Pasta, basil and tacos are jostling for space in the Indian pantry with rajma, basmati rice and haldi.
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.
Kumar, intent on being more than a rumor, has been quietly waging a behind-the-scenes campaign to be America’s envoy to New Delhi, although, publicly, he says he would “have to think about it” if asked..
A more confident generation asserts its place in the American psyche.
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?
2016 is distinctive in the number of Indian Americans who have a serious shot at entering the U.S. Congress.
Hinduism is a religion of vast diversity with different philosophical views and religious practices.
Indian Americans are conflicted over abandoning their Indian nationality to acquire U.S. citizenship.
There is no better time to reflect on the idea of citizenship than now.
Perhaps in today’s increasingly unstable fundamentalist environment, it is necessary for us to choose our country — one country — and remain staunchly loyal to it.
The potluck was a shimmering event in my uneventful life as a stay-at-home spouse. I finally had a purpose.
The need for dual citizenship is pressing, because of rising mobility, including digital connectivity. Mobile Indians, such as Portuguese Goans, NRIs, OCIs, and many business people would benefit from dual citizenship, as would the country.
South Asian American spelling success is connected to the history of this ethnic community’s immigration to the United States.
Part peer-pressure and part awe inspires starry-eyed Indian travelers to take that obligatory trip to Niagara Falls
The UAE is home to 2.6 million Indian expats, the largest expat community constituting 30 percent of the total population.
If there could be two lands and cultures that are a total opposite of one another, then surely Sweden and India are it.
Applicants for student and work visas to the United States and other countries pray at this temple ahead of their appointments with consular officers.
New York is the most multiracial Indian city. No surprise there. But Hawaii and Alaska are the most multiracial Indian states.
The stories of three Indian immigrants as they make the journey to America, build memories along the way and wrestle with the eternal question facing those away from home — are we here to stay or is there a road that leads back to where we came from.
I knew I was different, but I also knew the world was big. If I didn’t fit-in in the Midwest, I would fit in elsewhere.
As I breathe in, my mind takes a flight down memory lane as my sense of smell dreamily hovers over the many delicious fragrances of my motherland, India.
Indians in Oregon are four times as likely to be multiracial and divorced than in New Jersey.
The nearly 14 million Indian migrants dispersed all over the globe in mid-2013 are the highest for any country, according to a United Nations report.
Vienna came alive with the colors of Holi.
A United Nations Report on international migration reported that Indians are the largest migrant group in the world.
When we travel in Europe we search for Indian restaurants. Not just for the food, but for the Taste of India abroad.
The most popular universities in the United States for Indian students are ones you likely have never heard of.
They are caught in the middle, confused souls, who often want to return, but can’t, or desire to linger on just a little longer.
India has been “very accepting” of non-Indians arriving from the U.S. or elsewhere, armed with skills and good ideas for doing business.
If you are sweating over your Indian identity, don’t. You are liberated from its search. You can find it in what you already are.
India’s notorious bureaucrats, who were unenthusiastic about the OCI Certificate to begin with — save for the nearly $250 million dollars in application fees that the initiative has generated — have been working overtime to chip away at even its modest benefits.
A series of high profile politicians from foreign countries make a pilgrimage to Bihar in search of their roots.
Neither Satish nor his father, Shyam Yadav, have ever met his “bua” and their only connection to her is through an ancestor, Mahesh, who left for British Guyana about 110 years ago.
There’s a whole other side to New York that you likely won’t find in guidebooks.
Overseas Indian oftentimes leave behind aging parents, many of who suffer the pangs of loneliness and abandonment.
Online and social media help NRIs hold on to tradition.
Returning NRIs are quickly realizing that the nostalgia of the past seldom withstands the harsh realities of an extended stay.
American politics has assumed many of the unhealthy characteristics of its Indian counterpart, such as communal vote banks divided along religious and caste lines — reflected by Southern evangelist and white voters on the Republican side, arrayed against minority and women voters on the Democratic side.
Incarceration is always painful and it penalizes not just criminals — both white collar and “hardened types” — but equally innocent members of their families. But all this hand-wringing by those sympathetic to Gupta glosses over the enormous iniquities inherent in the U.S. justice system on a daily basis.
Gurmale Singh Grewal's third generation family-owned Singh Developments has become one of the largest Indian real estate empires in the United States.