In "The Taxi Takes on Terror" project, freelance documentary filmmaker Vandana Sood set out last year to report from India's largest city through conversations with cab drivers. She meets a young Mumbai woman whose story is a surprising commentary on faith and fashion.
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The government of India announced plans earlier this week to do comprehensive mapping of slums in the entire country -- to further the ambitious goal of making India slum-free within five years. Worldfocus spoke with Pratima Joshi of Shelter Associates for more on slum mapping.
PBS commemorates the first anniversary of the Mumbai attacks with this Wednesday's broadcast of "Secrets of the Dead: Mumbai Massacre." The program is a unique look inside the attacks, featuring closed-circuit television footage and first-hand accounts. Watch an excerpt of the program and a discussion with the film's director from THIRTEEN Forum.
India's largest city is commemorating the one-year anniversary of vicious terrorist attacks that killed more than 170 people. Journalist Vandana Sood uses Mumbai taxicabs to report on how people from a wide cross-section of Indian society view the aftermath of the attacks.
Mumbai, India's largest city, is confronting an epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Independent producer Lauren Rudser brings Worldfocus this signature story on an often overlooked global health issue.
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.
A Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that the Indian government was held accountable for security faults in the wake of Mumbai attacks, while China has avoided dealing with accusations of corruption following the Sichuan earthquake.
Danny Boyle's feel-good love story "Slumdog Millionaire," set in Mumbai, won eight Oscars Sunday night. But the movie has faced some criticism in India.
Former Pakistani ambassador to the United Nations Ahmad Kamal discusses recent developments in the region.