Globalization and the de-nationalization of Indian middle class

Rajesh Kochhar CSIR Emeritus Scientist Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Sector 26, Chandigarh 160019, India [email protected] Paper presented at the 39th annual conference of Mid-Atlantic Region ¬†Association of Asian studies(MAR/AAS) Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa, 22 October 2010 The most remarkable feature of the Indian middle class ( continue reading… )

Slumdog Millionaire

There is a delicious irony in the commercial and critical success of Slumdog Millionaire.Upper India has been desperately seeking Oscar recognition for its Hindi movies.Here is a movie with Mumbai-based story, Indian¬† actors and Hindi dialogues which has won no less than ten Oscar nominations some of which will surely ( continue reading… )