- As more South Asian Americans take a leap into politics, Five Thirty Eight puts their campaign finance records under the microscope and finds that most of them are tapping “into their community to kick-start their careers”.
- In Hindustan Times, the authors of a new report on Indian American attitudes towards India, warn of fraying ties as the country and its diaspora become more polarised.
- Scott McFetridge of Associated Press explains how the farmer protests in India are reminiscent of the US farming crisis of the 1970s and 1980s.
- How will India-US ties shape under President Joe Biden? A series of high-level calls between the two administrations give us a clue, according to Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan.
- Indo-Trinidadian artist Renluka Maharaj talks about her works that use archival photographs of Indian indentured servants to spotlight “a history that has affected millions of people” and “caused generational trauma”.
- Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a series of reforms to ease the process for NRI entrepreneurs to launch one-person companies in India. Forbes magazine spoke to experts on the change.
- “It’s hard having a camera with you when you’re on a first date,” says Vyasar Ganesan, one of the singles featured on Indian Matchmaking, as he talks about his life after the hit Netflix show.
- In an episode of the Brown History Podcast, British Indian author Nikesh Shukla discusses diversity, representation, and his new book Brown Baby: A Memoir of Race, Family and Home.