Bombay Makes Headlines

Bombay (Mumbai) makes the U.S. papers thrice in less than a month.

Tale of 2 Cities: Mumbai? or Bombay?
“Though the membrane between these two cities is permeable, there are plainly two realms, of Bombayites and Mumbaikars, where one name slips out more readily than the other…”[IHT.com]

Mumbai to Midtown, Chaat Hits the Spot
“Asking Indians in America about chaat, India’s national snacks, is like asking Americans in India about burgers: the word unleashes unbearable cravings, nostalgia and homesickness…” [NYTimes.com]

In Mumbai, Those Bollywood Nights Heat Up
“‘Every night is a party in Bombay,’ said Suketu Mehta, the author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found. ‘These bars would not look out of place in SoHo. It’s like being in a First World bubble.'” [NYTimes.com]