Trump's immigration policy short-sighted: Indian-American musician

By Sugandha Rawal | IANS
Mar 22, 2017
Immigrants are the backbone of American society and a big contributor to the US economy, says Indian-American musician Siddhartha Khosla, who believes US President Donald Trump's immigration policies lack fore Read Story »

Happiness is a state of mind

By Anil K. Rajvanshi | .
Feb 24, 2017
There are innumerable definitions of happiness. Everybody has their own definition depending on their outlook about life. For example, some get it from money, fame, or helping others while others get it by bei Read Story »

A PIO' s plight: Money-changing was a trauma in New Delhi

I am a Person of Indian Origin living abroad and visited Delhi in early February to meet my family.
By Jikki | | Feb 24, 2017Read Story »

Why do Gandhi seminars mostly attract anti-technology participants?

By Anil K Rajvanshi | .
Feb 13, 2017
Recently I was invited to attend a seminar entitled “Gandhi Returns – Back to Basics”, which was held in Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad. Gujarat Vidyapith was founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1920s and deals with mo Read Story »

To India, with love - from Britain-born Indians

Feb 09, 2017
It was truly a day of accomplishments truly for many Indian parents in London. A day of satisfaction and smiling faces of moms, dads and little ones exuding happiness, excitement, love, affection. The reason? Read Story »

Gandhi’s philosophy of non-violence must be integrated in education system globally

Trinidad and Tobago, and the world at large, must take a serious look at Gandhi’s universal message of peace, law, order, humility and tolerance. And our leaders must take serious measures to stop the wanton m
By Paras Ramoutar | . | Feb 02, 2017Read Story »

A Consul-General's outreach to the community

By Ajit Jain | Special to
Jan 27, 2017
There has never been before such a large crowed at the Indian Consulate in Toronto as at this year’s Republic Day celebrations on January 26. People were coming and coming. The reception area, where people gen Read Story »

I learnt in India what the tag 'Indian' means to me

By Nevali Mohan | .
Jan 24, 2017
My name is Nevali Mohan. I am currently 19 years old and I have recently returned back to South Africa, where I live, after being afforded the opportunity of a lifetime to be a recipient of the 38th Know India Read Story »

India’s classical music traditions: Crying for support

By Dipayan Mazumdar | .
Jan 21, 2017
Music has always occupied a central place in the Indian imagination. The range of musical phenomena in India - indeed the rest of South Asia—extends from simple melodies commonly encountered among hill tribes Read Story »

Magh Bihu: Keeping alive Assam's rich and hoary traditions

By Rekha Bhattacharjee | .
Jan 13, 2017
The celebrations of Magh Bihu in Assam commence on the last day of the month known as ‘Pooh’, usually the 29th of Pooh, which also coincides with 14th of January in the Gregorian calendar... It is only one day Read Story »