Julie McCarthy Julie McCarthy has traveled the world as a international correspondent for NPR. She is currently NPR's correspondent based in New Delhi, India.

Aamir Ame co-wrote the viral hit "Dead Eye," a tribute to Kashmiris whose eyesight was damaged by pellet guns used by security forces to quell demonstrations. He calls it his first "political" song. Syed Shahriyar hide caption

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A New Generation Of Kashmir Rappers Vents Its Rage In The Valley

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Kashmir Women Risk Their Lives Aiding Militants Against Indian Army

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New Chief Minister For India's Largest State Has Tumultuous First Week

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Seema Parveen, 42, has been divorced by three different men. In India's Muslim community, a husband can divorce his wife by uttering the word "talaq" — Arabic for divorce. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Muslim Women In India Ask Top Court To Ban Instant Divorce

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Salaried employees file their income tax papers at an tax office in New Delhi in 2013. Many Indians, including the entire agricultural sector and those living on less than $3,700 a year, are exempt from income tax. The Finance Ministry says just 27 million Indians paid income tax last year. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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Why Do So Few People Pay Income Tax In India?

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Hindu Priest With A History Of Bigotry Selected To Run India's Uttar Pradesh

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Indian Local Election Could Signal Change In Political Landscape

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Millions Head To The Polls In Indian State Elections

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Members of the Indian media watch Rajiv Bansal, then the CFO of Infosys, during the announcement of the company's first quarter results in July 2014 in Bangalore. Indian software services firms draw tens of billions of dollars in revenue from U.S. contracts each year, and that's partly reliant exporting computer science talent on H-1B visas. Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Indian IT Outsourcers Anxious Over Potential Changes To H-1B Visas

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People line up to withdraw money from an ATM in Allahabad on Dec. 9. The government's removal of 500- and 1,000-rupee notes from circulation triggered a severe cash shortage. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Can India Teach Us About Abolishing High-Value Currency?

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India Expands Ban On What Politicians May Not Say To Attract Voters

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Actor Aamir Khan plays former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, training his on-screen daughters in the art of wrestling, in the film Dangal. Aamir Khan Productions hide caption

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Unexpected Heroines Of An Indian Box Office Hit: Female Wrestlers

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