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Seeds of Trouble: Monsanto Threatens to Pull Out of India

CORPORATE | By Nirmala George | Mar 6
U.S. seed giant Monsanto has threatened to pull its genetically modified crop technology from India if the government goes ahead with its plan to cut the company's royalty fees.

Gay Rights Activists March in New Delhi Parade

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 29
Hundreds of gay rights activists danced to drum beats and held colorful balloons as they marched in a parade in New Delhi on Sunday.

India's River Waters Cleanse Spirits at Hindu Festival

RELIGION | By Bernat Armangue | Aug 30
It's just water. But to the millions of Hindus expected at the Kumbh Mela festival, held this year along the Godavari, touching that water is reverential.

Award-Winning Actors, Directors Discuss Sexual Violence at 'Nirbhaya'

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 27
The electrifying new docudrama "Nirbhaya" made its North American premiere at Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theater, complete with a series of talkbacks.

Disabled Indian Trans Woman Dies After Being Pushed in Front of Train

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 25
An Indian transgender woman, who was disabled, died Wednesday after two youths allegedly pushed her in front of a moving train.

To Pitch it or Not To Pitch: 4 Can't-Miss Glamping Experiences

By Daniel Scheffler | Aug 6
Looking for an extreme vacation? We've picked four "glamping" getaways that can take you as far away as India or Africa while still traveling in style.

Chaos and Community: Embracing Mumbai and Goa, India

By Kelsy Chauvin | Jun 4
EDGE contributor Kelsy Chauvin goes on an epic adventure to India and discovers one of the most exciting journeys of a lifetime.

@ Cannes :: Bollywood Star Sonam Kapoor Says India is Ready for Gay Film

INTERNATIONAL | May 20
Could there be a gay love story in Bollywood? One of its biggest stars says it’s time to explore it.

Video of the Day: UN Launches Bollywood-Inspired Gay Marriage Ad

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 30
The United Nations Human Rights Office revealed a new Bollywood-inspired pop video called "The Welcome" Wednesday in Mumbai to promote same-sex marriage in India and to challenge stereotypes.

Indian Supreme Court Will Reconsider Colonial-Era Sodomy Law

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 22
India’s LGBT advocates get a final chance to overturn the colonial-era Section 377 Sodomy Laws.

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