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August 11, 2020

Will the U.S. Lose its Sheen for International Students?

As the Trump administration pushes policies that make it more difficult for international students to study in the U.S., Asian students are disproportionately affected.

Kavitha Cardoza

August 07, 2020

Times Square’s Ram Mandir Billboards Spark Celebration, Protests

Critics pressured ad agencies to withdraw the billboards over concerns about Hindu nationalism; devotees still gathered to celebrate the temple.

Pavni Mittal

August 10, 2020

How Fake Cinnamon Came to Rule the World

Even though empires fought wars to acquire the spice, few today have actually ever eaten the real thing.

Myles Karp

August 06, 2020

The Rise of Male Belly Dancers

Indian men are blurring gender lines and embracing belly dance as a form of expression.

Zinara Rathnayake

Editor's Picks

July 01, 2020

The Evolution of Padma Lakshmi

Her latest show “Taste the Nation” is just the culmination of who she’s always been: an authentic food writer, history nerd, and steward of culture.

Snigdha Sur

June 04, 2020

Revisiting the Model Minority Myth, 20 Years Later

Two decades after the publication of ‘The Karma of Brown Folk,’ Vijay Prashad revisits his seminal book and advocates for concrete change today.

The Juggernaut Editorial Team

June 29, 2020

Who’s Afraid of Ifti Nasim?

The swashbuckling life and legacy of a Pakistani American gay icon.

Alizeh Kohari

May 28, 2020

The Deal of a Lifetime: Reliance’s Jio Platforms

Major investments into an ostensibly asset-light tech business are actually betting on Jio’s telco dominance. Everything else is just the cherry on top.

Varsha Bansal

Business & Tech

August 04, 2020

For Kashmir’s Startups, Slow Internet is the New Normal

India’s internet throttling has cost Kashmir dearly, leaving internet businesses fighting for their livelihood.

Varsha Bansal

July 02, 2020

Will Indians Replace TikTok?

Indian founders rush to fill the gap created by India’s Monday ban of 59 Chinese apps.

Varsha Bansal

July 31, 2020

Qurbani Goes Digital

Amid coronavirus, more Pakistanis are turning to online services for the traditional ritual sacrifice of animals during Eid ul Adha — at least temporarily.

Rabeea Saleem

June 10, 2020

American Newsrooms Are (Still) Too White

Recent newsroom snafus — yet again — highlight a stark problem in journalism: the media industry doesn’t reflect the audiences they serve.

Vignesh Ramachandran

Culture

August 10, 2020

How Fake Cinnamon Came to Rule the World

Even though empires fought wars to acquire the spice, few today have actually ever eaten the real thing.

Myles Karp

August 06, 2020

The Rise of Male Belly Dancers

Indian men are blurring gender lines and embracing belly dance as a form of expression.

Zinara Rathnayake

August 07, 2020

Times Square’s Ram Mandir Billboards Spark Celebration, Protests

Critics pressured ad agencies to withdraw the billboards over concerns about Hindu nationalism; devotees still gathered to celebrate the temple.

Pavni Mittal

August 03, 2020

Opinion: A Paean to the Rakhi

Despite Raksha Bandhan’s patriarchal origins, for some, the holiday is less about religion and more about bringing together siblings.

Shrai Popat

Opinion

August 03, 2020

Opinion: A Paean to the Rakhi

Despite Raksha Bandhan’s patriarchal origins, for some, the holiday is less about religion and more about bringing together siblings.

Shrai Popat

July 10, 2020

Opinion: My New Normal on the Frontlines

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, one doctor saw childhood rules in a new light.

Pranav Reddy

July 17, 2020

Opinion: Britain’s Forgotten Immigrants

The U.K. repeatedly forgets the legacy of South Asian immigrants on its frontlines — from the trenches to hospital wards.

Adib Chowdhury

June 26, 2020

Opinion: Sushant Singh Rajput’s Suicide is Yet Another Wake-Up Call

We shouldn’t have to wait until someone attempts suicide to talk about mental health issues.

Siri Chilukuri

Politics

August 11, 2020

Will the U.S. Lose its Sheen for International Students?

As the Trump administration pushes policies that make it more difficult for international students to study in the U.S., Asian students are disproportionately affected.

Kavitha Cardoza

August 05, 2020

The Last Gasp of Afghanistan’s Sikhs and Hindus

After decades of persecution, the once-thriving communities are now on the verge of disappearing.

Amar Diwakar

August 07, 2020

Times Square’s Ram Mandir Billboards Spark Celebration, Protests

Critics pressured ad agencies to withdraw the billboards over concerns about Hindu nationalism; devotees still gathered to celebrate the temple.

Pavni Mittal

July 29, 2020

Can China and India Coexist in Peace?

If India and China cannot manage their insecurities, they will only keep butting heads — and not just at their border.

Naz El-Khatib

Sports

July 09, 2020

A Pommel Horse, Masala Macaroni, and an Olympic Dream

Gymnast Akash Modi — part of a “tight-knit” group of South Asian Americans in the sport — is aiming for an Olympic medal.

Nirmal Mulaikal

November 01, 2019

Running the World’s Largest Marathon

Ahead of this Sunday’s New York Marathon, reflections on training for a marathon as a chef and a vegan.

Palak Patel

January 30, 2020

The Random, Solitary Path of Sumit Nagal

Pursuing a tennis singles career in India is a lonely, expensive, largely anonymous journey.

Giri Nathan

October 10, 2019

For the NBA, India Can’t Replace China Just Yet

The NBA’s operations in China are already $4b. Its future in India may be just as rosy — but it comes with political choices and isn't as simple as swapping a billion-plus country for another.

Meghna Rao

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