n what is billed as India's very first street art festival the south Delhi neighborhood of Shahpur Jat hosted a collection of international and local artists this spring to paint murals while a public who is not quite acquainted with public art asked many questions.
A growing number of people identify themselves as "foodies," passionate about all things culinary, ready to improve their expertise, and always willing to discuss their last discovery. This kind of approach to food and eating is no longer exclusive to post-industrial societies like the U.S.
"What appears is not and what does not, is." This ancient saying aptly describes the Indian political scenario. The Congress-led United Progressive Al...
Varanasi, India is home to world class weavers and a huge textile industry. I was lucky enough to get to visit these craftsman and observe as they handled the enormous looms with grace and dexterity.
My name is Kuro. Like many new graduates, I had no idea what to do with my life after college. I felt lost, so I packed a backpack and set off alone to try and find myself on the other side of the world.
As the son of two Indian immigrants who are all too familiar with the dearth of opportunity that plagues the nation of India, I watched Million Dollar Arm with an insight that the average American viewer may not have.
A new benchmark called the Empowerment Line, developed by the McKinsey Global Institute, aims to create a new and more holistic policy framework for poverty reduction. It calculates the cost for an Indian household to attain the basics and then compares these benchmarks to actual consumption data to measure needs that are going unmet. The results debunk a number of misconceptions about the nature of poverty in India.
While some countries are struggling to gain access to electricity, others are trying desperately to turn off the lights. Increasingly, we live in a world of "haves" and "have-nots" with regard to natural resources.
Not only has Modi secured a mandate to be "strong and decisive," but what appeals to the Hindu majority that elected him is his ability to ride roughshod over the processes of government, apparently in the interest of "good governance."
Those looking to explain Modi's India with labels like 'right-wing' or 'religious fanatic' are going to find themselves stymied. So, what will India's foreign policy under Modi look like?
This 26th of May, a 21st century Nero -- the man widely believed to be the mastermind of a 2002 pogrom that left thousands dead and many more mutilated -- has become the head of the world's largest democracy.
While coal and gas companies try to paint the resistance to their projects as a small fringe movement of radicals, the reality is that society's discontent with the fossil fuel extraction reaches far wider than that.
Could this be the beginning of a new India? A lot can go wrong in months to come, but the first steps of a Modi administration are nothing short of remarkable.
When you put together two Indian cinema heavyweights like Dibakar Banerjee Productions and Yash Raj Films, you can't help but have a winning film.
Our staff and volunteers were unearthing threatened gopher tortoises at a construction site in Apopka, Florida, to avert an imminent tragedy.
The Nehru-Gandhi dynasty has enjoyed enormous popularity and power, suffered enormous tragedy and reversals of fortune; yet, except for a brief period -- during the time of Indira Gandhi, and again after her death -- has ruled by popular mandate.