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Women Artists of India

Once upon a time a girl lived with her uncle in northern India. He was a famous wrier. The girl was in awe of her uncle’s creativity and position. She looked up to him. One day her uncle was asked “Why is it that after Rabindranath Tagore, no other author of that...

Celebrating India

Shashi Tharoor, acclaimed au­thor of “The Great Indian Novel” and “Show Business,” returns to political and social analysis with his latest book, “India: Midnight to Millennium.” Tharoor has a uniquely interna­tional vantage point...

Family Values

Many Indian children who have been placed for adoption by their birth parents have been and will be adopted by Indians in India. Some children will go to live In Europe. Others come to live in the United States. In 1996, 380 Indi­an-born children traveled to the...

What Immigrants Bring to the Economy

Just a few years ago, the California economy was in a deeprecession and immigrants were being blamed. Today, the economic outlook is brighter than ever before, and a think tank is givingimmigrants some of the credit. A new report from the Center for the New West says...

From Our Archives: First Published in February 1996 Koenraad Elst is a Belgian writer academic who became interested in India and Hinduism as the result of a trip to India with his Indologist wife. He has written a number of books, among them treatises on Ayodhya,...