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  • Film Review: 'Tomorrow We Disappear'

    Jimmy Goldblum and Adam Weber's "Tomorrow We Disappear" chronicles the razing of a colorful New Delhi colony called Kathputli, destroyed by upscale developers to construct a mall and luxury skyscraper. Though the spectacle of the very rich driving their...
  • India's young voters look to Narendra Modi for change

    They have grown up in a modernizing India, with 3G networks and 24-hour ATMs allowing freer access to money and information than their parents ever had. They are more educated and ambitious, too, but their middle-class aspirations have stalled in a...
  • Narendra Modi sworn in as Indian prime minister, heralding change

    Narendra Modi was sworn in Monday as India's 15th prime minister, offering a new, more conservative government to a country thirsty for economic change. The ceremony at the presidential palace in New Delhi was notable for the presence of Pakistani Prime...
  • Narendra Modi: Promising The Good Times

    Narendra Modi: Promising The Good Times
    INDIA brims with colourful politicians, but none has quite the sense of political theatre of Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He swept into Varanasi, India’s most ancient city, on May 17th pledging to clean the Ganges, its...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New strain in India-Pakistan relations as top-level meeting canceled

    Relations between India and Pakistan suffered a setback Monday when India’s foreign minister canceled a meeting with her Pakistani counterpart. Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said she would not visit Pakistan for the Aug. 25 meeting...
  • B.K.S. Iyengar, Indian guru who helped popularize yoga, dies at 95

    B.K.S. Iyengar, Indian guru who helped popularize yoga, dies at 95
    Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga around the world and wrote 14 books on the subject, died Wednesday. He was 95. Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar's death was reported on his website as well as by major Indian TV...
  • One year later, Indian activist's slaying still unsolved

    Thousands of protesters poured into city streets across India on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the unsolved killing of a social activist who had fought to ban black magic and other superstitious practices. Supporters and fellow activists gathered...
  • Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil

    Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil
    When youth worker Sumreen Farooq was abused in a London street, the 18-year-old decided it was time to take a stand - and she started to wear a headscarf. Farooq is one of many young Muslim women living in Britain who have, for various reasons, chosen to...