• Desis in Distress

    Desis in Distress July 2021 - Cocooned in the bubble of having achieved our American Dream, many of us are unaware or unwilling to acknowledge fellow South Asians who don’t fit into the ‘Model Minority’ myth of success, and are falling through the cracks in the system. Fortunately, there is also a brigade of individuals and organizations that are revving up outreach efforts to struggling desis whose lives have been made worse by a still raging pandemic.

  • India's Covid Crisis

    India's Covid Crisis June 2021 - Covid Crisis Overwhelms India: Seven writers reflect eloquently on the biggest disaster to overtake India since independence. They grieve, reveal, analyze, rage, beseech—but they also affirm human decency and salute the selfless people who, in the face of state failure and heartbreaking tragedy, fight valiantly to alleviate suffering—and defeat Covid.

  • Stream On!

    Stream On! May 2021 - Streaming Trend Now A Tsunami: To the list of striking changes in our lives since the pre-Covid era, we can add streaming, which has transformed the way we consume films and shows. Given such a large South Asian audience, the streaming giants, sensing long-term opportunities, are pulling out all the stops in home entertainment. Here’s your comprehensive guide.

  • Cover Story: Southern Desi

    Cover Story: Southern Desi April 2021 - Author and Activist Speaks Out: Anjali Enjeti, in a wide-ranging interview with Khabar, shows how she’s making a difference as a thinker and doer. Touching on the themes covered in her debut essay collection, Southbound, and her debut novel, The Parted Earth, she talks about identity, belonging, family and the importance of political activism in our time.

  • Cover Story: Chef Explores the Regional Chaats of India Through Train Journeys

    Cover Story: Chef Explores the Regional Chaats  of India Through Train Journeys March 2021 - A CHAAT-worthy trip across India : Two celebrated chefs, Maneet Chauhan and Jody Eddy, traveled all over India by train—to explore regional chaats. On their many trips, they ate over 600 dishes. The resulting cookbook, named one of the best in 2020, is filled with insights and recipes, making it a mouthwatering ode to the country’s famous street food.

  • Love and Dating in The Age of Covid

    Love and Dating in The Age of Covid February 2021 - Due to the coronavirus rampaging its way across international borders since last year, social distancing and other restrictions have thrown a major wrench into the lives of people looking for love or planning a wedding. People have traded coffee dates for Google meetups, and wine-tasting for virtual game nights! We sat down—virtually, of course—with Indian-American singles and relationship experts for a perspective on how the pandemic has reshaped dating and relationships. Also on the table was a crucial question: How will Covid-19 affect The Big Fat Indian Wedding?

  • The Stories That Sustain Us: Past, Present, and Future

    The Stories That Sustain Us: Past, Present, and Future January 2021 - SHARING OLD STORIES IN NEW WAYS ; For many of us, India’s great oral tradition lived on through the tales our grandparents narrated when we were growing up. And now, in a wired world, the same children’s stories and more are reaching new generations in America and the subcontinent via apps, books, games, videos, podcasts, and streaming.

  • Punjabi Truckers on American Highways

    Punjabi Truckers on American Highways December 2020 - PUNJABIS CARVE A NICHE IN TRUCKING: America’s great interstate network has long been a boon for road warriors, and the newest long-haulers to claim it as their open road are Punjabi truckers from various walks of life. They have become so numerous that now there are Indian-style dhabas—as rest stops in many places—to give them a taste and feel of home.

  • Magic of Diwali: Six Perspectives

    Magic of Diwali: Six Perspectives November 2020 - WRITERS REFLECT ON DIWALI: Six perspectives on Diwali show how the magic and mystery of this beloved Indian festival can mean different things to different people at different times in their lives. Fond remembrances of Diwalis past highlight how we along with the festival have changed, but the traditions and celebrations continue.

  • Jugaad in the Times of Coronavirus

    Jugaad  in the Times of Coronavirus October 2020 - HOW TO SURVIVE, THRIVE, & INSPIRE - “When the going gets tough, the tough get going” is no cliché, as this pandemic has shown us. Revealing a reservoir of strength, many individuals are not only facing their challenges successfully—and creatively—but they are often helping or inspiring others as well. We share the stories of five such Indian-Americans.







Sign up for our weekly newsletter


National Retail Solutions.gif 



Krishnan Co WebBanner.jpg

Embassy Bank_gif.gif