Opinion: What Mindy Kaling's Doing For <i>Desis</i> In The US

Opinion: What Mindy Kaling's Doing For Desis In The US

Sharmila Sen | Monday May 16, 2016

Indian women no longer have to be the mistress of spices, beauty queens, hapless victims of brown men, or gorgeous terrorism suspects in order to get some serious airtime in America.

Opinion: From Bengaluru To Abroad, Indians' Anti-Black Racism

Opinion: From Bengaluru To Abroad, Indians' Anti-Black Racism

Sharmila Sen | Monday March 14, 2016

The Indian Census has not included "race" as a category since the early in 1950s. Race might be a "biological fiction" according to geneticists, but the world over, it is a social reality. Racism is a topic Indians have been discussing fervently following the reprehensible attack on a Tanzanian woman by a mob that beat and publicly stripped her in Bengaluru early last...

Opinion: At 12, I Was Moved From India To The US. How I Coped.

Opinion: At 12, I Was Moved From India To The US. How I Coped.

Sharmila Sen | Thursday February 04, 2016

We have truly arrived only when we are willing to consider departure.