The ugly American

The LA Times today gushed about a new era in US-India relations. They seem to forget what Bush accomplished in that regard (read to the end). But the Indians are insulted by Obama’s incessant gum chewing on this latest trip. Allahpundit To cleanse the palate, I...

India: crappy attitude kills

Do wild Indians crap in the woods? Alas, yes. Bloomberg News Sunita’s family in the north Indian village of Mukimpur were given their first toilet in February, one of millions being installed by the government to combat disease. She can’t remember the last time anyone...

India’s gain = China’s loss

Last week’s election of a pro-growth party in India will give China a run for the money. Gordon Chang in Forbes On Friday, India’s Election Commission announced that the Bharatiya Janata Party had swept the five-week election for the Lok Sabha, the lower house...

india tries to end war on women

War on female babies, actually. Dean Nelson in The Telegraph. The initiative is an attempt to halt the growing gender imbalance in India where girls are considered a financial burden and families fear the cost of paying illegal but common dowries when they marry....