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Terrorist Threats Worry India Ahead of Obama’s Visit

New Delhi is on high security alert on Dec. 18, 2014, ahead of the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama. Obama will be the Chief Guest at India's Republic Day celebrations on Jan. 26, 2015. (Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images)
New Delhi is on high security alert on Dec. 18, 2014, ahead of the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama. Obama will be the Chief Guest at India's Republic Day celebrations on Jan. 26, 2015. (Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW DELHI—Almost a month ahead of President Obama’s visit to India, U.S. and Indian security agencies are putting their heads together to figure out how...




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  • Members of various organizations representing victims of the Bhopal gas leak participate in a rally on the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy in Bhopal, India, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Hundreds of survivors of the Bhopal gas leak took to the streets Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, with protests demanding harsher punishments for those responsible and more compensation for the victims of the tragedy. On the morning of Dec. 3, 1984, a pesticide plant run by Union Carbide leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air of the central Indian city, quickly killing about 4,000 people. (AP Photo)

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  • Indian women hold a black banner as they walk through the city's major bus terminal during a protest against the alleged sexual harassment of women on public buses in Bangalore, India, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. While there are no reliable statistics on gang rapes, experts say a series of recent high-profile gang rape cases in India, along with the growing sense of insecurity it has brought for women, led to recent outbursts of public anger over the long-ignored epidemic of violence against women. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

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  • An Indian Army soldier takes position during an encounter with armed suspected militants at Pindi Khattar village in Arnia border sector, 43 kilometers (27 miles) south of Jammu, India, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. An army officer says some of the militants occupied an abandoned bunker in Jammu region early Thursday and fired at the soldiers in Arnia sector in the Indian portion of Kashmir. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

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  • A rural artisan, Badli Bai, 50, at the 'Women of India' exhibition showcasing products and handicrafts by women from all over India at Dili Haat market in Delhi, India on Nov. 14, 2014. (Venus Upadhayaya/Epoch Times)

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  • Kashmiris stand in queue to cast their votes outside a polling station during the first phase of voting to the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly elections at Shadipora, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Thousands lined up to cast their votes amid a boycott call by Muslim separatist groups who reject India's sovereignty over the disputed Himalayan region. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

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  • Controversial religious leader Sant Rampal stands by the door of a police van as he is brought to a court, surrounded by police personnel in Chandigarh, India, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Indian police arrested the 63-year-old self-styled Hindu guru at his sprawling ashram in the northern part of the country, ending a days-long standoff in which six people died and hundreds were injured. He is wanted for questioning in a 2006 murder case, but has repeatedly ignored orders to appear in court. (AP Photo/Kapil Sethi)

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  • Mritunjaya Kumar (L), Moksha Shrivastav (C), and Pranay Shrivastav (R) the core team of Wheelstreet.in, India's first bike rental portal,
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