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  • India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of girls, U.N. says

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The dwindling numbers of Indian girls, caused by the illegal abortion of millions of babies, has reached "emergency proportions", fuelling an increase in crimes such as kidnapping and trafficking, the United...
  • Late monsoon starts Indian farmer's "journey to hell"

    SHAMLI India (Reuters) - Indian farmer Asghar Bhura scrapes a living by growing sugarcane, but this year's late monsoon has left his tiny plot parched and he will earn nothing from his harvest. Bhura will have to go and work for a big grower to feed...
  • India keeps world guessing in countdown to landmark trade deadline

    SYDNEY/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will firm up its position regarding a landmark global trade pact shortly before a Thursday deadline, a senior official said on Monday, setting up a nail-biting showdown over a deal it says should safeguard a $12...
  • Modi's BJP puts political twist on local Indian sex abuse case

    BANGALORE India (Reuters) - A local sexual abuse case took on national political overtones on Monday as students from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party accused a state government run by the country's main opposition of inaction. Hundreds of students...
  • Exhumation of bodies of alleged Indian rape victims halted by rain

    LUCKNOW (Reuters) - Indian federal investigators on Saturday suspended the exhumation of the bodies of two teenage girls, who were allegedly raped and found hanging by their necks from a tree in May, as heavy rainfall inundated the burial area....
  • Concerns mount over India's stance on global trade pact

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Eleventh hour negotiations to win Indian approval for a breakthrough global trade pact may not have succeeded in the end despite initial signs of progress, sources involved in the discussions said on Saturday. India is the most...
  • Soccer provides escape route for girls' team from India

    The Yuwa Supergoats seem like a typical girls' soccer team. As they play at the Schwan's USA Cup tournament in Blaine (Minn.), they somersault and hug after they score goals. They trade handmade bracelets with opponents after their matches. But those...
  • Kerry, Hagel to visit India to push strategic ties

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - America's top diplomat and the head of its Defense Department will visit India in coming weeks seeking to revitalize a relationship the United States sees as a crucial counterbalance in Asia to an increasingly assertive China....
  • U.S. presses Bali trade deal skeptics to sign up as planned

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will insist that India and other World Trade Organization members stick to promises around a global deal to lower trade barriers and speed up the passage of goods through customs, a top trade official said on...
  • Indian states seek easier land sales in reform challenge for Modi

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian states eager to kick-start major infrastructure projects have proposed radical changes to land acquisition laws that are blamed for stalling billions of dollars' worth of roads, railways, ports and power installations....
  • Wealth gaps lead investors to rethink risk in emerging markets

    LONDON (Reuters) - Middle-class anger at not seeing enough of the fruits of economic growth is growing in developing economies, and that anger is forcing the world's biggest investors to rethink how they rank emerging markets. Political risk has always...