India is Celebrating Everything And Doing it Differently

Festivals are transcending borders and traditions, triggering surge in spending on brand new segments like packaged food and beverages, grooming and travel.

Little Salty, Little Sweet And Fully Delish

In the pantheon of Gujarati snacks, the crunchy, calorie-laden mathiya is the Diwali deity.

India's Biggest Data Breach

The recent incident, where multiple banks have simultaneously said that their cards — estimated at 3.2 million by some reports — have been compromised makes this the first incident of such scale.

Mumbai Shrine Allows Entry to Women

The trust that runs Mumbai's Haji Ali mosque told the Supreme Court it will rescind a ban on women entering the shrine as ordered by the high court.

The Photograph Ruling an Indian State

How is ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalitha still ruling the southern Indian state?

UK Urged to Help Restart Talks With India

Pakistan asked the United Kingdom to play its role in ensuring the resumption of stalled talks with India, as well as helping stop the killings in held Kashmir.

Air India Sets Record for Longest Flight in the World

Sliding into the number one spot with a flight distance of 9,389 miles is Air India's non-stop flight from Delhi, India to San Francisco.

China Admonishes The U.S. For Visit to Disputed India-China Border

China admonished the United States for sending its ambassador in India to a contested stretch of land on the India-China border

Fears Over India's Fledgling 24-hour News Media's March to War

‘Unsustainable’ pressure to fill the news cycle, especially in a time of tension with Pakistan, is causing stations ‘to hype and dramatise’ says media analyst
Monday, Oct 24, 2016 02:21 EDT

US Presidential Election Distressing For Indian-Americans

As the US presidential election draws to a close, it seems almost laughable that any nation in the world would look at what is happening in the US now and want to copy America’s style of democracy.

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 02:16 EDT

Indian-origin Researcher's Smart Textiles to Help Measure Illness

Research by an Indian-origin scientist at the University of Rhode Island has shown that clothes and other wearable items could possibly sense illness and transmit data to a doctor in a distant clinic to monitor health and prescribe drugs.

Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 02:46 EDT

Meet The Hindus For Donald Trump

At a convention organized by Indian Americans supporting Trump, movies, politics and Modi are part of the conversation

Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 02:41 EDT

Indian-origin Scientist Creates Real 3D Hands in Laboratory

An Indian-American researcher and his team have created life-size 3D hand models, complete with fingerprints, using a high-resolution 3D printer that can produce the same ridges and valleys as a real finger.

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 02:07 EDT

We Are an Ally Who Stood by India in Darkest Hours: Russia

With deals over USD 12 billion in kitty this month, Russia hopes to bag more projects as it termed itself as not just a business partner but an "ally" who stood by India in its "darkest hours"

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 01:32 EDT

Pakistan Urges UK to Press India to Stop HR Violations

Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi said it is incumbent on Britain to ask India to enter into a sustained dialogue process with Pakistan for peaceful settlement of the issues.

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 01:31 EDT

The BRICS Without Mortar

The BRICS' eighth annual summit, held Oct. 15-16 in Goa, India, was lackluster, and the group's representatives struggled to agree on the content of their declaration.

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 01:30 EDT

John Key Arriving Today as NSG Buzz is Back

New Zealand PM will visit New Delhi ahead of key meetings with China on membership in November

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 02:06 EDT

Stamp of Honour For Diwali in US

The US Postal Services has released a postage stamp on Diwali, the first state-sponsored recognition of the "joyous annual Hindu festival".

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 02:05 EDT

Exhibition Showcasing History of Indians Launched in Singapore

The exhibition, "Once Upon a Time in Little India", details the lives of early South Asian migrants, who came to call precinct their home.

Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 02:36 EDT

Yoga Guru Ramdev, Face Of Patanjali Group, Says Was Denied US Visa

Speaking at the Global Investor Summit in Indore, Ramdev recounted how he was first denied a visa and later offered a visa.

Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 02:05 EDT

Team USA Was The Overwhelmed Newcomer At The Kabaddi World Cup

The Kabaddi World Cup has hoped to introduce the sport to a worldwide audience.

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 02:10 EDT

Call Centre Scam: Mastermind Fled To Gulf During Police Raid

Crime branch teams raided seven call centres at Mira Road in adjoining Thane district, in the multi-crore scam in which US citizens were cheated of millions of dollars.

Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 02:33 EDT

Pierce Brosnan Demands Removal of His Image From India Ad

Former Bond star Pierce Brosnan has condemned the "unauthorised and deceptive" use of his image to promote an Indian mouth freshener.

Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 02:14 EDT

Indian IT Giant Wipro Acquires American Firm Appirio

Wipro, India’s third largest Information Technology (IT) firm, officially announced its acquisition of Appirio.

Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 02:12 EDT

India Wants Pact With UK on Short-term Visas For Students

India hopes to reach a deal with Britain for facilitating short-term visas for Indian students, academicians and businessmen.

Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 02:30 EDT

Pakistan Bans All Indian TV And Radio as Tensions Mount

Pakistan has banned all television and radio content from India and threatened to shut down any stations that flout the sanction.

Friday, Oct 21, 2016 03:38 EDT

The Perils of Forcing Bollywood to Drop Pakistan Actors

Yesterday it was the very word 'intolerance' that was a red rag, today it is 'Pakistani actors', tomorrow it could be something entirely different.

Friday, Oct 21, 2016 03:21 EDT

India's Land of Fun

GOA is India’s land of fun, with pristine beaches that run along the Arabian Sea and a unique mix of Indian and Portuguese cultures and architectures.

Friday, Oct 21, 2016 03:21 EDT

Indian Miniatures Double Pre-Sale Estimates At UK Auction

A set of Mughal miniatures and fine paintings of the Rajasthani and Pahari Schools has raked in nearly 3.1 million pounds at a Sotheby's auction in London

Monday, Oct 10, 2016 02:15 EDT

India Businessman Pays $12.4 Million For Dubai Number Plate

An Indian businessman has paid $9 million (S$12.4 million) at auction to grab a single-digit car registration plate in Dubai, feeding a passion for "unique" number plates.

Wednesday, Oct 05, 2016 02:55 EDT

Pigeon Taken Into Custody in India

Indian police say they took a pigeon into custody after it was found with a note threatening the prime minister.

Tuesday, Oct 04, 2016 10:09 EDT

Indian-origin Man in World’s Longest Marriage Dies at 110

Katari, who will turn 104 on November 1, said it was blessing to have been married and lived for long. She said now that he had gone, she will pray for his peaceful rest.

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 00:30 EDT

$200,000 Can Get You a Home in Mars

Arrange $200,000 and entrepreneur and founder of US spacecraft firm SpaceX Elon Musk will take you there.

Go Figure

Go Figure September 2011 Identify this image correctly.
Win $30.

Click Here For Details


Got Milk?
Send us your photos capturing interesting or intriguing aspects of Indian life in America and win $30

Click Here For Details


Indian American Political Tango

Trust Indians to add a touch of exaggerated theatrics to the U.S. presidential elections.

Congressional Moonshot

2016 is distinctive in the number of Indian Americans who have a serious shot at entering the U.S. Congress.

Meringue Over Mithais

If there were ever a beauty pageant for desserts, the exquisitely elegant French pastries would win hands down.

Are Stage Actors Really Superior to Screen Actors

Theater is a sacred communion with the muse, while cinema is, at best, a fantastic one-night stand.

Gold Plated Illusions

The national obsession with India’s performance in the Olympics is misdirected.

Behind the God-Swapping in The South African Indian Community

Hinduism is a religion of vast diversity with different philosophical views and religious practices.

The Spice is Right

Chefs in India say it is also an exciting time as many Michelin star chefs are travelling to India to experience real Indian cuisine.
More Videos ...



Poll: New Look

What do you think of our new website?
Submit Link

We are looking for the best Indian stories on the web. If you see something interesting, send us a link to the story.