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  • Modi promises access to banking for India's poor

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised on Friday greater access to financial services for nearly 500 million Indians who do not have a bank account, many of whom are now at the mercy of money lenders who charge extortionate interest....
  • Hindu festival's supporters in India cheer easing of safety rules

    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&...
  • India's new leader Narendra Modi accuses Pakistan of terrorism

    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...
  • In Hinduism's ayurveda cooking, food heals

    DALLAS "Food is medicine," says Sapna Punjabi-Gupta, as she squeezes half a lime into a glass pitcher. She's making fresh limeade in her home kitchen in Irving, Tex. To the two squeezed limes, she adds about four cups of water and her own spice blend:...
  • Farmer suicides reflect growing desperation in rural India

    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. Months...
  • India's Royal Enfield going global with retro-cool bikes

    India's Royal Enfield going global with retro-cool bikes
    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...
  • Om Puri's Long 'Journey'

    "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...
  • A bitter harvest for a hungry India

    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...
  • India bets on Modi touch to reform infrastructure PPP drive

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's new government is betting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to replicate his relative success with regional infrastructure projects to ensure fewer public-private partnerships (PPP) stall for want of land. The government wants...
  • Foodie montages aside, 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' unsurprising, unnecessary

    If food be the music of love, eat on. Perhaps not quite how Shakespeare put it, but then, the Bard never got to see "The Hundred-Foot Journey," an impossibly overstuffed culinary culture clash rom-com in which an imperious French restaurateur and a...
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' follows its recipe to the letter

    'The Hundred-Foot Journey' follows its recipe to the letter
    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...