• Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    Sikh Temple Shooting: Houston Sikhs Consider Their Options, Plead For An End to Ignorance

    Harmeet Kaur was sitting in her Sikh temple in Houston this morning when a girlfriend texted her the news. The girlfriend had stayed home and was watching television as the news broke about the Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin. At least seven people were killed in the 10:25 a.m. attack carried out ... More >>

  • News

    December 22, 2011

    Mistaken Identities

    Being a Sikh means you get called a terrorist because your hair is bound up in a turban on your head. Now imagine being a Sikh teenager in Texas, where if you follow your faith you'll never blend in.

  • Dining

    May 26, 2011

    Little India

    Hillcroft and Raja Sweets have become the epicenter of Houston's vibrant Indian population.

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Jasbir Kaur: Sikh's Eviction Documents Say God Wants Her Out

    Thou art behind in thy payments​Jasbir Kaur, a Sikh living in Harris County, was having trouble with her mortgage. She lost her job due to a medical problem and was behind in her payments. Still, she thought she could save her home, and was in discussions with a mortgage company, hoping to negotia ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2009

    60th Annual H-E-B Holiday Parade

    An astronaut? Okay. An actress? All right. Santa Claus? Cool!

  • Dining

    October 8, 2009

    Punjabi To-Go

    This 16-year-old Indian restaurant is still turning out great curries; just don't expect atmosphere — or silverware.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Emmett, Also, Visits With The Sikh Family That Said It Was Harassed

    The Sikh family that says it was harassed by Harris County Sheriff's deputies has been getting to know county politicians more than they might have guessed.Over the weekend, sheriff-elect Adrian Garcia met with the family and many other Sikhs; yesterday is was County Judge Ed Emmett.Emmett apologize ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Sikh Family Claims Harassment By Sheriff's Deputies

    A Sikh family in Houston, backed by a national organization, is crying foul over how they were treated by deputies of the Harris County Sheriff's Office.Kawaljeet Kaur tells Hair Balls that her family phoned 911 after discovering their home was burglarized November 26; things went downhill quickly f ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 31, 2007
  • News

    June 12, 2003
  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    East Is East and West Is West

    Except in the music of Indian-American DJ Navdeep

  • Dining

    April 19, 2001

    Bombay Beach Memoirs

    Lunch with Darayus Kolah

  • News

    September 25, 1997

    Desi Dance

    The music is called bhangra, and it's the sound of a whole new way of being Indian. Or Pakistani. Or Bangladeshi.