I’m excited to introduce our August issue. This month, in addition to celebrating Indian Independence Day on August 15, we’re publishing a strong lineup of profiles, features and columns, including several on health and healthcare. We’ll explore issues of accessibility and affordability for patients, diversity in the field, and conditions affecting members of the Indian-American community.
Letter from the Editor
With summer in full swing, I’m excited to share our July issue, which is filled with an especially strong batch of reported profiles and stories. My favorite is a touching essay from Jinansh Shah, whose cricket club, the Detroit Royals, has spent the last three years playing in honor of their late teammate Dhairya Lalani,
Summer and graduation season are upon us! In a season of celebrating past achievements and new beginnings, it seems only fitting to reflect on the exciting challenge that has been launching The Indian Scene — June marks month five of publication. We have an exciting slate of stories again, including an excellent profile of mental
We’re now in our fourth month of publication at The Indian Scene — I’m so proud of what we’ve been able to do thus far and excited for the stories we’re sharing this month. Among my favorites is a conversation we had with Usha Ram, who invited the editorial staff into her home for dosa
I’ve just finished reading a magnificent collection of short stories by Rabindranath Tagore, the Bengali writer and musician whose sublime, elegant lyricism earned him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1916, making him its first Asian recipient. Tagore loved his country — perhaps his most famous composition is “Jana Gana Mana” — but he also
If you’re anything like me, you spend a good deal of time thinking about food. (Or even better, eating it.) What we eat is intimately linked to our families, histories and heritage. And the diversity of Indian cuisine, in particular, says so much about the country and its people. Indian food can hardly be reduced
Dear Readers, We are delighted to share with you the first issue of The Indian Scene, a new online lifestyle magazine dedicated to telling the stories of Detroit’s vibrant Indian-American community. As we’ve worked to put this first issue together, our team of talented writers and photographers has relished the opportunity to capture the breadth