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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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Children died in India relief camps

Friday, December 27th 2013, 7:25
related places: At, Muzaffarnagar

At least 34 children die in camps set up for thousands who fled their homes in the Hindu-Muslim clashes in the north Indian town of Muzaffarnagar, an official report says.
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India's unique carriage museum

Friday, December 27th 2013, 0:19
related places: Goa

A unique Indian carriage museum opens in Goa
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Kallis to retire from Test cricket

Wednesday, December 25th 2013, 12:09
related countries: South Africa South Africa

All-rounder Jacques Kallis will quit the South Africa Test team after the Boxing Day match against India.
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Deal failure hits United Spirits

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 10:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shares in India's United Spirits fall by 6% after an Indian court annuls a deal which would have given Britain's Diageo a controlling stake.
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New party to form Delhi government

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 10:07
related places: Delhi

A new anti-corruption party in India is set to form the government in the capital, Delhi, after a surprisingly strong showing in recent state polls.
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How life is improving in India's poorest regions

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 2:00

Are things changing for the better in India?
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South Africa fail in record run chase

Sunday, December 22nd 2013, 18:57
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa fall eight runs short of a world-record run chase but save a draw in the first Test against India.
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VIDEO: NY maids protest at Indian consulate

Saturday, December 21st 2013, 3:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York, Domestic

Domestic workers who were exploited and abused in the US by foreign diplomats have held a rally outside the Indian consulate in New York.
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Row over India condom price ceiling

Friday, December 20th 2013, 14:55

A government-imposed ceiling on the price of condoms in India is criticised by manufacturers of more expensive "luxury" brands.
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India peacekeepers killed in S Sudan

Friday, December 20th 2013, 11:29

South Sudanese gunmen kill two Indian peacekeepers at a UN compound, as thousands seek refuge from sectarian fighting.
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India asks for review of gay sex ban

Friday, December 20th 2013, 10:47

The Indian government asks the Supreme Court to review its decision to reinstate a 153-year-old law that criminalises gay sex.
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Why Indian author Vikram Seth is angry

Friday, December 20th 2013, 10:15

Novelist Vikram Seth incensed by India court's gay sex ruling
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Chanderpaul goes sixth on Test run list

Friday, December 20th 2013, 9:05
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

West Indian Shivnarine Chanderpaul hits 122 not out against New Zealand to go sixth on the all-time Test runs list.
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US to press ahead with diplomat case

Friday, December 20th 2013, 7:22
related countries: United States United States

The US will not drop charges against Devyani Khobragade, the Indian diplomat whose arrest has sparked a diplomatic row, the state department says.
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Christie's India debut nets $15m

Friday, December 20th 2013, 5:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

London-based auction house Christie's raises more than $15m at its first-ever art sale in India, doubling its pre-sale expectations.
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India demands US apology over row

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 10:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

India demands the US apologise over the treatment of a diplomat arrested in New York for suspected visa fraud and underpaying her Indian maid.
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Indian sailors released in Togo

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 5:43
related countries: Togo Togo

Two Indian sailors who had been languishing in a prison in the West African country of Togo are released, Indian officials say.
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Kerry 'regrets' India diplomat row

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 4:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

US Secretary of State John Kerry calls a top Indian official to express his regret over the treatment of one of the country's diplomats in New York.
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Analysis: US and India both at fault

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 23:28
related countries: United States United States

PJ Crowley says both US and India at fault in envoy arrest row
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India MPs' fury at envoy's US arrest

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 19:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Outraged Indian MPs demand action against the US after the arrest and alleged ill-treatment of one of its diplomats in New York last week.
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VIDEO: Protest over Indian diplomat arrest

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 14:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Delhi

A protest has taken place outside the US embassy in New Delhi after an Indian diplomat was arrested in New York last week.
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Indian MPs pass anti-corruption bill

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 8:20

India's lower house of parliament approves a new anti-corruption bill under which an independent ombudsman will have powers to prosecute politicians and civil servants.
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Indian women who are choosing to be child-free

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 2:17

Indian women who are opting out of motherhood
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India-US diplomat row escalates

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 22:28
related countries: United States United States

India orders reprisals against the US, including the removal of security barriers around its embassy, after a diplomat is arrested in New York.
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India house passes corruption bill

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 16:26

India's upper house passes a new anti-corruption bill to allow an independent ombudsman to prosecute politicians and civil servants.
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Tesco eyes India multi-brand stores

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 12:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tesco applies to open multi-brand stores in India, the British retailer and Indian officials say.
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VIDEO: India rape: Has Delhi changed?

Monday, December 16th 2013, 18:58
related places: Delhi

A year after the gang rape and murder of a female student on a bus in Delhi made headlines across the world, is it any safer for women on the streets of the Indian capital?
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VIDEO: Vigils mark Delhi rape anniversary

Monday, December 16th 2013, 17:53
related places: Delhi

Women's rights activists are holding vigils in the Indian capital Delhi in memory of a female student who was gang-raped and murdered on a bus.
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Pressure on India sex case judge

Monday, December 16th 2013, 13:28

Pressure mounts on a retired Indian Supreme Court judge accused of sexual misconduct to quit his position as head of a human rights panel.
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India remembers gang rape victim

Monday, December 16th 2013, 13:13
related places: Delhi

Women's groups and citizens are holding vigils across the Indian capital Delhi, a year after a student was killed in a gang rape which shocked the country.
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India Hazare fast enters seventh day

Monday, December 16th 2013, 5:24

A fresh hunger strike by Indian anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare to renew his demand for the parliament to pass tough anti-corruption laws enters its seventh day.
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Viewpoint: How a rape changed India

Saturday, December 14th 2013, 0:36
related places: Delhi

How the Delhi gang rape changed India
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BJP refuses to form Delhi government

Friday, December 13th 2013, 3:59
related places: Delhi

India's main opposition BJP declines to form a government in the capital, Delhi, despite emerging as the single largest party in state polls
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India lifts freeze on Nokia factory

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 13:09
related countries: Finland Finland
related places: Nokia

An Indian court accepts an appeal by Finnish phone maker Nokia to release its local factory, removing a hurdle to Nokia's sale of its mobile business to Microsoft.
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India considers legalising gay sex

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 11:21

The Indian government says it is considering decriminalising homosexuality, a day after the country's top court upholds a law criminalising gay sex.
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Cave holds stunning tsunami clues

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 2:06
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A cave on the northwestern coast of Sumatra holds a remarkable record of big tsunamis in the Indian Ocean stretching back thousands of years.
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India court reinstates gay sex ban

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 16:11

India's Supreme Court overturns a 2009 ruling and upholds a law criminalising gay sex, in a move seen as a major blow to gay rights.
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India top court to rule on gay sex

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 3:57

India's top court is due to rule on decriminalising gay sex in a country where many regard same-sex relationships as illegitimate.
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India firms agree telecom deal

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 2:44

Two of India's biggest firms, Reliance Industries and Bharti Airtel, agree to share telecom infrastructure.
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Indian general's attackers jailed

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 17:18

A Sikh gang convicted of slashing a retired Indian general's throat in a revenge attack for a military operation in India is jailed.
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Singapore charges 24 over riot

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 13:13
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Police in Singapore charge 24 Indian nationals with rioting after violent protests on Sunday night over the death of a migrant worker.
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India activist in new hunger strike

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 9:40

Indian anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare begins a fresh hunger strike to renew his demands for parliament to pass tough anti-corruption laws.
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Singapore riot: PM urges restraint

Monday, December 9th 2013, 16:43
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong urges the public not to "tarnish" their view of migrants after a rare riot sparked by the death of an Indian national.
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BJP records big wins in state polls

Monday, December 9th 2013, 13:52

India's main opposition BJP is set to form governments in three crucial state state assemblies, ahead of general elections next year.
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Indian shares hit record high

Monday, December 9th 2013, 12:59

Indian shares hit a record high as the main opposition party, seen as business friendly, wins an absolute majority in assembly elections.
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Singapore bus death triggers riot

Monday, December 9th 2013, 8:29
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Police in Singapore arrest 27 South Asian suspects after hundreds of foreign workers take part in a riot sparked by the death of an Indian man.
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VIDEO: Singapore bus death sparks riot

Monday, December 9th 2013, 1:15
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Police in Singapore have made 27 arrests after hundreds of people took part in a riot sparked by the death of an Indian national.
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Congress suffers Delhi poll setback

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 16:13
related places: Delhi

A surprise strong showing by a new anti-corruption party in India helps to topple the ruling Congress party in Delhi assembly elections.
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India make changes after IOC demand

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 13:03

The Indian Olympic Association amends its constitution after a threat to its participation in the Olympic Games.
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Arrests over death of India activist

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 10:51

Two men are arrested in western India over the killing in August of Narendra Dabholkar, who campaigned against "fraudulent practices" by gurus.
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India minister 'sexist joke' apology

Friday, December 6th 2013, 13:19

Indian Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah apologises for making 'misunderstood' comments which are denounced by critics as sexist.
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What 'outraged modesty' means in India

Friday, December 6th 2013, 0:29

How India's approach to sex crimes remains stuck in the past
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India sex case judge faces no action

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 18:19

India's Supreme Court says that it will take no action against retired judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexual misconduct by one of his interns.
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India 'man-eating' tiger captured

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 9:20

A tiger that is believed to have killed three villagers in the past week in the southern Indian state of Karnataka is finally caught, a senior official says.
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Q&A: Arundhati Roy on India editor 'sex case'

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 3:01

Arundhati Roy on the media 'hysteria' over editor sex case
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VIDEO: Indian rape victims still face stigma

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 0:35
related places: Delhi

It's almost a year since the gang rape of a 23-year old Indian student on a bus in Delhi - an attack which caused outrage in the county.
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Hunt for tiger after India deaths

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 17:50

Forest officials in the southern Indian state of Karnataka are searching for a tiger which they say has killed three villagers in the past week.
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Hopes dim for WTO global trade deal

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 8:18
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Hopes of sealing a global trade deal fade at a World Trade Organization summit in Indonesia after India refuses to budge on food subsidies.
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India holds crucial Delhi elections

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 5:38
related places: Delhi

Polling is under way in crucial state elections in the Indian capital, Delhi, where a new party could emerge as a critical player.
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Chess boxing catching on in India

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 1:16

Why chess boxing is catching on in India
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Postman's 29-year fight over $1 case

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 12:03

An Indian postal worker, accused of stealing less than $1 in 1984, has been cleared by a court after nearly 350 court hearings over 29 years.
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India current account gap narrows

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 7:22

India's current account deficit, a key area of concern, narrowed sharply in the July-to-September quarter, after a series of measures helps curb gold imports.
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Indian probe crosses Moon's orbit

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 4:34

India's spacecraft to Mars crosses Moon's orbit on its way to the red planet, space authorities say.
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Indian editor questioned in sex case

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 4:58
related places: Goa

Police in the Indian state of Goa question the editor of a top news magazine over sexual assault allegations after a court remanded him in custody.
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Family of forgotten victim of India murders

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 2:58
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Uncertain future for Nepalese family of murdered servant
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Indian probe begins journey to Mars

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 2:32

India's mission to Mars has embarked on its 300-day journey to the Red Planet, performing a crucial manoeuvre to leave Earth's orbit.
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A unique Indian wedding website for HIV positive people

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 0:50

The unique Indian wedding website for people with HIV
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India editor arrested in sex case

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 16:20

The editor of a prominent Indian news magazine is arrested over sexual assault allegations, after a court rejects his latest bail plea.
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Tehelka magazine faces uncertain future

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 4:49

The uncertainty facing India's top 'sting' magazine
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India editor gets bail in sex case

Friday, November 29th 2013, 15:31
related places: Goa

A court in the Indian state of Goa grants top Indian magazine editor Tarun Tejpal bail in a sexual assault case.
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India economy growth rate surprise

Friday, November 29th 2013, 12:27

India's economic growth rate rises strongly in the July-to-September period, according to latest official figures.
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Why is India's anti-corruption party creating waves?

Friday, November 29th 2013, 1:22

Populist party tries to redefine Indian political map
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VIDEO: Anti-corruption party storms India

Friday, November 29th 2013, 0:23

A new political party led by an anti-corruption crusader is challenging India's mainstream parties.
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India editor quits over sex claims

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 9:44

The managing editor of top Indian magazine Tehelka resigns days after her boss was accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague.
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India's Tata shelves banking plans

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 5:06

Tata Sons, one of India's biggest conglomerates, withdraws its application for a banking licence.
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In India men are men but women are often 'girls'

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 1:32

India's confusion over how to talk about women
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Blast near India nuclear plant

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 9:41

Six people die in an explosion near a nuclear power plant in India's Tamil Nadu state, police say.
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India braces for severe cyclone

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 5:23

A severe cyclone is headed for India's south-eastern coast with winds up to 120mph (200kmph) and heavy rain, the meteorological department has said.
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India's puppeteers struggle to survive

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 4:29

India's puppeteers struggle to survive
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India jails murder parents for life

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 16:36
related countries: Nepal Nepal

An Indian couple are sentenced to life in prison for murdering their daughter Aarushi Talwar and their Nepalese servant, Hemraj Banjade in 2008.
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India couple guilty of double murder

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 0:07

An Indian couple are convicted of murdering their teenage daughter and Nepalese servant, in a sensational case that has gripped India.
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India editor seeks pre-trial bail

Monday, November 25th 2013, 10:50

The editor of a top Indian magazine who is accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague is seeking pre-trial bail, reports say.
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India couple guilty of double murder

Monday, November 25th 2013, 10:14
related places: Delhi

The parents of Indian school girl Aarushi Talwar are convicted of murdering her and their servant Hemraj at the family home near Delhi.
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'Slavery' women met 'in collective'

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 17:24
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Two of three women who were allegedly held as slaves in London for at least 30 years met a man who has been arrested via a collective, police say.
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Horrors of India's brothels documented

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 1:43

Horrors of India's brothels are documented
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Prodigy is new world chess champion

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 16:41
related countries: Norway Norway

Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen, 22, becomes the world champion, beating title holder Viswanathan Anand of India.
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The sex scandal battering India's top investigative title

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 14:57

The sex scandal battering India's top investigative title
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Cyclone approaches Indian coast

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 6:34

The Indian authorities evacuate thousands of people from coastal areas in the east of the country, as a strong cyclone approaches.
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'Secret files' on India hero Bose

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 1:44

India has 20 secret files relating to the 1945 disappearance of independence leader Subhash Chandra Bose, officials say.
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Sex claim India editor steps down

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 7:59

The editor of a top Indian magazine is temporarily stepping down from his position over allegations of sexual assault by a woman colleague.
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India police hunt ATM attacker

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 9:29
related places: Bangalore

Police in the Indian city of Bangalore are hunting a man who brutally attacked a woman in a cash machine kiosk.
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India PM Singh opens bank for women

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 11:02
related places: Mumbai

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurates India's first ever state-owned bank for women in the western city for Mumbai.
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