The distrust of the Communist Party, once a powerhouse in parts of India, could signal a major change in Indian politics. Here's what its leaders plan to do to keep their old mission alive.
How much should the government intervene in the economy of a free society? Sylvia Nasar traces a century of debate.
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Groupon launched in India last week. While opportunity here appears vast, only 1 percent of Indians have the fast Internet connection that Groupon India will likely target.
In its relationship with Burma (Myanmar), India is caught between its commitment to principles of democracy and its desire to counter China's rising power in the region.
Mother Teresa's Nobel Prize winning mission in India has prompted many people to work short missions and 'voluntourism' into their lives.
A train crash Monday killed more than 60 people in West Bengal, India, home of Maoist insurgents known as Naxilites. Authorities say it's too soon to say if it was sabotage.
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Rebel Maoists in eastern India are suspected of causing a passenger train to derail and collide with an oncoming freight train in West Bengal Friday. It would be their third deadly attack in two months, signaling the insurgency's growing momentum.
Rising sea levels have submerged an island claimed by both India and Bangladesh. Global warming appears to have buried the dispute.