Why are India's students opting for private schools over government schools

By Devanik Saha | IANS
Apr 17, 2017
Between 2010-11 and 2015-16, student enrolment in government schools across 20 states fell by 13 million, while private schools acquired 17.5 million new students, according to a new study that offers insights Read Story »

Ontario motion will harm India-Canada ties: MP Deepak Obhral

By Deepak Obhral | .
Apr 11, 2017
Indo-Canadian Member of Parliament Deepak Obhrai has expressed deep concern about a motion passed last week in the Ontario Legislature calling the 1984 Sikh riots in India a genocide. “Motion M-46 is a divisiv Read Story »

Why no mention of Kundalini in Patanjali Yoga Sutras

By Anil K. Rajvanshi | .
Apr 05, 2017
Patanjali Yoga Sutras is the oldest book on Yoga. It is generally believed to have been written more than 2500 years ago though nobody is sure of the dates. All yoga science originates from it. Patanjali men Read Story »

'Canada and India have an ambitious agenda'

By Ajit Jain | Special to theindiandiaspora.com
Mar 30, 2017
No Indian envoy posted to any country is deemed as fortunate as India’s new High Commissioner to Canada, Vikas Swarup, as India’s base in Canada is unbelievably strong with 19 Indo-Canadian MPs, including Read Story »

Indian contributions in the US are manifold: N V Srinivasan

Mar 28, 2017
The Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) has urged for an early visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the United States and discussions with President Donald Trump to sort out the apprehensions expresse Read Story »

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 | theindiandiaspora.com | 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 »