India http://nhpr.org en India: A Country In The Midst Of Change http://nhpr.org/post/india-country-midst-change Akash Kapur is the son of an Indian father and an American mother. In 2003, after working professionally in New York City for more than a decade, he decided to return to India. As he writes in his book, <em>India Becoming: A Portrait of Life in Modern India</em>, he arrived in a place he hardly recognized.<p><blockquote><p>"The East Coast Road has changed. Sun, 22 Apr 2012 18:21:00 +0000 3333 at http://nhpr.org India: A Country In The Midst Of Change For India's Undocumented Citizens, An ID At Last http://nhpr.org/post/indias-undocumented-citizens-id-last Some 75,000 babies are born every day in India. The total population is 1.2 billion and climbing. That's a lot of people to keep track of, and the Indian government has struggled to keep up.<p>Many Indians, especially the poor, don't have any ID, which makes it increasingly difficult for them to be full participants in a society that is rapidly modernizing. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Elliot Hannon 2217 at http://nhpr.org For India's Undocumented Citizens, An ID At Last The New Indian Pariahs: Vegetarians http://nhpr.org/post/new-indian-pariahs-vegetarians <em>India has been home to vegetarians for centuries. Many Hindus and most Buddhists do not eat meat, but commentator Sandip Roy says in today's India, meat is what's for dinner.</em><p>When my friend Lakshmi, a lifelong vegetarian, went to America as a student more than 20 years ago she knew she was in for a hard time. Tue, 28 Feb 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 2157 at http://nhpr.org The New Indian Pariahs: Vegetarians Nashua Residents Look To Build Hindu Temple http://nhpr.org/post/nashua-residents-look-build-hindu-temple <div class="transcript"><p></p><p>About 4500 people living in New Hampshire were born in India. And more than a third of them live in Nashua. They do their best to keep their connections with their culture through their cooking and recreation - Nashua alone has five cricket teams. But one thing they don't have is a place to pray. Now a group of local residents is saying it's time to open a Hindu temple.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2008 04:00:00 +0000 Sheryl Rich-Kern 20027 at http://nhpr.org