Kalimpong Kids: Search for Indian Identity in New Zealand
A new book retraces the suppressed story of 130 mixed-race children sent from West Bengal to New Zealand a century ago.
Forget Coachella, Come to Rajasthan
For years Indian music lovers salivated over international music festivals, such as Coachella, Lollapalooza and Glastonbury. But now...
How the Sari Changed the World
While the sari traces its history to the Indus Valley Civilization in 2800 BC and has been an integral part of mainstream dressing in the sub continent ever since, it has also undergone several transitions — perhaps more than any other garment in m
A Bollywood Smash With a Twist, in China’s Cultural Battle With India
One of the most popular movies in China over the summer ran 161 minutes, so long that it...
A Ticket to Ride
Taxi medallions, once a safe investment, now drag owners into debt.
The world’s greatest innovators, such as Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Alexander Bell, have made far greater contributions to the human imagination than any billionaire to ever make the Forbes list.
Is Parsi Theater on the Verge of Extinction?
Parsi Theater, which once flourished in India and inspired regional theater and Indian cinema, is struggling to survive.
Charlottesville’s Lingering Shadow
The violence in Charlottesville was a wake-up call for many Indian Americans.
The Long and Short of It
India tops in hair transplants and breast reductions for men.
An Instagram Poet Outpaces the Haters
The literary world doesn’t have a great track record of embracing or even acknowledging artists like Rupi Kaur, who are different in some notable way but who attract an enormous and fervent audience.