Female Infanticide: An Issue Worth Exploring

With India’s rise to First World economic status, the “growing pains” of a rapid ascent in prosperity often become evident. A rich and under-appreciated culture is held back by a paternalistic mindset.

I am proud of my South Asian heritage, even amidst all of the media portrayals of Indians. Either India is referred to as the “call center capital” of the world, or we as a people are considered over-educated and undervalued.… [Read more]

Perfectly Untraditional —Interview with Sweta Srivastava Vikram

Writing and travel are two eternal passions for Sweta Srivastava Vikram. Her debut novel Perfectly Untraditional has received good attention and critical acclaim in India, her native land. While living in New York, Vikram is connected to Indian culture via a timeless bond which shows in her novel. Let’s hear from her about her cultural and writing experience in connection with Perfectly Untraditional.… [Read more]