Indian Village Cheers For Kamala Harris

  Al Jazzerra Kamala Harris made history as the first woman, first woman of colour and first person of South Asian descent to hold the US vice presidency. A tiny, lush Indian village surrounded by rice paddy fields is beaming with joy, its descendant, Kamala Harris, takes her oath of office and becomes the viceContinue reading “Indian Village Cheers For Kamala Harris”

Half of Indians could be infected with coronavirus by February

Reuters/Mumbai At least half of India’s 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the spread of the disease, a member of a federal government committee tasked with providing projections said on Monday. India has so far reported 7.55 million cases of the coronavirus andContinue reading “Half of Indians could be infected with coronavirus by February”

India: Why does Bollywood use the offensive practice of brownface in movies?

Monica Sarkar/CNN Bollywood may be best known for its glamorous casts, glitzy costumes and energetic dance routines. But it also has a far less flattering reputation — for promoting the offensive practice of brownface.  “It’s actually racism,” said award-winning film director Neeraj Ghaywan. “Let’s not mince our words.” In the United States, the concepts of blackfaceContinue reading “India: Why does Bollywood use the offensive practice of brownface in movies?”

India: Groom’s father, bride’s mother ‘elope’

By:  Yagnesh Bharat Mehta, TNN | In Surat India, marriage plan of two youngsters was shattered after the grooms father and the brides mother revived their  younger days love and both reportedly fled . The wedding was planned in the second week of February but the 48-year-old man and the 46-year-old woman, are nowhere to beContinue reading “India: Groom’s father, bride’s mother ‘elope’”

India: Future of romance in #MeToo era

  Man-woman interactions have never been easy. But now every exchange seems officiated. Words are closely evaluated, by both men (before) and women (after). By Hemant Morparia\Mumbi Mirror  I have to start with a disclaimer here: the concept of romantic love is alien to me. The title of this piece presupposes that romance had a past. A casualContinue reading “India: Future of romance in #MeToo era”

Indian billionaire’s daughter hires 12 servants to serve her at university

  The staff will reportedly be paid about £30,000 a year. (PTI) An unnamed Indian billionaire’s daughter has been dubbed the “poshest” student in the UK after it was claimed that her family is hiring 12 staff members to help her during her studies at a Scottish university. The first-year student at the University ofContinue reading “Indian billionaire’s daughter hires 12 servants to serve her at university”


Dera Sacha Sauda followers torched buildings and vehicles in Panchkula after the court verdict against their chief From: MumbaiMirror I must admit, I’m a bit jealous of god men. In India, they have a parallel nation where their followers will do anything. If they say, “Today I want you to stop using Indian currency andContinue reading “OF GODS AND THEIR MEN”

India: How Twitter helped a 5-Month old get her food on time

This baby needs milk, baby traveling with her parents in @KonkanRailway ,’s Happa express , please contact Sneha Bapat traveling with them — Anagha Nikam- Magdum (@meanagha) March 12, 2017 Maharashtra Times In a pleasant turn of events, a couple, with their five month old baby – Kartiki was travelling from Gujarat India toContinue reading “India: How Twitter helped a 5-Month old get her food on time”


    By Pritish Nandy, Mumbai Mirror As we enter a new year, it’s amusing to see how everyone is catering to impatience. In the recent past we have seen many new brands (as well as many new online marketplaces) trying to break through hoary loyalties, pull away buyers. But now consumer impatience (or disloyalty, dependingContinue reading “India: THE END OF PATIENCE”