On Wednesday morning, Indian authorities hanged Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist in the Mumbai attack of November 26 — 29, 2008. The multi-site raid was mounted by 10 men of the Pakistan Islamist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, killing 166 and injuring more than 300.
Cameras caught Kasab as he prowled the Mumbai train station where [...]
Could you imagine naming a baby Garbage or Reject? That choice would be incomprehesible in the United States, but apparently it is not unusual in India for disappointed parents who wanted a son to name a daughter “Unwanted.”
Below, India’s gender disparity is increasing because parents still prefer sons and don’t want girls.
Not all cultures are [...]
According to the imaginative New York Times, illegal immigration from Mexico has “sputtered to a trickle” — a conclusion that is overblown at best, and a pravda-esqe lie at worst.
But not to worry. Even more far-flung and diverse invaders are filling in the gap, if there is one. Though distant, the nation of India has been [...]
The United States is not the only nation to have a recent Census counting the residents: India has announced the results of its decennial tabulation.
Demographers have predicted for years that India would overtake Red China as the planet’s most populous nation within a couple decades. The Indian count — an additional 181 million persons in [...]
Upbeat India boosters like to portray their country as a modern, “forward looking” society that is an up-and-comer on the world stage. In fact, some believe this will be India’s century.
But retro social realities are hard to ignore. Bangalore is celebrated as a tech center, thanks to American outsourcing and education, yet indoor plumbing is [...]