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India Government Likely To Review Anti-Gay Sex Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Ashok Sharma | Dec 12
India’s law minister said Thursday that the government has not abandoned efforts to make homosexuality legal, saying the country must take swift action to challenge a Supreme Court decision banning same-sex relations.

India’s Supreme Court Upholds Anti-Gay Sex Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Nirmala George | Dec 11
India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexuality, dealing a blow to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India’s deeply conservative society.

Shakuntala Devi, ’Human Computer’ & LGBT Activists Honored in Google Doodle

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 4
Monday’s Google Doodle honors Shakuntala Devi, a math genius known as the "human computer." But many don’t know she was also one of India’s first LGBT activists.

Skiing in Kashmir

By Sebastian Abbot | Apr 5
There are very few ski resorts in the world where you see a soldier in uniform waiting for the gondola with a snowboard in one hand and an AK-47 in the other. Welcome to Kashmir, one of the most militarized places on earth.

India Bars Same-Sex Couples From Using Surrogates

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 23
India’s government issued a ruling that forbids foreign same-sex couples couples who are looking to start a family from accessing the country’s popular surrogate program.

Pink Escapes for LGBT Bespoke Travel to India

Nov 12
Pink Escapes is a gay-owned, ground-breaking and affordable ’Bespoke Pink Luxury’ travel boutique in India showcasing India, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka in style whilst entwining pink experiences.

A Bengali Culinary Journey with New Cookbook

Bengalis are one of the most food and culture obsessed people in India. They are commonly compared to the French in that regard, as dining and entertaining are such an integral part of their culture.

Five Free Things to Do in New Delhi

The capital of India is a bustling hub of 17 million people and one of the centers of modern Indian life. It is chaotic and crowded, yet filled with beautiful gardens and history dating back thousands of years.

Vegetarian McDonald’s to Open in India

McDonald’s Corp., the fast food chain that brought the hamburger to the world, is opening what may be its first vegetarian-only restaurants.

Mumbai’s Fashion Week Revels in Cut and Color

FASHION | Aug 23
India’s cultural capital of Mumbai, in the thick of the fashion world with Lakme Fashion Week, wrapped up five days of runway presentations.

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