Julie McCarthy

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Fear Of Toxic Smog Leads India To Limit Diwali Fireworks

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The festival has been blamed for cloaking New Delhi and other cities in an unhealthy haze, but the solution has drawn plenty of criticism.

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Indian Supreme Court Says Sex With Underage Wife Is Rape

Thursday, October 12, 2017

India's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a man is committing rape if he has sex with an underage wife. It is a victory for women's rights advocates.

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Monsoon Season Hits South Asia Hard

Thursday, August 31, 2017

While Texas and Louisiana deal with the aftermath of Harvey, India has its own troubles. Flooding has brought life to a near standstill in Mumbai, India's financial center.

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After 'Guru Of Bling' Sentencing, Indian State Stays On Alert For Violence

Monday, August 28, 2017

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping two young disciples in 2002. Military troops were deployed after violence by Singh's supporters led to dozens of deaths.

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India's Supreme Court Blocks Muslim Instant Divorce Law

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

India's Supreme Court has ruled that the practice of instant divorce among India's Muslims is unconstitutional.

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Trump Wants India To Do More To Help With His Afghanistan Strategy

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

President Trump said the U.S. appreciates India's contributions to stability in Afghanistan, but wants it to do more "especially in the area of economic assistance and development."

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70 Years Later, India And Pakistan Still Feel Impact Of Partition

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Seventy years after the partition of India and Pakistan, both countries are still shaped by the turmoil of that time. Most estimates say that more than a million people were killed during one of the largest mass migrations in history.

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Millions Of Lives Were Changed Immediately With The Partition Of India

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Seventy years ago, India won its freedom from the British empire. But it came at a price: the partition of India. Survivors reflect back at that time.

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Tensions Escalate Between India And China In Remote Border Area

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Soldiers from China and India have gathered at a remote area where Bhutan, India and China meet. It's part of a border dispute involving a road.

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India's New President, Until Now Little-Known, Vows To Represent Less Fortunate

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Ram Nath Kovind, 71, was elected Thursday as India's head of state, a largely ceremonial post. The son of a farmer, he is a member of the Dalit community, once known as "untouchables."

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In A Remote Himalayan Corner, Tensions Rise Between India And China

Monday, July 10, 2017

The area in dispute is a plateau where three countries — Bhutan, India, and China — converge. India and China have a complicated history of boundary disputes and fought a 1962 war near this stretch.

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Will Giving The Ganges Human Rights Protect The Polluted River?

Sunday, July 02, 2017

A court in India declared its holiest river is entitled to the same rights as a person that would include the right to sue polluters. Still, many think the divine waters are unimpacted by pollution.

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Indians Are Nervous And Confused Over Upcoming Tax Changes

Friday, June 30, 2017

On Saturday, India rolls out what is being called a game-changing reform: an overhaul of the country's tax system. But many Indians say they're anxious and unprepared for the momentous occasion.

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Trump And India's Modi Share Similarities, But A Host Of Issues Divides Them

Monday, June 26, 2017

Both leaders are pragmatic deal-makers who rose to high office by appealing to majorities who felt overlooked. But as Trump and Modi meet Monday, their competing visions may be a significant hurdle.

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Morning News Brief: GOP Health Care Bill, Modi To Visit White House

Monday, June 26, 2017

Two GOP factions say they won't back the bill, and the Congressional Budget office soon offers an assessment of the bill's impact. And, President Trump holds meetings with India's Prime Minister Modi.

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Trump Hosts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi At The White House

Monday, June 26, 2017

Modi visits Washington, D.C., for meetings with President Trump. India enjoyed a strategic partnership with previous U.S. administrations, but where the new administration stands is less clear.

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What To Expect With President Trump's First Meeting With Indian Prime Minister Modi

Sunday, June 25, 2017

President Trump welcomes the Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to the White House on Monday. It's the first meeting between Trump and the leader of the second most populous country in the world.

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India's Tech Firms Face Fundamental Shift From IT To More Advanced Tech

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

For decades India's IT talent has maintained the world's computers, databases and back offices. But new technologies are overtaking that old business model, and analysts predict massive layoffs.

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Feminist Films Push Boundaries In India

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Bollywood tends to portray women as sex objects or subservient sidekicks to male leads. But a few female directors of independent films have begun depicting women with complex or unconventional lives.

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India's Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence In Brutal Gang Rape Case

Friday, May 05, 2017

India's Supreme Court has upheld the verdict of four men accused of a brutal gang rape in the capital, New Delhi. They will be sentenced to death.

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