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  • India's Narendra Modi leads conservatives to election day victory

    India's Narendra Modi leads conservatives to election day victory
    India’s conservative opposition party won national elections in a landslide, results showed Friday, riding a message of optimism and clean, business-friendly governance to a historic parliamentary majority that could profoundly change the...
  • 25 years after the Salman Rushdie fatwa, how is free expression faring?

    25 years after the Salman Rushdie <i>fatwa</i>, how is free expression faring?
    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...
  • Film Festival: 'Bulls' a tough one to tame

    Film Festival: 'Bulls' a tough one to tame
    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. "We...
  • India's incomplete democracy

    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...
  • Fatal beating of Muslim man sparks fear of communal violence in India

    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...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 27, 2014

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, the first of two storms begins to hit Southern California. Allahabad, India: Hindu devotees participate in a procession for the Maha Shivaratri festival, dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Hindus mark the festival by...
  • Preakness winners: Every Preakness winner from 1873 to the present

    Here is the list of every past Preakness winner. 2011 - Shackleford 2010 - Lookin at Lucky 2009 - Rachel Alexandra 2008 - Big Brown 2007 - Curlin 2006 - Bernardini 2005 - Afleet Alex 2004 - Smarty Jones 2003 - Funny Cide 2002 - War Emblem...
  • Rushdie's invitation to Indian literary festival stirs controversy

     
    Salman Rushdie to be their keynote speaker. They may have gotten more than they bargained for. Salman Rushdie's plans to attend this weekend's Jaipur Literature Festival in India has brought pressure down on organizers, with state officials urging them to...
  • What does happen in heaven, anyway? Does anything matter there?

     
    In the Washington Post's On Faith blog, atheist Paula Kirby uses logic to mull over a question I tossed out to readers last month about believers' conception of heaven: Many Christians claim we have no reason to care about others......
  • Sutter Brown's bark still rings in Kathleen Brown's ears [updated]

     
    Kathleen Brown is the former state treasurer and Democratic Party gubernatorial standard bearer, not to mention sister of the current governor. But her most important role in state history, at least as seen through the modern media, may be as the former...
  • India marks 10th anniversary of Gujarat riots that killed hundreds

     
    India Gujarat riots: India marks 10-year anniversary of deadly Gujarat communal riots...