| Jun 18, 2014
In April and May, the world's largest democracy elected its latest prime minister, Narendra Modi. Modi has promised to shake up long-standing government corruption and bring prosperity to all of India, as he did to the state of Gujarat as its chief...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:05 AM
INDIA brims with colourful politicians, but none has quite the sense of political theatre of Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He swept into Varanasi, India’s most ancient city, on May 17th pledging to clean the Ganges, its...
| Jun 13, 2014
A group of Hindus, including both local and out-of-state residents, gathered in Hampton on Thursday to celebrate their spiritual leader's birthday as part of his summer tour in North America.
Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj, the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio During the electoral campaign in India that has just brought the Bharatiya Janata Party to power, one regional BJP leader said anyone who voted against Narendra Modi, BJP candidate for prime minister, would have to leave India and go to...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:20 AM
STEALING IN ALL FORMS IS MORALLY HARMFUL
Arvind Khetia, Hindu engineer with Interfaith Council: Like all negative impulses of the mind, the habit of stealing results from greed, selfishness and discontent. Stealing has a corrosive effect on one's moral...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:49 AM
The fatal beating of a 24-year-old Muslim man by Hindu radicals in western India has sparked fresh fears of communal violence two weeks after a right-wing Hindu party swept to power in national elections.
Seven members of a fundamentalist Hindu group...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Filming "Brahmin Bulls" was not a breeze.
Director Mahesh Pailoor valiantly balanced budgetary issues and his cast's schedules while shooting the entire movie out of order. He even faced an unexpected foe — the 85th annual Academy Awards.
| May 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
He was 12, too young to process the horror: Mobs of youths barely older than him swarmed his neighborhood with daggers and axes. Homes and the local mosque were ransacked and burned, bodies hacked to pieces, Hindu religious chants used as cries of war....
| May 15, 2014
| 4:18 PM
The rugged, snow-laced beauty of the Himalayan countryside masks a creeping sense of worry about political developments taking place far below these mountains.
In neighboring India, Narendra Modi, a conservative Hindu nationalist with a history of...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:56 AM
From selling tea to leading his party to a landslide national election victory, Narendra Modi achieved a remarkable rise in a country long led by political dynasties and social elites.
Narendra Damodardas Modi was born Sept. 17, 1950, to a poor family...