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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Hindu Festival’s Supporters In India Cheer Easing Of Safety Rules

By Parth M.N. and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times MUMBAI, India — India’s highest court on Thursday relaxed safety measures intended to prevent injuries during a beloved religious festival that involves children clambering to the tops of human pyramids and breaking ceremonial pots. The Indian Supreme Court’s ruling came less than a week before the […]

August 14, 2014

In India Relief Camp, Little Hope Or Trust Of The Man Who Would Be Prime Minister

By Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times AHMEDABAD, India — He was 12, too young to process the horror: Mobs of youths barely older than him swarmed his neighborhood with daggers and axes. Homes and the local mosque were ransacked and burned, bodies hacked to pieces, Hindu religious chants used as cries of war. Mansoor Shah Suleiman […]

May 15, 2014