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Primes Against Humanity

India may very well get a new prime minister who was instrumental in crimes against humanity. You can read a little background on some of India’s most recent economic statistics here, the post also discusses Modi’s actions in Gujarat in 2002, which left at least 1,000 Muslims dead.

If so, Gandhi’s legacy in India will [...]

Bal Thackeray funeral: Thousands mourn right-wing leader

BBC, November 18

Mumbai – The body of controversial Hindu nationalist politician Bal Thackeray has been cremated in Mumbai following a huge funeral.

Earlier hundreds of thousands of mourners filled the streets of the city as the body of Mr Thackeray was driven through the huge crowds.

Thackeray, who was 86, founded the right-wing Shiv [...]

As Dengue Fever Sweeps India, a Slow Response Stirs Experts’ Fears

New York Times, By Gardiner Harris, November 6

New Delhi — An epidemic of dengue fever in India is fostering a growing sense of alarm even as government officials here have publicly refused to acknowledge the scope of a problem that experts say is threatening hundreds of millions of people, not just in India but [...]