India's huge domestic demand helped it weather the financial crisis of 2008. But since then, Indian companies have invested internationally, increasing India's vulnerability to economic downturns.
Smarter tactics by Indian police and a desire among Kashmiri businesses to make money are keeping a fragile peace in Kashmir a year after violent police crackdowns killed more than 100 people.
The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum in Agra dedicated to Mumtaz Mahal, the wife of Emperor Shah Jahan, who was grief-stricken when she died during the birth of their 14th child in 1631. The Taj Mahal is the finest example of Mughal architecture, combining elements from Persian, Turkish, and Indian architectural styles.
While Indian officials praised the city's resilience after Wednesday's blasts, Mumbai residents said they are simply resigned to life under threat.
Yesterday's blasts in Mumbai prompted Indian newspaper Hindustan Times to ask: "Why is Mumbai targeted again and again?"
Regardless of who's responsible for the recent blasts in Mumbai, Pakistan is now in the spotlight for its weak efforts with Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Pakistan-based terror group blamed for the 2008 attacks.
Three bomb blasts hit the Indian commercial capital of Mumbai, a city that still has sharp memory of the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Many residents want to know how it could happen again.
The attacks on Mumbai come ahead of India-Pakistan talks. Some Indian officials believe the deadly blasts were intended to derail the talks.