India Currents Wishes Its Readers On the Occasion of Eid!

India Currents Wishes Its Readers On the Occasion of Eid!

Holiday Marking End of Ramadan  As the holy month of Ramadan draws to an end, Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. Eid is a time for all Muslims to celebrate their month-long sacrifice while reflecting and sympathizing with the poor and hungry. Fasting has been prescribed...
A Timeless Family Tale

A Timeless Family Tale

Ghachar Ghochar, Vivek Shanbhag, Translated by Srinath Perur, 2017, 128 pages, Penguin Books, USA. I was thinking about Malati—why did she reveal avarice for money like this? What a crass display of newfound wealth, I mused. I shook myself out of my reverie after a...
A Bilingual Summer!

A Bilingual Summer!

School is winding down and children are getting ready for that most magical time of childhood—summer vacation! When children’s lives are not ruled by the school bell and nightly homework assignments, the house seems to breathe a sigh of relief, the sunflowers nod...