Honeymoon in Vienna

The city’s relaxed and laidback attitude was the perfect getaway after many tiring weeks of preparations and celebrations that are associated with Indian weddings.


US Firm Fined For Underpaying Indian Workers

US labour authorities have penalised a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers from India.

Modi Wave Liberates India

For now, at least, the voter has come to terms with Modi, the man who promises development that also comes with unabashed allegiance to Hindutva.

Modi’s Idea of India

Modi is stoking old Hindu rage-and-shame over what he calls more than a thousand years of slavery under Muslim and British rule.

Where is Rahul Gandhi

Indians have taken to Twitter to ask: "Where is Rahul Gandhi?"

Illuminating India’s Little-Known Legend

One of India’s most radical and reclusive contemporary artists until his death in 2001, V.S. Gaitonde was little studied in his lifetime, even in his own country.

The Indian Group Buying Coal Mines in Australia

Australia has approved a $15.5bn (£9bn) coal project, despite concern over its potential environmental impact.

A Technology Giant Stares Into the Abyss

The graveyard of tech firms is littered with once leading companies

Mumbai University 9th in List of Billionaire Alumni, Above MIT

In an interesting finding, the University of Mumbai has emerged as the only entry in the top 10 list of universities that is not American.
Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 02:35 EDT

Indian-American Jailed in US For Selling Fake Sculptures

He claimed that he had been invited to participate in building the world's largest statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Gujarat.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 00:16 EDT

Has The Government Forgotten Devyani Khobragade

Superpowers don't allow other countries to put their diplomats in the dock, and they certainly don't leave their faithful servants in the lurch.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 00:11 EDT

Khadi Couture

How to Wear Indian Clothes in the U.S.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 01:43 EDT

Indian American Closes Gap in Poll Battle

an Indian American is closer than ever to represent Silicon Valley in the House of Representatives, unseating the incumbent.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 00:21 EDT

Why Modi Won't Talk to the Media

A media and communication strategy cannot be born of just an old grudge.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 00:56 EDT

In From the Cold

The Hindu hardline RSS who see Modi as their own

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 00:32 EDT

Modi to Star at Sydney’s Allphones Arena

Since becoming prime minister, Narendra Modi has performed in New York’s storied Madison Square Garden and played drums on stage in Japan.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 04:51 EDT

Wall Of Mourning

The Congress can lament there. The BJP needs a triumphal arch.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 00:32 EDT

Fusion Indian on the Dessert Menu

Sweet love has roots that reach back to the Indian mythology.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 01:44 EDT

Nobody Can Beat Dilli Punjabi at Diwali

Diwali is not a one day affair with close friends and family but rather a month-long saga of parties, events and melas.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 00:53 EDT

Diwali Ad Explosion Buries Top News

In many of India’s top newspapers this week, stories that should be page-one news are now buried on page 3 or even page 10.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 04:52 EDT

Dunkin’ Donuts New India Menu

Dunkin’ Donuts has taken localization to a new level with five India-inspired doughnuts.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 04:46 EDT

Halal Make-up Launches in India

Religious women who want to wear make-up have struggled to find products that suit their faith.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 04:30 EDT

No Probe Into Flipkart's Big Billion Day Sale

here was no inquiry into complaints against e-commerce giant Flipkart of predatory pricing of goods and unfair trade practices during its recent 'Big Billion Day' sale.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 02:50 EDT

The Great Indian Online Sale

Online players change the rules of the festival sale game, often bearing the cut themselves.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 02:27 EDT

Is India Sitting On a Gold Mine

To find and produce 300 tonnes over the next two-three decades is not an unreasonable assessment.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 04:47 EDT

The Monetary Value Attached to Art

The usual terms of valuation and profit go out of the window with art.

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 02:44 EDT

Is Mamata Banerjee India's Most Underrated Artist

Few Indian painters can boast such an astonishing rise in value without any major awards or artistic milestones.

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 02:28 EDT

12 Unforgettable Bollywood Character Names

The brilliant brains behind these deserve a loud round of applause.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 00:55 EDT

Life Stream From The North-East

Tracing music from the Ziro festival of music to the monks of monasteries in Majuli

Wednesday, Oct 08, 2014 00:01 EDT

This Burger is World’s Costliest

Priced at £1,1237.50 with service the burger took three weeks to develop.

Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014 05:57 EDT

Kolkata Cop's Genius Solution to Eve Teasing

he Kolkata police has come up with a 12-point guideline for women on ways to stay safe and avoid eve-teasing.

Sunday, Sep 07, 2014 00:07 EDT

Indian Origin Banker Pays $81,000 to Kiss

He was a top bidder when Elizabeth Hurley offered a kiss with herself - however, explaining this win to his wife will may prove a little more expensive.

Wednesday, Sep 03, 2014 00:49 EDT

Thieving Monkey Hands Out Money

A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh has rained down banknotes on people,

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Globalizing the Indian Diet

The 21st century Indian professional is a global citizen. Well read, well travelled and yes, well fed! She knows her blue cheese from a feta, pita bread from a naan, dim sum from a momo. T

Is the Sheen Rubbing Off The National Film Awards

“The National Awards, sadly, are no longer what they used to be, with the favoritism, regionalism,politics and quid-pro-quo rampant. However, compared to the scores of others they are still streets ahead.

Canned in Cannes

The awkward fact remains that although Bollywood is the world’s largest movie factory, we don’t register even a hiccup in this gala, global, mega feast. Historically we have been conditioned and programmed to believe that it’s not the winning or losing, but participation that is the key.

Are Writers Performers

In a world awash with new tools for communication and engagement, the symbolism, mystique and magic of anonymity, however seductive, is losing ground to new anthems celebrating the spirit of contact, connection and interaction.

Lone Gray Wolf: Black & White’s Last Stand

The scene is a sidewalk just beyond the rather overdone Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, and the camera in question is less instrument, more living fossil — built by the Carl Zeiss company in 1860, it is nearly three times as old as independent India.

B-School for Rural Indian Women

The women who have been educated at MDBS have little in common with the well-heeled students in MBA programs around the world. They are an eclectic mix of ages ranging from 19 to 50. They include a potter, a spice and noodle maker, a seamstress, a goat and sheep herder, a farmer, a homemaker and a bangle vendor.

Seeking Silence

In this interview Iyer spoke on an unusual topic — the value of silence and stillness amid the rush of business.
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