Did India’s astrologers predict this?

The action might take place in India, but at the heart of this next story is a question wondered all over the world: is astrology bunkum? One Mumbai-based group believes it is, and that India's many astrologists – not to mention palmologists, gemologists, and other practitioners of the predictive arts – are taking advantage of … Continue reading Did India’s astrologers predict this?

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Indian activists under attack

Defending the rights of India's poor has always been risky, but with murders like that of activist Satish Shetty on the rise, the situation appears to be getting worse. The day Satish Shetty died started like any other. Shetty, a tall, heavyset man known for his stubbornness and love of Hindi music, woke shortly after … Continue reading Indian activists under attack