By Rajesh Shah The Associated Press MUMBAI, India (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of grieving supporters thronged the streets of Mumbai on Sunday, Nov. 18 for the funeral of Bal Thackeray, a Hindu extremist leader linked to waves of mob violence against Muslims and migrant workers in India.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly U.K.-born director Michael Winterbottom made his reputation
By Nirmala George The Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — The leaders of India and Pakistan said they agreed in talks that strained relations between their rival South Asian nations should be normalized. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and visiting Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said their meeting was friendly and constructive.
By Ravi Nessman The Associated Press ROZAJALALPUR, India (AP) — The farmers of Rozajalalpur knew what was coming. They saw others closer to India’s expanding capital city pushed off their land to make way for malls, apartments and offices. They saw billboards rise along nearby potholed roads and tiny sales offices sprout in the grassy […]
NEW DELHI (AP) — Years later, long after their handmade shacks had been reduced to rubble, they look at the place that was once their neighborhood
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Indian designers Falguni and Shane Peacock have busted out of Bollywood straight through to Hollywood. Their champion? Britney Spears.
From Feb. 6 to Feb. 11, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke led a high-technology trade mission in New Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai. His aim was to promote
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Sabid Ali Sheikh stands on a prairie of trash — old onions, excrement, animal bones — slowly rotting its way back into an earth riddled
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Voters in the secretive military-ruled nation of Myanmar cast their first ballots in two decades on Sunday, Nov. 7
Food inflation that has been in the double digits for a year has had a deep impact on school lunches, family meals, and holy offerings. Anger with high prices erupted into protests