In the wake of the senseless killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla we, at India Currents, strongly condemn the silence of President Donald Trump. He has tweeted about the Oscars, about the "failing" New York Times, missing the White House Correspondents' Dinner - but, not a single word about the hate crime that took the life of the Indian American engineer.
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An Indian writer once recounted a bus trip he had taken across America. The woman sitting next to him had asked what he was reading. Hemingway, he had replied. “Is it very good?” She had asked. The incident had highlighted for him the national character of America, he had said afterwards. For he could not envision taking a bus trip across India and being asked if Tagore was any good. The... View details ⇨
Dressed in a salwar kameez, I twirled and danced inside my room. I loved my long red tunic, the loose flowing pants and the sweeping scarf looped around my neck. But on the playground I soon discovered that my classmates didn’t find my outfit quite so lovely. A trip to the bathroom and a game or two of hopscotch led to sneering and sidelong glances. Barely concealed giggles and mocking... View details ⇨
One evening in the first week of December, Kalpana was standing in line at Prithvi Theater in Mumbai’s Juhu suburb when she struck up a conversation with a stranger waiting behind her. By the time they finished exchanging details about their lives, she had offered to lead Kalpana on a tree walk to see Hiranandani gardens.
Jawaharlal Nehru was known for many things but what was not known was that his oration could make for a jazz composition. More specifically, his famous “Tryst With Destiny” speech, delivered on the eve of India’s independence.
Indian technology services companies responding in earnest to President Donald Trump's "Hire American" rhetoric are facing a problem they can't fix on their own: A dearth of local tech talent on US campuses.
A special drum roll for #India at the 59th Grammy Awards. Leading tabla exponent Sandeep Das snapped up a stunning solo trophy and Hyderabad-born Abhiman Kaushal, the featured percussionist in the album "White Sun II."
AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala suffered a major jolt with the Supreme Court upholding the trial court's judgment convicting her in the 21-year-old disproportionate case against her. With this, Sasikala stands disqualified to take over as Tamil Nadu chief minister.