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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Slowing economy puts India's middle-class dream on hold

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 04:14am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Ghaziabad Abandoned, half-finished housing projects area graphic illustration of a slowing economy India's middle-class dream put on hold Just outside India's capital, partially finished high-rises line the smog-veiled skyline, concrete monuments to the aspirations of the country's middle class. They are among the hundreds of developments ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    India outsources chores as servant culture shifts

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai Cultural shift as middle class turns to companies for helpers rather than employing full-time staff Indians outsource servant chores Need someone to pay your ... are very high," said Bharat Ahirwar, the 29-year-old founder of Get My Peon, which charges 200 rupees (HK$25) for a one-way errand. While India's urban middle-class is growing and looking ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    After a 'terrible beating', India's President House in line for sympathetic makeover

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by GDN

    ... lady-in-waiting. His successors followed his example, and the viceroy's suite became a guest house. All Indian heads of state have been middle class. A few were Gandhians or socialists used ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Civil service test stirs up India's language anxieties

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 05:08am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... in Hindi are protesting against a new test they say is tilted in favour of those who are fluent in English. "Can only those who are from the English-speaking class of elite Indians become top ... of English-speaking software engineers. English was widely acknowledged as the language of opportunity and growth, driving millions to enrol in private English classes. But now, Hindi appears to have become ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - INDIA

    Book review: Capital: The Eruption of Delhi, by Rana Dasgupta

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by David Wilson

    ... poured into India, especially Delhi. Capital documents the city's epic transformation, charting its advancement from a rural backwater to the heart of the new middle class. No other city ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Congress battles to avoid Indian poll wipe-out as BJP's Modi scents power

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... an agenda of good governance and growth. "I believe in one India, the best India," said Modi, chief minister of thriving Gujarat state. He is popular among business and middle-class voters ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian uranium enrichment plant could raise stakes in nuclear arms race

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by Reuters

    ... the US-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS), in a report last December, identified the construction of a new gas centrifuge plant. India's new Arihant class of submarine ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    End of the road for India's iconic Ambassador car

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:08am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi End of the road for iconic Ambassador The maker of India's Ambassador car has suspended production, citing debt and lack of demand for the iconic vehicle that came to define the country's political class. Hindustan Motors, India's oldest car maker, shut its factory on Saturday. It had been making the Ambassador- based ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Contest in New Delhi as parents fight to get children into nursery schools

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:13am by The Guardian

    ... State-run schools are free. But they often cram 50 to a class and lack adequate toilets. And they are obliged to take children only from age six. So each year, desperate parents apply to multiple ... legal challenges have shifted the goalposts every year since, often in the middle of the admissions process, sending already tense families into fresh bouts of anxiety. The management quota, ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    India sets dates for mammoth parliamentary election

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 03:02pm by Reuters

    ... the support of many middle-class Indians who even a year ago would not have voted for a man accused by critics of failing to stop, or even tacitly encouraging, a spasm of Hindu-Muslim bloodshed ...




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