Tuesday, April 7, 2020

O Desi! My Desi: December – The Season of Stress

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By Anu Chitrapu INDIA New England News Columnist The holiday season is upon us and all around us we see people stressed out with planning family...

Desi O’ Desi: What ya, WhatsApp ya!

By Anu Chitrapu INDIA New England News Columnist There was a New York Times article that talked about how desis love to wish each other good...

O Desi! My Desi: The Best Thing We Love About Shopping is Our Ability...

By Anu Chitrapu INDIA New England News Columnist The best thing we love about shopping in the US is the ability to return things we buy...

A First Look at Chennai–II: Working in relief operations gave me lessons in strategy

By Anu Chitrapu INDIA New England Columnist BOSTON--While in Chennai I had the opportunity to work with an amazing team of volunteers who helped with the...

Desi O’ Desi: How Can You Make Your Next Event Earth Friendly

By Anu Chitrapu It is great that there are so many events run by the Indian community in the greater Boston area. Music shows, poetry...

O Desi! My Desi: From Costco to Chennai This Summer

By Anu Chitrapu (Editor's note: We are pleased to introduce a new monthly column to our readers: O Desi! My Desi! by Anu Chitrapu. Anu...

Desi O’ Desi: No stone unturned for sending kids off to college milestone

By Anu Chitrapu INDIA New England Columnist BELMONT, MA--It is an emotional week all over the world as many parents are sending their kids off to...

Should Jallikattu, the traditional bull taming sport in Tamil Nadu, be banned or not?

By Anu Chitrapu INDIA New England News Columnist BOSTON--The past weeks have seen a lot of protests in the state of Tamil Nadu, against the ban...

A first look at Chennai-III: Truth is stranger than fiction!

By Anu Chitrapu This is the part-III and the final recollections of my working on relief operations in Chennai. “This too shall pass”, was something that...

O Desi! My Desi: Landing in America and Dress Shoes and Socks, Among Other...

By Anu Chitrapu INDIA New England News Columnist BELMONT, MA--Fall is here. That means an entire new set of desis landed in America eager to live...
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