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Editor, India Real Time, The Wall Street Journal @WSJIndia

This Map Shows How Modi Is Barely Known in Many Parts of the World — As the leader of the world's largest democracy, just how well known is Narendra Modi? That's one of the questions the Japanese research firm GMO asked in a study of perceptions of world leaders published recently and analyzed by the Harvard Kennedy Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation this week.

Sydney Siege: Indian Might Be Among Hostages — An Indian information technology worker might be among the hostages being held by a gunman at a cafe in Sydney, according to a government minister. "There is some information that one of our Indian IT professionals is there," M. Venkaiah Naidu, minister for urban development, told reporters in Delhi on Monday.

Modi Gets International Yoga Day — It's probably not a stretch to say that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi just scored a win at the United Nations. The international body Thursday declared June 21 the International Day of Yoga, something Mr. Modi called for in September in his maiden address to the U.N. General Assembly in New York.

Meet The Man Who Barred Uber From Delhi — Delhi loves to make rules and car-booking service Uber Technologies loves to bend them, sooner or later this was bound to happen. Uber has been banned from India's capital after charges of rape put the spotlight on its disruptive business model and revealed it has been violating state rules, said Kuldeep Singh Gangar, Special Commissioner in Delhi's Transport Department.

Uber faces growing global ban — Before the cookie settings change will take effect, Safari must restart. To restart Safari press and hold the Home button (for around five seconds) until the iPhone/iPad display goes blank and the home screen appears.

More countries hit the brakes on Uber’s ambitions — NEW DELHI - India's federal government advised state regulators on Tuesday to ban all companies that use smartphone apps which allow customers to hail drivers, such as Uber Technologies Inc. - putting a major new obstacle in the way of the company's global expansion.

India Advises All States to Ban Uber and Other Car-Hailing Services

India Advises States to Ban Uber and Other Car-Hailing Services — NEW DELHI-India's federal government Tuesday advised all states to bar companies like Uber Technologies from operating their cab-hailing services and to advise the public not to use unlicensed app-based firms to book cars.

Remaking an Old Delhi Haveli for Love — From the outside, Seth Ram Lal Khemka Haveli looks just like all the other tumble down town houses that line the narrow lanes of Delhi's walled city: The bay-windowed facade and fluted columns holding up the structure suggest a grandeur that has long since faded.

This Map Shows Where Modi’s Been and Those He’s Seen — Narendra Modi is getting around. In his first six months as Indian prime minister he has visited eight countries and hosted leaders from nine. The pace of the global meet and greet is set to continue: In December, he's expected to host Russian President Vladimir Putin and then in January, President Barack Obama will be the special guest at India's Republic Day shindig.
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Dec 08, 2014

First Uber, now other similar cab-hailing services barred from operating in Delhi.

Dec 07, 2014

RT @WSJIndia: The question of Uber's liability for its passengers' safety has been raised numerous times this year.

Dec 05, 2014

RT @A4iti: Behind the doorway of this 19th century townhouse in old Delhi, something unusual is underway.

Dec 03, 2014

Delhi might be the most polluted city on Earth but on days like these it's kind of hard to care.

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