Online and social media help NRIs hold on to tradition.
Perhaps more than any other film-maker, Yash Raj Chopra (Dhool Ka Phool to Daag, Kabhie Kabhie, Silsila and his last Jab Tak Hai
“Firstly, I shall ask him to think over the matter very seriously before taking a final decision, talk to him about the possible consequences of such a marriage, giving examples of cases which we both (parents) know about. If I see that he is still convinced about it, I’ll support him.”
Can the shahtoosh industry, banned in India, be revived again by rearing the delicate Chiru antelopes in farms and obtaining their prized fur without killing the animals?
From Sushmita Sen in the early 1990s to the latest 2011 winners, daughters of the Armed Forces seem to dominate Indian beauty pageants.
One ABCD tries to understand what it really means to be Indian.
Tailoring businesses like Raja Fashions and Mohan’s Custom Tailors outsourced long before outsourcing was cool.
Indian gays celebrate legal win, strive for social acceptance.
Akash Shukla had his legs sawed in two to gain 2.5 inches.
I watched with young and startled eyes as my grandfather stormed into my house, gave my quiet father a mouthful and stormed away. It was the first time I witnessed a big deal being made about retirement.
Everything in life is marked or characterized by brevity. Childhood passes, youth is short-lived. Joys don't last; sorrows too fade away.
India’s seniors finding themselves in the uncharted territory
An accent is a part of a person's charm
India has a tradition of benign neglect of alternate sexualities.
This Made in India product is finding its way into many countries.
Asra Nomani, a colleague of Daniel Pearl, talks about a changed new world
Are we so bereft of heroes that we have to import them at the cost of our self-esteem?
How does the institution of arranged marriage, the culturally preferred way of Indians to establish the couple, square with the powerful dream of love?
Chikan goes hip.
They are not married and frankly, my dear, they don't give a damn.
The evolution of the aging upwardly mobile single desi.
Where's the Party Yaar is a romp through Indian America.
Are you less a man in a lungi?
Indians on a treadmill? You gotta be kidding!
In a decided shift from its graceful, elegant image, the sari is now fun, providing enough length in its 6 yards for the wearer and
From kasida to dabka, lace and even buttons, style, this season, is about how you decorate your garment. Shadow work mixed with buckles, buttons on
The gray cat dozes contentedly on a bench in the afternoon sun as Arvind Kumar, his head shaded by a floppy blue hat, plucks weeds
Indian fashion is spreading global wings.
A sneak peek into a fabled existence of palaces, jewels and fast cars.
Indian designers edge into the tent.
Marriages that transcend geographical and cultural boundaries.
Everything you were itching to ask a super model
Some Indians are opting to stay single the second time around.