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#WhyLoiter reclaims public — and inner — space for Indian women

Women in India often hear from an early age that they shouldn't be out in public without a purpose and a place to go. And certainly they shouldn't be out late at night without the company of a man. "Don't loiter," they're urged. But a group of women in Mumbai is challenging that notion by going on late-night walks together and just hanging out. Rhitu Chatterjee tags along for a "loitering session" that manages to feel both sinister and uplifting.

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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz today we wanted the name of a massive stone and concrete arch that dominates the harbor in Mumbai, India. The answer is The Gateway of India. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with travel writer Devanshi Modi, who says Mumbai landmarks affected by the terrorist attacks two months ago are once again open for business... and tourists.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Indian film composer A. R. Rahman is nominated for 3 Academy Awards for his soundtrack to "Slumdog Millionaire." He talked to The World's Marco Werman about creating the film's sound.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the home town of "Slumdog Millionaire" director Danny Boyle. That would be Radcliffe, England. Last night Boyle mentioned the social club in his home town during his Oscars acceptance speech. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Albert Waters, of the St. Mary's Catholic Social Club in Radcliffe, about the club's moment of Oscar glory.

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's answer is the Indian city of Mumbai, where residents are gearing up for national elections. We hear what's on the mind of some Indians as they prepare to vote.

Global Politics

India's Muslim community

One year ago, 10 militants arrived from Pakistan in Mumbai, India. The Muslim community was terrified of a backlash, fortunately it never came. Miranda Kennedy has the first in her series of reports about the lives of India's Muslims.