Астраханская область главная.jpg Courtesy: LUKOIL
20 July 2022

Astrakhan is India’s gateway to Russia

U.S. sanctions against Russia have made Moscow speed up work on the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) as it is now Russia's gateway to India and India's to Russia and Central Asia via Iran's Chabahar port. The author, who recently visited the Astrakhan and Volgograd regions, a major INSTC logistics node, writes about the Indian connection, and the corridor's progress and challenges.

kwadi Courtesy: Town Mumbai
23 December 2021

Bombay’s East Indian community

There is no better way to celebrate the winter festive season in Mumbai than to visit the many Bombay East Indian enclaves dotting the metropolis, urban villages that once made up the city before the 17th century. Attending Midnight Mass in the Bombay East Indian dialect of Marathi in a parish church and feasting on a traditional Christmas lunch is the best way to experience Mumbai before Bombay.

diaspora india Courtesy: Gateway House
12 August 2011

The Indian Diaspora: a new chapter in India’s story

This decade records a new trend for the Indian Diaspora: as the Indian economy registers strong growth, thousands return to India amidst growing employment and investment opportunities. But does India have the ability to effectively reintegrate them into society?