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Muslim families look after Kolkata synagogues
Muslim caretakers maintain three synagogues in eastern Indian city, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2014 13:34 GMT
Assam rues India's stand on World War II road
Assam officials upset that WWII-era Stillwell Road won't be used in transnational highway linking four Asian nations.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 08:38 GMT
India: Row over 'mainstreaming' tribes
India election candidates in the Andaman Islands kick up row by promising to 'modernise' primitive tribes.
Last updated: 04 May 2014 09:26 GMT
Smuggling of China-made weapons in focus
Bangladesh a preferred transit point to smuggle in arms into India and Nepal, as highlighted by recent court verdict.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 12:14 GMT
India's sizzling food business
Fuelled by innovation and huge investment, the food service industry has mushroomed into a $12bn behemoth.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2014 09:10 GMT
India's ultimate populist
Mamata Banerjee loves doling out largesse at public functions, adding to the burden of an already debt-laden treasury.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2013 01:42 GMT
Does the Nobel Peace Prize mean anything anymore?
The word 'peace' no longer seems to be an important criteria when judges award the prize.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 18:39 GMT
Afghan mujahideen 'owe Kashmir a debt'
A senior Kashmiri independence fighter tells Al Jazeera he would welcome the 'help' of the Taliban.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 20:07 GMT
A Widow's Penance
We explore the daily battles of India's widows as they face restrictions on inheritance, remarriage and social welfare.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 07:21 GMT
South Asian nations oppose US strike in Syria
The possibility of US military action in Syria has united South Asian governments in opposition.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 13:54 GMT
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