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We have started to collect the most important news related to India in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Clarke ruled out of India ODI series

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 7:43
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Michael Clarke is ruled out of the tour to India and requires "extensive rehabilitation" before the Ashes.
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Prisoners escape from India jail

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 5:47

Seven inmates escape from a prison in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police say.
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Laloo Yadav guilty in 'fodder scam'

Monday, September 30th 2013, 9:52

A former Indian minister, Laloo Prasad Yadav, is sent to jail after he is found guilty in a long-running corruption case known as the "fodder scam".
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Why has an Indian city banned cycling?

Monday, September 30th 2013, 3:53

Why has an Indian city banned bicycles from its streets?
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Leaders agree need for Kashmir calm

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 19:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The prime ministers of India and Pakistan hold their first meeting and pledge to work together to halt an upsurge of violence in Kashmir, officials say.
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India's Modi vows corruption fight

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 14:58

The opposition candidate hoping to become India's next prime minister in elections next year says the government is "addicted" to corruption.
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Mumbai search ends with 60 dead

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 5:23
related places: Mumbai

The rescue operation at a collapsed four-storey building in the Indian city of Mumbai is called off, with the final death toll put at 60.
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VIDEO: Bollywood star launches India's 24

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 0:06
related countries: United States United States

Yogita Limaye asks if India is ready for Anil Kapoor's version of the US hit show 24.
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India building collapse toll hits 42

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 13:34
related places: Mumbai

At least 42 people are now known to have died and more may still be trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai, western India.
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Mumbai building collapse kills six

Friday, September 27th 2013, 10:06
related places: Mumbai

At least six people die and dozens are trapped after a four-storey building collapses in the western Indian city of Mumbai.
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India voters get right to reject

Friday, September 27th 2013, 7:22

India's Supreme Court rules that voters have the right to reject all candidates in elections.
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India PM Singh due to meet Obama

Friday, September 27th 2013, 3:54
related countries: United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh is due to hold talks with US President Barack Obama on the opening day of his visit to the US.
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India troops die in Kashmir attacks

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 17:22

Officials say they have shot dead three militants who attacked an army base and police station in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing at least 10 people.
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'Missing' Mumbai rape accused found

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 12:52
related places: Mumbai

A man arrested in a high-profile gang rape case in the Indian city of Mumbai is in prison, officials confirm, after reports that he had gone missing.
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Ex-IPL chief Modi handed life ban

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 13:30

Ex-Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi is banned for life by the country's cricket board for "indiscipline and misconduct".
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Australia in 'record ephedrine haul'

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 4:17
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian officials make what they say is one of the largest seizures of the drug ephedrine, hidden in a shipment of rice bags sent from India to Melbourne.
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India PM Singh to begin key US visit

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 4:12
related countries: United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh is to begin a four-day visit to the US during which he will hold talks with US President Barack Obama.
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Muzaffarnagar: Tales of death and despair in India's riot-hit town

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 0:41

Tales of death and despair from riot-hit Indian town
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Delhi gang rape convicts to appeal

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 8:19
related places: Delhi

Lawyers for four Indian men sentenced to death for the gang rape and murder of a student in Delhi say they will appeal against their guilty verdicts.
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Indian MP Jagan Reddy to be released

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 4:04

A regional leader in India charged with corruption is likely to be released from prison after 16 months.
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India's hidden massacre

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 0:09

The massacre of more than 25,000, which India hushes up
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VIDEO: Stove helps combat glacial melt

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 23:36

A project in India is trying to get families to swap their traditional mud cookers for new stoves, to help stop mountain glaciers from melting.
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Soldiers attacked in Kashmir market

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 7:19
related places: Srinagar

A paramilitary soldier dies in Indian-administered Kashmir when suspected militants fire at two soldiers in a busy marketplace in Srinagar, police say.
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Terror suspect flees Mumbai court

Friday, September 20th 2013, 14:52
related places: Mumbai

Police in Mumbai launch a manhunt after a suspected member of militant group Indian Mujahideen escapes from court.
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India announces interest rate hike

Friday, September 20th 2013, 10:41

India's new central bank governor raises key interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in an attempt to curb inflation.
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Singapore Air, Tata plan new venture

Friday, September 20th 2013, 3:23
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Indian conglomerate Tata Group and Singapore Airlines plan to set up a new full-service airline in India, nearly 15 years after their last attempt failed.
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Arrests over India 'honour killings'

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 15:20
related places: Haryana

Police in the Indian state of Haryana arrest four people over the killing of a couple who were planning to marry despite family opposition.
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Five charged over Mumbai gang rape

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 11:30
related places: Mumbai

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai charge five people with the gang rape of a photo journalist last month.
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Injured Clarke named in ODI squad

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 7:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Captain Michael Clarke is included in Australia's squad for the one-day series in India despite a back problem.
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Tech guru behind India's unique identification system

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 23:15

How an Indian tycoon gave unique numbers to 400 million people
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Politicians face arrest over riots

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 12:52

A court in India orders the arrest of 16 politicians and community leaders for inciting deadly religious violence in Uttar Pradesh state.
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India raises duty on gold jewellery

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 1:46

India increases the duty on imports of gold jewellery to 15% from 10%, the latest move in its attempts to curb the demand for the precious metal.
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Youths arrested over Assam gang rape

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 8:28

Five youths are arrested in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam for allegedly gang-raping a 10-year-old girl, police say.
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Lawyer's rape remarks 'misconduct'

Monday, September 16th 2013, 10:05
related places: Delhi

The Bar Council in India's capital Delhi accuses a defence lawyer in the city's gang rape trial of misconduct for remarks he made after sentencing.
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Ranbaxy hit by US import alert

Monday, September 16th 2013, 6:59
related countries: United States United States

Shares of India's biggest drugmaker, Ranbaxy, fall by as much as 35% after the US drugs regulator issues an import warning.
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India actor Dilip Kumar in hospital

Monday, September 16th 2013, 4:31
related places: Mumbai

Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar is admitted to hospital in the Indian city of Mumbai after suffering a heart attack, doctors say.
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In pictures: Anglo-Indian community in India

Monday, September 16th 2013, 0:04
related places: Calcutta

The dwindling Anglo-Indian community in Calcutta
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My story of sexual abuse in India

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 23:50

My story of sexual abuse in India - and the silence that followed
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VIDEO: India's luxury Palace on Wheels train

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 10:37

India's luxury Palace on Wheels train sees upsurge in bookings with rupee's loss in value.
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Deadly bomb rocks Manipur capital

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 9:16
related places: At

At least nine people have been killed and more than 20 wounded in a bomb explosion in the north-eastern Indian state of Manipur, police say.
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BJP's Modi named Indian PM candidate

Friday, September 13th 2013, 17:34

Controversial Indian politician Narendra Modi is named as the prime ministerial candidate of the main opposition party for elections next year.
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India's Sreesanth banned for life

Friday, September 13th 2013, 13:48

Former India fast bowler S Sreesanth is banned from cricket for life for spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League.
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VIDEO: Delhi rapists sentenced to death

Friday, September 13th 2013, 13:17
related places: Delhi

An Indian court has sentenced four men to death for the gang rape and murder of a student in the capital Delhi, a case which led to violent protests across India and new laws against rape.
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Death penalties for Delhi gang rape

Friday, September 13th 2013, 11:54
related places: Delhi

An Indian court sentences four men to death for gang raping and murdering a student in Delhi, in a case which led to nationwide protests and new laws.
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India panel cuts growth forecast

Friday, September 13th 2013, 7:26

The Indian prime minister's economic advisory council lowers the growth outlook for the current financial year by more than one percentage point.
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VIDEO: Husband builds late wife 'Taj Mahal'

Friday, September 13th 2013, 1:06

A man in northern India is building a replica of the Taj Mahal as a "monument of love" to his wife who passed away nearly two years ago.
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Delhi gang rape trial sentences due

Friday, September 13th 2013, 0:49
related places: Delhi

Four men found guilty of raping and murdering a student in the Indian capital Delhi are due to be sentenced.
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Curfew in Kashmir after deadly clash

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 10:07

A curfew is imposed in parts of Indian-administered Kashmir after the killing of a man on Wednesday, allegedly by security forces.
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India flood temple prayers resume

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 5:13

A famous Hindu temple which was badly damaged by the floods in the Indian state of Uttarakhand in June reopens for prayers.
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Afghan footballers in historic win

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 16:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan wins its first international football trophy, beating India 2-0 in the final of the South Asian Football Federation Championship.
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Delhi gang rapists 'deserve death'

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 11:12
related places: Delhi

Four men found guilty of the fatal gang rape of a student in the Indian capital Delhi should face the death penalty, prosecutors say.
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Death toll rises after India riots

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 15:16
related places: At

At least 38 people have been killed in clashes which erupted between Hindus and Muslims in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police say.
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Four convicted for Delhi gang rape

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 14:56
related places: Delhi

Four men are found guilty of the fatal gang rape of a student in Delhi last year, an attack which sparked violent protests across India.
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Viewpoints: Has Delhi rape case changed India?

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 13:35

Has the case changed attitudes in India?
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Delhi gang rape verdict expected

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 4:57
related places: Delhi

Four men charged with the fatal gang rape of a student in the Indian capital Delhi last December arrive in court as it prepares to deliver its verdict.
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Arrests over Indian diarist's murder

Monday, September 9th 2013, 18:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two people have been held in Afghanistan over the killing of an Indian woman who wrote a memoir about her escape from the Taliban, officials say.
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In pictures: Religious clashes hit Muzaffarnagar

Monday, September 9th 2013, 12:29
related places: Muzaffarnagar

Tension after communal violence in northern Indian state
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Army deployed in India after clashes

Monday, September 9th 2013, 5:41
related places: Muzaffarnagar

Indian army soldiers are deployed in Muzaffarnagar in northern Uttar Pradesh state, after 28 people were killed in religious clashes.
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VIDEO: Expat Indians cash in on low rupee

Sunday, September 8th 2013, 0:12

The falling value of the rupee is causing turmoil in India, however, expatriate Indians in the Gulf are turning the situation to their advantage. Jeremy Howell reports.
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Indian babies die in state hospital

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 14:49
related places: Calcutta

A government-run hospital in Calcutta is accused of negligence after the deaths of 30 babies admitted to its care in the last four days.
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VIDEO: Kashmir concert causes controversy

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 2:10

One of the most renowned musicians in India, Zubin Mehta, is set to conduct a concert by the Bavarian State Orchestra in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
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VIDEO: Afghan gunmen kill Indian diarist

Friday, September 6th 2013, 4:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Indian woman, who wrote a popular memoir about her escape from the Taliban, has been shot dead in Afghanistan by suspected militants, police say.
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Afghan gunmen kill Indian diarist

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 14:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Indian woman, who wrote a popular memoir about her escape from the Taliban, is shot dead in Afghanistan by suspected militants, police say.
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India markets up on Rajan confidence

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 10:35

The Indian currency and stocks jump in value, a day after the country's new central bank chief takes charge and promises tough action to boost growth.
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VIDEO: Can this man turn round India's banks?

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 8:39

India's chief economic adviser Raghuram Rajan takes over as the head of the country's central bank this month.
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India central bank boss takes charge

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 6:00

Raghuram Rajan, a former International Monetary Fund chief economist is taking over as India's central bank governor.
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Rupee falls sharply amid uncertainty

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 12:21

The Indian rupee falls sharply after a gloomy forecast for the country's economy and increasing uncertainty in the region.
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India upper house approves food bill

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 3:50

India's upper house of parliament passes a controversial bill that aims to provide subsidised food to two-thirds of the population.
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The digital innovators inspiring India

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 23:01

Five pioneers of technological innovation
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Guru remanded over 'sex assault'

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 12:38

A court in India detains controversial Indian spiritual guru Asaram Bapu for 14 days over alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl.
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India rules out night fuel sale ban

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 10:35

India is not considering a proposal to shut fuel pumps at night as it looks at ways to cut its oil import bill, Oil Minister Veerappa Moily says.
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VIDEO: Malaysian minorities missing out

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 3:30
related countries: China China, Malaysia Malaysia

Some students from Malaysia's ethnic Chinese and Indian communities have missed out on university places, despite achieving top grades in their exams.
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Spotlight shines on Indian tech world

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 2:07

Spotlight shines on Indian tech world
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Body found from 1968 India air crash

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 20:40

The body of an Indian soldier killed in an air crash in the Himalayas 45 years ago has been recovered, the army says.
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Delhi gang rape teenager convicted

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 14:29
related places: Delhi

A teenager is found guilty of the rape and murder of a student in Delhi last year and receives a three-year term behind bars.
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Profiles: Delhi gang rape accused

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 10:19

Profiles of the suspects in the fatal rape of an Indian student
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India's economy continues slowdown

Friday, August 30th 2013, 12:58

The latest figures on the Indian economy show a growth rate of 4.4% for the April-June quarter, compared with the same period the previous year.
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India 'top militant' flown to Delhi

Friday, August 30th 2013, 11:25
related places: Bihar, Delhi

The alleged leader of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) militant group, Yasin Bhatkal, is transferred to Delhi for questioning following his arrest.
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'Five militants' killed in Kashmir

Friday, August 30th 2013, 6:33

At least five militants are killed in a clash with security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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India launches defence satellite

Friday, August 30th 2013, 5:26

India successfully launches GSAT-7, its first satellite dedicated solely to military use, the country's space organisation announces.
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VIDEO: Litter spoils Hindu pilgrimage trail

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 23:15

Environmentalists in India's Kashmir region are becoming increasingly concerned about the amount of waste being left behind by Hindu pilgrims making their way to a shrine in the Himalayas.
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India arrests 'top militant leader'

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 15:22

Police in India say they have arrested Yasin Bhatkal, the alleged leader of the Indian Mujahideen which is blamed for a string of deadly attacks.
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India to sell dollars to oil firms

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 6:31
related countries: United States United States

India's central bank says it will sell US dollars to three state-run oil firms, in its latest attempt to stem the decline in the Indian rupee.
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India building collapse 'kills eight'

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 9:21
related places: At, Vadodara

At least eight people are killed in a building collapse in the western Indian city of Vadodara, officials say, with more trapped under debris.
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Indian rupee falls to fresh low

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 7:32
related countries: United States United States

India's rupee sinks by nearly 4% to a new low against the US dollar amid growing concerns about the health of the country's economy.
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India eyes $28bn infrastructure lift

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 8:07

The Indian government approves infrastructure projects worth 1.83tn rupees ($28.4bn; £17.7bn) to revive the economy and boost the falling rupee.
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Sonia Gandhi fine after health scare

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 4:56

Sonia Gandhi, the head of India's governing Congress party, is discharged from hospital just hours after being admitted, a doctor says.
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VIDEO: India to launch cheap food plan

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 2:12

A plan to provide more than 800m poor people in India with cheaper grain every month has been passed by the lower house of parliament.
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India lower house approves food bill

Monday, August 26th 2013, 21:34

India's lower house of parliament passes a controversial bill that aims to provide subsidised food to two-thirds of the population.
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Fast-track pledge for Mumbai rape

Monday, August 26th 2013, 6:39
related places: Mumbai

The trial in last weeks's gang rape of a 22-year-old photojournalist in the Indian city of Mumbai will be fast-tracked, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan pledges.
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