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What India Day Celebrations in the U.S. Say About the Indian-American Diaspora

Maina Chawla Singh | Posted 08.13.2015 | World
Maina Chawla Singh

WASHINGTON -- On Aug. 15, millions of Indians will gather at the historic Red Fort in Delhi to hear Prime Minister Modi's address to the nation. Well after these crowds have dispersed, India Day will pop up in different spots across global time zones as overseas Indians celebrate their national heritage. Diasporic renderings of India Day are emblematic of the confidence and growing aspirational energy of Indians abroad. Well beyond promoting Indian curry-n-culture, they showcase the collective capital that Indians bring to their adopted homelands.

Yoga Awakens the World

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.18.2015 | Good News
Sister Jenna

We know we are in a state of dramatic change when we witness a world leader, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, aiming to awaken people everywhere to the benefits of yoga and consciousness. It is a remarkable moment.

India and the United States: Interdependence in the 21st Century?

Frank Islam | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
Frank Islam

The intentions are good. The foundation is being put into place. Time, talent and tenacity will tell whether this solid beginning can be carried through to yield the desired results.

Businesses and Environmental Groups Call on President Obama to Create Clean 'Power India' Initiative

Vrinda Manglik | Posted 03.25.2015 | Green
Vrinda Manglik

A "Power India" initiative would coordinate bilateral support from agencies such as the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), U.S. Export-Import Bank, and USAID, with the goal of unlocking much needed support for clean energy projects and catalyzing the expansion of beyond-the-grid solar markets to help alleviate energy poverty.

Obama and India: Love in the Time of Cholera

Sunil Adam | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Sunil Adam

President Obama will be in India for a three-day visit starting Sunday, searching for that elusive foreign policy triumph to consolidate his presidential legacy. This is not the first time that New Delhi has come to the rescue of a president who lost his sheen.

Is the Buddha Smiling on Narendra Modi's India?

Dileep Padgaonkar | Posted 02.08.2015 | World
Dileep Padgaonkar

Narendra Modi, who has demonstrated his ability to wield both hard power and soft power (Hinduism, Buddhism, cricket, Bollywood) to good effect, has his job cut out for him. He is aware that good fortune awaits India so long as the Buddha keeps smiling.

How Modi's India Is Reshaping Asia

Dileep Padgaonkar | Posted 11.16.2014 | World
Dileep Padgaonkar

How Modi navigates between a number of adverse currents -- tensions between Japan and China, between Japan and Korea, between China and Vietnam -- will determine the extent to which Asia will play a role in shaping international relations over the next few decades.

China, India Are 'Natural Partners,' Envoy Tells Modi

Agence France Presse | Bhuvan Bagga | Posted 08.09.2014 | World

China's top diplomat told India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday that the nuclear-armed neighbours should regard themselves as "natural pa...

India v. Hinduphobia: What Narendra Modi's Election as Prime Minister Really Means

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 07.16.2014 | Religion
Vamsee Juluri

Narendra Modi's victory needs to be understood beyond the two commonly heard positions we have heard these past few months leading up to the election.