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Global Politics

New Delhi's electricity thieves

India's capital New Delhi has long suffered from a particular crime: electricity theft. But the private companies now running New Delhi's power plants have started to fight back. Reporter Elliot Hannon takes us on a power raid outside New Delhi.

Global Politics

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we asked where Islam ranks among the many religions of India? The answer is SECOND?right after Hinduism. Now one conservative Muslim group has declared that the national song is un-Islamic. The BBC's Chris Morris has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Victory for eunuchs in India

India's election commission announced it will allow eunuchs and transgender individuals to describe themselves as "other" instead of male or female when filling out official documents. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Rupa Jah in Delhi.

Arts, Culture & Media

Kailash Kher

Kailash Kher may be one of the biggest superstars you've never heard of. In India, three generations of women swoon over the singer the way some might faint over Justin Timberlake here. Marco Werman speaks with him.

Global Politics

India's Maoist insurgency

India is preparing to strike at Maoist rebels. The 40-year-long Maoist insurgency has claimed more than 600 lives just this year. The BBC's Tinku Ray traveled to a village that used to be under Maoist control but the government has taken it back.

Global Politics

India's stake in Afghanistan

The Taliban says it carried out a suicide bombing near the Indian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 17 people.It would be the second attack on the embassy. The World's Matthew Bell looks at what's at stake for India in the Afghanistan war.

Conflict & Justice

McDonald's Vs. McCurry's

For eight years, McDonald's has been fighting a restaurant in Malaysia called � McCurry. The American fast food giant tried to copyright the �mc� prefix. But Malaysia's Federal Court said: NOT so fast.