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Civilizational Partners and Equals: What Narendra Modi Means for American Hindus

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 08.11.2014 | Religion
Vamsee Juluri

For Hindus in America, Modi's leadership will mark a promising opportunity to bring faith, culture, nation, and world together. There is a great deal of hope riding on what he does, not only for India, but also for symbolizing a Hinduism that is modern, strong, and still true to its universalism.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Let Your First Obligation Be Towards Justice

Rana Ayyub | Posted 07.22.2014 | World
Rana Ayyub

May 16 turned out to be a historic day in the history of India, with the country giving a huge mandate in the favor of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and his party, the conservative Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP).

This Is How To Celebrate Winning The World's Largest Election

Posted 05.16.2014 | World

India's Hindu nationalist party celebrated a historic landslide victory in the country's massive election on Friday, after the ruling Congress party c...

'Modi Wave' Prevails as BJP Sweeps Indian Elections; Congress Routed

Samarth Pathak | Posted 07.16.2014 | World
Samarth Pathak

Despite misgivings of certain sections -- Modi is yet to completely wipe off the perception of being a 'divisive leader' in the civil society -- an overwhelming number of voters have extended strong support to the BJP.

India's Modi on His Best Behavior: Can We Trust Him?

Mike Ghouse | Posted 07.09.2014 | World
Mike Ghouse

Mr. Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate in India's national elections, has finally gathered the courage to deliver one of his best policy statements in an interview published on NDTV on April 22.

Is the Churning in the Indian Media for Real?

Rana Ayyub | Posted 07.04.2014 | World
Rana Ayyub

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of the finest writers and journalists, passed away recently. The Nobel laureate, considered one of the finest littérateurs ever, gave the world of journalism some of his finest thoughts.

Rise of Modi and the End of Brahmin Supremacy

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.30.2014 | World
Sunil Adam

Does the decline and the impending collapse of the Congress Party fortunes, which coincide with Narendra Modi's gate-crashing on to the national stage...

India: Religion vs. Elections

Connor Ryan | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Connor Ryan

Starting April 16, the people of India will determine the government of the country for the next five years. The elections will end on May 13 and the previous government will cease to exist on May 31.

Refusing to be Criminals (Again) - Struggle for Equality Continues in India

American Anthropological Association | Posted 02.11.2014 | Gay Voices
American Anthropological Association

Over the past four years, the recognition of equal rights for sexual minorities in India has increased significantly, as thousands of LGBTQ individuals came out to their families, friends and coworkers without the fear of being harassed, blackmailed and persecuted.

India's Future, Narendra Modi, Muslims and Moving Forward

Mike Ghouse | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

We are all in this together, and see things differently. We need to allow diversity of thought for a comprehensive understanding of the issue from a justice point of view, as well as long term cohesion in the society.

Anna Hazare and the Campaign Against Corruption

Muqtedar Khan | Posted 10.28.2013 | World
Muqtedar Khan

Anna Hazare's activism and his stature have put corruption on the national agenda. I am not sure if his solutions will work, but the awareness and urgency that he is generating could inspire others to come up with more realistic solutions.

Elusive Success in Polls Disorient the Right and the Left

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

Risking all to elect a deeply ideological government at a moment of crisis seemed not a smart move to most of the electors. Congress Party, on the other hand, was the picture of stability.

Indian Election's Monthlong Voting Ends

AP | TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — India's monthlong election ended Wednesday, with tens of millions of Indians casting ballots in a vote widely expected to usher in a...

India Election: Nation Prepares For Largest Election Process In The World (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The nation of India and its 1.2 billion residents will start heading to the polls on Thursday to elect their new prime minister and members of Parliam...