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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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Plight of India's abandoned widows

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 23:17

Growing number of elderly Indian women struggle to survive
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Many dead in India temple stampede

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 23:06

Some 91 pilgrims, mostly women and children, are killed in a stampede on a bridge near a temple in central India, local officials say.
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Rare praise as India cyclone catastrophe averted

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 21:08

For once, the Indian authorities were ready for a cyclone
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India cyclone leaves chaos in wake

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 18:46

Indian disaster teams begin a relief operation after Cyclone Phailin smashes homes and blocks roads, but a huge evacuation seems to have paid off.
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VIDEO: Cyclone residents begin big clear-up

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 16:14

The BBC has found local people taking the clear-up operation after India's cyclone into their own hands.
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VIDEO: 'There was debris flying around us'

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 6:10

A powerful cyclone has battered eastern India during the night, ripping up trees and cutting power supplies.
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Huge cyclone batters eastern India

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 19:14

Some 500,000 people flee their homes as Cyclone Phailin makes landfall in eastern India, with winds reaching speeds of about 200 km/h (125mph).
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Huge cyclone bears down on India

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 15:20

As many as 500,000 people in India have been evacuated as a massive cyclone sweeps through the Bay of Bengal towards the east coast.
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VIDEO: India braces for Cyclone Phailin

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 0:48

More than 200,000 people in India are being evacuated as a massive cyclone is sweeping through the Bay of Bengal towards the east coast.
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Returning Yuvraj fires India to win

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 19:17
related countries: Australia Australia

Yuvraj Singh, playing his first international since January, hits 77 as India beat Australia in a Twenty20 match.
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India road crash kills 20 in Punjab

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 5:39

At least 20 pilgrims are killed when their lorry crashes into a gorge in the northern Indian state of Punjab.
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World Bank to help India investment

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 4:03

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's investment arm, unveils plans to raise $1bn (£630m) by selling Indian rupee-linked bonds.
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NHS 'must seek saving ideas abroad'

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 23:01
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The NHS in England has to look to India and Mexico for saving ideas - or face a large funding shortfall, its regulator says.
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Wal-Mart ends Indian joint venture

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 6:37

Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, agrees to dissolve its joint venture with one of India's leading business groups, Bharti Enterprises.
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India state power protest talks fail

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 4:37

Talks between authorities and striking power workers in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state fail, resulting in a sixth day of blackouts.
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Are India's women standing up to abuse?

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 23:50

Indian women face up to sexual abuse
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Concordia: Indian's remains 'found'

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 13:52
related countries: Italy Italy

Divers searching the wreck of the Costa Concordia off Italy find what they believe to be the remains of Russel Rebello, an Indian waiter listed as missing.
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Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 12:48

The Indian army calls off a search for suspected militants in Indian-administered Kashmir where troops have been fighting "30 to 40 Pakistan-backed militants" for the past two weeks.
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New Indian outbreak of encephalitis

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 6:42

Fifteen children have died over the last few days in a fresh outbreak of viral encephalitis in India's Uttar Pradesh state, taking this year's toll to 358.
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Allen pulls Blue Jasmine in India

Monday, October 7th 2013, 16:14

Woody Allen stops his latest film, Blue Jasmine, from being screened in India after learning mandatory anti-tobacco adverts would be inserted during the movie's smoking scenes.
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Widow priests in India Hindu temple

Monday, October 7th 2013, 6:37
related places: Mangalore

Two widows are ordained as priests in a century-old Hindu temple in the southern Indian city of Mangalore in Karnataka state.
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Power cuts amid India state protests

Monday, October 7th 2013, 4:46

Power cuts cripple life in parts of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after protests against the formation of the new Telangana state.
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Fresh India protests over new state

Friday, October 4th 2013, 5:47

Protests are being held in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after the government on Thursday approved the formation of the new state of Telangana.
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VIDEO: On the streets with India's homeless

Friday, October 4th 2013, 2:07

The BBC's Divya Arya joins an initiative on the streets of India's cities aiming to increase understanding of the challenges facing the homeless.
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Indian cabinet backs Jet Etihad deal

Friday, October 4th 2013, 1:52

India's cabinet approves Etihad Airways' plan to buy a 24% stake in Jet Airways for $379m (£248m).
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VIDEO: Kenyan Indian mourns family after mall attack

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 23:12
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

BBC Hindi's Nitin Srivastava speaks to a Kenyan Indian who lost his wife and grandson when al-Shabab militants attacked Nairobi's Westgate Mall on 21 September.
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India jails corrupt former minister

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 11:29

Former Indian railways minister Laloo Prasad Yadav is sent to jail for five years in what is being seen as a landmark step in the fight against corruption.
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'Thirty' killed in India road crash

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 11:21
related places: At

At least 30 people, including 12 children, are killed when a cargo truck crashes into two minivans filled with labourers in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, police say.
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India troops 'fight Pakistan rebels'

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 8:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India's army says its troops have been fighting Pakistan-backed armed militants in Indian-administered Kashmir for more than a week.
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Indian criminal MPs lose protection

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 16:39

The Indian government withdraws a controversial order which would have allowed convicted MPs to keep their seats and run for elections.
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ADB cuts outlook for developing Asia

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 3:11
related countries: China China

Asian Development Bank cuts its growth outlook for developing Asia, citing slower expansion in China and India, two of the region's biggest economies.
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In pictures: India's Ambassador taxis

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 23:26

India's 'virtually indestructible' taxi
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Tortured teenage servant rescued

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 12:53

A teenager working as a servant in the Indian capital is recovering in hospital after being rescued from her employer's home where she was allegedly beaten and slashed with sharp weapons.
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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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