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  • Novelist Tania James talks rogue elephants, India and conservation

    A rogue elephant named the Gravedigger is the main narrator of "The Tusk That Did the Damage" (Alfred A. Knopf: 240 pp., $24.95), Tania James' imaginative novel exploring the ivory trade in the forests of south India. Orphaned at birth by a poacher, the...
  • 3 Indian officials suspended after lynching of rape suspect

    The government of northeastern India's Nagaland state has suspended three officials and deployed paramilitary soldiers after a mob stormed a high-security jail, dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him, officials said Saturday. Police have...
  • AP PHOTOS: India celebrates spring with festival of colors

    Holi, India's joyful and colorful celebration of the arrival of spring combined with several religious legends, has long ceased to be only a Hindu festival. The streets and lanes across most of India have turned into a large playground where people of...
  • Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob

    Several thousand people stormed a prison in northeastern India, where they dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him, police said Friday. The mob overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on Thursday and seized the rape...
  • 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...
  • Where in L.A. to find vada pav, Mumbai's most famous street snack

    Where in L.A. to find vada pav, Mumbai's most famous street snack
    Los Angeles, to its credit,┬áis wonderfully in touch with the world’s street foods. You can find Korean blood sausage, Thai papaya salad, Japanese okonomiyaki, Salvadorian papusas, Oaxacan tacos and Shanghai soup dumplings in the span of a single...
  • India says it will act against BBC for airing banned film

    India's home minister said Thursday that the government would act against the British Broadcasting Corporation after it ignored a court order and aired a documentary about a fatal gang rape in which one of the attackers blames the victim. "India's...
  • In India, ban on film about 2012 Delhi gang rape stirs debate

    In India, ban on film about 2012 Delhi gang rape stirs debate
    The convicted rapist speaks of the crime in a voice that is cool, dispassionate — and terrifying. “A decent girl” wouldn’t have been out at 9 p.m., he says, and “a girl is far more responsible for a rape than a boy.”...
  • India central bank cuts key interest rate as inflation eases

    India's central bank on Wednesday unexpectedly cut a key interest rate by a quarter percentage point, the second such reduction this year as the bank lends support to government efforts to boost economic growth. The latest cut lowers the policy repo...
  • India orders TV stations not to give rapist a platform

    Indian authorities ordered television stations Tuesday not to broadcast a documentary about a gang rape on a New Delhi bus in which one of the attackers blames the victim and says she could have avoided being killed if she had not fought back, a...
  • A murderer and rapist's views reflect those of many in India

    When a condemned killer said the woman he and others brutally gang-raped on a New Delhi bus was responsible for what had happened to her, his comments were shocking in their callousness and lack of remorse. But the underlying view has wide acceptance in...