India Currents, Commentary, Posted: Mar 29, 2010
The last speaker of a tribal language in India just died. For an Indian-American it raises issues about the role language plays in transmitting culture, especially in a different country.
Siliconeer, News Report, Posted: Mar 22, 2010
India’s explosive economic growth has led to acute social and economic disparities, with huge wealth and downright penury existing cheek by jowl. One side effect is the rise of a vicious “kidnap and ransom” industry.
India West/New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Mar 20, 2010
Dharavi, the slum immortalized in the Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire,” is home to one of the largest electronic waste recycling hubs in India, where women and children mine old U.S. electronics for precious metals, and are exposed to lead and other toxins in the process.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 17, 2010
On the opening of their latest season, Brenda Way, head of the ODC Dance Company, talks about being one of three dance companies traveling through Southeast Asia at the invitation of the State Department. ODC Downtown is at Yerba Buena's Novellus Theater from March 12-28.
Khabar, News Feature, Posted: Mar 15, 2010
Coming from a country like India with "Vegetarian" and "Pure Vegetarian" restaurants, being a vegetarian in the U.S. was often difficult. But now the country is becoming much more vegetarian-friendly.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Mar 12, 2010
Anthony Advincula discusses the possibility of Manny Pacquiao's final fight this saturday, Commentator Richard Rodriguez sees reason for optimism in California, and the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival launches this weekend.
Siliconeer, News Feature, Posted: Mar 08, 2010
It is vital that community activists and leaders ensure that all Indian Americans are counted in the forthcoming U.S. Census, because in a democracy there is strength in numbers.
New America Media//YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Posted: Mar 05, 2010
Rallies to protest cuts to public education happened across California on Thursday. Students and teachers explain what's at stake for them in two rallies in San Francisco.
India West, News Report, Posted: Mar 05, 2010
A 19-year-old Muslim teen, allegedly fired by retail clothing giant Abercrombie and Fitch for refusing to remove her headscarf at work, filed a complaint Feb. 23 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
IndoLink.com, News Report, Posted: Mar 01, 2010
Little India, News Feature, Posted: Mar 01, 2010
Indian Americans have avoided many of the burdens of their skin tone in American life. Ironically, however, few communities worldwide demonstrate as deep a prejudice for light skin as Indians.