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The 20-foot-tall stainless steel cube was decorated with life-size human statues and semi-submerged in a coral lagoon. The artwork was criticized because it depicted human... [Read More]
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For 10 days, they sing, dance, chant and pray at the feet of Ganesh statues, then submerge them in water. The festival was once used... [Read More]
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India is the world's biggest consumer of palm oil, a crop which threatens the country's water supply and is linked to deforestation. But the government... [Read More]
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Some fans of Carnatic singing, a type of South Indian classical music rooted in Hinduism, are angry with performers who've adapted and performed Christian songs. [Read More]
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Aung San Suu Kyi, who won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, has come under intense international criticism for her muted response to the army's campaign... [Read More]
In a landmark ruling, India's Supreme Court overturned a law that criminalized gay sex on Thursday. [Read More]
India's Supreme Court issued a landmark decision Thursday, overturning a colonial-era law that banned consensual gay sex. [Read More]
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis are expected to discuss anti-terrorism, maritime security, China's influence — and India's reliance on Iranian... [Read More]
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Torrential rain has triggered landslides and floods that have killed more than 350 people in India's southern state of Kerala. [Read More]
India's southern state of Kerala may get some much needed relief in the coming days as the forecast shows less rain for the area that... [Read More]
In India, a country with almost no sexual education, a 94-year-old man's newspaper column called "Ask the Sexpert" is a leading source of information. [Read More]
Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who presided over clandestine nuclear tests that confirmed India as a nuclear power but soured relations with rival... [Read More]
Posh private hospitals give world-class care — and serve lattes. At government facilities, cancer patients sleep on the sidewalk. But the prime minister has a... [Read More]
Activists are challenging the law, which dates back to the British colonial era. More Indian cities are hosting gay pride parades, but some polls show... [Read More]
In recent months, about two dozen people across India have been beaten to death by mobs driven to violence by what they've read on social... [Read More]
In India, fake news can be deadly. About 20 people have been lynched by mobs, amid social media messages of kidnappers on the loose. Police... [Read More]
In Mumbai, beaches are strewn with plastic trash, so now there's a ban on plastics — and set penalties for violators. But there are some... [Read More]
India's smash hit Veere Di Wedding breaks lots of taboos — and is stirring up debate about its depiction of women. [Read More]
He's known as "one of the most virtuous and wise sons" of Bristol, but the philanthropist Edward Colston made his fortune as a 17th century... [Read More]
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