LEAD STORIES
Indian scientists express doubt over meteorite death attribution

Indian scientists express doubt over meteorite death attribution

Indian scientists have expressed doubt that a man in Tamil Nadu was the first person to have been confirmed killed by a meteorite strike, as the state’s top…

Why I finally ‘came out’ as Dalit — and what happened next

Why I finally ‘came out’ as Dalit — and what happened next

When I moved to New York in the fall of 2014, I left a few things in India: my family, my job with a leading English-language newspaper and…

Getting To The Church On Time: The Nesh Pillay Story

Getting To The Church On Time: The Nesh Pillay Story

Nesh Pillay, 25, and her partner Aaron Vanderhoff, had been a couple for 5 years when they decided they would get formally married on the quiet with family…

COMMUNITY

Four Indian Americans selected to US National Academy of Engineering

Four Indian Americans selected to US National Academy of Engineering

Four Indian American engineers are among 80 new members selected to the prestigious US National…

Caste is a people’s issue, not just a political issue, says Dalit activist

Caste is a people’s issue, not just a political issue, says Dalit activist

Yashica Dutt is a New York-based writer covering gender, identity and culture. She was previously…

Why I finally ‘came out’ as Dalit — and what happened next

Why I finally ‘came out’ as Dalit — and what happened next

When I moved to New York in the fall of 2014, I left a few…

Getting To The Church On Time: The Nesh Pillay Story

Getting To The Church On Time: The Nesh Pillay Story

Nesh Pillay, 25, and her partner Aaron Vanderhoff, had been a couple for 5 years…

Violinist L. Subramaniam Captivates Audience At Manhattan Concert

Violinist L. Subramaniam Captivates Audience At Manhattan Concert

L. Subramaniam, violin virtuoso from India, was the cynosure of not just all eyes but…

INDIA

Celebrating Indian roots of Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley

Celebrating Indian roots of Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley

New Delhi, Feb 10 What do Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley and Pablo Picasso have in common? They all belong to the Roma community whose Indian roots will be…

Sustained campaign required to cure social biases

Sustained campaign required to cure social biases

India has rarely been as much disgraced as by the assault on a group of Africans in Bengaluru, the country’s vaunted Silicon Valley. Yet, this city, which is…

Facebook member’s Tweet creates online storm, Indians furious

Facebook member’s Tweet creates online storm, Indians furious

A tweet by Facebook board member Marc Andreessen implying that Facebook’s Free Basics is the same as colonialism created a storm on Twitter on Wednesday, with many Indians…

CRIME

Cab Driver Beaten And Robbed In Bronx

Cab Driver Beaten  And Robbed In Bronx

Ataur Rahman, a cab driver in the Bronx, was severely beaten and robbed while on the job Feb. 6, news reports…

U.S. AFFAIRS

What’s the Anti-Trump Strategy Now?

Even though everyone has expected for weeks that Donald Trump would win the New Hampshire primary, the scale of that victory should unsettle both his rivals and…

INDIA

Celebrating Indian roots of Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley

New Delhi, Feb 10 What do Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley and Pablo Picasso have in common? They all belong to the Roma community whose Indian roots will…

POLITICS

Sustained campaign required to cure social biases

India has rarely been as much disgraced as by the assault on a group of Africans in Bengaluru, the country’s vaunted Silicon Valley. Yet, this city, which…

SOUTH ASIA

Former Nepal premier cremated in riverbank

Thousands of mourners attended the state funeral of former Nepali Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Wednesday who was cremated with Hindu rites by the side of a…

COMMUNITY

Four Indian Americans selected to US National Academy of Engineering

Four Indian American engineers are among 80 new members selected to the prestigious US National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for their valuable contributions to the society. Anil…

ENTERTAINMENT

Celebrating Indian roots of Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley

New Delhi, Feb 10 What do Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley and Pablo Picasso have in common? They all belong to the Roma community whose Indian roots will…

LIFESTYLE

Beyonce opts for Indian designers creation again

After sporting designers Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla’s outfit in British rock band Coldplay’s music video “Hymn For The Weekend”, Pop star Beyonce Knowles has now opted for Falguni…

CINEMA

Celebrating Indian roots of Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley

New Delhi, Feb 10 What do Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley and Pablo Picasso have in common? They all belong to the Roma community whose Indian roots will…