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  • Clash tied to tribal and land disputes leaves nearly 70 dead in India

    Indian paramilitary forces rushed to the restive northeastern state of Assam on Wednesday after separatist rebels gunned down nearly 70 people in a spasm of violence linked to long-running land and tribal disputes. The coordinated attacks late Tuesday...
  • Modi's party breaks new ground in two Indian states

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party made big electoral gains in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir and captured power in an eastern state on Tuesday, underscoring the Hindu nationalist's dominance of the political landscape. The Bharatiya...
  • India slashes health budget, already one of the world's lowest

    The Indian government has ordered a cut of nearly 20 percent in its 2014/15 healthcare budget due to fiscal strains, putting at risk key disease control initiatives in a country whose public spending on health is already among the lowest in the world....
  • At Indian temple, widows from lowest caste are exalted as priests

    They file into the Hindu temple at midday: tittering schoolchildren in untucked uniforms, office workers on lunch break, camera-wielding European tourists glassy-eyed from the heat. The faithful gather at the altar of a saint for a brief prayer...
  • Tribal guerrillas kill 33 in wave of attacks in northeast India

    Suspected tribal separatists killed at least 33 people, including women and children, in India's northeastern state of Assam on Tuesday, police said. Assam has a history of sectarian bloodshed and armed groups fighting for greater autonomy or secession...
  • Protests in India over conversions set back reform agenda

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reform agenda suffered a setback on Monday as protests erupted in parliament and in the streets over a campaign by Hindu hardliners linked to his party to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism. Opposition...
  • Co-founder of India's SpiceJet seeks time to finalize rescue

    The entrepreneur behind a high-profile effort to rescue Indian carrier SpiceJet has asked for more time to finalize funding plans, a government official with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday. Ajay Singh, who helped set up the low-cost...
  • Man Shot Inside Hartford West Indian Club

    Man Shot Inside Hartford West Indian Club
    HARTFORD — A man was in critical condition after an overnight shooting Monday inside the West Indian Social Club, police say. The man, whose name has not been released, was shot in the chest. According to police, he is in critical but stable...
  • Exclusive: India looks to sway Americans with nuclear power insurance plan

    India is offering to set up an insurance pool to indemnify global nuclear suppliers against liability in the case of a nuclear accident, in a bid to unblock billions of dollars in trade held up by concerns over exposure to risk. Prime Minister Narendra...
  • Pakistan's ties to militant groups complicate its terrorism fight

    Pakistan's ties to militant groups complicate its terrorism fight
    Pakistani authorities have banned, imprisoned and killed Islamist militants who attack the state. At the same time, the nation's powerful security establishment has tolerated and often nurtured what it considers "good" insurgent groups who help...