LIFESTYLE

Colorful Memories: Indian Americans Share Stories of Holi From Their Childhood in India

Every year Holi, the festival of colors, transports me back to my childhood in India…

Are Ripped Jeans a Gateway for ‘Running Towards Nudity’? Indian Americans Join the Debate

Denim — the favorite punching bag of Indian patriarchs who routinely blame the fabric for…

Ground Beneath Her Feet: Sunayana Dumala, Widow of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, On Life After Tragedy

Sunayana Dumala’s name may not ring any bells to most Americans. But to the South…

Covid Woes: How Indian American Mothers are Managing Work, Home and Their Special Needs Kids

The COVID-19 pandemic, no doubt, has upended life we once knew, as social distancing mandates…

Jewel in the Crown: The Modernization and Cultural Convergence of Indian Jewelry

Designers from several cultures all over the world have been inspired and impacted by Indian…

‘A Young Innovator’s Guide to STEM,’ a Book by Time ‘Kid of the Year’ Gitanjali Rao to Hit the Shelves

Fifteen-year-old scientist and inventor, Gitanjali Rao, who was named Time magazine’s first “Kid of the…

How Payal Saha Rolled the Dice on Kolkata Street Food and Won Big in the Big Apple

From the gullis of Kolkata, West Bengal, the much-loved street-food, the sumptuous kathi roll, a…

Desi Transgenders Find Solace, Encouragement and Acceptance From Activists and Support Groups

This year marks a lot of firsts for transgender political activists in the United States.…

Lighting up the Fairway: 19-year-old Indian American Akshay Bhatia is a Gifted Golfer

Earlier this month, Akshay Bhatia became one of four players in the last 25 years…

Five Seconds of Love and Peace: 19-Year-Old Instagrammer Brings Indians and Pakistanis together

India and Pakistan, divided by borders, are now finally united by #pawri. A five-second video has…

Netflix’s ‘The Big Day’ is Unnuanced and Utterly Superfluous Portrayal of Rich Indians

Watching Netflix and Conde Nast’s docuseries, “The Big Day” directed by Ashish Sawhay, Akriti Mehta…

Sari and the Slippery Slope: Video of Indian American Woman Skiing in a Sari Becomes Internet Sensation

Gone are the days when a sari was looked upon as a cumbersome garment, unwieldy…