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Can Women Affect the Outcome of India’s Elections
In the midst of India’s national election, Asia Society’s President Emerita sees hope for the country’s women in the new six-point manifesto released by a group of prominent activists.
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Can Women Affect the Outcome of India’s Elections

In the midst of India’s national election, Asia Society’s President Emerita sees hope for the country’s women in the new six-point manifesto released by a group of prominent activists.

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Photo of the Day: Celebrating the Birthday of a God in India
A Hindu devotee dressed as a deity, in preparations to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti, the birthday of the Hindu monkey-god Hanuman, in New Delhi, India on April 15, 2014. (Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images)
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Photo of the Day: Celebrating the Birthday of a God in India

A Hindu devotee dressed as a deity, in preparations to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti, the birthday of the Hindu monkey-god Hanuman, in New Delhi, India on April 15, 2014. (Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images)

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Listen: How India’s ‘Politics of Aspiration’ Are Shaping Its National Elections
Marshall Bouton, Interim Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute, talks with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer about India’s shift from “politics of scarcity” to “politics of aspiration.”

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Listen: How India’s ‘Politics of Aspiration’ Are Shaping Its National Elections

Marshall Bouton, Interim Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute, talks with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer about India’s shift from “politics of scarcity” to “politics of aspiration.”

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Photo of the Day: Out For a Stroll in India
An old man goes out walking with a stick on the streets of Bangalore, India on March 29, 2014. (Soumya Geetha/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Out For a Stroll in India

An old man goes out walking with a stick on the streets of Bangalore, India on March 29, 2014. (Soumya Geetha/Flickr)

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A Dispatch from India’s Campaign Trail by a BJP Parliamentary Candidate
Jayant Sinha, a parliamentary candidate for the BJP, shared his personal views on the upcoming elections and state of affairs in India in an AsiaConnect briefing from the Asia Society Policy Institute.
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A Dispatch from India’s Campaign Trail by a BJP Parliamentary Candidate

Jayant Sinha, a parliamentary candidate for the BJP, shared his personal views on the upcoming elections and state of affairs in India in an AsiaConnect briefing from the Asia Society Policy Institute.

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Workers swarm over scaffolding to erect the Nagarjuna Sagar dam in India, May 1963.Photograph by John Scofield, National Geographic

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Workers swarm over scaffolding to erect the Nagarjuna Sagar dam in India, May 1963.
Photograph by John Scofield, National Geographic

Photo of the Day: A Little Bit of Monkey Business in India
A young boy and his monkey walk along Marine Drive in Mumbai, India on March 1, 2014. (NEENAD ARUL/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: A Little Bit of Monkey Business in India

A young boy and his monkey walk along Marine Drive in Mumbai, India on March 1, 2014. (NEENAD ARUL/Flickr)

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How Governments Are Managing Food Safety as International Trade Grows
Shom Sen, Asia Society’s Jack Wadsworth Fellow, shares his perspective on how globalization is making it harder for governments to enforce food safety standards, and what governments and businesses can do to help improve food safety.
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How Governments Are Managing Food Safety as International Trade Grows

Shom Sen, Asia Society’s Jack Wadsworth Fellow, shares his perspective on how globalization is making it harder for governments to enforce food safety standards, and what governments and businesses can do to help improve food safety.

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Video: Capitalism, Dying Languages Inspire Nalini Malani’s Modern Shadow Play

Indian artist Nalini Malani introduces audiences to her video shadow play exhibition, Transgressions, at Asia Society Museum in New York City. In an interview with Michelle Yun, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Asia Society, the artist talks about the various sources of inspiration that she used to create her work.

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Photo of the Day: Sitting Picture Perfect in India
A fox sits still for a photograph in Jorbeer, India on February 2, 2014. (Sumeet Moghe/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Sitting Picture Perfect in India

A fox sits still for a photograph in Jorbeer, India on February 2, 2014. (Sumeet Moghe/Flickr)

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