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.
Islam's holy month of Ramadan has begun this week. It is a time to strengthen the bonds in the community and throughout the world. But reporter Deepak Singh is finding it difficult to call his friend in Pakistan to send him greetings from India.
The City Montessori School would seem to be bursting at the seams. 42,000 students attend this private secondary school in theIndian city of Lucknow. Students at the school participated in a BBC World Service program to consider "What matters to me?"
Filmmaker Jayisha Patel met the girls of India's Red Brigade and knew she had to make a film about them. 'Power Girls' is a powerful documentary short exploring India's rape culture and a group of young girls determined to fight it.
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.