Rama Lakshmi

Staff writerIndia

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He soared on foreign relations, but failed on civil liberties.

  • May 26, 2015

India’s prime minister has been in office for a year. Five experts grade his effectiveness on various issues, ranking his performance on a scale from 1 (very poor) to 10 (excellent).

  • May 26, 2015

The nation has 1 percent of the world’s cars, but accounts for 15 percent of global traffic deaths.

  • May 22, 2015

The 7.3-magnitude temblor was the largest jolt in the Himalayan country since last month’s disaster.

  • May 12, 2015

U.S. Ambassador Richard Verma said he worries about “potentially chilling effects” on civil society.

  • May 6, 2015

Hundreds of climbers and guides were thrust into the deadliest disaster ever on the world’s highest mountain.

  • May 2, 2015

The martial arts-trained devotees in the 26-year-old cloister are a rarity in a male-dominated religious culture.

  • May 2, 2015

The quest to convert the world to vegan ways from the top of the world took Kuntal Joisher on a trying hunt for vegan-friendly mountain gear.

  • May 1, 2015

Many volunteers have yet to receive direction and information nearly five days after the deadly earthquake.

  • Apr 29, 2015

Whole settlements were destroyed by the earthquake, and the death toll has surpassed 5,000.

  • Apr 28, 2015
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