41 lakh Indians are currently working in the kingdom.
Why the tirade? 'Coz I hate 'em'
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Don't mistake it as satire.
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"Nations around the world, like Canada, Australia and many others -- have a merit-based immigration system."
"Muslims may have different way of performing prayers, but their nationality is Hindu."
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They are afraid to approach the police.
"First 2 piece of Pani Puri are wasted fine tuning the rest."
"Do you have the fire in your belly to pursue your passion?" "Are you in love with your job?" These introspective questions are the preface of most career advice scripts. Inspirational speeches by wor...
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I love being an Indian, truly I do. With the country's powerful history, one of a kind culture and to-die-for food, how could one simply not? But behind India's beautiful face, there is a growing dise...
The American elections are less than 35 days away. While many are fearing Trump's ascension to the most powerful position in America, not many have detailed how his reign might affect America-born Ind...
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We Indians love noise as much as we love our cows and demonstrate our dogged devotion to both by driving others mad. Why, we are even ready to kill if someone refuses to share our fervour with the same passion.
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From Lata Mangeshkar and K S Chithra, to Sunidhi Chauhan and dozens of others, India is not short of female singing sensations that have achieved international recognition and won admirers across an array of cultures. But while their Indian identities are visible in plain sight, there are still others who have India running through their bloodstream even though they call other lands their own.
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Governments may change every five years, but changing the collective mindset of the biggest democracy in the world will take time. The turnstiles of change have to be set into motion though. Pronto. There will be setbacks. There will be a backlash. There will be resistance. But if Indians get serious about such change, it will happen.
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We have embedded ourselves tightly into the visibility of life. We have diminished the "thinking" component of our existence. We have accepted a life which is seen by others rather than the one which is lived by us. We convince ourselves and make ourselves believe that we are good and innocent and we have done no wrong. Hence, in the bright light of day, in the eyes of society, we become what we are seen as -- the Virgin Indian.
NEW DELHI -- The death toll of Indians in the Haj stampede rose to 74 today with Saudi authorities announcing more casualties, even as scores of people are still missing after the worst tragedy in 25...
Two Indians were among seven men have been charged with criminal intimidation and assault on a Singaporean restaurant manager who was left with a permanent disfigured face, a media report said today....
NEW DELHI—Realising the need of the Internet in everyday life, two commerce graduates decided to give free WiFi to people in exchange of a cleaner surrounding with an unique initiative -- a 'WiFi Tras...
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Mobile phones major Motorola commissioned a seven-country survey to explore the extent to which people are addicted to their phones. Here's how India stacks up against the re
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It's perhaps best to say that queueing in India is not the same as queuing elsewhere. The reason - we don't take our queues seriously at all. For us, queuing is something we are forced to do. We do not do it out of the goodness of our hearts or kindness to a fellow human being; nor do we do it because it is the right thing to do, social-etiquette wise.
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India has a complex relationship with Indians who go on to do well in other countries. Usually the country is quick to celebrate the success of the diaspora stars, who are toasted in local media and a...
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Reuse Reduce Recycle. Every American grows up with this slogan. Starting from pre-schoolers to senior citizens, everybody tries to do their bit for the planet. Even though it has been years since I've...
The funny thing with American accents is that everybody wants one. Think of all the Indians who go there to study or work. They come back on visits with gifts and an entirely new way of speaking. The accent takes time to reach perfection, but almost every Indian in America makes sure that they have one.
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WASHINGTON — Two Indians from Indian Institute of Science and University of Delhi have been named for the prestigious Radcliffe fellowship of Harvard University. Shivani Agarwal from Indian Institute...
Christians pray for their daily bread, the Bengali Hindus pray for their daily fish and weekly mutton, I tell him. Meat is a part of religious festivals like Kali Puja. Choosing a vegetarian dish from a restaurant menu (which I often do) would bring clucks of concern from my Bengali friends and family back in Kolkata. Am I ill? Is it cholesterol (a fond topic)? Have I been warned by a doctor with dire consequences?
KATHMANDU — Nearly 125 people from Maharashtra and Telangana are stranded in Nepal after a high-magnitude earthquake struck the Himalayan nation. According to officials at the Maharashtra Information...
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The most difficult enigma of Gulf Malayali life remains this: how does this over-politicised community, used to incessant cycles of protest marches, labour strikes and sit-ins, meekly submit itself to the tyrannical discipline of work life in the Gulf? How could they unlearn their deeply entrenched Stalinist version of communism and make themselves amenable to the avaricious designs of predatory capitalism? Did they actually suppress their genetically inherited irreverence and cynicism or just compartmentalise their life so neatly and adopt a schizophrenic existence?
In Singapore even a minor infraction carries mandatory punishment. Use an unsecured Wi-Fi hotspot. Jail. Buy firecrackers. Jail. Download on torrents. Jail. Bungee jump. Jail. Gay. Jail. Graffiti. Jail. Agnostic. Jail. Atheist. Jail. Gather in groups of more than two after ten pm. Jail. Hug someone without their permission. Jail.