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Desi kids co-crowned US Spelling Bee champs for second straight year

Un-bee-lievable! For the eighth year in a row, Indian-American children sweep the Spelling Bee competition. Vanya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam of St Louis, Missouri,......

Desi appointed dean of top US college

Physicist Kanwal Singh appointed dean of Sarah lawrence College, the first Indian American to head a leading liberal arts college in the US. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com reports from Washington, DC. Dr......

Meet the desi lawyer who will lead Hillary's presidential campaign

  Hillary Clinton has named a prominent Indian-American civil rights lawyer to lead a team of senior policy advisers who will be charged with moulding her presidential campaign agenda. Maya......

Desi cop arrested in California for drug trafficking

Police officer Harminder Phagura is busted for cocaine deals. Ritu Jha/Rediff.com reports from California. An Indian-American police officer was arrested on Wednesday, April 15, by federal agents......

Exclusive! Desi Congressman on traveling with Obama to India

'This is such a dynamic time for our entire community.' Dr Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American United States Congressman, tells Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com he is honoured to accompany President Barack......

Obama cites desi techie's case to push for immigration reform

President Barack Obama cited Indian-American entrepreneur Geetha Vallabhaneni’s case to push for a comprehensive immigration reform while speaking at the Betty Ann Ong Recreation Center in......

Stay invested in the markets to make money

One should figure out the impact of taxes and brokerage costs if you think your trading or stock-picking skills can beat the index, notes Devangshu DattaBarry Ritholtz is a financial columnist for......

Seen Emmy-winner Archie Panjabi's best films?

Just a few years ago, you'd be hard-pressed to find a desi on American television, outside the stereotypical convenience store owner or nerdy doctor. But how things have changed. Today, a fresh......

Latinas scorching the desi screen

It's salsa season in Bollywood. More and more Latin American actresses are finding a place on Indian screens, from song sequences to full-time roles, and Indian directors are wasting no time......

Love Aaj Kal becomes superhit overseas

Love Aaj Kal stormed the desi box office in North America and the United Kingdom, grossing over $2 million last weekend and became the first Bollywood superhit of the year. With the $1.2 million......

Review: Let's Dance

Welcome to the brand new American Desi family enterprise -- the Bollywood motion picture. Come one, come all and please remember, leave your disbelief hanging off the hook beside your shower stall.......

'I was surrounded by 70 snakes'

Inspired by the hit American televisionreality show, Fear Factor, India will have its own desi show,Khatron Ke Khiladi. Apparently, it will take thegame to the highest level of physical and mental......
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THE NOVEL ON SCREEN

ema has a long history of unacknowledged adaptations, particularly of the British novel. ANANYA BORGOHAIN attempts to map how Hindi cinema has... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/cover-story/the-novel-on-screen.html
Facebook's colours of gay pride impacts public debate on queer rights

While there has been a persistent critique of activism and political action through armchair clicks, I do think that both these positions,... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/life-style/facebooks-colours-of-gay-pride-impacts-public-debate-on-queer-rights/
Shreyas is the desi Raymond

Shreyas Talpade is all set to make his TV debut in the Indian remake of the American sitcom, Everybody Loves Raymond. The show is titled Sumit... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/entertainment/bollywood/Shreyas-is-the-desi-Raymond/articleshow/47930758.cms
Nikki and Bobby Come to Town

Open Essay in Journalism at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is working on a book on the political legacy of the Shah Bano case,... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/nikki-and-bobby-come-to-town
29 Lip-Smacking Street Foods From Different States Of India

Nothing can possibly make you ready for the diversity of India's culture, let alone its cuisine. From India's delectable main-courses to desserts... ...

http://www.mensxp.com/special-features/today/26680-29-lipsmacking-street-foods-from-different-states-of-india.html

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