Julie McCarthy

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India's Modi Calls Al-Qaida's Plans For His Country 'Delusional'

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Indian prime minister, in an interview, called his country's Muslims patriots. The remarks are his most forthcoming on India's Muslims, many of whom doubted his commitment to religious minorities.


Bollywood Star Takes On Paper Over Its Comments About Her Body

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Twittersphere lit up in defense of Bollywood starlet Deepika Padukone. She audaciously told off The Times Of India which published a revealing photo gallery of her.


As Floodwaters Recede In Kashmir Valley, Anger Grows

Sunday, September 14, 2014

The floodwaters are receding in Indian-administered Kashmir, but the death toll continues to rise as authorities assess the destruction and seek disaster relief aid from the Indian government.


Will Al-Qaida Find Followers In India?

Friday, September 05, 2014

The Islamist group has established a new franchise in a country with 176 million Muslims. But al-Qaida could find it hard to recruit in India, according to many analysts.


Security Vs. Free Speech: India Blocks Film On Assassination

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The 1984 assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was followed by a wave of sectarian killings. The government has now stepped in to stop the release of a film about the traumatic episode.


In India, Hindu Nationalists Feel Their Moment Has Arrived

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The rise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has raised the spirits of Hindu nationalists. But it also appears to be increasing tensions between Hindus and the Muslim minority.


Why India's Modi Defied The WTO

Sunday, August 10, 2014

India recently reneged on a World Trade Organization trade deal years in the making. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he broke the deal to protect his country's poor.


It's Bananas: India Hires 'Monkey Mimics' To Scare Away Real Ones

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

New Delhi has tried countless schemes to control rambunctious monkeys. The latest: 40 men roam the streets, mimicking the call of the menacing langur monkey in an attempt to scare off other monkeys.

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U.S. Spying Allegations Chafe An Already Angry India

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Sen. John McCain is in India to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But the visit was overshadowed by reports that the NSA was given permission in 2010 to spy on Modi's political party.


In Blogs And Tweets, India's New Leader Bemoans Lack Of 'Honeymoon'

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Narendra Modi became prime minister just a month ago. He had a big agenda, but has yet to launch any major programs. But the tech-savvy leader has racked up 5 million Twitter followers.


Iraqi Crisis Brings Focus On Indian Migrants Who Seek Profit Amid Peril

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

When the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was captured by Sunni militants, 40 Indian construction workers were taken hostage. It's one of the first diplomatic challenges for the new government in India, which sees millions of migrant workers move abroad and send some $70 billion back home to family.


Indians Caught In Middle Of Iraq's Worsening Crisis

Thursday, June 19, 2014

India's new government faces its first major foreign policy test after the abduction of 40 Indian workers by suspected militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).


India's Transgender Community Turns Seat Belt Safety Into Video Hit

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

India's transgender community is on a roll. Known as hijras, they recently won court recognition as part of a third gender. Now they're starring in a popular video urging drivers to buckle up.


How A Lack Of Toilets Puts India's Women At Risk Of Assault

Monday, June 09, 2014

The rape and lynching of two girls has caused an uproar and focused attention on sexual assaults. A lack of toilets forces women and girls to go outside at night, where they are vulnerable to attack.


Attack On Mother In India Underscores U.N. Call For Action

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

As U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demands a global end to violence against women, a 35-year-old is molested and shot in front of her husband and five children in India's northeast.


Double Rape, Lynching In India Exposes Caste Fault Lines

Monday, June 02, 2014

The men accused in the girls' murder belong to their area's dominant caste. Protesters and politicians are lashing out at delays and indifference in a case that is creating a political maelstrom.


India's New Prime Minister Takes A Stand On Foreign Policy

Monday, June 02, 2014

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a conservative Hindu leader, defied expectations on his first day in office by holding a micro-summit with his country's principle rival, Muslim Pakistan.


India's New Prime Minister Sworn In

Monday, May 26, 2014

Narendra Modi officially takes office as India's new prime minister in a ceremony in New Delhi that broke with the past. More than 3,000 guests witnessed India's most elaborate oath-taking.


After Landslide Victory, Modi Becomes Pakistan's Prime Minister

Monday, May 26, 2014

Many foreign dignitaries are attending inauguration ceremonies Monday for Narendra Modi, who was being sworn in as India's prime minister. Pakistan's prime minister is in attendance.


Brash On The Campaign Trail, Modi Steps Into Parliament Humble

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Narendra Modi made his maiden visit to the halls of India's parliament Tuesday, shortly after being unanimously voted his party's leader. Then, he was off to the presidential palace to receive the invitation to form a government.