Julie McCarthy

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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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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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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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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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Indian Government Shuts Down Most Social Media In Kashmir

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The Indian government has banned most social media in Indian-occupied Kashmir. Protesters in Kashmir were using social media to post anti-government information.

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Vigilantes In India: Protecting Sacred Cows, Promoting A Hindu Way Of Life

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Incidents of violence against non-Hindus are rising after Hindu nationalists swept recent elections in India. But critics say Hindu nationalism can't succeed in a country that is 15 percent Muslim.

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Hindu Nationalists Blamed For Igniting Culture War

Monday, May 01, 2017

There are rising incidents of vigilantism in India. Promoting a Hindu way of life for all Indians, Hindu nations are accused of using violence and intimidation to make their case.

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A New Generation Of Kashmir Rappers Vents Its Rage In The Valley

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Rappers like Aamir Ame and MC Kash make music that channels political protest and alienation from the Indian state.

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Kashmir Women Risk Their Lives Aiding Militants Against Indian Army

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Some residents of the Indian-administered Kashmir Valley are using more aggressive tactics to thwart Indian security forces: Women are placing themselves, literally, between militants and soldiers.

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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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