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The Skeleton Out of the Closet More than 20 years ago, domestic violence was a taboo topic. Whenever I brought attention to it, many people would tell me “every community has its negative, why am I coloring the Indian community with this? There is no domestic violence...
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Dressing Different Thank you for writing such a wonderful article. (When in Rome?, April ’12) I respect your choice to wear Indian clothes to work, but I feel I have to be a “Roman when in Rome.” I am a second generation US born/US raised Indian American from the NYC...
25 Years and Counting!

25 Years and Counting!

Congratulations to India Currents on its 25th anniversary! Who could foresee that you would still be here, informing, engaging, provoking readers — and picking up many awards along the way. The staff, the readers, and the advertisers all deserve a big round of...
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Persian Story is Pre-Islamic In the article (Bharatnatyam in Persia, July 2011), the author, Priya Das in her comments on Malini Krishnamurthi’s stage production, “Tales and Legends,”that adapts a story from the Persian epic Haft Paykar, writes “.. the stage backdrops...
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Muslims Celebrate bin Laden’s Death Muslims around the globe felt that it was a day of real celebration for them when they heard the news of bin Laden’s death. Laden was not really a Muslim or even a human being. He killed the real message of Islam—peace, brotherhood,...

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The Parenting Debate Sarita Sarvate and Amy Chua (“Tiger Mom”) seem to miss the critical importance of the social and cultural milieu in which children are parented (Let Children be Children, March 2011). The same parenting style that works well in family-centric...