Real Matters

Over the past two decades or so, world cinema has seen emergence of a film that anchors itself in a local idiom, bears its cultural signature and then positions its appeal to the larger, broader audience outside its specific contexts of origin.

Weird Indian American

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.

Indian in Sweden

If there could be two lands and cultures that are a total opposite of one another, then surely Sweden and India are it.

R2i Dreams

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.

It's An Immigrant World

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.

Indian Budget Yesterday and Tomorrow

At the customary post-Budget press conference address by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, he was asked why his Budget lacked a single big-bang idea.

A Round for Free Speech

It is clear that Section 66A arbitrarily, excessively and disproportionately invades the right of free speech and upsets the balance between such right and the reasonable restrictions that may be imposed on such right.

Return of The Muffler Man

If Congress lost India using negative propagandist tactics against Modi in the general elections last year, the BJP did a ditto against Kejriwal last month — and lost Delhi.

UN Victors Council

“It is ironical that calls for democracy and the rule of law are being made in a (Security) Council that itself embodies the undemocratic stranglehold of the privileges of a few, forged by a wartime alliance that no longer exists.”

Train of Thought on the Mumbai Local

Overcrowded and claustrophobic, the Mumbai commuter stalks life and limb when he boards a coach of the Mumbai local.

The Apple Watch Can Learn From Google Glass

In a tale of two wearables, dueling tech giants, both known for innovation and deep pockets, have taken contrasting approaches as they enter new product categories.

Collective Consciousness

According to eMarketer, India is set to become Twitter’s largest market after the U.S. with a projected 40 million users by 2018, up from 17 million this year.

The Bleak Hour

Sadness is an eternal tale enacted in episodes, projected through situations — protean, ubiquitous.

Virtual Reality: Real At Last?

Virtual reality has a way to go to be an integral part of daily life.

Leadership in the Digital Age

Technological advancement has created a ripple effect that is transforming the market.

The Indian Economy Finds its Footing

Indian industrialists may carp at the pace of reforms, but the overall opinion is that Modi has hit the ground running.

Assessing Employability is Disrupting India's Higher Education

More than 20% of Indian youth between the ages of 15 and 24 years are “seeking or available for work,” according to 2011 census data.

Real Matters

Over the past two decades or so, world cinema has seen emergence of a film that anchors itself in a local idiom, bears its cultural signature and then positions its appeal to the larger, broader audience outside its specific contexts of origin.

KhanDan

For all lovers of Bollywood fare, the Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan have indeed imprinted their dazzling and inimitable presence in the hearts and minds of fans.

Bollywood's Newest Kick

India has two basic religions — Bollywood and cricket. What is not as well known is their history of teaming up for the desired goal and reaching for a six!

Censor the Censor

Media commentators concede that the Film Industry and Censor Board, historically, has always had differing views on screening content.

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.

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.


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