakhnath, “When you don’t ask, you get milk; when you ask you get water; when you take, you get blood. This is Gorakh’s rule.”
Unlike its French counterpart, wherein nouvelle cuisine was characterized by inspirations from regional instead of classique dishes, or modern Japanese, which heavily incorporated American flavors, modern Indian cuisine turns to Indian cooking legacy not just for ingredients, but also techniques.
In what can be termed as one of the most romantic colonial hangovers, Shakespeare continues to inspire a generation of Indians. The poet has been able to cross over and become adopted in mainstream Indian culture.
Biases about interracial relationships are rotted in deeply ingrained societal attitudes about race in our culture – and there is a new and growing field of research on methods to reduce these biases.
It’s not just important to point out who we find attractive; just as important is why we find them attractive. Racial self-identification influences these perceptions.
Leveraging technology to meet India’s technology challenge.
Three recent books by overseas Indian writers, two fiction and one nonfiction, deal with the heartaches, trials and triumphs of emigration. The authors honestly and eloquently chronicle how leaving one’s past behind and starting over can result in loss, mourning and sacrifices.
The lives of Indian immigrants are central to Chitra Divakaruni’s work. Her focus is shifting to include children of immigrants who face a different challenge in assimilating into the world they live in.
In a world rife with uncertainties and upheavals, the fashion industry continues to flourish and give hope. Historically, fashion adopts the struggles of the moment to come up with the most iconic style statements that continue to inspire.
As pageants around the world have been associated with traditional ideals of race and beauty, choosing mixed origin pageant queens as representatives of a particular country or culture has often invited criticism in the conformist circles of beauty parades.
Our karmic residues and their attached samskaras determine our future incarnation and our character. It is also responsible for the kind of nature we are born with. Our nature or mental make-up plays a vital role in our life, since it determines how we relate to our surroundings.
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.
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.
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.
We are consumed every time an Indian gets however passing a recognition abroad.