I was the smallest scuba-geared mermaid in the boundless aquarium of vast eternity. A random thought came to my mind: "How many times will I trust that leap of faith,that gear, that rope or that inner
NEW DELHI, India — Vice President Joe Biden arrived in India on Monday afternoon, the first U.S. vice president to visit in decades. The four-day visit is designed to strengthen ties and lay the groundwork
The pesticide that killed 23 Indian schoolchildren last week is a nerve poison banned by many countries because of what the World Health Organization (WHO) describes as its "high acute toxicity". As early
The country has passed a law providing access to primary education for all, but the system struggles to ensure basic safety. On a 2011 reporting trip to visit schools in Bihar, India's poorest state, scene
For generations, 300 million Dalits—the poorest of the poor in India—have been taught that they are worthless. Less than human. Excluded from society, they have limited access to education or justice.
Security personnel worry about all kinds of things when U.S. officials travel abroad, but Vice President Biden's trip to India this week presented a special challenge: Monkeys. About a dozen adult monkeys
During Joe Biden’s diplomatic trip to India this week — or, as Biden may understand it, the largest 7-11 he’s ever visited — security personnel surrounding the vice president worked extra hard to protect
U.S. animal advocates have become somewhat accustomed to being embarrassingly surpassed by the animal protection policies across the pond in the European Union (EU). Now it seems we'd better prepare ourselves
The recent departure of a string of big name investors from India, including ArcelorMittal and Berkshire Hathaway, has prompted a familiar reaction in from some corners of India—we didn’t need you anyway.