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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.


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.


Indian Student Jailed After Accidentally Revealing She Cheated on Live TV

An Indian student went on television and accidentally proved she had cheated on exams. Now she's going to jail.


KFC India Is Giving Out Finger Lickin’ Good Boxes of Chicken That Charge Your Phone

KFC India has a new plan to bring in customers: hand out chicken boxes with USB Chargers.

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