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Obama's religious freedom message is for US too: Envoy

Obama's religious freedom message is for US too: Envoy

US President Barack Obama’s stress during his speech in India on the right of freedom of individuals to profess, practice and propagate religion was a message for Americans too, US…

Jayanthi Natarajan quits Congress, attacks Rahul Gandhi

Jayanthi Natarajan quits Congress, attacks Rahul Gandhi

Senior Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan, a onetime party spokesperson who was considered quite close to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Friday quit the party, sending shock waves through its political…

Reputation tarnished by low and dirty stories, says Sujatha Singh

Reputation tarnished by low and dirty stories, says Sujatha Singh

Two days after she was abruptly relieved of her post, former foreign secretary Sujatha Singh said Friday that her reputation has been tarnished by adverse stories coming out about her…

'Rahasya': an ode to “Queen of Crime”

'Rahasya': an ode to “Queen of Crime”

Manish Gupta’s “Rahasya” (mystery) might be in the news for being loosely based on the Aarushi Talwar double murder case, but other than a few cosmetic details, the film is…

Beating Retreat attempts Indian-Western blend, but doesn't always work

Beating Retreat attempts Indian-Western blend, but doesn't always work

On a sunny evening, under a clear blue sky, with a bracing breeze fluttering the tricolour, 1,000 bandsmen of the Indian armed forces brought music alive on Thursday at the…

Beyond Bromance: Obama and Modi Chart a new Course for U.S.-India Relations

Beyond Bromance: Obama and Modi Chart a new Course for U.S.-India Relations

On his last day in India Jan. 27, President Obama used his address to a civic gathering to pull at the heartstrings of history but also address today’s tough challenges…

Muslim woman editor arrested for reprinting 'Charlie Hebdo' cartoons

Muslim woman editor arrested for reprinting 'Charlie Hebdo' cartoons

The woman editor of an Urdu daily was arrested for reprinting a controversial cartoon of Prophet Mohammed which was first published by the French weekly “Charlie Hebdo” but later released…

Florida Man Sentenced to 21 Months in Federal Prison in $433,000 Fraud Case

Florida Man Sentenced to 21 Months in Federal Prison in $433,000 Fraud Case

A Florida man was sentenced to 21 months in prison Jan. 22 in a 433,000 fraud scheme he perpetrated against small business owners and others seeking lines of credit all…

As Obama visits India, Pakistan looks to Russia for military, economic assistance

As Obama visits India, Pakistan looks to Russia for military, economic assistance

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — As the United States forges closer ties to India, neighboring Pakistan is looking for some new friends. Officials hope they have found one in Russia — a…

Documentary on 7 New York Kids Raised in Isolation Screened at Sundance

Documentary on 7 New York Kids Raised in Isolation Screened at Sundance

Crystal Moselle’s documentary ‘Wolfpack ´on seven siblings, who were raised in complete isolation inside a four-bedroom apartment in New York City, was screened Jan. 25 at the Sundance Festival in…

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