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My Love Story with India

My Love Story with India

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Newspapers and magazines are awash with stories about romantic getaways and spots for dinner dates. Flower sellers and chocolate makers are working overtime to fulfill orders. We, on the other hand, are choosing to showcase a different...
Sukhi’s Foods: A Story of Incredible Determination

Sukhi’s Foods: A Story of Incredible Determination

Browse in any major retail store in the Bay Area and the vibrant orange boxes with mouth-watering pictures of Indian delicacies in the refrigerated section are sure to grab your attention. Bearing the eponymous logo of accomplished entrepreneur Sukhi Singh, these...
Desi Children’s Bookstore

Desi Children’s Bookstore

Authors: Anupama Oza, Mangla Oza and Raj Oza In the past: When my parents (and co-authors, Mangla and Rajesh) were young parents, they desperately looked for books about India and Indians for my brother (Siddhartha) and me to read. Not finding suitable titles,...
The “Should” Issue

The “Should” Issue

Is it already that time of the year? The whirlwind that is 2016 has flown by so fast, thrusting us forward from one season to the next. We’ve witnessed several amazing events unfold, some of us embarked on new journeys, while others said bittersweet goodbyes to...
A New Bollywood Love Story

A New Bollywood Love Story

“Kunal, you better marry someone Indian.” I can hear the words of my Mumbai-born parents echoing in my ears over and over again. I’m not sure how serious this wish of theirs is, because I know they wouldn’t mind if I were to date someone not of Indian descent, but I...
Elephant and Donkey Tribes of Politics

Elephant and Donkey Tribes of Politics

Recently, I interviewed the New York Times bestselling writer and mystic, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. I wasn’t sure what to expect. Would being in the presence of a realized soul awaken my own intelligence, and would I be able to impart that experience to my readers? I...