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Unlike Rushdie!

Unlike Rushdie!

Sep 24,2017 , 01:01 AM IST | Sunday Hans
January 20, 2009. Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th President of the United States and on the very same day "an enigmatic billionaire from Bombay" and his three sons settle in New York's Greenwich village. An aspiring filmmaker who lives in the neighbourhood finds "the perfect subject" in the immigrant family. This rather simple plot forms the background of Salman Rushdie's ‘The Golden House’,
Being Indian

Being Indian

Jun 25,2017 , 02:24 AM IST | Hans
The many aspects of everyday Indian life – history, culture, language, family relationships and marriage – that we in India tend to take for granted are often major issues of contention for NRIs living overseas - an estimated 30 million of them spread across over 150 countries. 
The road to Darjeeling

The road to Darjeeling

Jun 24,2017 , 11:12 PM IST | Hans
When the wind is right and the cloud is gone, you can see down this road as far as Darjeeling,' I told her. 'But it is a long and difficult road, full of perils, and if a traveller on foot were to look at the length of it, his spirit would be overcome and he would sit down and refuse to go any further. 

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