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  • A friendly U.S. can help India's new leader lift millions from poverty

    WASHINGTON Newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi does bring heavy baggage into office he is seen as disinterested in, or even indirectly responsible for the vicious anti-Muslim riots in 2002. But Modi now has the opportunity to improve the...
  • India police officers among suspects in rapes, killings of two girls

    Two teenage girls in India were gang-raped, killed and found hanging from a tree, and officials said Thursday that at least two of the suspects are police officers. The bodies of the girls, ages 14 and 15, were found early Wednesday near their home in...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Titli'

    The rising profile of Indian indies on the international scene receives another boost with Kanu Behl's grittily impressive noir debut, "Titli." Set within the claustrophobic confines of a criminal family in a downtrodden section of Delhi, the film plunges...
  • Change in India: New prime minister starts on a positive note

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, June 9: Newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his new administration with a generous, impressive list of invitees to his inauguration. Attendees at the May...
  • China and India Start Dialogue on Film

    HONG KONG - China and India, two of the world's biggest movie-producing countries, have begun tentative talks on film industry co-operation. This week a Chinese delegation led by Jiang Jianguo, vice minister at the State Administration for Press,...
  • The future of India's National Congress dynastic party is in doubt

    It is one of the most storied names in political history, a party synonymous with modern India and an inspiration for revolutionary movements led by the likes of South Africa's Nelson Mandela and Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh. But a disastrous performance in...
  • Fatal beating of Muslim man sparks fear of communal violence in India

    The fatal beating of a 24-year-old Muslim man by Hindu radicals in western India has sparked fresh fears of communal violence two weeks after a right-wing Hindu party swept to power in national elections. Seven members of a fundamentalist Hindu group...
  • Film Festival: 'Bulls' a tough one to tame

    Film Festival: 'Bulls' a tough one to tame
    Filming "Brahmin Bulls" was not a breeze. Director Mahesh Pailoor valiantly balanced budgetary issues and his cast's schedules while shooting the entire movie out of order. He even faced an unexpected foe — the 85th annual Academy Awards. "We...
  • Wal-Mart expanding in China, still on hold in India

    Wal-Mart expanding in China, still on hold in India
    Wal-Mart is expanding in China while still in a frustrating holding pattern in India. The company said Tuesday that it plans to build30 new retail stores and warehouses later this year as part of a growth plan announced in Beijing last October. Wal-Mart...
  • Environment prize goes to Indian activist who battled coal mine plan

    Environment prize goes to Indian activist who battled coal mine plan
    Ramesh Agrawal had just finished lunch when two men walked into his cyber cafe and inquired about computer prices. Agrawal said he would ask his sons, who run the business. That's when one of the men shot him. Two bullets pierced Agrawal's groin and...
  • John Oliver: The Al Jazeera America of comedy news?

    John Oliver: The Al Jazeera America of comedy news?
    If "The Daily Show” is MSNBC and "The Colbert Report" is Fox, then "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," which debuted Sunday night on HBO is ... Al Jazeera America. Ever since the BBC debuted "That Was the Week That Was" in 1962 (Note to Oliver:...