Indian Actress Could Face Sedition Charges for Saying That Pakistan Is ‘Not Hell’

An Indian actor is refusing to apologize after she complimented Pakistan.


Amnesty International Accused of ‘Sedition’ in India

The human rights group is in India’s crosshairs over an event focused on the hot-button issue of Kashmir.

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This Bollywood Star Keeps Getting Stopped at U.S. Airports

It's the third time in recent years Khan has been stopped by U.S. security.


Emperor Modi Ended the Gandhi Dynasty

India managed to overthrow its founding family — but replaced it with a new form of personality cult.


The World’s Rising Powers Have Fallen

There will be no bloc of “emerging economies” rising up to challenge the Western order. But what comes next may be more chaotic and dangerous.


Around the World in 40 Books

Headed to Rio, Paris, or Cape Town this summer? We asked distinguished writers and thinkers to pick their favorite books about 20 of the world’s great cities.


‘Carnal Intercourse Against the Order of Nature’ Is Still Illegal in India

The country's top court declined to revisit a law that targets gay sex — the latest setback for the subcontinent’s LGBT community and its struggle for equality.

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