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Green shoots of reform from a desert state

Vasundara Raje, Rajasthan Chief Minister
THE reformist government that many Indians and free-market flag-bearers had hoped would emerge after this year's election isn't in New Delhi - at least not yet. It's a dusty day's drive to the southwest. The desert state of Rajasthan, derided as a poverty-stricken laggard, has taken the lead on structural reforms that, their backers argue, coul...

Girl dies after being set on fire for resisting molestation

A teenage girl has died in north India one week after a gang of men set her on fire as punishment for resisting their attempts to molest her, while federal investigators have said that two girls found hanging earlier this year &lsquo More News »

India marks six years since Mumbai attacks

INDIA on Wednesday (November 26) marked six years since militants stormed Mumbai in three days of horror that left 166 people dead, as survivors said they would never be “beaten back by terror”. Families of victims and politicians More News »

India US hold first trade dialogue in four years

THE United States and India held their first round of formal trade talks in four years on Tuesday (November 25), seeking to capitalise on the resolution of a global trade dispute to repair a dialogue that had fallen into neglect. While the tw More News »

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WHEN eight South Asian leaders gather for a summit in Kathmandu on Wednesday (November 26), they will meet in a conference centre donated by China to its cash-strapped Himalayan neighbour Nepal 27 years ago. In the decades since it built the More News »
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