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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Exclusive Excerpt 2: ‘Man of the World: The Further Endeavors of Bill Clinton’

What they found in the flattened villages left Bill Clinton and his companions stunned, stricken, overwhelmed. There simply wasn’t much left of those places, their small stone houses and concrete storefronts all tumbled into a jagged rubble of rocks, broken red roof tiles, and smashed wood beams, all strewn amid streets that nobody had cleared, two months after the quake.

September 18, 2016

The Forgotten War In Kashmir Is Turning Nasty

Ever since they entered into a cease-fire agreement in the disputed Kashmir, relations between Pakistan and India never seemed to be unraveling.

August 30, 2016

Endorse This: Donald Trump’s Anti-Foreigner Plan Is Already Working

Turns out we may not need to defile the Constitution to keep foreigners out of the country.

May 4, 2016

Massive Fire In Crowded India Temple Kills Scores

A massive fire swept through a temple in India during a fireworks display, killing 83 people and injuring at least 200 others.

April 11, 2016
Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University attend a protest inside the university campus in New Delhi

Indian Students Protest In Thousands As Government Cracks Down On Dissent

“We are witnessing liberal India, particularly young people who are usually more idealistic, fighting back.”

February 15, 2016
Bacha Khan Jawaharlal Nehru Sheikh Abdullah India

Who Was Bacha Khan?

In the aftermath of today’s attack on the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan, it is important to remember the ideals of the man for whom that institution was named. His life continues to serve as a model for communal coexistence, recalling the pluralistic society that existed before British rule.

January 20, 2016

India Faces Questions Over Its Handling Of A Militant Attack

As Indian forces worked for a fourth day to secure an air force base raided by Pakistan-based militants, the government faced growing questions Tuesday about its response to the attack, which left at least seven troops dead and 20 wounded.

January 6, 2016

Indian Court Rejects More Jail Time For Man Convicted As A Minor In 2012 Gang Rape

A day after a man convicted as a minor in a brutal 2012 gang rape and murder in New Delhi was released from detention, India’s Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals to extend his sentence in a case that has sparked a passionate debate over juvenile justice.

December 22, 2015
India Heat wave

Heat Wave In India Kills More Than 2,200

The heat wave in India is the fifth deadliest in the world and second deadliest in India, according to Emergency Events Database.

May 31, 2015

Obama Urges Religious Tolerance, Human Rights In India

President Obama closed his trip to India with a call for religious tolerance and human rights.

January 27, 2015
US President Barack Obama waves to the crowd as he leaves the VIP seating area with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C-L) and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee after attending the nation's Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2015

Obama, India’s Prime Minister Face Cold, Rain In Effort To Warm Relations

President Obama is continuing his effort to raise cooperation between the U.S. and India.

January 26, 2015

Obama Seeks Reset In Revisit To India

Barack Obama is about to become the first American president to visit India twice during his administration.

January 23, 2015
Infrastructure, carbon, emissions, supreme court, pollution, EPA, climate change, law

In Global Climate Talks, Some Major Polluters Drag Their Feet

Now that the U.S. and China are stepping up on climate change, will developing nations do their part?

December 12, 2014

Indian, Pakistani Military Leaders Discuss Deadly Border Clashes

India and Pakistan military officials held discussions about the violence in the Himalayan region of Kashmir.

October 14, 2014

Nobel Peace Prize Goes To Kailash Satyarthi And Malala Yousafzai

Yousafzai is the youngest winner in the history of the prestigious prize.

October 10, 2014

Modi, In Rock Star U.S. Debut, Vows To Make India Proud

New York (AFP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi basked in a rock star U.S. welcome as he vowed to build a strong, confident country ahead of his first White House summit Monday. In a massive show of support for a right-wing leader once shunned by Washington, some 18,500 people of Indian origin from across […]

September 29, 2014

China Announces India Investment, But Border Dispute Dogs Ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss trade between the two countries.

September 18, 2014

Trade, Border Dispute On Agenda During Xi’s India Visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first visit to India.

September 17, 2014

Disease Fears Hit Pakistan, India Flood Survivors

dpa ISLAMABAD — Pakistan was rushing Tuesday to treat outbreaks of malaria and dengue in the central province of Punjab, as the death toll in the wake of two weeks of flooding crossed 300. Authorities dispatched medical aid including teams of doctors and paramedics to several towns of the flood-hit area, the National Disaster Management […]

September 16, 2014

Pakistan Struggles To Protect Historic City From Floods

By Zia Khan and Sunrita Sen, dpa ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI — Pakistani authorities were struggling to protect the historic city of Multan from raging flood waters Friday, while in India-administered Kashmir, the focus turned from rescue to getting essential supplies to the thousands stranded or homeless. Troops and rescue workers were evacuating people from Multan, Pakistan’s […]

September 12, 2014

Troops Working To Rescue Stranded People In Kashmir

By Siddhartha Kumar, dpa NEW DELHI — Indian troops stepped up rescue work Tuesday as the rain held off in Jammu and Kashmir state, but thousands were stranded in the worst floods in the region for 60 years. State capital Srinagar was flooded by the Jhelum river and an estimated 400,000 people were stranded in […]

September 9, 2014

Indian PM To Visit White House On Sept 29-30: U.S. Official

Washington (AFP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was for years barred from visiting the United States, will meet President Barack Obama at the White House on September 29 and 30, U.S. officials said Monday. The meeting will mark Modi’s first visit to Washington since his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept to […]

September 8, 2014

Al-Qaida Sets Up New Branch In Indian Subcontinent

By Siddhartha Kumar, dpa NEW DELHI — Terrorist group al-Qaida has set up a branch in South Asia, prompting Indian authorities to issue a nationwide alert Thursday, media reports and officials said. Al-Qaida head Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the plan in a 55-minute video message posted on the internet Wednesday that Indian officials said appeared to […]

September 4, 2014

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

India’s New Leader Accuses Pakistan Of Terrorism

By Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times MUMBAI — India’s new leader slammed Pakistan on Tuesday, accusing it of terrorism and saying its U.S.-backed military is too weak to fight a conventional war. The comments by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his first visit to the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir were his harshest yet […]

August 12, 2014