Rahima Begum Wins AALDEF Lawsuit To Vote In Bengali

Rahima Begum Wins AALDEF Lawsuit To Vote In Bengali

When the city of Hamtramck in Michigan goes to the polls on August 3,  Bangladeshi-American Rahima Begum will cast her vote for the first time in Bengali. Rahi...

In Search of the Modern Indian Train Travel: Road Tripping America’s Wild West

In Search of the Modern Indian Train Travel: Road Tripping America’s Wild West

Indians fondly remember their train travels during childhood. Summer was the time when schools would be closed, and every kid would dream of going to a distant ...

Trailblazer Chef Manish Tyagi Shares His Signature Recipes with IC

Trailblazer Chef Manish Tyagi Shares His Signature Recipes with IC

Dig-In Meals – A column highlighting Indian spices in recipes that take traditional Indian food and add a western twist! Check this space every so often as I ...

7 Unexpected Places to Hike in India

7 Unexpected Places to Hike in India

For those familiar with the Indian terrain and are searching for unique trails, this article showcases seven unexpected places to hike in India. Sometimes, the ...

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A Modern Day Satyagrahi Finds Justice In California’s Mount Shasta Vista

A Modern Day Satyagrahi Finds Justice In California’s Mount Shasta Vista

Zurg Xiong, a 33-year-old Hmong American satyagrahi, ended his 19-day hunger strike on the afternoon of July 23 2021, when California State Attorney General Rob...

Bowled, But Not Out: Woman of the Match

Bowled, But Not Out: Woman of the Match

Let’s open with full disclosure: Over thirty years of reviewing books, I have pretentiously emphasized high-brow literature. My one snobbish review that stray...

The Significance of Pew’s ‘Religions of India’ Survey

The Significance of Pew’s ‘Religions of India’ Survey

This article is part of the opinion column – Beyond Occident – where we explore a native perspective on the Indian diaspora. When the US-based Pew Researc...

IC Talks With Manu Bhaker: India’s Pistol Power at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

IC Talks With Manu Bhaker: India’s Pistol Power at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

When a dynamic teenage pistol shooter is targeting not one but multiple Golds at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2020, the entire nation has to be rooting for her. ...

Zoonotic Infectious Diseases: Local Origins, Global consequences

Zoonotic Infectious Diseases: Local Origins, Global consequences

Engage! – Discussions on active involvement in personal health and global wellness On December 31, 2019, twenty-seven cases of pneumonia of unknown origin w...

Manika Kaur is the Culture Bearer of Kirtan Music

Manika Kaur is the Culture Bearer of Kirtan Music

Manika Kaur is a singer, songwriter, and philanthropist, currently taking the world by storm as the leading contemporary performer of ‘Kirtan’ music. Kirtan...

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India Has So Few Medals at the Olympics

India Has So Few Medals at the Olympics

This article is a two-part series on India’s participation in the previous Olympic games and the upcoming Olympic games. Find part 1 here! The previous articl...

Never Have I Ever’s Second Season Had a Few Redeeming Moments

Never Have I Ever’s Second Season Had a Few Redeeming Moments

The controversial Netflix series Never Have I Ever, produced by comedian and actress Mindy Kaling, released Season 2 on July 15, 2020. The series is based on a ...

The Indian Umami

The Indian Umami

Whenever you chomp, slurp, chew, and munch food, around 10,000 taste buds on your tongue and palate help you boldly go where you've never gone before on your mo...

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Why Is Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy Worried?

Why Is Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy Worried?

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy is worried that the pandemic is getting worse in the US. At a White House briefing on July 15 to announce a new campaign against CO...

Kalaripayattu: Indian Martial Arts Harnessing Female Power

Kalaripayattu: Indian Martial Arts Harnessing Female Power

Shakthi! Power! Feminine Energy! In today's world women have broken the frontiers of space, air, and water. There is no mountain that they have not climbed, no ...

A Sherni Herself, Vidya Balan Tells IC of Muted Feminism in Her Newest Release

A Sherni Herself, Vidya Balan Tells IC of Muted Feminism in Her Newest Release

After watching the movie, when I come across overt/surreptitious sexist remarks in my interactions, Vidya Vincent’s face flashes upon my mind’s eye. Vidya B...

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