Long before water balloons and pichkaaris, Holi was only an idea- an idea that transpired to become one of the most amusing festivals of the world.
An anti-immigration website has caused alarm among the community after featuring a video showing a man secretly filming Indian families at an Ohio park and commenting that the "Indian crowd" has "ravished the Mid-west".
Srinivas Kuchibhotla, a 32-year-old aviation engineer, was killed in an apparently racially motivated shooting last week.
Alok Madasani and Mr Kutchibhotla's wife Sunayana have been talking about the question of race in America.
There is a kind of hysteria spreading that is not good because so many of our beloved children live there.
The best Indian food is like the best parts of Indian life. It rises above religion and focuses instead on the things that really matter: refinement and quality.
Hindus gathered in temples across Malaysia on Thursday (Feb 9) to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival
India today rubbished a report by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) that alleged escalation of hate crimes against minorities in the country.
The temple town of Madurai offers south India’s most prominent canvas of history
Hundreds of UK-based Indian Tamils have come together to organise a series of protests in favour of Jallikattu this week in London and across the UK.
The PHEB had alleged the Chettiars managing the silver chariot and Lord Murugan temple were mostly Indian nationals, holding permanent resident status.
Online retailer Amazon has apologised for selling doormats featuring the Indian flag on its Canadian website.
High in the Himalayas, young novice monks in maroon robes take their lessons in the 15th-Century Thiksey monastery near Leh in Ladakh
Hundreds of Non-Resident Indians from the Sikh community have trooped to Patna for celebrations in connection with the 350th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh.
Indian government’s attempt to clear militants from Sikh religion’s holiest site in 1984 resulted in hundreds being killed
It was a dream come true for a group of 45 baptized Sikh foreign nationals who landed at Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport in Amritsar on Tuesday to pay obeisance at the revered Sikh shrine Golden Temple.
It is no exaggeration to say that Parsis, the Zoroastrians of India, take their food seriously - very seriously.
Situated over 22 acres, the complex resembles a gated community that wouldn't be out of place in Florida.
A young Sikh-American, Balmeet Singh, who dared a hatemonger was awarded with the 'Young Sikh Hero' award in the US.
Christianity came to India centuries before it entered the Americas or Western Europe and as such, Christmas deserves to be seen as an ancient festival of India and Indian-American Christians.
In September 1995, millions of Hindus were gripped by an apparent "miracle" when the god Ganesha seemed to be drinking milk.
God’s Own Country knows exactly what and how much a woman should wear in a place of worship
Tonsuring to please the Lord is a centuries-old ritual at this Vaishnavite temple.
The Green Nazi is more like military ordnance than what in Britain we quaintly call a "banger".
India has always been known as the home of spirituality and mysticism to visitors from all over, especially the foreigners, and sustaining this image are the humble ashrams.
The bitter public feud between the Tata family, which controls India’s most respected conglomerate, and its now ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry has created an unwelcome stir in the tiny Parsi community to which both sides belong.
The South African saga of Deepavali provides us the instance where the festival of lights reveals its dimension as the festival of freedom.
Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival is often called "India's Christmas".
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.
The US Postal Services has released a postage stamp on Diwali, the first state-sponsored recognition of the "joyous annual Hindu festival".
At a convention organized by Indian Americans supporting Trump, movies, politics and Modi are part of the conversation
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.
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.
Indian police are investigating the parents of a 13-year-old girl who died last week after undertaking a religious fast for 68 days.
Far-right nationalists have forced Bollywood star Nawazuddin Siddiqui to cancel his performance in a Hindu festival "because he is a Muslim".
Underneath contemporary trappings and irrational excesses, Durga Puja has more intimate connotations, best understood, perhaps, at a ‘Bonedi Barir Pujo’
Every year when Durga Puja approaches, a certain Kumortuli in Kolkata is thrown into frenzy.