2011 Feels Like 1980 Again
Casting a glance back at how India appeared to the outside world just a few months ago is rather like looking at grainy footage of yesteryear: a booming economy, IT whiz-kids making waves all over the globe, top ranking in international Test cricket,
A Carnival Called India
Wah India. Your myriad avatars, your million mutinies never cease to amaze. We try hard to hijack you. Some cry, "India is Indira". Others sing, "You are my Sonia". Still others chant, "Saffron Shining."
Why Do India and Pakistan See America in Opposite Ways
"Give me a name, America, make of me a Buzz or Chip or Spike. Bathe me in amnesia and clothe me in your powerful unknowing."
A Whiter Shade of Brown
Nikki Haley would not be the first desi in America who wants to be seen as white.
Empires R Us
A steady stream of recent news and scholarly articles has been predicting the decline and fall of the American Empire.
Everyone, everything, has to be deeply rooted for authenticity. Gnarled, knuckled roots clutch the earth to anchor hoary...
Indians Behaving Badly
An email titled “Proud to be an Indian” has been making the rounds on the Internet for nearly...
I knew one other thing: I too had graduated and you were congratulating me.
A survey by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life found that Hindus now outrank Jews as...
Life is a Soda Bottle…
I am missing matke ka paani. What on earth got you hooked on Busleri?