Settled in cities and towns across the globe, Indians make up the second-largest community of migrants in the European Union.
Calcutta," wrote the British colonial general Clive, "is one of the most wicked places in the Universe... Rapacious and Luxurious beyond conception."
There is nothing wrong with being healthy, but the way that culture has developed these days, being healthy is more about performing as healthy for other people. And that performance becomes an identity.
Three Indian-origin Mala ysians were among six persons killed today when a fire broke out at the intensive care unit (ICU) of a major government hospital in southern Malaysia’s Johor Baru.
How did this indigenous sport become a prime time sensation?
In the pantheon of Gujarati snacks, the crunchy, calorie-laden mathiya is the Diwali deity.
Festivals are transcending borders and traditions, triggering surge in spending on brand new segments like packaged food and beverages, grooming and travel.
The trust that runs Mumbai's Haji Ali mosque told the Supreme Court it will rescind a ban on women entering the shrine as ordered by the high court.
Sliding into the number one spot with a flight distance of 9,389 miles is Air India's non-stop flight from Delhi, India to San Francisco.
‘Unsustainable’ pressure to fill the news cycle, especially in a time of tension with Pakistan, is causing stations ‘to hype and dramatise’ says media analyst
The US Postal Services has released a postage stamp on Diwali, the first state-sponsored recognition of the "joyous annual Hindu festival".
The exhibition, "Once Upon a Time in Little India", details the lives of early South Asian migrants, who came to call precinct their home.
Speaking at the Global Investor Summit in Indore, Ramdev recounted how he was first denied a visa and later offered a visa.
The Kabaddi World Cup has hoped to introduce the sport to a worldwide audience.
GOA is India’s land of fun, with pristine beaches that run along the Arabian Sea and a unique mix of Indian and Portuguese cultures and architectures.
The apparent history of this "auspicious" day is associated with the tale of queen Veervati and her penance to keep her husband alive.
Some of India's dying Christian communities who are trying to preserve their identities in rapidly changing times.
A group of women in the northern Indian state of Haryana are campaigning to stop wearing the veil.
In April 2015, the Indian Council of Medical Research had given its no-objection certificate to the couple to import their frozen embryos from the USA. Accordingly, these were sent to India.
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has apologised after being criticised for modelling an "insensitive" top on a Conde Nast Traveller magazine cover.
This year, Singapore's famous Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) launched its first Diwali-themed train, decked with vibrant Indian motifs.
When we travel abroad, we usually use public transport to commute. But what if you could drive through the spectacular views of a foreign land with your Indian driver's licence.
Several India-origin couples protested on Saturday against the November 2015 ban in India on surrogacy, complaining they were unable to get their embryos back from clinics in Gujarat and elsewhere.
There are no takers for high-end luxury cars, which are hired as status symbols to bring brides home from weddings, as the flow of non-resident Indians to Punjab is drying up this season.
As per a recent report, the number of Indian students in the USA has increased by more than 28 per cent in the past one year to reach a new high of nearly two lakh.
The impact of the proposed Commercial Surrogacy ban by the Indian government is being felt on the ground even before the Parliament has passed the bill.
The objective of this adventurous journey was to promote goodwill and deepen the age old friendship between India and Malaysia.
In Kolkata, pujas are an annual upsurge and celebration of quirky art. This year, the city seems to have outdone itself when it comes to creativity.
Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the world with an estimated 125 million people consuming it in some form or the other every year.
Unqualified medics, popularly known as quacks, are routinely arrested in India for posing as doctors. But a charity is now trying to train them in primary medical care.
Indian police are investigating the parents of a 13-year-old girl who died last week after undertaking a religious fast for 68 days.
The donation was a continuation of the support that India had always shown to the people of South Africa since it started the anti-apartheid struggle globally soon after its own independence in 1947.
Tensions between India and Pakistan are quite high at the moment, and many such messages are being exchanged.
A fierce controversy has broken out in recent years about who truly is an indigenous Indian.
The setting up of the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration (MCIA) — which can resolve disputes between different companies or individuals — can be a step towards establishing the city as an international financial centre.
Although the product Brosnan is endorsing is neither a pan masala or gutka, the reactions have ranged from anger to disappointment.
Far-right nationalists have forced Bollywood star Nawazuddin Siddiqui to cancel his performance in a Hindu festival "because he is a Muslim".
The dome of the Taj Mahal will get a mud-pack therapy for the first time ever, in a bid to get rid of the yellowness from its white marble.
The purity of a plain ‘barfi’, the incredible varieties of a ‘laddu’, the sugary swirls of a ‘jalebi’ evoke a deep passion.
Expats gave India higher marks in cost of raising children, ease of intergrating with the locals.