The election of Nikki Haley as the first Indian-American governor of South Carolina isn't a particularly big deal for self-assured India. But closer ties with the US remain a focus.
President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton are making trips to India and the region in the coming weeks, with an eye toward strengthening alliances to counterbalance China.
'China wants a presence. India is unnerved by all of this,' Robert Kaplan, author of 'Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power,' told a small gathering in Cambridge.
The Commonwealth Games revealed lax security, poor sanitation, and shoddy building in the capital of India.
The closing ceremony of the 19th Commonwealth Games began Thursday in spectacular fashion at the Indian capital's Jawaharlal Nehru stadium.
India's spontaneous cheers for Pakistan players at the Commonwealth Games has some wondering if the two countries' relationship is entering a less testy phase.
The dust raised by the Commonwealth Games drove this child of Indian immigrants to begin reading about the land of her ancestors.
After weeks of concern over the safety and cleanliness of athletes' quarters, India's Commonwealth Games began Sunday with a colorful opening ceremony featuring Bollywood songs, yoga, and rickshaws.
Many Indians hope the missteps leading up to the India Commonwealth Games, which begin in Delhi Sunday, will add momentum to efforts to reform governance.