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  • From tea-seller to India's top job: The rise of Narendra Modi

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • First Hindu elected to Congress visits Orlando on Sunday

     
    Indian Americans from Central Florida will host a meet-and-greet event for Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, the first Hindu elected to Congress at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, at 5200 Vineland Road, Orlando. Gabbard (D-HI), a practicing Hindu, campaigned on...
  • Congress: It’s not just for white Protestants anymore

     
    Religion News Service reporter David Gibson writes about the religious diversity of the 113th Congress: (RNS) Three Buddhists, a Hindu and a “none” will walk into the 113th Congress, and it’s no joke. Rather, it’s a series of &#...
  • Orlando among nation’s most Hindu metro areas

     
    A study seeking to detail religious affiliation in the U.S. has determined that Orlando has one of the nation's highest percentages of residents who describe themselves as Hindu. Orlando is the 20th most Hindu metropolitan areas in the nation, according...
  • 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...
  • 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...