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Nehru, the Forgotten Hero

Anil Dharker | Posted 12.08.2014 | World
Anil Dharker

One person who seems to have been demoted from his perch atop political gods is Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister.

Is India's Independece Day A Hindu Holiday?

Vineet Chander | Posted 10.15.2012 | Religion
Vineet Chander

Should India's Independence Day be celebrated in Hindu temples in America? I think so. We can use the day to reflect on identity, on struggle and sacrifice, and on the deeper, spiritual significance of concepts like freedom or independence.

Who Created Pakistan's Nuclear Arsenal?

Jamyang Norbu | Posted 07.20.2011 | World
Jamyang Norbu

Pakistanis may hail A.Q. Khan as the father of the "Islamic bomb," but what is generally not mentioned is that his PhD is in metallurgical engineering. He was not involved with the actual design, development and testing of Pakistan's nuclear weapons.

Tarun Tejpal's heart-ache for "the idea of India" (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Lydon

NEW DELHI -- Tarun Tejpal -- muckraker, editor and novelist -- is speaking with professional zeal and a certain generational remorse about his remark...

China and India: A War of Giants

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

In spite of million man armed forces and nuclear weapons, India feels increasingly threatened by China's rise. The Indians know full well that China expects obedience from its neighbors.

Indian Politicians Begin Austerity Drive As Nation Faces Worst Drought In 40 Years

Rani Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rani Singh

The Congress party and United Progressive Alliance President, Sonia Gandhi has commenced an austerity drive amongst her cohort of politicians.

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...