I wrote about business developments and their impact on stocks for Investor Place. I wrote about disparate issues such as the strategy behind Microsoft’s takeover of Skype, Alcatel-Lucent’s runup and the reasons behind Clearwire’s less-than-impressive stock performance.
In addition to writing about India on my personal blog, I also freelanced for a couple of other outlets.
Ameya Pawar made history by becoming Chicago’s first Asian- and Indian-American alderman. I wrote about his victory and its impact on local politics.
Every ten years, Illinois redraws its electoral maps. And every ten years, one party gets to recast its electoral prospects during this process. I analyzed the impact of Illinois’ redistricting process for South Asians.
At first glance, float number 186 in the 2011 Chicago Pride Parade did not seem special. It had a bevy of dancers dressed in green, with the mandatory glitter and dancers busting moves to the music. But, for the South Asian gay community in Chicago, the float marked the end of a decade-long absence. I wrote about the event.
If you are engaged with us, trust us. That was Indian Minister for Commerce Anand Sharma’s message to a packed audience of businessmen and important state officials at the 2011 United States-India Economic Opportunities and Synergy Summit organized by the prestigious Executive Club of Chicago. I wrote about the event.