Et Tu Tharoor?
A little over a year ago, when best-selling author and senior United Nations diplomat Shashi Tharoor ran for...
Say My Name
Part of me felt like a traitor. I felt like I was abandoning my Indian heritage. Like I was telling the world I was white. Or at least Latin.
It is time the Democrats abandoned the hand-to-hand combat of bipartisanship with the Republicans.
The Padma Obsession
Is it time to do away with the controversial awards?
When I was a kid growing up in India, guests from America were always a huge deal. “They’re...
The next time you hear music or movie studios whine about the hazards of pirated downloads by struggling college students, give them a lesson on the theft of medicinal products and seeds from Asia, Africa and Latin America by their corporate buddies,
Why Should It Be Easy For Them?
Dr Vandana Shiva, ecofeminist activist and head of Navdanya, says traditional knowledge should be in the public domain, not a government monopolized library.
Fair and Ugly
The disclosure in the national bestseller Game Change that Senate majority leader Harry Reid once remarked that then...
British film and theater director Peter Brooks directed a play on The Mahabharata in 1985 (later filmed for...
Revenge of the Loonies
Our disappointment stems from the opportunities, unforeseen in early 2008, he has frittered away for major social and economic transformations of the country.