Sterilization Deaths in India a Painful Reminder

Sterilization Deaths in India a Painful Reminder

The news that 15 women recently died in India due to botched sterilization serves as a painful reminder of the country’s history. In the 1970s, India instituted a policy of forced sterilization as a means of national contraception to curb population growth. This program was funded by loans by the UN Population Fund and the […]

India Spacecraft Reaches Mars Orbit

India Spacecraft Reaches Mars Orbit

India’s space program made history Tuesday as their spacecraft reaches Mars orbit, a feat only done before by the U.S., Russia and the European Space Agency. Mission control personnel in Bangalore watched anxiously, then burst into applause, as Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) or Mangalyaan (Mars craft in Hindi) successfully executed […]

Narendra Modi Swears in With Pomp

Narendra Modi Swears in With Pomp

Narendra Modi, the recently elected Prime Minister of India, swears in the position with great pomp and show on Monday, May 26. India will find its 15th President, Modi, surrounded by members of the Parliament, in what is poised to be the biggest swearing-in ceremony, the nation has ever seen. Rashtrapati Bhavan has seen. Narendra […]