The Parting: Remembering 1947

The Parting: Remembering 1947

I noticed my mother had started to cry softly when we went to see Gurinder Chadha’s Partition era film The Viceroy’s House (2017). “Always, there is violence against women’s bodies,” she said, as if trying to make sense of the senseless. A line from the poetry of...

Sonu Nigam Live In Concert

Sankara Eye Foundation (SEF) presents Sonu Nigam, in live in Concert. SEF’s mission is to reach out to the rural poor and provide quality eye care free of cost to the needy by building operationally self-sufficient super specialty eye care hospitals across India. With...
charity ball 2013

charity ball 2013

A glittering evening with Silicon Valley’s who’s who, gathered at the Silver Creek Country Club, to show that they have a big heart. The WomenNow Charity Ball, hosted by Ena Sarkar and her team, proved to be a huge success. Featuring Black gowns adorned by the...
Roobaroo 2011

Roobaroo 2011

The Association for India’s Development (AID) hosted their third annual fundraiser Roobaroo 2011 with plenty of fanfare and aplomb on September 24th 2011 at Chabot College Theater in Hayward, California. Headlining the event were Indian Ocean, a famous rock band...