26 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

South Asian Literary Fiction

It has been a terrific year. I graduated law school, got married (!), inched closer to finding my way home, and I’m looking at several long-term career options, including one in my adopted hometown of Suva, Fiji! However, I haven’t read as much as I would like to because law school and studying for the […]

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19 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Beats for Bangladesh

On April 24th a nine-story garment factory in the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed. It is estimated that over 6,000 people worked in the building and as of today, the death toll is at 1,129. Approximately 2,500 injured people were rescued from the building. Brands and companies producing their clothing in the building included Benetton, […]

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25 October 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Where to Go and Where to Get Gifts for Diwali

I don’t usually do this, but I’ve several shameless plugs to make in the next few days, so please bear with me. First, for everyone who is away from home this Diwali and does not have access to a local neighborhood Indian store, you can now check out eBay India’s new Diwalimicrosite. You can get a great selection of […]

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22 May 2012 ~ 2 Comments

The Dharun Ravi Verdict

30 days in jail. No deportation. I’m thankful that a tragedy was not confounded by yet another tragedy. The media seems to be hell-bent on portraying this as a lenient decision where the perpetrator has expressed no remorse. It’s nothing short of racism. There’s really nothing else I have to say about it. I’m sensitive to […]

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10 April 2012 ~ 4 Comments

Calling South Asian Youth: Apply for DC Desi Summer

I will be part of the team this summer in Washington D.C. Last year, I spoke at the Bay Area Solidarity Summer, the sister program on the West Coast. Please spread the word to your friends and family members, and if you are too old or too busy to participate, do consider donating! Friday, July […]

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