A suppressed media, a voiceless minority and a dictator-in-chief. India, the largest “democracy” and now the most populated country in the world, is backsliding further towards authoritarianism. The BBC documentary, India: The Modi Question, aired in the United Kingdom on ...

Background As per the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NFT) of 1970, there are five designated nuclear weapon states — the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France and China — who also serve as the five permanent ...

Mango sticky rice, a Thai dish consisting of glutinous rice soaked in coconut milk with slices of mango on top, became viral online earlier this year thanks to Thailand born rapper Danupa “Milli” Kanateerakul.  Milli became the first Thai rapper ...

Following an extreme heat wave, heavy rains and glacier melting, over a third of Pakistan is underwater. Houses and roads have been destroyed, with an estimated overall 10 billion USD worth of damages. Moreover, over 33 million civilians have been ...

70 years after going extinct on the subcontinent, last week, the cheetah — the world’s fastest land animal — returned to India as part of the government’s latest conservation effort.  Last Saturday, eight cheetahs were flown in on a chartered ...

The United States and the Taliban have a complex history, beginning with the sanctions against the Taliban in the 1990s, from the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 to the present Taliban government takeover. A recession and a humanitarian crisis ...

By Bea Heard and Rudra Saigal As relations between the United States and Russia grow hostile amidst the invasion of Ukraine, India is caught between two of its most powerful allies. Long-held historical and military ties with Russia make it ...

Colonialism has left an untoward and scarring legacy on its colonies even long after the colonizers’ withdrawal. Internalized racism and cultural differentiation — more accurately cultural decapitation — have infused ​​colonial elements into modern nation-states.  After the end of British ...

LOS ANGELES — A country of 1.38 billion people, India is lauded for its rich religious and ethnic diversity — comprised of 28 states, each with a unique language, history and culture. India has also been of keen interest to ...

LOS ANGELES — Swedish fast-fashion giant H&M recently launched a collaboration with renowned Indian designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The average consumer may not be familiar with Mukherjee’s work, but for Indians and the greater diaspora, his designs, under the banner of ...