India’s Recent Budget Tells the Unspoken Truth

India’s Recent Budget Tells the Unspoken Truth

March 3, 2013 |
The national budget announced today, March 1, 2013, tells a lot about the nature of India’s prosperity being experienced in recent years. It is not so much the lower growth rate of 6% projected for next year that troubles ordinary… Read more

POVERTY IN THE INDIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY

February 22, 2013 |
  The Indian American (or Asian Indian as defined by the US Census) population in 2010 stood at 3.2 million, a 68 percent increase from 1.9 million in 2000. Of this about 2.9 million were solely of Indian heritage and… Read more
“Giving back, paying it forward”

“Giving back, paying it forward”

January 28, 2013 |
I have always been possessed by an inexorable urge to fix what is broken: to penetrate, heal, reform those institutions that entrench social inequities and compress the human potential. I come from a family for whom subverting such structures was… Read more
It’s Time to Set an Indian American Agenda

It’s Time to Set an Indian American Agenda

January 15, 2013 |
Ever wish your opinion could have a greater impact? Now is your chance.   Last month, I urged Indian Americans to take our place on the national stage as the country inaugurates President Obama to his second term as President. The… Read more
Hullabaloo over Marginal Tax Rates

Hullabaloo over Marginal Tax Rates

January 7, 2013 |
With all the media hype and congressional drama, those of us who pay only superficial attention to the underlying issues might think that US national fiscal policies were in for a dramatic shift.  My teenage daughter, visiting us for the… Read more
It All Revolves Around Food!!

It All Revolves Around Food!!

December 31, 2012 |
For someone like me who has a lifelong love affair with food and an obsession with anything food-related, being born in India was fortuitous indeed.  The cuisine of India is as diverse as it gets-not only do you find unique… Read more