Frank F. Islam

Frank F. Islam

About Frank F. Islam

The author is an entrepreneur, civic and thought leader based in Washington DC

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Modi's US visit: It will be more substance, less optics

The pomp and pageantry that characterized some of Modi's previous visits will be absent this time because of Covid and the more reserved style of the Biden administration, writes Frank F Islam for South Asia Monitor 

It is inconceivable to call Aligarh by any other name

The impact of rechristening Aligarh and other towns and districts on their local communities, especially those belonging to the Muslim faith, is likely to have disastrous consequences

Indian American Rashad Hussain’s nomination is Biden’s way of sending powerful message to the world

One can be optimistic that Biden’s selection will lead to a debate on freedom of religion and more interfaith dialogues in South Asia and other parts of the world, writes Frank F. Islam for South Asia Monitor


Covid-19 vaccination in India: Lessons it can draw from the US experience

Unlike the US, vaccine hesitancy among large sections of the population is not an issue in India, but production is, writes Frank F. Islam for South Asia Monitor

India should enlist services of Indian American physicians in its fight against COVID-19

New Delhi should relax some of the regulations to enable Indian American physicians to get involved in Covid treatment on a larger scale, writes Frank F. Islam for South Asia Monitor

Ramadan can be a life-changing period for Muslims

My faith firmly believes in equality, dignity, compassion, respect, tolerance, justice and peace for other faiths, writes Frank F Islam for South Asia Monitor

Biden presidency will see a more collaborative Indo-US relationship

Biden has more India expertise than any previous president, which will only be a good thing for bilateral relations, writes Frank Islam for South Asia Monitor  

Indian Americans must remain politically engaged

For those of us who have been away from India for decades, Republic Day and Independence Day are among the few times that we gather to celebrate the great country of our birth

Converting COVID-19 crisis to opportunity: Need for breakaway planning in business

Across the board, the impact of COVID-19 was shutdown and lockdown of the economies in India and South Asia, the United States, and around the world

Many wishes for India: May it continue to celebrate the richness of religious diversity

As we enter the holiday season and approach the new year, I want to take this opportunity to extend my heartfelt best wishes to and for India and Indians