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  • New Delhi bans Uber over rape case, says it failed to check driver's past

    New Delhi bans Uber over rape case, says it failed to check driver's past
    The New Delhi state government on Monday banned Uber, the popular U.S.-based car service, after one of its drivers appeared in court on suspicion of sexually assaulting a passenger in the Indian capital over the weekend. Indian news media also...
  • Indian officials isolate man who recovered from Ebola seven weeks ago

    Indian officials isolate man who recovered from Ebola seven weeks ago
    A 26-year-old Indian man is being kept in isolation in New Delhi more than a month after he recovered from Ebola because his semen tested positive for the disease, India’s Ministry of Health said Tuesday. The man arrived in New Delhi on Nov. 10...
  • Bad drugs, unsafe surgeries: Deaths highlight India's healthcare woes

    India produces world-class doctors and lifesaving generic drugs, but the deaths last week of more than a dozen women who underwent sterilization surgeries have refocused attention on the less exemplary aspects of the country’s health system....
  • Mumbai's strictly vegetarian enclave gives flesh-eaters the evil eye

    Mumbai's strictly vegetarian enclave gives flesh-eaters the evil eye
    In a roughly 2-square-mile patch containing some of India's priciest real estate, a firm and sometimes militant vegetarianism prevails. Most residents of this old-money section of South Mumbai are Jains or devout Hindus, and not only do they not eat...
  • Uber banned from operating in New Delhi, India after rape accusation

    Uber banned from operating in New Delhi, India after rape accusation
    Uber has been banned from operating in the Indian capital after a female passenger accused one of its drivers of rape, a case that has reignited a debate about the safety of women in the South Asian nation. Uber, which had employed the driver even though...
  • A coffee culture begins to stir in India

    A coffee culture begins to stir in India
    Three generations of Tarun Cariappa's family have grown coffee on their highland farm in southern India, 38 rolling acres of dark green bushes interspersed with towering jackfruit and mango trees — and the occasional wild elephant. But to that...
  • India's new online visa makes the process easier for Americans

    India's new online visa makes the process easier for Americans
    Good news for travelers heading to India: The government has eased rules for U.S. citizens and others who now may receive a tourist visa on arrival that's good for 30 days. Streamlined visa rules apply to tourists from America as well as 42 other...
  • Film Review: 'Monsoon'

    Visually fussy to a fault, "Monsoon" applies a near-"Baraka"-level degree of New Age-y pictorialism to its titular subject. We learn superficially about the vast importance of this annual weather phenomenon to India's people, agriculture and economy,...
  • Arun Jaitley Returns As India's Media Minister

    BANGALORE -- Arun Jaitley has been appointed India's Minister for Information and Broadcasting. He replaces Prakash Javadekar who held the post since the Narendra Modi led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept to power in May. Jaitley also holds the...
  • Eight die in India after government-backed sterilizations

    Government-backed sterilization surgeries apparently led to the deaths of eight women in central India, casting a grim spotlight on the country's campaign to control its rapid population growth. Fifty other women were hospitalized after undergoing the...
  • India arrests doctor in deaths of 13 women after sterilization surgery

    India arrests doctor in deaths of 13 women after sterilization surgery
    Indian authorities said Thursday that they had arrested the doctor who performed sterilization surgeries that resulted in the deaths of 13 women, as an outcry continued over the government-backed practice aimed at reducing population growth. R.K. Gupta,...