The success of Indian immigrant entrepreneurs on Long Island carries a heaven burden.
New York’s diverse South Asian immigrant communities experienced rapid, expansive growth over the last decade. But political representation has lagged behind. Fi2W blog editor Sarah Kate Kramer discussed the issue on WNYC’s The Takeaway.
A violent confrontation at a Sikh place of worship in Richmond Hills, Queens brings back painful memories for Indian Express editor Sujeet Rajan. Here, for the first time, he writes about witnessing anti-Sikh violence in his native country.
Hosting weddings fit for kings and queens is a cherished tradition for South Asian immigrants in the U.S. and around the world.
Remé Grefalda is constantly on the lookout for books, publications, documents and other ephemera that preserve the Asian immigrant experience. She is the driving force behind a new collection at the Library of Congress -the Asian-American Pacific Islander Collection
News India Times is looking to the web as well as print to attract new readers. Read the third part of our series on ethnic newspapers’ survival strategies.
Writer Suketu Mehta arrived in Jackson Heights in 1977, having moved with his family from Mumbai. He recently toured the neighborhood with Urban Omnibus, an online publication of the Architectural League of New York focused on new ways of looking at and intervening in the built environment of New York.
Aswini Anburajan’s Indian immigrant parents set high standards for her and her younger sister. One sister followed the rules, the other defied them, with surprising results for the entire family.
Last week’s elections resulted in victories for a large number of Republican candidates with immigrant roots.
At a street fair in Queens, the multifaceted South Asian community came together for a celebration of art and music, but also to talk about pressing issues in their community like foreclosures and domestic violence.