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India rules homosexuality is no longer a crime

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India rules homosexuality is no longer a crime

In India, a court ruled that homosexuality should no longer be a criminal offense in New Delhi, the capital. Advocates hailed it as a huge step forward, as homosexuality has been a crime in conservative India since the British colonial era.

Posted: July 2, 2009 10:59   Comments: 2
Sino-Indian border dispute bogs down Asian economies

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Sino-Indian border dispute bogs down Asian economies

China and India have often been portrayed as the major drivers of the future, based on their economic clout. But quite apart from grand economic plans and new global alignments, a different reality is taking shape in both countries. Worldfocus contributor Luv Puri writes about border disputes that are renewing fears of a Sino-Indian confrontation.

Posted: June 24, 2009 13:59   Comments: 13
House made of BRICs

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House made of BRICs

This week, leaders from the emerging powers of Brazil, Russia, India and China came together for a summit. The BRIC nations are at a privileged point in their evolution, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian -- they are increasingly powerful but are not wealthy or influential enough for the world’s citizens to expect them to solve serious problems.

Posted: June 18, 2009 10:05   Comments: 6
The good, the bad and the interesting

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The good, the bad and the interesting

From fuel standards to Indian elections, Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian looks at the good, the bad and the interesting from this week's international news.

Posted: May 19, 2009 14:54   Comments: 4
Congress wins decisive victory in India’s elections

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Congress wins decisive victory in India’s elections

India's Congress Party won a landslide victory in national elections. Arvind Panagariya of Columbia University discusses the main issues of the election and what the U.S. and Pakistan can expect from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his second term in office.

Posted: May 18, 2009 11:56   Comments: 2
Election results set course for India’s future

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Election results set course for India’s future

In India, the results of national elections are in, and they give the Congress Party a landslide victory. Worldfocus contributor Luv Puri assesses what the results will mean for internal Indian politics as well as the country's relations with the United States and Pakistan.

Posted: May 18, 2009 10:33   Comments: 2
India, world’s largest democracy, heads to the polls

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India, world’s largest democracy, heads to the polls

On Thursday, India -- the world's largest democracy -- wrapped up the first stage of its month-long general elections. The elections will choose a new parliament to be seated later this spring. Read what some of India's more than 700 million eligible voters had to say.

Posted: April 16, 2009 13:49   Comments: 3
Small parties are big players in India’s upcoming elections

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Small parties are big players in India’s upcoming elections

India, the world’s largest democracy, is scheduled to begin its multi-stage parliamentary elections on April 16. Mahima Kaul, a freelance reporter based in Delhi, explains how India's political landscape has changed over the past several decades, as political support has fragmented and smaller parties have become more influential.

Posted: April 13, 2009 20:04   Comments: 3
As global Internet use swells, piracy concerns also mount

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As global Internet use swells, piracy concerns also mount

Australia and India anticipate huge Web growth while Sweden battles with Internet piracy and sees impressive results.

Posted: April 7, 2009 16:13   Comments: 2
Indian nationalism begins to challenge caste destiny

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Indian nationalism begins to challenge caste destiny

Multimedia reporter Ben Piven spent nine months documenting the caste system in Mumbai on a Fulbright grant. He recalls his field research and the questions surrounding caste and Indian nationalism in the slums of Mumbai.

Posted: April 3, 2009 19:28   Comments: 5

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