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Modi’s Holy City Shows $1 Trillion Hidden Economy Is Stalled

Modi’s Holy City Shows $1 Trillion Hidden Economy Is Stalled

In Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s political base of Varanasi, Hinduism’s holiest city, weaver Zainul Abedin stares at the uneven mud floor of his home. Behind him, more than a dozen…

The Best And Worst Of Bollywood In 2016

The Best And Worst Of Bollywood In 2016

Even at its best, 2016 was a middling year for the Indian film industry. There were a few high points but no movie really scaled the zenith of filmmaking. Even…

Indian Election Board Disqualifies 255 Suspicious Political Parties

Indian Election Board Disqualifies 255 Suspicious Political Parties

NEW DELHI — When Prime Minister Narendra Modi abruptly scrapped large bills of India’s currency two months ago with the goal of curbing illicit wealth, many citizens asked why he…

‘Gypsy’: Film On Diplomat Wins Award At Delhi Film Festival

‘Gypsy’: Film On Diplomat Wins Award At Delhi Film Festival

Former New York Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay, who is now Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, has become the subject of a documentary that shows the journey of a…

China Blocks India Request For U.N. Blacklist Masood Azhar

China Blocks India Request For U.N. Blacklist Masood Azhar

China has blocked India’s request to add the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad to a U.N. Security Council blacklist of groups linked to al Qaeda, India said on…

Nuclear Suppliers Rule May Keep India In, Pakistan Out

– WASHINGTON A draft proposal for accepting new members into the Nuclear Suppliers Group paves the way for India’s entry but leaves Pakistan out, says a US-based arms control organisation.…

INOC Launches ‘Chalo Punjab’ Campaign Ahead Of State Elections

INOC Launches ‘Chalo Punjab’ Campaign Ahead Of State Elections

The Indian National Overseas Congress (I) USA, chaired by Shudh Parkash Singh urged all Punjabis as well as people from Haryana to support Capt. Amarinder Singh in the upcoming Punjab…

INOC USA President In Punjab For Election Campaign

INOC USA President In Punjab For Election Campaign

The Indian National Overseas Congress USA said last week its president Mohinder Singh Gilzian has already gone to Punjab to start campaign for Congress party candidates although the complete list…

Judge Denies ‘Serial’ Subject Adnan Syed’s Release On Bail

Judge Denies ‘Serial’ Subject Adnan Syed’s Release On Bail

A judge in Baltimore’s circuit court has denied request of Pakistani-American Adnan Syed, convicted in 2000 in the murder of his High School classmate Hae Min Lee and sentenced life…

Gender Equity And Health Of UC San Diego To Work In India

Gender Equity And Health Of UC San Diego To Work In India

At a recent Washington D.C. meeting, policymakers and researchers with the Center on Gender Equity and Health at UC San Diego School of Medicine came together to lend their voices…

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