When Shanmugam Anitha hung herself in her home early this September, she had already accomplished the impossible. India's disparate and inequitable education system dashed the dreams of Anitha and of thousands of other bright minds in Tamil Nadu.
Supremacism is not only an American problem. It's an Indian problem, too. In India, supremacism has long been sparking violence.
Indo-Israeli relations entered a new phase when Prime Minister Modi landed in Israel this week.
The basis of India's caste system is the preservation of the purity of blood, and, if India is honest with herself, such ideology is a close cousin to the Aryanism that drove Nazi Germany to eventually murder countless millions in order to promote "racial purity."
Charges of anti-Semitism continue to be thrown around as a tool of political rhetoric in America. We saw it all again in recent days when Steve Bannon, former executive chairman of Breitbart, was appointed chief strategist for the coming administration.
On the day the U.S. elected Donald Trump as president, Prime Minister Modi of India announced a sudden midnight decision to demonetize 86 percent of India's cash economy
Looking back at the 2016 U.S. election, there's no doubt that Hillary Clinton's worst moment was calling Trump supporters a "basket of deplorables." With one stroke she alienated America's silent majority — the conservatives in faith and those left out by globalization.
Let's not mince words: There's a reason the U.S. secretary of state visited India last month and the first American vice presidential visit in three decades is taking place right now.