Julie McCarthy appears in the following:
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.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
On the wrestling mat, this young woman from an unassuming Indian village fights back against patriarchy and prejudice.
Monday, March 21, 2016
One of India's most flamboyant tycoons, liquor baron Vijay Mallya, appears to have gone to Britain while investigators look into his delinquent loans.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
The local media are calling it the "Robin Hood" budget. The government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, eager to win support among the urban and rural poor, is announcing programs to improve conditions for low-income people and provide tax breaks for necessities and items that might improve their lives.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
When nearly 10 million residents were left without water, it was much more than a plumbing issue — it was a consequence of major social conflict dealing with the nation's ancient caste system.
Sunday, February 21, 2016
India has deployed thousands of army and paramilitary troops to quell violence that authorities say has killed at least 10 people in the northern Indian state of Haryana. A caste known as the Jats is leading the unrest to demand affirmative-action benefits from the government.
Jats make up more than ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016
In India, a university student is accused of uttering anti-India slogans that valorized a Kashmiri separatist. Is such sloganeering in support of Afzal Guru, who was hanged for his role in an attack on the Indian Parliament, a case of free speech or sedition?
Indians are sharply divided.
This past ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Indian security forces are cracking down on a major university, highlighting a new front in India's culture wars over things like free expression and religious dietary rules.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Facebook's free Internet service was banned in India on the basis of net neutrality this week. Internet providers, regulators say, should not be allowed "to shape the users' Internet experience."
Monday, January 25, 2016
India and France have signed a "memorandum of understanding" on the sale of 36 French fighter jets to New Delhi.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said financial details of the agreement to buy the Rafale jets, manufactured by Dassault Aviation, have yet to be sorted but will soon be finalized. ...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
A 26-year-old Ph.D. student killed himself in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad. A Dalit, he was one of five students protesting their expulsion from the university's housing facility.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
The government of India's capital New Delhi tried an odd-even scheme for cars to curb growing air pollution. But now it says it is placing the scheme on hold for a number of months.
Monday, January 04, 2016
An audacious attack over the weekend by militants on an Indian air base near the border with Kashmir comes as India's prime minister launched a peace initiative.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
The Paris climate talks are said to be the best chance in 20 years to reach a global treaty. But India argues little will change unless fossil-fuel-reliant rich countries change their habits.
Monday, November 30, 2015
India and China's capitals suffer from record breaking smog as the summit to limit greenhouse gas emissions kicks off in Paris Monday.
Friday, November 27, 2015
Coal is king in India. Some say there's little alternative. So how can this country, the world's third-largest polluter, provide energy and lift millions from poverty while trying to become "greener"?
Sunday, November 08, 2015
In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party suffered a convincing defeat in a crucial state election that was seen as a referendum on Modi's leadership.
Results are still being counted in the state of Bihar, but the BJP has conceded to the projected winner, Nitish Kumar, an ...