The Modi-Trump friendship could change the way Indian-Americans vote in November 2020

Senator Kamala Devi Harris’s Indian roots may not be enough to woo Indian-American voters in the US. Indian-Americans have traditionally supported the Democratic camp. But Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s camaraderie with US president Donald Trump could change that during the November 2020 presidential elections, according to a paper by researchers Safiya Ghori-Ahmad and Fatima […]

Covid-19 has changed the way Indians think about weddings

Indians are gearing up for the upcoming wedding season, but the Covid-19 pandemic has altered their world view about the big fat Indian wedding. A majority of Indians surveyed by Jeevansathi, one of India’s largest matrimonial websites, have said that they will either host a small, intimate wedding or postpone it till the pandemic recedes. […]

The Modi government says it has no data on migrant jobs lost to Covid-19

The Indian government has denied having any data that can clearly say how many migrant workers lost their jobs to the pandemic. Three members of parliament asked India’s labour and employment ministry today (Sept. 14) “whether the government has done any assessment of the job loss among migrant workers due to the Covid-19 crisis, and […]