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.

Tensions Escalate Between India And China In Remote Border Area

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Ram Nath Kovind (left) walked with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader L.K. Advani (center) on their way to file Kovind's nomination papers for the presidential elections in New Delhi on June 23. Kovind belongs to the lowest rank of Hinduism's hierarchy. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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Activists of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, a Hindu right-wing organization, shout slogans against China during a protest in New Delhi on July 4. They were protesting China's decision to suspend a Hindu pilgrimage to a site in Tibet following tensions between Indian and Chinese troops along the India-China border. Tsering Topgyal/AP hide caption

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The flotsam of flowers, earthenware, religious idols and clothing left behind by pilgrims clog the banks of the Ganges in Allahabad, India. But the biggest polluter is millions of gallons of untreated sewage discharged into the river. Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP hide caption

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Will Giving The Ganges Human Rights Protect The Polluted River?

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Indians Are Nervous And Confused Over Upcoming Tax Changes

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President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reach to shake hands during their meeting in the Oval Office on Monday. Concerns in New Delhi have centered on whether India will remain a priority relationship for the U.S. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump And India's Modi Share Similarities, But A Host Of Issues Divides Them

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Trump Hosts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi At The White House

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Morning News Brief: GOP Health Care Bill, Modi To Visit White House

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What To Expect With President Trump's First Meeting With Indian Prime Minister Modi

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An employee of Indian IT security solutions company Innefu Labs works at its offices in New Delhi. Newer fields, including artificial intelligence, will require highly advanced skills, analysts say. Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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India's Tech Firms Face Fundamental Shift From IT To More Advanced Tech

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Sonata Director Aparna Sen is a veteran of the small, artistic cinema. She says while mainstream films often "commodify" women, "the good news is that many different films are now being made about women" and by women who are starting their own production companies. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Feminist Films Push Boundaries In India

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India's Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence In Brutal Gang Rape Case

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A buffalo market in central Rajasthan, India. Drivers ferrying these animals to slaughterhouses have been intercepted and accused of transporting cows, an animal many Hindus consider sacred. A new report from Human Rights Watch says that this devotion to protecting the cow has contributed to recent vigilante violence. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Hindu Nationalists Blamed For Igniting Culture War

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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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