Are South Asian Americans Coping with the Delta Variant?

Are South Asian Americans Coping with the Delta Variant?

Sonam Khandelwal, a mother of twin boys, based in Texas, remained less worried in a city in a foreign land as she had constant support from family and friends i...

The Gita: A Nishkama Chariot

The Gita: A Nishkama Chariot

How relevant are the Gita’s 700 verses to the 7.4 billion people who, today, confront inner conflicts that are dharmic and eternal (do the right thing, at the...

SpiceKlub’s Saucy Secrets

SpiceKlub’s Saucy Secrets

Dig-In Meals – A column highlighting Indian spices in recipes that take traditional Indian food and add a western twist! The first taste is always with the e...

Shubh Saran’s Album ‘Inglish’ is a Reflection of Cultural Evolution

Shubh Saran’s Album ‘Inglish’ is a Reflection of Cultural Evolution

New York-based contemporary musician and composer Shubh Saran recently released the first single ‘postradition’ off his second full-length album – fourth ...

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“Don’t Take My Child From Me” – Anjali Kour’s Story – Chai With Sahelis: A Desi Dost Project

“Don’t Take My Child From Me” – Anjali Kour’s Story – Chai With Sahelis: A Desi Dost Project

In a unique storytelling project, survivors from our desi community share deeply personal stories about their experience living with and surviving  domestic vi...

Thank You For Smoking Menthol

Thank You For Smoking Menthol

Thankyou For Smoking popped up on my Blockbuster movie feed as we scouted for a movie to watch. My teenage son and I curiously clicked on the link to stream...

India’s COVID Immunization Program is a Model for Democracies

India’s COVID Immunization Program is a Model for Democracies

This article is part of the opinion column – Beyond Occident – where we explore a native perspective on the Indian diaspora. On October 2, 2021, on Mahatm...

“It’s Not Just A Thappad” – Rennu’s Story – Chai With Sahelis: A Desi Dost Project

“It’s Not Just A Thappad” – Rennu’s Story – Chai With Sahelis: A Desi Dost Project

In a unique storytelling project, survivors from our community share deeply personal stories about their experience living with and surviving  domestic violenc...

“I’m A Warrior” – Priya’s Story – Chai With Sahelis: A Desi Dost Project

“I’m A Warrior” – Priya’s Story – Chai With Sahelis: A Desi Dost Project

In a unique storytelling project, survivors from our community share deeply personal stories about their experience living with and surviving  domestic violenc...

Gay Rom-Com Celebrates Love in the Time of Section 377

Gay Rom-Com Celebrates Love in the Time of Section 377

Deputy Director of OutRight Action International Maria Sjödin stated, “Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which made sexual behavior ‘against the order ...

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Tirlok Malik Makes Films About Migration Conflicts and Their Effects on Human Feelings

Tirlok Malik Makes Films About Migration Conflicts and Their Effects on Human Feelings

New York based Emmy-nominated filmmaker and actor Tirlok Malik is best known for making films about Indian immigrants in the US. His pioneering work, Lonely in ...

Kolkata’s Chinese Kali Mandir Reminds Us to Have a Little Faith

Kolkata’s Chinese Kali Mandir Reminds Us to Have a Little Faith

Trending on the Internet, not too long ago, was the story of the 60-year-old Chinese Kali Mandir in Kolkata. The temple stands on the Matheswartala Road in Tang...

Gathering In The New Normal

Gathering In The New Normal

October is my favorite month of the year for various reasons. It signals the onset of major festivals that I celebrate - Navratri and Diwali. Plus, it’s also ...

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Kangana Ranaut as Chief Minister Jayalalitha in Thalaivii

Kangana Ranaut as Chief Minister Jayalalitha in Thalaivii

Thalaivii is a biopic on Jayalalitha starring Kangana Ranaut, written and directed by A.L.Vijay, and produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Shaailesh R Singh. T...

To Boost Or Not To Boost

To Boost Or Not To Boost

I traveled to seven countries in four months and noticed the vastly different situations around vaccines and tests outside the US. When I left India, it was goi...

Ram Van Gaman Paryatan Paripath: Explore Forest Routes For Dussehra

Ram Van Gaman Paryatan Paripath: Explore Forest Routes For Dussehra

The Cultured Traveler – A column exploring the many miles of what South Asia has to offer. A ten-day-long festival, Dussehra, traditionally represents the leg...

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