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Indian Untouchables Become Millionaires

Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar | Posted 11.01.2011 | World
Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar

The poorest, lowest of all Hindu castes -- once called untouchables and now called dalits (meaning the oppressed) -- have started spawning millionaires.

America's Relationship with India: A Source of Security in Times of Turmoil

Rajeev Sharma | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business
Rajeev Sharma

Imagine a country that declares its independence from Great Britain, forges democracy from diversity, enjoys robust economic growth, and emerges as a world power. You've just described the United States -- and modern India.

India's Mood Darkens As Corruption Undermines Nation's Self-Confidence

Washington Post | Simon Denyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI - Just a few months ago, India was preening itself in the global spotlight. World leaders were queuing up to visit, and President Obama famo...

China and India's Battle for Influence in Asia

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Wagner

The recent signing of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between India and Japan will soon make each country the other's largest trading partner. And both remain concerned about the rising power and influence of China.

Beyond the G20: A World We Can Believe in

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Deepak Chopra

When the rich man's club of nations expanded from the G7 to the G20, a new element was added. Instead of being about money and trade, the G20 is about something else: aspiration.

U.S. Call Centers Wokers Now As Cheap To Hire As Their Indian Counterparts

ft.com | James Lamont and Joe Leahy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Call centre workers are becoming as cheap to hire in the US as they are in India, according to the head of the country's largest business process outs...

IMF Predicts Global Econony Will Grow More Than 4% This Year Thanks To China And India

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that the global economy, after enduring a crippling recession, should see better-tha...

Economics for a New Century

Ann Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Lee

The U.S. needs to get religion in the form of a new economic ideology to realign our priorities.

India Aims To Become World's Fastest Growing Economy, Overtake China

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MUMBAI, India — Just how fast can India grow? Ask Manal Farooq, who can't make gloves quickly enough. "We are facing a major problem," said Far...

India's Economic Growth Accelerates To 6.1 Percent

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUMBAI, India — India's economy picked up pace in the latest quarter as government spending helped to overcome the worst of the global downturn ...

Indian Businesses Forced To Focus On Country's Poor Due To Economic Crisis

GlobalPost | Jason Overdorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Jason Overdorf I GlobalPost NEW DELHI -- In India, the economic crisis may actually be good news. During the salad days of the past decade, India'...

Young Science USA

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James M. Gentile

If the future of our nation is not continually renewed by young Americans well supported in their advanced scientific research, we likely will have a very dim future indeed.

Decline Can Make Britain a Better Country

Alex Higgins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Higgins

There is a distinct lack of enthusiasm for attempting to govern other parts of the world by force, let alone envy of the global superpower.

India's Poorest State Defies Economic Slump

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This country's path out of the global economic turmoil may start here, among a community of outcastes who dine on rats. In Bihar, India's poorest and...

Downturn Begins To Hit Emerging Economies

Washington Post | Anthony Faiola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Developing countries including China and India, where red-hot growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty in recent years, are sho...