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'Would Mira Nair make a Missouri Masala now?'

Civil rights activist Deepa Iyer, former executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together, a social justice organisation thought after a visit to the minority businesses hit in recent......

Support family reunification, activists tell Obama

A coalition of Asian-American groups led by activist Deepa Iyer recently met United States President Barack Obama to urge him to support family reunification in the new comprehensive immigration......

Just when I thought I was superior to the Americans...

'Watching American protesters get their act together so quickly and so forcefully only reminds me of all the resisting that Indians should have been doing for the last three years,' says Mitali......

When a seat at the White House table becomes meaningless

'Having a voice at the table means the other side has to show up to listen. It became clear that wouldn't happen,' says actor Maulik Pancholy, one of the 10 members who resigned this week from the......

When they came for the Muslims, where were you?

'South Asian Americans stand to lose greatly.''Now is not the time to be spectators to injustice, narrowly believing that these events that currently affect part of our community won't affect us......

Indians may spend Rs 250 billion on Diwali shopping

A buoyant economic mood and tempting discounts, both online and offline, are fuelling a shopping frenzy this Diwali, discovers Dhruv Munjal. Rajiv Suri refuses to call himself much of a shopper.......

South Asian rights group concerned over US Immigration Bill

A South Asian rights group has expressed serious concerns over certain provisions of the comprehensive immigration reform bill that will pave a pathway to citizenship to some 11 million......

15 Finest Films Made by India's Women Directors

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we look at some at female directors, who have aced the craft of filmmaking. 'This is a man’s world but it wouldn’t be nothing,......

Music review: Sewal

Another Tamil film ready to be released for Diwali, and this time the music is by G V Prakash. Seval (Rooster) directed by Hari for Jinna Creations has Bharath, Poonam and Simran in the lead roles.......

Rahman rocks New York

As he returns to the Nassau Coliseum after four years, composer and signer A R Rahman has another challenge: To show that a composer and accompanying singers can pack the 11,000 seats in the......

Naan Avan Illai's music is dismal

Veteran director K Balachander's Naan Avan Illai, produced by Gemini Ganesan and released in 1974, was a critically acclaimed Tamil classic, though not a commercial hit. Gemini Ganesan, who was 54......

Rahman ready for Lord of the Rings

People often wake up in the middle of the night if jolted by a nightmare. But when A R Rahman suddenly woke up from one of his power naps a few months ago, he was humming a tune."I had to write it......

Andrea survives Sagarika scare

Fancied Andrea Lipovska of Australia survived a huge scare before pulling off a 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 win over a gallant Sagarika Phadke of India in an exciting first round of the qualifiers, as the......
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Just when I thought I was superior to the Americans...

'Watching American protesters get their act together so quickly and so forcefully only reminds me of all the resisting that Indians should have... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/just-when-i-thought-i-was-superior-to-the-americans/20170222.htm
When a seat at the White House table becomes meaningless

'Having a voice at the table means the other side has to show up to listen. It became clear that wouldn't happen,' says actor Maulik Pancholy, one... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/when-a-seat-at-the-white-house-table-becomes-meaningless/20170218.htm
When they came for the Muslims, where were you?

'South Asian Americans stand to lose greatly.''Now is not the time to be spectators to injustice, narrowly believing that these events that... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/when-they-came-for-the-muslims-where-were-you/20170209.htm
MLAs backing Sasikala ferried to secret locations

Chennai:Tamil Nadus ruling AIADMK was locked in an ugly war within on Wednesday as acting Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam vowed to stay put in... ...

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Why Trump's immigration ban should worry Indians

'We are going to see relatively soon an executive order that deals with H-1B and other temporary visas.''We are also going to see an executive... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/why-trumps-immigration-ban-should-worry-indians/20170201.htm

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