India

The east facing guesthouse on the grounds of the Taj Mahal is striking at sunrise. (Courtesy Julie L. Kessler)

India’s Golden Triangle: From Delhi to Jaipur

Traveling in India can often be a tumultuous dance of noise, color…

 

By day, Priyanka Wali is a board-certified internal medicine physician. By night, she makes jokes about dating in San Francisco and fast food. (Courtesy Zee TV Desi Comedy Fest)

S.F. doctor helps kick off South Asian comedy fest

Priyanka Wali’s résumé would gladden the heart of any stereotypical South Asian…

 

George Clooney hosted weekend fundraisers in California on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Axel Schmidt, File)

Scoop: Hosting Clinton fundraisers, Clooney decries political cash

Actor George Clooney would like to get big money out of politics…

 

Bejeweled gun accessories from Sultan Mahmud’s Ottoman Court are among the objects on view at the Asian Art Museum in “Pearls On a String: Artists, Patrons and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts.”

Diverse Islamic art spans centuries in ‘Pearls’

An extraordinary bejeweled antique gun, complete with a case of glittering accessories,…

Bejeweled gun accessories from Sultan Mahmud’s Ottoman Court are among the objects on view at the Asian Art Museum in “Pearls On a String: Artists, Patrons and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts.”
Victor A. PattonThousands of Sikhs marched in SF on Sunday.

Thousands of Sikhs march in SF

Dressed in colorful, traditional garb, thousands of Sikhs converged upon The City…

Victor A. PattonThousands of Sikhs marched in SF on Sunday.
AP Photo/Jean Revillard and Olga Stefatou

Solar-powered plane lands in India on 2nd leg of world trip

A Swiss-made solar powered aircraft landed in western India on Tuesday night,…

AP Photo/Jean Revillard and Olga Stefatou
AP Photo/Saurabh Das

India woman sues Uber after reporting driver raped her

A woman who says an Uber driver raped her in New Dehli,…

AP Photo/Saurabh Das
Mike Koozmin/The S.f. Examiner File photoA worker addresses travelers angry about Cox & Kings' backlog of Indian visas at the company's Bush Street Office

Fury, anger over Indian visa mess

Nearly all travel to India from the West Coast is on hold…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. Examiner File photoA worker addresses travelers angry about Cox & Kings' backlog of Indian visas at the company's Bush Street Office
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerSupervisor David Campos is proposing a moratorium on market-rate housing in the Mission.

Outsourced Indian visa company angers crowd

An angry group of people seeking visas gathered this morning at the…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerSupervisor David Campos is proposing a moratorium on market-rate housing in the Mission.

India’s fast-growing economy stuck in decrepit infrastructure

What: Manufacturing in India is exploding, but freight trucks average 19 mph…

Suzanne Bryant unlocks power of yoga

Wellness consultant and yoga teacher Suzanne Bryant’s documentary, “Yoga Is,” will screen…

India still lets infant girls die from neglect

What: India’s latest census showed 914 girls under age 6 for every…

India’s ruling party accused of bribing legislators

WHAT: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spent hours on the floor of…

Sarah Palin in India: It’s time a woman became president of the United States of America

Sarah Palin is exporting her brand of conservatism in India this week,…

Bad medicine: 12 women die from tainted injections at India hospital

WHAT: Intravenous glucose fluid contaminated with bacteria and fungus is blamed for…

Obama to Indian CEO: I’m pretty successful, aren’t I?

Jake Tapper flags this priceless exchange from Obama’s meeting with CEOs in…

Republicans who like free trade so much they want to SUBSIDIZE it

I like Jim Sensenbrenner, and I particularly liked when he called out…

Funemployment: Call center workers becoming as cheap to hire in the U.S. as India

Signs of the times: Call centre workers are becoming as cheap to…