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19 years since 9/11, examining historical linkages between national crises and pathologising of sexuality
Arts & Culture

19 years since 9/11, examining historical linkages between national crises and pathologising of sexuality

The queer-immigrant-terrorist type is here to stay. It gives the US a ready justification to invest in surveillance technologies targeting Muslims and people of colour, to detain and deport, to live out its unruly visions anchored in homonationalism.

A robust caste discourse in Indian diaspora's classical dance practices is vital — and overdue
Lifestyle

A robust caste discourse in Indian diaspora's classical dance practices is vital — and overdue

The Black Lives Matter movement must spark a reckoning within the diaspora Indian classical dance world with its own race and caste issues

India remained world's top recipient of remittances from diaspora in 2017, says World Bank report
India

India remained world's top recipient of remittances from diaspora in 2017, says World Bank report

India remains the world's top recipient of remittance from its diaspora, gathering $69 billion in 2017, or nearly 1.5 times its defence budget in 2018-19.

Narendra Modi in Stockholm hails Indian diaspora before London stopover where protests and rallies await
India

Narendra Modi in Stockholm hails Indian diaspora before London stopover where protests and rallies await

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed for London after meetings in Stockholm with counterparts from Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Norway even as the brutal rape and killing of a child in Kashmir continues to headline the Modi and India story in world media.

President Ram Nath Kovind urges Indians in Ethiopia to make use of schemes like OCI
India

President Ram Nath Kovind urges Indians in Ethiopia to make use of schemes like OCI

India is keen to strengthen ties with its people abroad, President Ram Nath Kovind said while urging them to make use of schemes like Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).

Hurricane Harvey: Israel to donate $1 million in aid to Jewish community in Houston
World

Hurricane Harvey: Israel to donate $1 million in aid to Jewish community in Houston

Israel says it will donate $1 million in emergency aid to Houston's Jewish community to aid in post-Harvey recovery efforts

My mother influenced my writing: Kanishk Tharoor on his literary household, reading, football
Life

My mother influenced my writing: Kanishk Tharoor on his literary household, reading, football

Kanishk Tharoor has been described by Amitav Ghosh as not only a gifted but an extraordinarily talented writer. Here he discuss growing up in a famous literary household, the importance of reading and his love for football.

India's diaspora population largest in the world, says latest UN survey
India

India's diaspora population largest in the world, says latest UN survey

India's diaspora population is the largest in the world with 16 million people from India living outside their country in 2015, according to a UN survey.

Stow the cynicism! PM Modi did the right thing by going to Chennai
Politics

Stow the cynicism! PM Modi did the right thing by going to Chennai

We have become a harsher people. I have just given a talk on India’s political realities on the last 18 months and one irate young man stood up during the Q and A session, and asked with a certain abrasiveness why Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to fly to Chennai in the middle of the crisis and create a distraction from the rescue and aid operations.

Bihar polls: NRIs give mixed reaction to the election results
Politics

Bihar polls: NRIs give mixed reaction to the election results

Indian diaspora gave a mixed response to the outcome of the Bihar Assembly election 2015.

Sushma Swaraj invites diaspora to invest and be part of the 'India growth story'
India

Sushma Swaraj invites diaspora to invest and be part of the 'India growth story'

Noting that India's economy has rebounded strongly after NDA came to power, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has invited the diaspora to invest in the country as she listed steps taken by the government to boost trade and make India a global manufacturing hub.

The award-shortlisted writer who almost became a banker
Life

The award-shortlisted writer who almost became a banker

Yesterday, the shortlists for UK’s prestigious Costa Book Awards was announced and one of the four to be nominated for the Costa First Book Award is Marriage Material, by Sathnam Sanghera.

Modi effect: NRIs postpone holiday to volunteer for BJP poll campaign
Politics

Modi effect: NRIs postpone holiday to volunteer for BJP poll campaign

A large number of Indians living in the US, UK, Europe and Southeast Asian countries have decided to postpone their Diwali or winter holidays to be on Modi duty

Could Diaspora ever challenge Facebook and Google Plus?
News & Analysis

Could Diaspora ever challenge Facebook and Google Plus?

Plucky open-source social networking start-up launches redesign but loses young co-founder. Can it survive to challenge Facebook and Google Plus?

Could Diaspora ever challenge Facebook and Google Plus?
Tech

Could Diaspora ever challenge Facebook and Google Plus?

Plucky open-source social networking start-up launches redesign but loses young co-founder. Can it survive to challenge Facebook and Google Plus?

Some Tamil groups in Europe are trying to spread the poison
Politics

Some Tamil groups in Europe are trying to spread the poison

In this second part of the interview, KP talks about how some supporters outside Sri Lanka do more evil than good.