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  • India's ruling party forms coalition government in Kashmir

    India's ruling Hindu nationalist party formed a coalition government in Kashmir on Sunday, marking the first time it will hold a leadership position in the disputed Muslim-majority region. Leaders from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the Peoples...
  • A 500-year-old dispute threatens Modi's plan to modernize India

    NEW DELHI Under a rusty metal roof in one of India's oldest cities, Amrat Lal and a dozen other craftsmen carefully engrave thousands of slabs of sandstone. When finally put together, they threaten to reignite religious violence. The stone pillars and...
  • India's new budget aims to boost growth and infrastructure

    India's finance minister announced the government's new budget on Saturday, promising a slew of measures that attempt to balance welfare spending with high economic growth and infrastructure development, while vowing to keep a tight control on the...
  • India sees growth over 8 percent, set for 'big bang' reforms

    A government report says India's economy will grow more than 8 percent in the upcoming financial year and appears to have shaken off its persistent problems of high inflation, rising budget deficits and poor domestic demand. The Economic Survey, an...
  • Indian court acquits 6 in riot deaths of British men in 2002

    A court in western India on Friday acquitted six men accused of killing three British tourists during religious riots in 2002. The court in Gujarat state said that it found no evidence against the accused. The three British Muslims were killed in the...
  • Former UN climate panel chief barred from leaving India

    A court on Thursday barred the former chairman of the U.N. climate panel from leaving India, where he faces charges of sexually harassing a woman at his New Delhi energy institute. The court also said R.K. Pachauri could not be arrested until after March...
  • Image of Asia: Improving India's crowded railway system

    In this photo by Bikas Das, passengers hang from the doors of the coaches of a crowded local train on the outskirts of Kolkata, India. The railways budget unveiled Thursday by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu envisions $137 billion being invested over the...
  • Pakistan army warns India against any provocations

    Pakistan's army chief has warned neighboring India that any provocations on its part would exact a "befitting response" from Islamabad. Gen. Raheel Sharif spoke Thursday to troops near the Indian border, a scene of frequent exchanges of fire in recent...
  • Taj Mahal endures, but its birthplace slowly crumbles

    It is no secret that the Taj Mahal is a monument of love, built by a Mogul emperor as the final resting place for his beloved queen who died giving birth to their 14th child in 1631. What's less known is that the white-marbled tomb was not her first...
  • Aromatic spices come alive in lentil-bulgur dish

     Aromatic spices come alive in lentil-bulgur dish
    It's not just happenstance that so many vegetarian dishes come from India. Jon Gregerson, in his book "Vegetarianism: A History," tells us that the teachings of India's three primary religions — Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism — include a focus...
  • Indian city bans public gatherings over swine flu fears

    A west Indian city has banned most public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread of swine flu, which has claimed at least 926 lives nationwide in 11 weeks. Officials prohibited gatherings of five or more people in Ahmedabad, the capital of Gujarat...