Pundit, Patriot, & Politician

Pundit, Patriot, & Politician

The Multifaceted Shashi Tharoor: In our exclusive interview, the veteran diplomat, author, and Indian MP shares, with characteristic candor and courage, his views on his multiple identities, assaults on free speech, Prime Minister Modi, the Indian economy, Kashmir, the Middle East, and the Dalit leader B. R. Ambedkar. Read more »

Screen Time : Shows to Mark the End of 2023

A mysterio-us disease wreaks havoc, a city faces nature’s fury, friends contemplate love, and lovers navigate marriage. These are some fun recommendations for the holiday season. Read more »

Food & Dining: Missing Out on Michelin Ratings

Indian restaurants fail to make a mark in the inaug-ural guide for Atlanta. How can that be turned around? Read more »

Mind-Body-Spirit: Daaji’s Davaa

Insights from A Spiritual Leader: Daaji, the Global Guide for Heartful-ness Institu-te, on family, youth, meditation, his new book, and more. Read more »

Diaspora: Indo- Caribbean Beats

Avirodh Sharma keeps alive the musical heritage of his Indian roots despite 180 years of displacement. Read more »

Holiday Fiction: ‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season: A daughter comes home from college for Christm-as, but it’s very differe-nt this year. Read more »

Monsoon of Memories: When A Transistor Radio was the Star Attraction of the House

Indian household owned with pride and joy. The harbin-ger of news, both good and bad. Read more »

IndiaScope: The Middle East Muddle in a Multipolar World

The Middle East Muddle: India’s shifting loyalty is remarkable, considering it was the first non-Arab nation to recognize the Palestinian cause. Read more »

Food & Dining: Ande ka Funda

Eggmania, a New Jersey-based franchise offers egg keemas and Indian-style omelets that desis had been missing amidst a sea of American breakfast places. Read more »

Hasan Minhaj’s Damage to the Progressive Agenda

What is stand-up comedy if not the telling of stories—embellished, exaggerated, and even fictional? Take that away from comedians and there is not much they can offer. 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 »

Things to Consider Before Saying Goodbye to 2023

Even if your year has been relatively uneventful, December is still a good time to get cracking and see what changes may need to be made before we usher in 2024. 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: Additional thoughts on the ongoing conflict in the Middle East/ Well-written editorial on the “cult of jingoism”. Read more »

Immigration News Briefs

Automatic 180-day extension for some applicants/ DHS’ proposed rule to modernize H-1B program/ Application Final Action Dates for December 2023/ Dates for Filling Visa Applications - December 2023. Read more »

Tinseltown stars light up Diwali bashes

Bollywood stars are all set to step out in their ethnic finery and light up the many bashes that are hosted in Tinseltown during the holiday season. Read more »

Good Sports: Teen Golfer Wins Tiger Woods Invitational

Karina Jadhav won the girls 13-15 division at the recent TGR JR Invitational in Pebble Beach, California. Read more »

Dr. Bhat is national Kannada association president

Annapurna Bhat has been named president of the North America Vishwa Kannada Association for the year 2024-25. Read more »


Remembering notable Indians and Indian Americans from all walks of life who passed away in January through November of this year. 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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