Julie McCarthy

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New Chief Minister For India's Largest State Has Tumultuous First Week

Monday, March 27, 2017

A holy man, recently installed as the chief minister of India's largest state, is stirring things up. A meat crackdown began within 48 hours of Yogi Adityanath assuming office.

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Muslim Women In India Ask Top Court To Ban Instant Divorce

Sunday, March 26, 2017

To end his marriage, a Muslim man in India only needs to say 'talaq,' meaning divorce. A growing movement wants to change this practice.

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Why Do So Few People Pay Income Tax In India?

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

In a country with a population of more than 1 billion people, just 27 million paid taxes last year. Many Indians see no clear link between paying taxes and provision of government services.

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Why So Few Indians Pay Taxes

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

In India, only 2 percent of people pay taxes. It has to do with how easy it is to avoid them, and what many see as a lack of connection between taxes and government services.

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Hindu Priest With A History Of Bigotry Selected To Run India's Uttar Pradesh

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The party of India's prime minister swept state assembly elections in the country's largest state. Over the weekend, a controversial Hindu priest was picked to the influential post of chief minister.

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Modi's BJP Party Wins Heart Of Indian Voters

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP Party swept the polls in Uttar Pradesh, which is India's biggest and most important battleground state.

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Indian Local Election Could Signal Change In Political Landscape

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party won big in local elections. About 60 percent voted and women turned out in higher rates than men.

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Millions Head To The Polls In Indian State Elections

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

For the past five weeks, millions of Indians have been voting in state elections. The contests have implications for the national elections two years from now.

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In India, People React To Killing Of IT Worker In Apparent Hate Crime

Monday, February 27, 2017

People in India are reacting to the death of an IT worker shot in an apparent hate crime in Kansas.

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Indian IT Outsourcers Anxious Over Potential Changes To H1-B Visas

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

President Trump vows to "protect jobs at home." Indian firms say that if there were qualified Americans, Indian nationals wouldn't be needed — that it's a trade dispute, not an immigration issue.

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What Can India Teach Us About Abolishing High-Value Currency?

Thursday, February 09, 2017

The idea of eliminating big bank notes is gaining traction in advanced economies, as governments look for ways to disrupt $2 trillion in illegal money flowing through the global economy every year.

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India Expands Ban On What Politicians May Not Say To Attract Voters

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

India's Supreme Court has ruled on what is allowable speech by politicians to use during elections. The court says speeches by politicians must be shorn of references to religion and caste.

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Unexpected Heroines Of An Indian Box Office Hit: Female Wrestlers

Friday, January 20, 2017

'Dangal" is a Disney film that tells the story of India's Phogat wrestling family. It's broken the record for ticket sales for a Hindi language film. And it's in theaters in the U.S. too.

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Female Wrestlers Are Unlikely Heroines Of Bollywood's Biggest Smash

Friday, January 13, 2017

Disney and Bollywood teamed up to make the movie 'Dangal,' based on a real-life wrestling success story.

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Indians Divided Over Law Requiring Cinemas To Play National Anthem

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Earlier this month, India's Supreme Court ordered all cinemas to play the national anthem before all movies and for cinema goers to stand as it played.

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Indian Farmers Hit Hard By Government's Currency Restrictions

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Millions of farmers in India are struggling after the government removed two currency notes from circulation. The government stripped the economy of cash to expose tax cheats.

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Can India's Economy Recover In 2017?

Monday, January 02, 2017

In November, India's government declared all high-value currency invalid and withdrew them from circulation. Starved of cash, the economy seized up.

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India Wants To Go Cashless. But It's Easier Said Than Done

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Paper money is scarce as a result of a government edict. But a couple of major obstacles stand in the way of the cashless society.

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Air Pollution Forces People Out Of India's Capital

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

New Delhi's citizens are increasingly voting with their feet and leaving the city in search for less polluted air. India's capital is thought to have some of the world's most polluted air.

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In India, Trump's Business Interests Raise Anticipation And Questions

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Trump Organization maintains more real estate interests in India than anywhere outside North America. But property development in India is prone to political entanglement.

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