Review: ‘The Billionaire Raj’ Offers Reasons for Optimism in India’s Gilded Age
The title of the new book by James Crabtree, “The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age,” suggests that India has now come under the grip of a new but no less troublesome regime.
Anne Frank’s Family Was Thwarted by U.S. Immigration Rules, New Research Shows
The research, conducted jointly by the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, details the challenges faced by the Frank family and others as Nazi Germany gained strength.
A Tiny Newspaper Ad May Be India’s Declaration Of Independence
We can begin to believe that, one day, positions in New Delhi's corridors of power -- positions with real responsibility -- will be given to people with demonstrated ability in the fields they are supposed to supervise.
Last of The Newsies
Ram Badan Singh, a sidewalk newspaper hawker, has been working at the same spot in New York for 36 years.
A Dream Come True
Ricardo Alexanders' book Bollywood Invasion is a unique blend of Beatles' music, Bollywood and time-travel.
A Forgotten Force of South Africa
Johannesburg-based writer Suzanne Franco’s novel, Soul Force, chronicles the contribution of Valliamma Munuswamy Mudaliar to the satyagraha movement in South Africa.
Hindi In America
Despite the growing Indian American population, formal language instruction in Hindi has been lagging in the United States.