Julie McCarthy

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Air Pollution Forces People Out Of India's Capital

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

New Delhi's citizens are increasingly voting with their feet and leaving the city in search for less polluted air. India's capital is thought to have some of the world's most polluted air.


In India, Trump's Business Interests Raise Anticipation And Questions

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Trump Organization maintains more real estate interests in India than anywhere outside North America. But property development in India is prone to political entanglement.


Trump Brand Carries Cachet In India, And Now More Scrutiny

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Trump name increases the value of a project in India, according to those involved. But now it also brings heightened scrutiny.


India May Be Overtaking China As Most Polluted Country

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Pollution levels in New Delhi hit record highs this month. The World Health Organization says India's capital isn't the only city with toxic air. Ten of the world's most polluted cities are in India.


India's Rail Ministry Probes Sunday Train Wreck That Killed Scores

Monday, November 21, 2016

Rescuers search for survivors of the country's deadliest train wreck in recent years. Fourteen carriages of an express train jumped the tracks traveling through the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.


Crackdown On Black Market Causes Cash Crunch In India

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

People in India are camped out in long lines at banks seeking to exchange high-denomination currency that the government has withdrawn from circulation.


Indian Currency Ban Sends Country Into Panic

Friday, November 11, 2016

India has declared large denominations — 500 and 1,000 rupee notes — no longer legal tender. The scheme is intended to curb the so-called "black economy" that thrives on unaccounted for cash.


In India, Couples Exploited By Unregulated Industry Of Surrogacy

Sunday, September 18, 2016

In India, poor women serve as surrogate mothers. They are lured by the financial reward of carrying babies for other parents, but must navigate the perils of an unregulated, lucrative industry.


Indian Police Injure Thousands Of Kashmiri Protesters With Pellet Guns

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Pellets fired by Indian security forces have injured thousands in Indian-administered Kashmir.


Kashmir Is Inundated By Violence But This Cycle Is Unique

Monday, September 12, 2016

Protests in the Indian-administered region of Kashmir have been especially violent this summer, fueled by social media. Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and has been disputed for decades.


Mother Teresa Made Him Believe He Could Fly — And He Did

Friday, September 02, 2016

The child, who had contracted polio, was taken in by Mother Teresa when he was 3. What has happened since sounds like a fairy tale.


India Low-Caste Dalits Rise In Protest

Saturday, August 13, 2016

The community at the bottom rung of the social Hindu hierarchy does the dirtiest jobs. Some of the poorest of the poor, formerly known as "the Untouchables," don't want to perform those tasks anymore.


India's Lagging Manufacturing Sector Slows Job Creation

Thursday, August 11, 2016

India needs an uptick in manufacturing to employ millions who enter the labor force every year. The slow expansion is imperiling India's ability to create jobs and lift millions out of poverty.


Female Tea Workers In One Indian State Fight For Their Rights

Monday, July 04, 2016

They were earning a little less than $3.50 a day. Then their bonus was cut. They didn't trust their union to stand up for them. So they had only one choice.


Amid Controversy, India's Reserve Bank Chief Announces Resignation

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Raghuram Rajan was a U.S. resident, educated in both India and the United States. That C.V. and questions on policies put Rajan in the line of fire.


Brutal Murder In India's Kerala State Spotlights Underlying Maladies

Thursday, June 16, 2016

The Indian state of Kerala has been a model for the country, with near universal literacy and long life expectancy. But hiding underneath are problems, highlighted by the murder of a law student.


Narendra Modi Comes To Washington

Sunday, June 05, 2016

The prime minister of India visits the U.S. this week and will meet with President Obama and address Congress. Modi was once banned from entering the U.S., but opinions in Washington have changed.


U.S.-India Relations Centers On Defense, Modi Returns For 4th U.S. Visit

Sunday, June 05, 2016

The U.S. continues its "pivot to Asia," as security concerns in the region grow. This week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a joint meeting of Congress, a rare honor.


Reports Of Brutal Rape In India, Brazil Ignite National Debate

Monday, May 30, 2016

Reports of brutal rape in India and Brazil have touched off national conversations in those countries about violence against women.


Are Indians Turning To The 'Supernatural' In Subterranean Search For Water?

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.