Tag Archive for 'India'

Miss India pageant comes under fire over lack of diversity

They’re all white!

No Tamil Nadu in that group.

 

When India (Almost) Invaded Mauritius

I found this the other day. It is of interest since I spent 9 months in Mauritius. For a little island in the middle of nowhere, and with a population just over 1MM, the political intrigue there is amazing. I guess it is somewhat like the old saw about academia: The fight/arguments are so brutal because the stakes are so small.

The aborted 1983 mission illustrates that India’s ambitions and interests extend beyond the subcontinent.

Source: When India (Almost) Invaded Mauritius

Racism

This map:

Racism Map

Click on the picture. It will take you to the Washington Post. Click on it again for a much larger version.

Let me just say that this graphic supports my priors.