UK PM May Pledges to Curtail Immigration, Including From India

Prime Minister of UK Theresa May, on Thursday, May18, unveiled her Conservative Party’s election manifesto that makes cutting immigration from countries like India

What Needs to be Done to Employ More Indians

There are no quick answers to creating jobs but the government in its fourth year realises the gravity of the situation.

Why General Motors Has Given up on The Indian Consumer

General Motors’ (GM’s) decision to stop selling cars in India this week is driven partly by global compulsions.

Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off in London

The Jaipur Literature Festival was inaugurated in London to present a sumptuous showcase of South Asias literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas, dialogue and debate.

MEA Launches Initiative to Tap NRIs’ Emotional Connect

For the overseas Indians looking to give back to their mother land, more so to ones native village or town, things have become just convenient and credible, thanks to one of the initiatives launched by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Africa Eyes $ 100 bn Bilateral Trade With India

The bilateral trade between India and Africa is expected to touch US $ 100 billion in the next two years.

Reimagining India in Britain

The Great India Show covers even science in India. It has been blessed by the two governments. Britain is out on a mission to rediscover India.

UK Poll: From a High in 2015, Tories Now Cool on India

The 2015 election saw the Conservative Party’s connect with the Indian community reach new heights under David Cameron, but this time round, India and the Indian community have so far not figured high in the party’s priorities.

Indian Preacher Granted Saudi Citizenship

Indian Islamic preacher, Dr Zakir Naik, who is wanted by authorities in Delhi for alleged terrorist offences, has been granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia.
Friday, May 19, 2017 02:33 EDT

Indian-American Jailed For USD 33 Million Fraud In United States

Navin Shankar Subramaniam Xavier, a resident of Florida, was the former Chief Executive Officer of Essex Holdings, the company through which he carried out two fraud schemes.

Friday, May 19, 2017 02:19 EDT

UK Landlord Faces Legal Action For Ban on Indian Tenants

A 69-year-old British landlord, who instructed agents not to let his properties to people from India and Pakistan, is facing legal action, UK's human rights watchdog has said.

Friday, May 19, 2017 02:17 EDT

UK Poll: Unease Over India Record of Indian-origin MPs

The 10 Indian-origin MPs in Britain’s last Parliament are for all purposes UK citizens, but given their origins and links to India, there is an expectation that they have a greater understanding of India’s interests.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 00:39 EDT

Curry, Not Colour, Says UK Landlord Facing Legal Action For Banning Indian Tenants

The UK's Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) confirmed that it had applied for an injunction against Fergus Wilson at the Central London County Court

Friday, May 19, 2017 02:26 EDT

India to Seek Annulment of Pak Military Court’s Death Sentence

India will seek annulment of the secret Pakistani military court’s death sentence for Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 00:28 EDT

Modi-fied Indian Markets Enter $2-trillion Elite Club

Buoyed by relentless buying by local and offshore investors, India's stock market capitalisation (M-cap) has crossed $2 trillion, making it the ninth-largest equity market globally.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 03:06 EDT

Wall Street Banks Ask Tech Companies to Align With Trump Rhetoric

Top Wall Street banks are asking Indian IT companies to change their staffing practices to comply with the Trump regime.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 03:00 EDT

Preet Bharara on Not Returning Trump's Call

India-born former top federal prosecutor Preet Bharara, who received a phone call from US President Donald Trump just two days before being fired, said he "was done with" the American leader and did him a favour by not returning his call.

Monday, May 22, 2017 00:38 EDT

An Indian Police Force Meme Crusade

A police force in India is using the fictional baddie to drive home a traffic safety message.

Friday, May 19, 2017 02:42 EDT

Inside The Home of the Hindujas, UK's Richest Billionaires

Neighbours to the Queen, the Hindujas are also the wealthiest in all her kingdom

Friday, May 19, 2017 02:39 EDT

Bengaluru to Mysuru: A Writer’s Life

Visiting R.K Narayan’s house in Mysuru, which is now a museum.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 00:40 EDT

Why Are Millions of Indian Women Dropping Out of Work

The numbers are stark - for the first time in India's recent history, not only there was a decline in the female labour participation rate, but also a shrinking of the total number of women in the workforce.

Friday, May 19, 2017 02:24 EDT

General Motors Calls it Quits on Auto sales in Once-promising India

General Motors said it plans to stop selling vehicles in India and shed its operations in South Africa by the end of 2017, a move that continues the automaker's retreat from parts of the world where its profits were lagging so it can focus on profitable regions.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 00:36 EDT

IT Lay-Offs Reveal The Dangers That Lie Beneath

The top seven IT companies, which together employ 1.24 million people, will cut their workforce by 4.5% in 2017.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 00:32 EDT

Mukesh Ambani Leads Forbes list of Global Game Changers

Reliance IndustriesBSE -0.99 % Chairman Mukesh Ambani leads a Forbes list of 'Global Game Changers' who are transforming their industries and changing the lives of billions of people around the globe.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 00:30 EDT

Africa Beckons Indian Tourists

India has turned out to be the best performing market for South Africa, with a growth of 21 per cent in 2016,

Friday, May 19, 2017 02:30 EDT

Dangal: India's Wrestling Blockbuster Delights China

The true story of two female wrestlers overturning gender stereotypes has become the highest-grossing Indian film ever in China.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 00:38 EDT

Deepika Padukone Wins Red Carpet In Stunning Sheer Dress

Deepika Padukone opted for bold accessories to complement her Cannes outfit - studded danglers and a ring are what she picked from the jewellery studios of De Grisogono.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 03:04 EDT

World's Oldest YouTube Star

A great-grandmother from India is winning hearts with her cooking videos.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 02:40 EDT

There is Need to Preserve Indian Culture in UK

There is a need to preserve Indian culture in the UK and make it more inclusive to have a "tolerant" society.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 00:30 EDT

Granny's New Robes

Over the years, she saw her granny transform into a politician, a princess, a fairy, a scientist, and a dozen other characters.

Friday, Feb 03, 2017 01:40 EST

Anxious Indians Turn To Astrologers H-1B Visa

Astrologer Vinod Shastri practices next to the ancient observatory in Jaipur, where the astronomers of the maharaja once monitored the heavens.

Thursday, Feb 02, 2017 03:27 EST

Cosmic Head Rub

A barber in the Indian town of Pushkar has been dubbed the cosmic barber for his unique approach to grooming.

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Global Melodies

A new generation of Indian origin musicians is strumming universal melodies.

Reviving The Non Aligned Movement

The commonplace criticism of NAM is that since its genesis in the acrimonious bi-polarity of the cold war it has lost its relevance in the post-cold war scenario.

Mind Your English

Indian kids in cosmopolitan cities are growing up largely monolingual as English becomes the de facto language of choice.

Mandalas Rising

Psychologists are looking at the power of mandalas to combat stress.

Can Web Series Unseat The TV

The introduction of web-series across the United States, Europe and now also in India as an alternate to what TV or cinema provides has growing appeal for the new generation.

The Many Charms of Delhi Winters

The NRI travel guide to hottest spots Delhi during the winter.

The Yoga Gurus Behind India’s Hottest Consumer Products

Meet the Indian gurus behind the brands challenging some of the planet’s biggest companies.
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