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Q&A: Hindutva is BJP's biggest liability in Mizoram: state party chief

Nov 27 2018

The tiny state of Mizoram is the last holdout against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wave that has swept India’s remote northeast since Prime Minister Narendra Modi stormed to a historic win in the 2014 general election.

Time up for Manipur's 'Mr. 10 percent' chief minister, BJP says

Mar 01 2017

While the national media is focused on the assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces his biggest electoral test since coming to power in 2014, the tiny state of Manipur in India’s northeast is gearing up for its most closely fought election in recent times.

Trending at #AutoExpo – green cars, compact SUVs, models without engines

Feb 05 2016

India’s biggest auto show began this week in the suburbs of New Delhi. The event amounts to public relations, but is important for the 1,500 companies that show up, all of which want a piece of what likely will be the third-largest passenger car market by 2020. The new launches and displays also tell us what companies think are the latest consumer preferences and what the upcoming trends will be. Here’s what hot at Auto Expo 2016:

Oh boy, that’s my girl! Battling gender biases in India

Jan 07 2016

When we decided to have another baby, I pushed past the big questions about whether we have the moral right to introduce another child into this often grim world and so on, and decided to wonder instead if this time we might have a boy since we already had a girl.

How Delhi’s shoeshine boys learn to read and write

Apr 29 2015

Five shoeshine boys holding pencils and notebooks crowd around Firdoz Khan, who sits with them on the ground in her white salwar and is busy explaining the difference between 7 plus 2 and 7 multiplied by 2.

India's lone male tenor aims to sing opera in local key

Jan 28 2015

NEW DELHI When Anando Mukerjee tells people in India that he's an opera singer, they are intrigued - and impressed. Opera is almost unheard of in a country obsessed with Bollywood spectacle.

India's lone male tenor aims to sing opera in local key

Jan 28 2015

NEW DELHI When Anando Mukerjee tells people in India that he's an opera singer, they are intrigued - and impressed. Opera is almost unheard of in a country obsessed with Bollywood spectacle.

India's lone male tenor aims to sing opera in local key

Jan 28 2015

NEW DELHI When Anando Mukerjee tells people in India that he's an opera singer, they are intrigued - and impressed. Opera is almost unheard of in a country obsessed with Bollywood spectacle.

India's lone male tenor aims to sing opera in local key

Jan 28 2015

NEW DELHI, Jan 28 When Anando Mukerjee tells people in India that he's an opera singer, they are intrigued - and impressed. Opera is almost unheard of in a country obsessed with Bollywood spectacle.

Restaurant run by Tihar convicts wins praise for politeness, hygiene

Jul 22 2014

NEW DELHI As India's capital baked in a heat wave, banker Gaurav Gupta sat down for lunch at a new air-conditioned restaurant, to be greeted by a smiling waiter who took his order for a traditional "thali" meal of flatbread, lentils, vegetables and rice.

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