India’s first monorail opened to the public on Sunday, February 2, “five years after construction began and two years later than its scheduled launch.” read more
“The budget of India’s Mars mission…was just three-quarters of the $100 million that Hollywood spent on last year’s space-based hit, ‘Gravity.’ ” read more
“India’s lower house passed a contentious proposal to split Andhra Pradesh and create the new state of Telangana on Tuesday amid chaotic scenes and uproar in parliament from opponents of the bill.” read more
“India has a long history of banning or withdrawing books to protect religious, corporate or political interests. In 1988, it became the first country in the world to ban ‘The Satanic Verses,’ by Salman Rushdie,” read more
“India’s ‘railway children’…have fled poverty, violence and abuse or are simply seeking adventure, attracted by the bright lights of the big cities such as Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata.” read more
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