| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:21 AM
India’s new leader slammed Pakistan on Tuesday, accusing it of terrorism and saying its U.S.-backed military is too weak to fight a conventional war.
The comments by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his first visit to the disputed territory...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:36 AM
India’s highest court on Thursday relaxed safety measures intended to prevent injuries during a beloved religious festival that involves children clambering to the tops of human pyramids and breaking ceremonial pots.
The Indian Supreme Court&...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:43 AM
India’s new leader marked his first Independence Day in power Friday with a strongly worded speech urging the nation to confront the issue of rape following a series of highly publicized assaults.
“When we hear about incidents of rape, our...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Unhurried and unworried, "The Hundred-Foot Journey" runs with the genial precision of the well-oiled machine. A sweet and unapologetic fairy tale for adults, its story of cuisines and cultures in conflict has been polished to such a high sheen it's hard...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:48 AM
The entrepreneur slipped on his aviator sunglasses, threw a leg over a gleaming new motorcycle, and roared into the North San Diego County sunset.
At the end of a long day in the saddle, Siddhartha Lal showed no signs of tiring. Wearing riding jeans and...
| Aug 9, 2014
When Narendra Modi took office as prime minister of the world's largest democracy on a pro-business platform in May, we were optimistic. Modi had embraced a campaign theme stressing jobs and economic expansion. Among his priorities, he said, were stronger...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
"Fat noses have no place in the Hindi film industry," Om Puri is fond of saying. "But it is not so in the West -- otherwise Anthony Quinn would have never been an actor." Puri certainly nose -- make that knows -- of what he speaks. When he was starting...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Civic leaders had long looked upon the dreary, slum-choked river that sliced through this city and dreamed it could become something grand — India's answer to the Seine or the Thames.
When a new chief executive took over the state of Gujarat in...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The day before his little sister's engagement party, Vibhishan Tapse was in a buoyant mood. He laughed with his mother and teased the bride-to-be as they prepared food and set out sweets for 200 guests who would begin arriving the next morning.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Sapphire Indian Cuisine
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Owner Raju Brahmbhatt, a veteran restaurateur from New York City and New Jersey who grew up in western India, wants to dispel notions that his native...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:06 PM
A massive landslide that swallowed 44 houses in an Indian village might have been averted, or at least minimized, if basic environmental standards had been employed, environmentalists and geologists said as the death toll climbed to 134 on Tuesday.