Indian Diaspora in Fiction

Politicians, business magnates, sports stars — the Indian diaspora has done well for itself in its new homes around the world.

Future Looks Brighter for Indian Cricket

India has a rich array of talent to pick from, with the main doubt concerning how much of it is suitable for Test cricket.

The Burmese Indians Who Never Went Home

Indians lived in Burma for centuries, but large-scale migration took place during British-colonial rule.

India's Unusual Protests

Some of India's most unusual protests - and protesters. Pink underwear, poop and snakes

Maximum City, Maximum Snacks

Making the Bombay Sandwich Delhi-style and admitting that it is not a patch on the original

11 Indians Under Detention in UAE for IS Links

As many as 11 Indian nationals are under detention in the UAE since early August on charges of planning to join the Islamic State (IS).

Indian IT Giant Signs Up With Chelsea FC

Wipro teams up with Chelsea Day after Manchester United signs up HCL

Smartphones Boost Slum Businesses

In the slums, they're giving small businesses new ways to sell.

India's Most Hounded Activist

She has been called a "threat to India's national security" and a prosecutor wants to send her to prison.
Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 05:37 EDT

Indian-Origin Brides in UK Use Spies

A growing number of Indian-origin families are using the services of private detectives to check on prospective grooms for their daughters

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 01:28 EDT

Indian-Origin CEOs Of Global Tech Giants

Pichai's elevation is another milestone for Indian-origin CEOs -- of whom at least half a dozen are in Fortune 500 companies.

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 01:21 EDT

UAE to Allot Land For Temple in Abu Dhab

Indian expatriates comprise 30 percent of the UAE's population and are the largest nationality group.

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 01:19 EDT

10,000 Indians lose Jobs Due to EMigrate System Snags

Discrepancies in implementation of the eMigrate system have added to crisis caused by software glitches.

Thursday, Sep 03, 2015 04:05 EDT

Chinese Show May Force India to go Arms Shopping

Tanks, missiles and troops in lock-step filed past Beijing's iconic Tiananmen Square in a massive parade on Thursday commemorating Japan's World War II defeat

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 08:20 EDT

Did Jawaharlal Nehru Alienate Assamese

Nehru anticipated the imminent fall of Assam after the region of Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh had fallen to the Chinese forces.

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 08:14 EDT

Why India And US Are Still Not Made For Each Other

India-US defence cooperation stuck in a Catch-22 situation until India approves foundational agreements

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 23:04 EDT

No Pity for Patels

The Patel/Patidar demand to be granted the status of OBC, or Other Backward Class, in Gujarat is premised on the notion that the state should look not at communities but at individuals.

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 08:17 EDT

Tsunami of Chinese Phones on Its Way to India

There's a Tsunami of quality smartphones headed our way from Chinese shores, and these are ones that are getting us really excited about the Chinese invasion.

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 07:19 EDT

Bharat Bandh

About 15 crore workers are on strike today across the country with 10 major trade unions calling for a "Bharat bandh."

Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015 08:52 EDT

India Top Court Lifts Ban on Jains' Santhara Death Fast

India's Supreme Court has suspended an order of the Rajasthan high court banning santhara - the controversial Jain ritual of fasting unto death.

Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015 08:17 EDT

India Accuses Google of Stifling Competition

Indian authorities have accused internet giant Google of abusing its dominance in search advertising.

Thursday, Sep 03, 2015 04:08 EDT

Ramgarh is the New Plot for India's Startup Sholay

Ramgarh, a peaceful hill station in Uttarakhand known for its orchards and views of snow-capped Himalayan ranges, is now emerging an adda for startups

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 08:25 EDT

Google to Continue to Sharpen Focus on India

Google is attempting to get more non-English speaking users online and helping more small businesses access Net

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 08:04 EDT

India Strike Over Labor Reforms

Workers across India are staging a day-long strike to protest at the economic policies of the government.

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 07:24 EDT

Indian Firms With Global Ambition

It has one of the world's fastest growing economies - but only a handful of brands or companies are well-known across the world.

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015 08:10 EDT

The Benign Terror of Hrishi Da

The legendary film-maker was like a strict but lovable schoolteacher to actors—an exclusive excerpt from a forthcoming book on him

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 23:10 EDT

India Sensational Murder Grips Local Media

The arrest of a prominent media industrialist in India has unearthed a story involving murder, hidden identity, sensational allegations and countless accusations.

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 23:07 EDT

MSF Charity Accuses Bollywood Film of Endangering Staff

Aid charity Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) says it is taking legal action over a Bollywood film it claims could endanger its staff in conflict zones.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 02:17 EDT

Indians in International TV

Wave of Indian talent sweeps global television.

Friday, Aug 07, 2015 02:03 EDT

Maa, Baba And Mess Galore.

Various avatars of self-styled spiritual gurus

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 07:58 EDT

Indian Billionaire Buys old Scotland Yard Site

One of India's richest men, Yusuffali Kader, has bought the original Scotland Yard site in Whitehall for £110m.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 09:41 EDT

A Single Tree Yielding 40 Different Kinds of Fruits

In an unusual feat that has the horticultural world rubbing its eyes in disbelief, Van Aken has created a tree that yields 40 different kinds of fruit.

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 07:20 EDT

Life in a Metro

This Quora thread brilliantly captures life in different Indian cities.

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Globalizing the Indian Diet

The 21st century Indian professional is a global citizen. Well read, well travelled and yes, well fed! She knows her blue cheese from a feta, pita bread from a naan, dim sum from a momo. T

Is the Sheen Rubbing Off The National Film Awards

“The National Awards, sadly, are no longer what they used to be, with the favoritism, regionalism,politics and quid-pro-quo rampant. However, compared to the scores of others they are still streets ahead.

Canned in Cannes

The awkward fact remains that although Bollywood is the world’s largest movie factory, we don’t register even a hiccup in this gala, global, mega feast. Historically we have been conditioned and programmed to believe that it’s not the winning or losing, but participation that is the key.

Are Writers Performers

In a world awash with new tools for communication and engagement, the symbolism, mystique and magic of anonymity, however seductive, is losing ground to new anthems celebrating the spirit of contact, connection and interaction.

Lone Gray Wolf: Black & White’s Last Stand

The scene is a sidewalk just beyond the rather overdone Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, and the camera in question is less instrument, more living fossil — built by the Carl Zeiss company in 1860, it is nearly three times as old as independent India.

B-School for Rural Indian Women

The women who have been educated at MDBS have little in common with the well-heeled students in MBA programs around the world. They are an eclectic mix of ages ranging from 19 to 50. They include a potter, a spice and noodle maker, a seamstress, a goat and sheep herder, a farmer, a homemaker and a bangle vendor.

Seeking Silence

In this interview Iyer spoke on an unusual topic — the value of silence and stillness amid the rush of business.
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