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  • 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...
  • Building collapses, killing 12 people in north India

    Police say a building that was under construction collapsed and killed 12 people, including two children, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The victims were sleeping on the ground floor when the partially built first floor fell on top of them....
  • In India, Hindu hard-liners do not heart Valentine's Day

     In India, Hindu hard-liners do not heart Valentine's Day
    In India, young couples need to be on their toes this Valentine's Day. Merely expressing their love in public could lead to unintended marriage. Right-wing Hindu groups, continuing an annual campaign against what they see as an indecent "Western...
  • India court orders activist on 14-year hunger strike freed

    India court orders activist on 14-year hunger strike freed
    An Indian activist who has been on hunger strike for more than 14 years in protest of alleged military brutality was released Thursday after a court rejected charges that her fast was a suicide attempt. Irom Sharmila, who has demanded the repeal of a...
  • Indian man slammed down after caller reported 'black guy'

    Indian man slammed down after caller reported 'black guy'
    A grandfather from India who was slammed to the ground by a police officer in a northern Alabama suburb had been singled out by police after a caller said a "skinny black guy" with a toboggan hat was walking in the neighborhood and peering into garages,...
  • 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...
  • Sikh group sues Bollywood actor in U.S. court over '84 India massacre

    Sikh group sues Bollywood actor in U.S. court over '84 India massacre
    Amitabh Bachchan is hardly a household name in the U.S., but in his native India, he is a megastar. He has appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films and served as a longtime host of the country's wildly popular version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"...
  • India says Obama's tree not dead, just looks it; PM's suit sells for $695K

    India says Obama's tree not dead, just looks it; PM's suit sells for $695K
    Officials in India want to make one thing clear: The tree that President Barack Obama planted in New Delhi three weeks ago is not dead. It just looks dead. The peepal tree was awash in leaves when Obama planted it at the New Delhi memorial to Indian...
  • Alabama governor apologizes after cops slam Indian man to ground

    Alabama governor apologizes after cops slam Indian man to ground
    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized to the Indian government for the treatment of an Indian man who was roughed-up by police, calling the case one of "excessive force" in a letter made public Tuesday. Bentley's office released a letter to Indian...
  • Obama will head to Saudi Arabia, trim time in India

    Obama will head to Saudi Arabia, trim time in India
    President Obama is cutting short his trip to India in order to make a short trip to Saudi Arabia to pay respects to the family of the late king. The president, who was leaving Saturday for India, will travel to Riyadh on Tuesday to meet with King Salman...
  • New England Brewing Decides To Rename Its Gandhi-Bot Beer

    New England Brewing Decides To Rename Its Gandhi-Bot Beer
    New England Brewing Co. said Friday it will change the name of its controversial beer, Gandhi-Bot, according to a statement posted to a state legislator's website. The brewery in Woodbridge said the renaming process could take as long as three months,...