| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:39 AM
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - More than 70 percent of Indians are satisfied with the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he took office nearly three months ago, an opinion poll showed, seeing in him the best hope to put the economy back on track....
| Aug 17, 2014
| 1:14 AM
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Several members of India's most powerful right-wing Hindu group were named to positions within the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), officials said on Sunday, signaling a more overt role for the party's ideological parent that...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:43 AM
India’s new leader marked his first Independence Day in power Friday with a strongly worded speech urging the nation to confront the issue of rape following a series of highly publicized assaults.
“When we hear about incidents of rape, our...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
DALLAS "Food is medicine," says Sapna Punjabi-Gupta, as she squeezes half a lime into a glass pitcher.
She's making fresh limeade in her home kitchen in Irving, Tex. To the two squeezed limes, she adds about four cups of water and her own spice blend:...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:40 AM
India’s conservative Bharatiya Janata Party won an overwhelming victory Friday in national elections, riding a message of clean, business-friendly governance to a historic parliamentary majority that could profoundly change the direction of the...