Julie McCarthy

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India, France Find Common Cause On Counterterrorism

Monday, January 25, 2016

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande, who is on a three-day trip to India, announced a tentative deal for New Delhi to purchase 36 Rafele fighter jets.


Student's Suicide Ignites Public Debate Over Indian Caste System

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.


Indian Capital Suspends Odd-Even Car Experiment To Curb Pollution

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.


In India, New Year Begins With Brazen Assault Near Border With Pakistan

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.


India To U.S.: Cut Back On Your Consumption!

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.


Record Breaking Smog In China, India Underlines Climate Summit In Paris

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.


India's Quandary: Climate Change And Coal

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"?


India's Narendra Modi Concedes BJP Party Defeat In State Election

Sunday, November 08, 2015

While results are still being counted, the ruling Hindu nationalist party has conceded defeat, in a vote seen as a referendum on the Indian prime minister's leadership.


Mother Teresa's Missionaries Of Charity Says No More Adoptions In India

Friday, October 09, 2015

The Catholic sisters known for their blue and white habits say they have asked the government to de-register 13 orphanages over religious objections to the country's new adoption guidelines.


India Says It Will Lower Rate Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Friday, October 02, 2015

India released its pledges ahead of December's global climate change summit in Paris. "We want to walk [a] cleaner energy path," says the country's environment minister.


India Makes A Climate Pledge, But Insists It Has A 'Right To Grow'

Friday, October 02, 2015

India's economy has grown rapidly and the surge has been accompanied by a rise in its carbon footprint. The country has outlined what it plans to do in a pledge ahead of the U.N. climate conference.


Indian Prime Minister Takes California, Courted By Tech Industry Titans

Friday, September 25, 2015

Narendra Modi, India's social media-savvy prime minister, is sweeping into Silicon Valley for a whirlwind of events, engaging titans of American tech industry including Facebook, Google and Tesla.


In India, A Battle Brews Over A Museum Honoring A Revered Leader

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to update the Nehru Memorial Museum, honoring India's first prime minister, to include his own achievements. Critics say it's an effort to undermine Nehru's legacy.


Fasting To The Death: Is It A Religious Rite Or Suicide?

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

A member of the ancient religion of Jainism who is very sick or very old may opt to stop eating. But India's Supreme Court is weighing a ban on the practice because suicide is illegal by Indian law.


An Angry Young Man Leads Protests Against India's Affirmative Action

Monday, August 31, 2015

At 22, Hardik Patel is challenging the system of reserving jobs and college slots for socially and economically challenged castes. He's drawing crowds of 500,000 โ€” and tensions are rising.


Mass Rally Protesting Indian Quota System Leads To Unrest

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Protests turned deadly in Gujarat, India, this week. Thousands of people, galvanized by a charismatic young member of the Patel community, took to the streets to demand access to jobs and education.


Up From The Ashes, A Public Library In Sri Lanka Welcomes New Readers

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The Jaffna library once held irreplaceable, ancient manuscripts, lost when it was torched in 1981. Fully restored, the beloved landmark today is filled with readers.


India Seeking $99 Million From Nestle Over Noodle Soup Scare

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A class action claims "gross negligence, apathy and callousness" over what the government says were tainted batches of the company's popular Maggi brand of instant noodles.


Atheist Blogger Slain By Extremists In Bangladesh

Friday, August 07, 2015

In Bangladesh, another well-known secular blogger was murdered Friday โ€” the fourth such killing this year. Police say the 40-year-old activist was hacked to death by assailants in his apartment.


Indian Government Blocks, Then Quickly Unblocks Porn Sites

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

The government move against more than 850 websites, most of them pornographic, sparked a firestorm on social media this week. After just four days, the government on Wednesday reversed course.