Modern Indian Cuisine

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.

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.

Overturning Fighting Faiths

The palpable anger that angers Donald Trump’s followers will outlast him. Both political parties risk alienation and irrelevancy if they are unable to sever the shackles of dogma and orthodoxy that have outlived their lifespan.

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’

Modern Indian Cuisine

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.

Bard Knows No Boundaries

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.

The Brain on Interracial Marriages

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.

Multiracial Beauty

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.

Innovation in Emerging Markets

Why innovations succeed or fail in emerging markets.

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.

Shakespeare And Bollywood: To Be or Not Be?

What makes Shakespeare so seductively fascinating and relevant to Bollywood is the commonality of tensions and issues that plague mankind — immigration, racism, sexual violence, homelessness, etc. These leit motifs do not belong to the privileged, elitist, educated or intellectuals, but to the human race, rooted as they are in human nature.

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.

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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