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  • Conservative Hindus push bans on cattle slaughter in India

    At one of Asia’s largest slaughterhouses, there are more police officers than cattle. The stalls where butchers clean and quarter chicken, sheep, goats and pigs buzz with activity while the section reserved for bulls sits barren. A nearly month-...
  • Cricket World Cup links fans to home

    Cricket World Cup links fans to home
    Neil Mohindra and Anna Lalani had 30 minutes to celebrate Valentine's Day. The couple, in their early 20s, donned their nicest clothes and perched across from each other in a booth at a local sushi restaurant. After two years of dating, both Mohindra...
  • Fishermen in Goa, India, dread return of mining

    Fishermen in Goa, India, dread return of mining
    In 2012, when the Supreme Court of India banned iron ore mining in the coastal state of Goa, fisherman Suresh Parab breathed a sigh of relief. More than 20 large mines had been operating in Parab's favorite fishing spot: the catchment area of the...
  • India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claims title of world's largest

    India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claims title of world's largest
    In the battle of Asian giants, score this one for India. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party says it has surpassed the Communist Party of China to become the world’s largest political organization, with 88 million members. A furious enrollment...
  • Alabama policeman faces federal civil rights charge in confrontation with Indian man

    Alabama policeman faces federal civil rights charge in confrontation with Indian man
    An Alabama police officer already facing criminal charges for an incident in which he slammed a 57-year-old Indian man to the ground has been indicted on federal civil rights charge, prosecutors announced Friday. A grand jury indicted Eric Sloan Parker,...
  • Federal charge for Alabama ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man

    Federal charge for Alabama ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man
    A former Alabama police officer has been charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man who was injured during a violent confrontation in February, authorities said Friday. Former Madison police officer Eric Sloan Parker is charged with...
  • Russell Library In Middletown Planning Programs On Culture Of India

    Russell Library In Middletown Planning Programs On Culture Of India
    MIDDLETOWN — Russell Library is planning a series of events over the next month to celebrate the Indian heritage of city residents. This year is the third year of cultural celebrations at the library, following its celebration of Middletown's...
  • Native American Challenges Indian Mascots At West Hartford's Forum

    Native American Challenges Indian Mascots At West Hartford's Forum
    WEST HARTFORD — Christopher Newell, a Native American educator, challenged the notion that Indian mascots honor native culture at a forum discussion Tuesday. "I can report from personal experiences that it does affect the self-esteem of young...
  • District 204 wary of school funding reform

    Indian Prairie School District 204 won't be hopping on the bandwagon in support of the updated version school funding reform the district vehemently opposed last fall. District 204 officials on Monday said the latest school funding formula being pitched...
  • College Notes for March 24

    College fair, tours, service and more. Carthage College, Kenosha, Wis. Study tour: Abbey Prellberg of Lindenhurst participated in a study tour to Puerto Rico, recently. Professors Kari Duffy and Matthew Borden led the course, Filming Culture:...
  • Alabama police officer charged with assaulting Indian man

    Alabama police officer charged with assaulting Indian man
    An Alabama police officer has been charged with assault and will be fired after authorities say he badly injured an Indian man whom he stopped to question as the man was walking through his son's neighborhood. The man has filed a lawsuit, and the FBI...