Arts, Culture & Media

India Food Subsidies and Maharaja Macs

Virginia-based reporter Deepak Singh is visiting family in Lucknow, India this summer. A trip to a McDonald's restaurant with his 4-year-old daughter got him thinking about hunger in his home country and in his adopted one. He sent this personal essay.



I forgot the art of showering in cold water

When Deepak Singh was growing up in India, he always bathed in cold water. Quickly. Now that he lives in the US, he's come to appreciate a hot shower. And luxuriate. When he went home for a visit to India recently, he realized that he'd gone soft.