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  • 'Eccentric and slightly absurd': Leader repaints Kolkata blue and white

    'Eccentric and slightly absurd': Leader repaints Kolkata blue and white
    For more than three decades, this city of tumbledown slums and decaying colonial relics lived under the red banner of Indian communism. Four years ago, Mamata Banerjee, a rabble-rousing politician who dabbles in the arts, ousted the communists to become...
  • 3 incumbents cruising to victory in District 204

    3 incumbents cruising to victory in District 204
    The incumbents seeking re-election to the Indian Prairie School Board will continue serving District 204. All three declared victory Tuesday night. Newcomer Renata Sliva of Naperville and incumbents Lori Price, Mark Rising and Justin Karubas competed...
  • Indian mountaineers mourn climber who died on Chilean peak

    India's mountaineering community on Tuesday was mourning the death of a well-known Indian climber who died while trying to summit an Andean mountain in Chile. Malli Mastan Babu died in extreme bad weather during an ascent of Cerro Tres Cruces, a mountain...
  • Police kill 5 prisoners on way to court in southern India

    Authorities in southern India said they killed five prisoners, including one accused of terrorism, when they tried to escape from a police van on Tuesday. Police were transferring the five men from Warangal city to a court in Hyderabad when the alleged...
  • Police kill 20 suspected sandalwood smugglers in south India

    Police killed 20 suspected sandalwood smugglers during a fierce gun battle Tuesday in the southern Indian forests of Andhra Pradesh state. M. Kantha Rao, deputy inspector general of a special police task force, said the smugglers attacked forest and...
  • India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claims title of world's largest

    India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claims title of world's largest
    In the battle of Asian giants, score this one for India. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party says it has surpassed the Communist Party of China to become the world’s largest political organization, with 88 million members. A furious enrollment...
  • Alabama policeman faces federal civil rights charge in confrontation with Indian man

    Alabama policeman faces federal civil rights charge in confrontation with Indian man
    An Alabama police officer already facing criminal charges for an incident in which he slammed a 57-year-old Indian man to the ground has been indicted on federal civil rights charge, prosecutors announced Friday. A grand jury indicted Eric Sloan Parker,...
  • In blow to Modi, anti-corruption party wins key India election by landslide

    In blow to Modi, anti-corruption party wins key India election by landslide
    An upstart anti-corruption party swept to a landslide victory Tuesday in state elections in the Indian capital, dealing the first significant political setback to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The opposition Aam Aadmi Party, whose name means “...
  • Building collapses, killing 12 people in north India

    Police say a building that was under construction collapsed and killed 12 people, including two children, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The victims were sleeping on the ground floor when the partially built first floor fell on top of them....
  • Pakistani court orders release of accused terrorist

    Pakistani court orders release of accused terrorist
    A Pakistani court ordered the release Friday of the man accused of plotting the 2008 terrorist attacks in India’s financial capital, drawing a sharp rebuke from New Delhi and further roiling tensions between the rival neighbors. The high court...
  • In India, Hindu hard-liners do not heart Valentine's Day

     In India, Hindu hard-liners do not heart Valentine's Day
    In India, young couples need to be on their toes this Valentine's Day. Merely expressing their love in public could lead to unintended marriage. Right-wing Hindu groups, continuing an annual campaign against what they see as an indecent "Western...