Broadway Calling

Broadway Calling

Broadway Bound: Desis Find Success: From Ramleela spectacles in the North to Kathakali performances in the South, India has a rich tradition of storytelling on stage. Is it any surprise, then, that South Asian Americans are gaining ground? Typecasting can still be a problem for ethnic talent, but there’s optimism. Read more »

Screen Time: Shows for Springtime

Humans clash with nature in one saga, while in another series lawyers slug it out. Elsewhere, a murder exposes the rich and famous. There’s also a celebration of sisterhood,
and we have a father who empowers his child. Read more »

Food & Dining: Why Didn’t I Know About Dosa Day?

Or Samosa Day? Chai Day? National Curry Week? A short primer on how we can be
ambassadors of desi delicacies in the U.S. Read more »

Tribute: Aaj Udaas Hai Maikhaana

His Ghazals were Intoxicating!: Singing of sharab, maikhaana, loss, longing, and love, Pankaj Udhas lured the masses with his ghazals. Read more »

Books: A Life of Consequence

Author Amitava Kumar: Also a professor, Kumar, who started out as a nonfiction writer, is finding increasing success as a novelist as well. Read more »

Perspective: Why I Haven’t Applied for an OCI Card

Do arbitrary cancellations of OCI cards make them less desirable? Will dual citizenship, if offered, be any better? Read more »

Education: Is a Four-Year Degree Worth It?

How Useful Is a College Degree?: For some, given the high cost of education, skipping a four-year degree may seem like a good idea. But is it? Read more »

Spotlight: Food Waste to Food Security

Social Entrepreneur Kashi Sehgal: How Retazza, launched by an Atlantan, turned food waste in Georgia to food security. Read more »

Wellness: Breaking Free from Making Food Centerstage for Everything

Has Food Turned into a Habit... when you socialize with others? Becoming vigilant is the way to break free from its allconsuming hold. Read more »

India’s Troubling Tilt Towards Theocracy

The massive national wave of devotion to Lord Rama witnessed recently during the consecration of the Mandir in Ayodhya was breathtaking—and inspiring. Read more »

A Physician's Reflections on Life in the Time of Covid

In his new book, "Burning Out on the COVID Front Lines: A Doctor's Memoir of Fatherhood, Race and Perseverance in the Pandemic," Dr. Dhaval Desai reveals how caregivers are as vulnerable as the patients they treat and why it’s important to empathize with healthcare workers and show them respect for their dedication. Read more »

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Social Security can be complicated—and as a result, many individuals don’t have a full understanding of the choices they may have. Read more »

ERC Crackdown

A surge of fraudulent claims for the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC or ERTC) has put the IRS on alert. Read more »

Letters from Readers

Letters to the Editor: Was it right to build the Hindu temple in Ayodhya? Two letters regarding the article “Ayodhya: Beyond the Battle”. Read more »

Immigration News Briefs

New Fees and Forms Take Effect April 1/ Application Final Action Dates for April 2024/ Dates for Filling Visa Applications - April 2024. Read more »

Stars dazzle at Ambanis’ pre-wedding extravaganza

The prewedding festivities of Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s son Anant and his fiancée Radhika Merchant in India made not just national headlines but grabbed world attention too. Read more »

Good Sports: Arshdeep Bains Makes his NHL Debut

Arshdeep Bains became the sixth player of Indian descent to appear in an NHL game when he made his debut for the Vancouver Canucks on Feb. 20. Read more »

South Asian Americans included in Atlanta magazine’s Top 500

Atlanta magazine has featured many local community leaders in its Top 500 list this year. Read more »

Briefs/ When Dalits Embrace Their Identity/ Is an Ivy-Plus Degree Worth the Fuss?/ Book Matters.

Read our regular columns: ‘Who, What, Where, When & Why’ and ‘Book Matters.’ Also: ‘When Dalits Embrace Their Identity' and 'Is an Ivy-Plus Degree Worth the Fuss?' Read more »

Ayurvedic Herbs to Lower Inflammation

Fighting Inflammation: Under the right guidance, Ayurvedic herbs may offer a solution to what seems like a growing problem. Read more »

When is the best time to embark on a spiritual journey?

Time is relevant only because we have a physical body. To do anything physical, you need time because the physical is time-bound. Read more »







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