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  • Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...
  • Style Tips for Saris

    Style Tips for Saris
    When people think of a traditional weddings, they often think of a bride walking down the aisle in a beautiful white gown while guests in dapper suits and formal dresses stand for her procession commenting on how beautiful she looks. But when it comes to...
  • 16 dead in Kashmir floods; storm kills 20 in eastern India

    Rescuers recovered 16 bodies Tuesday from two houses hit by rain-triggered landslides in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, following its second major floods in six months. Elsewhere in India, fierce rain and lightning toppled houses and trees in Bihar...
  • 11 people killed when bus falls into gorge in eastern India

    A bus driver lost control of his vehicle on a sharp curve on a mountain road in eastern India and plunged into a gorge, killing at least 11 people, police said Monday. Twenty-six passengers were injured, some critically, in the accident in Garhwa...
  • Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross danger mark

    Hundreds of Kashmiris in both India and Pakistan moved to higher ground Monday as rain-swollen rivers swamped parts of the disputed Himalayan region placed under an emergency flood alert just six months after some 600 people died in flooding that left 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...
  • In India, farm crisis drives villagers to become migrant laborers

     In India, farm crisis drives villagers to become migrant laborers
    It shouldn't be tough to run into a human being most anywhere in a country of 1.2 billion people. Yet in Bodkha village in western India, there is hardly anyone visible on a recent steamy afternoon. The streets here are deserted not because families are...
  • India's upstart anti-graft party shows signs of unraveling

    Just a few weeks ago, the upstart Aam Aadmi Party, or Common Man's Party, was seen by many as a breath of fresh air in the chaotic, corruption-tainted world of Indian politics, promising to root out graft and display complete transparency. Now, however,...
  • 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...