Julie McCarthy

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Indian Farmer's Apparent Suicide Sparks Political Backlash

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Gajendra Singh was found hanging from a tree at a political rally in New Delhi earlier this week. His presumed suicide has become a cause célèbre for the country's disaffected farmers.


Australia Defeats India To Advance To Cricket World Cup Final

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Australia advanced to the Cricket World Cup final Thursday after defeating defending champions India. A look at the disappointed, cricket-obsessed nation.


India's Prime Minister Makes A Swing Through Indian Ocean Nations

Friday, March 13, 2015

Narendra Modi aims to deepen India's strategic footprint. China has been investing in the islands, raising concern in New Delhi that India is being challenged in its own backyard.


For India's Widows, A Riot Of Color, An Act Of Liberation

Friday, March 06, 2015

In India, many widows largely vanish from mainstream society as dictated by tradition. But when it comes to Holi, the spring festival of colors, some widows come out to join the celebration.


Young Indians Learn To Fight Pollution To Save Lives

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

India's air pollution is so bad that it shortens many people's lives by about three years, a study found. This week Al Gore visited New Delhi to link bad air to climate change.


Head Of UN Climate Change Panel Resigns Amid Harassment Allegations

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Rajendra K. Pachauri's departure from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a big embarrassment for the group, which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with former Vice President Al Gore.


Modi's Fancy Pinstripe Suit Lands $694,000 At Auction

Friday, February 20, 2015

A suit worn by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he met President Obama is up for auction. The suit, which has the Prime Minister's name in pinstripes is expected to fetch more than $200,000.


What's It Like To Live Without Electricity? Ask An Indian Villager

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Some 77 million Indian households depend on kerosene lamps and candles when the sun goes down. Green entrepreneurs are looking to spread the light with affordable solar panels.


India's Ruling Party Routed By Upstart In Delhi Elections

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The Aam Aadmi [Common Man] Party won 67 seats, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party won three. The Congress Party, which until recently ruled India, and Delhi, won nothing.


In India, Obama Speeches Spark Debate On Religious Tolerance

Friday, February 06, 2015

Twice in 10 days, President Obama referenced India and the need to safeguard against religious intolerance. That left Indian television blistering with debate.


Obama Makes Guest Appearance On Modi's Radio Show

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts a radio show and this week his guest was President Barack Obama. They answered questions from a curious Indian public.


Obama Wraps Up Visit To India

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

After three days, President Obama ended his visit by urging Indians to safeguard the rights of women and of religious freedom.


Obama Honored As Chief Guest At India's Republic Day Festivities

Monday, January 26, 2015

Republic Day is marked with a colorful parade and coincides this year with President Obama's visit to India. It was raining but that didn't dampen the spirits of the 125,000 Indians who showed up.


Pope Francis Canonizes First Sri Lankan Saint

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Francis is in Asia on a six-day tour intended to build the Roman Catholic Church's following on a continent that holds 60 percent of the world's population but only 12 percent of Catholics.


India's Philanthropist-Surgeon Delivers Cardiac Care Henry Ford-Style

Monday, January 05, 2015

With an assembly line of operating theaters in India, Dr. Devi Shetty is determined to deliver affordable health care to anyone in need.


Nobel Peace Prize Winners Share Connection In Advocating For Children

Friday, October 10, 2014

Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize.


Modi Transforms From Person Non Grata To Celebrated White House Guest

Monday, September 29, 2014

President Barack Obama hosts India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a White House dinner Monday night. On Tuesday, they will hold a summit aimed at re-invigorating U.S.-Indian relations.


Popular Indian Politician's Corruption Conviction Spurs Nervousness

Sunday, September 28, 2014

A ruling against J. Jayalalithaa in India's highest-profile corruption case has stunned a political class that is widely seen as permeated with graft. She's been sentenced to four years in prison.


At U.N., India's Modi Discusses Pakistan, Terrorism, And Peace

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the U.N. one day after Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif. Modi said it's up to Pakistan to create an "appropriate atmosphere" for peace talks.


Why India Is Fascinated With Astrology

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Non-believers dismiss it as superstition, but the ancient art of reading astrological charts is considered a super science by its practitioners. Some won't go out of the house without a consultation.