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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 ...
Friday, October 09, 2015
The Missionaries of Charity founded by Mother Teresa says it has shut down its adoption services in India over religious objections to the country's new adoption rules. The Catholic sisters known for their blue and white habits and vow of free service to the poor say they have asked the ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 — and tensions are rising.
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.