Profiles

Amit Bhandari Donates $50,000 to Ekal

Amit Bhandari Donates $50,000 to Ekal

By Manu Shah Houston based entrepreneur Amit Bhandari and his wife Arpita shaped their own American dream but along the way they also nurtured the aspirations of thousands of children, whether in the remote village of Rampura or the slums of Mumbai. Ekal was one of...
The Man Who Can Get Legislation Passed!

The Man Who Can Get Legislation Passed!

Pranab VoSAP 06052018 Pranav Desai, Founder of VoSAP, (Voice of Specially Abled People) seeks to create a mass movement for the empowerment of  the Specially Abled in India. He gave an exclusive interview to India Currents this...
OVBI Raises $250K at Fundraiser

OVBI Raises $250K at Fundraiser

May 19, 2018, Milpitas, CA: Overseas Volunteers for a Better India (OVBI), a 501 3(c) organization held its first annual fundraiser gala for India Water Project at the India Community Center (ICC) on May 19th. The over 400 people who attended the event were inspired...
“Textured Triumphs” – Basuki Das Gupta

“Textured Triumphs” – Basuki Das Gupta

She draws you in.  Dominating the space inside you… her eyes half-closed, her manner very still. Upon her forehead is a massive red Bindi that captures your attention. Her many hands jut out about her form, meshing with snaking vines, leaves and foliage. She is...
Madhubani Magic

Madhubani Magic

It was an exuberant Kannada Koota gathering. The auditorium was packed with members of the S.F Bay Area chapter of the Kannada association. My aunt and I were part of the audience, cheering along as various singers and dancers entertained us. A drama/skit was...
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...