Julie McCarthy appears in the following:
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Pollution levels in New Delhi hit record highs this month. The World Health Organization says India's capital isn't the only city with toxic air. Ten of the world's most polluted cities are in India.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Rescuers search for survivors of the country's deadliest train wreck in recent years. Fourteen carriages of an express train jumped the tracks traveling through the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
People in India are camped out in long lines at banks seeking to exchange high-denomination currency that the government has withdrawn from circulation.
Friday, November 11, 2016
India has declared large denominations — 500 and 1,000 rupee notes — no longer legal tender. The scheme is intended to curb the so-called "black economy" that thrives on unaccounted for cash.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
In India, poor women serve as surrogate mothers. They are lured by the financial reward of carrying babies for other parents, but must navigate the perils of an unregulated, lucrative industry.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Pellets fired by Indian security forces have injured thousands in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Protests in the Indian-administered region of Kashmir have been especially violent this summer, fueled by social media. Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and has been disputed for decades.
Friday, September 02, 2016
The child, who had contracted polio, was taken in by Mother Teresa when he was 3. What has happened since sounds like a fairy tale.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
The community at the bottom rung of the social Hindu hierarchy does the dirtiest jobs. Some of the poorest of the poor, formerly known as "the Untouchables," don't want to perform those tasks anymore.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
India needs an uptick in manufacturing to employ millions who enter the labor force every year. The slow expansion is imperiling India's ability to create jobs and lift millions out of poverty.
Monday, July 04, 2016
They were earning a little less than $3.50 a day. Then their bonus was cut. They didn't trust their union to stand up for them. So they had only one choice.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Raghuram Rajan was a U.S. resident, educated in both India and the United States. That C.V. and questions on policies put Rajan in the line of fire.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
The Indian state of Kerala has been a model for the country, with near universal literacy and long life expectancy. But hiding underneath are problems, highlighted by the murder of a law student.
Sunday, June 05, 2016
The prime minister of India visits the U.S. this week and will meet with President Obama and address Congress. Modi was once banned from entering the U.S., but opinions in Washington have changed.
Sunday, June 05, 2016
The U.S. continues its "pivot to Asia," as security concerns in the region grow. This week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a joint meeting of Congress, a rare honor.
Monday, May 30, 2016
Reports of brutal rape in India and Brazil have touched off national conversations in those countries about violence against women.
Sunday, May 22, 2016
More than 330 million Indians are desperate for water, leading some to rely on an ancient — and unproven — method to find it underground.
Sunday, May 15, 2016
In the parched fields of India's central states, the district of Beed in Maharashtra has been buffeted by a multi-year cycle of drought. One widow tells her story of coping with drought and loss.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The river enters Delhi relatively clean but by the time it flows out, it's a "toxic cocktail of sewage, industrial waste and surface runoff," says an environmentalist. Urbanization is partly to blame.
Monday, May 09, 2016
Three and half years after a brutal gang rape in the Indian capital New Delhi ignited global outrage, a newspaper investigation finds that rape suspects there have an 83 percent chance of acquittal.