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Thirty years later, disaster haunts and angers Bhopal survivors

Three decades after lethal gas swept through Bhopal, the central Indian city remains haunted by memories of the world's worst industrial disaster.

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In India, fears accompany right-wing Modi's landslide victory

This is the first time since India won independence in 1947 that a rightist party has won a clear majority in parliament.

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Equality victory, as India recognizes transgender rights

Landmark Supreme Court ruling allows people to identify themselves outside the traditional gender binary

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South India voters reject BJP

Indian voters rejected the reactionary Hindu-nationalist party, known as the BJP, in a recent state election. The huge loss spells trouble for the ultra-right party in the 2014 national elections.

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Communists re-elected for 5th term in Tripura, India

The Communist Party of India-Marxist and Communist Party of India bagged a total of 50 seats out of 60 in the state parliament.

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Thousands take to streets to mourn Delhi gang-rape victim

Thousands poured onto the streets of India over the weekend to mourn the death of a pre-medical student who was subjected to a brutal gang rape.

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India’s shopkeepers go on strike over “Walmart decision”

Storeowners across India shut down their shops to protest the government's decision to allow foreign companies like Walmart access to the nation's retail market.

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India’s general strike shows unprecedented working-class unity and anger

In the largest general strike since India's independence, millions of workers went on strike Feb. 28 for stronger labor laws and to protest the rising cost of living.

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To end corruption in India, go after the source

The hunger strike launched by Anna Hazare in Delhi has led to an outpouring of support from all over the country, but to end corruption you have to target the source.

Afghanistan: anatomy of a hit

The assassination of Ahmed Wali Karzai in Kandahar is one of those moments when the long and bloody Afghanistan war comes into focus.

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