| Apr 8, 2015
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 8:57 PM
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...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 11:46 AM
Among the capital improvements Indian Head Park officials will consider is a new water meter system for residents who get their water through the village system.
The project would include replacing about 960 meters, which would be equipped with...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 9:11 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
•All-Business Class La Compagnie has a Summer Duo deal that offers two people round-trip air from Newark to Paris from $2,990 per...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 10:39 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Amitabh Bachchan is hardly a household name in the U.S., but in his native India, he is a megastar. He has appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films and served as a longtime host of the country's wildly popular version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 3:27 AM
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...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:00 AM
It shouldn't be tough to run into a human being most anywhere in a country of 1.2 billion people. Yet in Bodkha village in western India, there is hardly anyone visible on a recent steamy afternoon.
The streets here are deserted not because families are...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 2:06 PM
Chefs Aarthi Sampath of Orlando's American Gymkhana and Hari Pulapaka of DeLand's Cress are collaborating in a five-course dinner April 3 at Sampath's restaurant. Dubbed the Flavor Farms Series: Indian Heritage Meets Local Flavors at American Gymkhana....
| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:20 AM
Officials in India want to make one thing clear: The tree that President Barack Obama planted in New Delhi three weeks ago is not dead.
It just looks dead.
The peepal tree was awash in leaves when Obama planted it at the New Delhi memorial to Indian...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:08 PM
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized to the Indian government for the treatment of an Indian man who was roughed-up by police, calling the case one of "excessive force" in a letter made public Tuesday.
Bentley's office released a letter to Indian...