Sandip Roy is the author of the novel "Don't Let Him Know" and senior editor at Firstpost.com. Based in Kolkata, he is a commentator for New America Media.
When the Beatles embarked on their famous discovery of India to study transcendental meditation, the Indian government was far more wary.
India has a new museum devoted to its Partition with Pakistan. Organizers say they want to collect stories from people not just in India, but Pakistan, Bangladesh and the diaspora.
The birthplace of modern polo is trying to save an indigenous breed of pony that's part of the region's heritage.
In 1962 India and China went to war for a month. During that time thousands Chinese-Indians from around India were rounded up and sent to an internment camp in the Rajasthan desert. Their internment lasted years. This is a history that many in India today have never heard about.
In India, an anti-porn crusader petitioned to make porn illegal — according to him, it's worse than Hitler, AIDS, cancer, and a nuclear holocaust. The government answered his call, blocking access to 857 porn sites, and immediately faced mockery.