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Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi and 1984

Sunil Sharan | Posted 06.12.2013 | World
Sunil Sharan

The grainy footage on state-run television revealed mourners filing by the bier of assassinated Indian prime minister, Indira Gandhi. Occasionally cri...

India Executes Last Surviving Mumbai Attacker

Reuters | Satarupa Bhattacharjya and Kaustubh Kulkarni | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Nov 21 (Reuters) - India executed Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the lone survivor of a militant squad that killed 166 people in a rampage t...

Assassins Of Former India PM Denied Clemency

AP | By KATY DAIGLE | Posted 12.18.2011 | World

CHENNAI, India -- Across most of India the three men on death row for the 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi are reviled as murd...

A Parade, a Bollywood Actress, a Relationship: Life Lessons

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Today is the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the Indian constitution, celebrated as Republic Day. India is proud and thriving. I remember twen...

The King Is Dead; Long Live the King

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

Such was the scale of the developing human tragedy following Andhra Pradesh state Chief Minister, YS Rajashekhar Reddy's death that his bereaved son YS Jaganmohan Reddy had to issue a public appeal exhorting the people not to commit suicide.

The US-India Business Council Comes of Age

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Chacko

The overflow crowd at the US-India Business Council's "Synergies Summit" emphasized how positively different the Council has become from even a dozen years ago.

In Sri Lanka: Explaining the Tamil Tigers

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The Sri Lankan government has battled the Tamil Tigers on two fronts for almost three decades: on the battlefield and in the arena of world opinion. No one thought they could win militarily, but they did.

Why India Cannot Be Run as a Corporation

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

The disparate voices that constitute the vast mosaic of Indian polity provide necessary dynamism to a situation that can often seem impossible to an outsider.