New York’s Jamaica Bay has become a sacred pilgrimage spot for Hindus in Queens. On Fridays and Sundays scores of Hindu devotees descend on the beaches of North Channel Bridge, as well as Ferry Point Park and Rockaways, from dawn to dusk to pray and cast offerings into the bay, which many liken to the sacred Indian river Ganges.
Sen. Chuck Grassley placed a hold on the bill
A primary school with predominantly Indian and Asian children has been rated as Britain’s best performing primary school.
A Lancaster University student shot dead may have been murdered for failing to give the gunman the correct time.
The 65-year-old yoga guru has filed a federal lawsuit to block Yoga to the People.
I could feel them taking inventory of my outfit, my hair, and my non-designer shoes, and inevitably, as soon as whomever I was talking to chalked me up as being a “fresh-off-the-boat,” they simply turned to someone more important.
Indian American filmakers hit their stride
Every $20,000 in charitable giving may have saved Galleon Founder Raj Rajaratnam one day in jail.
Galleon Fund's Raj Rajaratnam is sentenced to 11 years in prison, fined $10 million and ordered to forfeit almost $54 million.
For the past few weekends, my friend Tam has been hitting the shops assiduously, rifling through bargain aisles; stocking up enough shower gels to clean
The Never Return is a unique breed of people. Their uniqueness lies in the fact that they think they are the most fortunate people in this world. For them India is a third world country which is confined to those once-in-a-few-years visits for the sake of completing the formality of seeing their loved ones
It is time for some soul-searching within the community, before more Indians discover themselves attracting the relentless public humiliation that Kaur’s boorish and arrogant conduct has subjected her to.
A Jersey City doctor has been charged with conspiring to have his wife, lover and a former business associate murdered. Dr. Ajit Jayaram, 63, of
Second generation Indian Americans turn to India for professional opportunities.
Lakshmi Palacenda walks you through the steps of her move from Montana to Mysore.
We return to the villages in India visited by US. presidents after the camera lights have turned off and the make-up washed away.
Indian Americans are increasingly stepping up to the plate and embracing philanthropy.
Nonprofits List: 49 Indian nonprofits have annual revenues exceeding $1 million.
As their fate becomes increasingly uncertain, a growing number of Indian immigrants are packing up and heading home.
I, for one, make quite a hash of Appan Tampuram Kallathil Thiruvattukkal Ezuttacan Pappachan or Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas and Parthasarathy Bhattacharya myself! But that is my prerogative, as an Indian. Now if I were a Caucasian American, that would be a different matter altogether!
Indian immigrants strive for ways to balance their dual identities.
The uneasy life of Indians in Kenya.
The American dream is souring for tens of thousands of Indians in the financial sector.
Overseas Anglo Indians knock at his door in search of their roots.
Far too many are judgmental or prescriptive in their notions of what an authentic Indian American identity is, or ought to be.
My grandfather was a vestige of our colonial past and India's nascent restorative democracy following independence.
Do you pine sometimes for the sounds, the images, the rhythms and the media constructions of your past?
Indian Americans occupy a "third space" in this country, as they have neither been afforded the implicit privileges of whiteness nor damned by the historical burdens of blackness.
To speak or not speak? That's the question.
Little India visits the Louisiana State University campus in Baton Rouge after the media lights have dimmed.
While the lean-ins to swap contact info may seem casual, make no mistake: desis are hunting for a suitable mate as doggedly as they pursued master’s degrees and coveted internships a few years ago.
So, the whole world might not know I am Indian, but I do.
A look at how Indian festivals are being transformed in America.
We wouldn't be lifelong friends, but we both felt an immediate sense of familiarity.
Indian Americans are opening up their checkbooks for philanthropy...
It was an interest in elephants that led Shanthini Dawson to Afghanistan, a country of high mountains and rugged terrain where most people don't know
THE MATING GAME: From marriage fairs to the Internet to speed dating to work place romances, the search is on for the ideal life partner.
What's behind the Indian prejudice for fair skin?
If the strange name doesn't catch your attention, the man behind the movie will! He is a busy, successful doctor, happily married to an equally successful
A diplomatic posting in Afghanistan is not everyone's cup of tea. Sandeep Kumar has made it his pot.
One of the largest overseas Indian community in the world, Indian Malaysians, have not quite fit in.
Indian Americans are investing in cinema, but will they lose their shirts?
New Zealand is becoming home to a growing Indian community that has set its roots in big cities such as Auckland and Wellington and in small towns from Rotorua to Taupo.
The new generation steps into the spotlight.
Can children ever truly understand what their immigrant parents have lost?
Indians in the United States armed forces.