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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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Cook sets England century record

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 10:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Alastair Cook sets a record for England Test centuries with his 23rd as the tourists dominate the third Test against India.
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India upper house debates retail

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 6:29

The upper house of India's parliament debates the government's plans to open the retail sector to foreign competition ahead of a vote on Friday.
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Viewpoint: How India moved on from Ayodhya

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 2:55
related places: Ayodhya

Why Hindu extremism failed to take hold in India
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Government wins key retail vote

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 15:08

India's government wins a crucial vote in parliament on its controversial plans to open the retail sector to foreign competition.
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Tendulkar wicket key - Anderson

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 14:01

England seamer James Anderson says dismissing Sachin Tendulkar was a key moment on day one of the third Test against India.
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England take third Test advantage

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 11:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kolkata

England enjoy the better of the first day of the third Test, restricting India to 273-7 in Kolkata despite losing the toss.
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Outrage over Olympics suspension

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 7:27

There is outrage in India after its top sports body is suspended by the International Olympic Committee ahead of elections in which officials accused of corruption were to be appointed.
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Why al-Qaeda finds no recruits in India

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 2:25

Why India's Muslims haven't become radicalised
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How can India stop public urinating?

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 1:57

How can India stop people urinating in public?
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Viewpoint: Should IOC ban India?

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 0:42

Why officialdom has not been of much help to Indian sport
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IOC suspends India from Olympics

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 20:07

India is suspended by the IOC ahead of upcoming elections in which officials accused of corruption were set to be appointed.
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India parliament debates reform

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 3:33

India's parliament debates the government's controversial decision to open the retail sector to foreign competition.
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Maldives to 'take over' airport

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 14:05
related countries: Maldives Maldives

The Maldives says it will press ahead with its decision to cancel a major airport investment deal with an Indian firm, despite a court injunction.
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Finn 'available' for third Test

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 8:35

England fast bowler Steven Finn says he is available for the third Test against India, which starts on Wednesday.
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Norway 'child abuse' ruling due

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 6:40
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: A

A court in Norway is due to rule in the case of an Indian couple arrested for allegedly abusing their seven-year-old child.
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VIDEO: Facebook arrests spark tighter rules

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 5:37

The Indian government has issued new guidelines on what can be published online, following a high profile case in which two women were arrested over comments posted on the social networking site Facebook.
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India cash transfer questioned

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 4:38

India's election authorities seek an explanation over the government's recent announcement of a plan for a cash payout of subsidies to the poor from 1 January.
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India's music scene - the DJs and singers moving East

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 1:01

Coming to India on a musical journey
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Key world economies slow sharply

Friday, November 30th 2012, 15:35
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Growth in India, Brazil and Canada slows in the third quarter, while economic data for October in the US and eurozone also disappoints.
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Former Indian PM IK Gujral dies

Friday, November 30th 2012, 10:37
related places: Delhi

Former Indian prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral dies after a long illness in a hospital near the capital, Delhi, aged 92.
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Court questions Facebook arrests

Friday, November 30th 2012, 7:32

India's Supreme Court asks the Maharashtra government to explain last week's arrest of two women over a comment on Facebook.
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India economic growth rate slows

Friday, November 30th 2012, 7:11

India's growth rate slowed in the July to September quarter, putting further pressure on the government to implement reforms and ease monetary policy.
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India makes Facebook arrest tough

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 12:19

India issues new guidelines to make it harder for the police to arrest people for comments on social networking and other internet sites.
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India parliament deadlock ends

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 8:16

The Indian parliament will hold a vote on the controversial decision to open the retail sector to foreign competition, ending a week-long deadlock over the issue.
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Indian tycoon buys NY Plaza Hotel

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 16:00

Indian billionaire Subrata Roy pays $575m (£360m) for a majority stake in the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, and $220m for a second New York luxury hotel.
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India arrest of editors 'illegal'

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 14:21

Indian television channel Zee News says the arrest of two of its senior staff for alleged extortion is "illegal" as they are remanded in custody.
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Indian tribal art form Madhubani to save trees

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 0:30
related places: Madhubani

How tribal paintings are saving trees in India
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India journalists deny extortion

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 21:17

Two senior journalists at Indian television channel Zee News have been arrested on charges of trying to extort millions from Jindal Group.
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Facebook arrests police suspended

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 11:55

Two Indian policemen are suspended over the arrest of two women for Facebook comments following the death of politician Bal Thackeray.
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Tendulkar retains his India place

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 10:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sachin Tendulkar is selected in India's squad for the third Test against England despite a run of low scores in 2012.
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Conoco to sell $5bn Kazakh stake

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 2:34
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

India's biggest oil explorer, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, says it will buy ConocoPhillips's 8.4% stake in Kazakhstan's Kashagan project.
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Pietersen innings decisive - Cook

Monday, November 26th 2012, 10:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook says Kevin Pietersen was the difference between the sides in England's 10-wicket win over India.
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Ruthless England wrap up victory

Monday, November 26th 2012, 6:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

England complete a memorable 10-wicket win over India in the second Test in Mumbai to level the four-match series.
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Key India all-party meeting due

Monday, November 26th 2012, 4:17

India's ruling government calls an all-party meeting to discuss the deadlock in the parliament over recent economic reforms.
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BJP leader Jethmalani suspended

Monday, November 26th 2012, 3:59

A senior leader of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is suspended for "gross indiscipline", a party spokesman says.
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England close on win over India

Sunday, November 25th 2012, 11:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen smashes 186 and Monty Panesar takes five wickets to leave England on the verge of victory over India.
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Cook & Pietersen defy India spin

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 11:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

Alastair Cook and Kevin Pietersen put on 110 as England reach 178-2 in reply to India's 327 in the second Test in Mumbai.
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India and China in row over map

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 13:03
related countries: China China

A fresh row breaks out between India and China over territorial claims in a map displayed in new passports, just one day after other neighbouring nations condemned the map.
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Brilliant Pujara thwarts England

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 11:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

India's Cheteshwar Pujara again defies England with an elegant unbeaten century on day one of the second Test in Mumbai.
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Wal-Mart suspends Indian staff

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 10:53

Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, suspends a "few associates" at its joint venture in India amid an ongoing probe into bribery allegations.
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Delhi girl shot in urination row

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 6:51
related places: Delhi

A teenage girl in the Indian capital Delhi is shot dead by a man after she objected to him urinating near the gate of her family home, police say.
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Parliament begins on stormy note

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 9:50

India's parliament is disrupted with opposition parties questioning the government over recent economic reforms.
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Mumbai attacks gunman executed

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 16:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Mohammad Ajmal Amir Qasab, the sole surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is executed in prison.
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England must 'stand up' like Cook

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 7:31

England coach Andy Flower tells his players to follow the example of captain Alastair Cook in the second Test against India.
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VIDEO: Mumbai attacks gunman executed

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 6:32

Mohammad Ajmal Amir Qasab, the sole surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has been executed in prison, India confirms.
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Ponty Chadha: The 'strange' life of slain Indian tycoon

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 4:08

The 'strange' life of slain Indian tycoon Ponty Chadha
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VIDEO: India bans loans for gold purchase

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 2:04

As the price of gold rises, more people in India are investing in the precious metal, but the central bank is trying to discourage the speculation.
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Injured Finn out of second Test

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 14:29

Steven Finn is ruled out of Friday's second Test against India because of a thigh injury.
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Facebook arrest woman 'shocked'

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 11:42

An Indian woman, arrested on Monday over a comment on Facebook, tells the BBC of her "shock" at the way the incident was handled.
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Outrage at India Facebook arrests

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 4:30
related places: Mumbai

Anger follows the arrest of two women on Monday over a Facebook post criticising the shutdown of Mumbai after the death of politician Bal Thackeray.
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Probe into fatal India stampede

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 4:02
related places: Bihar

Authorities in the Indian state of Bihar begin an investigation into a stampede at a religious ceremony on Monday in which 17 people were killed.
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Fatal stampede at Indian ceremony

Monday, November 19th 2012, 15:38
related places: At, Bihar

At least 14 people are killed in a crush at a religious ceremony in Bihar, northern India. Many of the dead are thought to be women and children.
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Three die in India 'honour' crime

Monday, November 19th 2012, 14:15
related places: Bihar

Two young children and their father are killed and their mother injured in a suspected "honour" crime in the northern Indian state of Bihar.
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Mumbai arrests over Facebook post

Monday, November 19th 2012, 12:28
related places: Mumbai

Indian police arrest a Facebook user they say criticised Mumbai's shutdown after the death of politician Bal Thackeray, and a friend who "liked" the comment.
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Cook pleased by England fightback

Monday, November 19th 2012, 9:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Alastair Cook says England can take heart from the spirit they showed in the nine-wicket defeat by India.
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England lose first Test in India

Monday, November 19th 2012, 7:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India dismiss any chance of a famous England escape by wrapping up a nine-wicket win in the first Test in Ahmedabad.
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India tycoon murders investigated

Monday, November 19th 2012, 4:06
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, question a number of people over the killings of a powerful liquor baron and his brother in a shootout.
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Can Western chefs compete in India?

Monday, November 19th 2012, 0:48

Can Western chefs curry favour in India?
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VIDEO: Huge crowds for Thackeray funeral

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 17:21
related places: Mumbai

Massive crowds have gathered in the Indian city of Mumbai as the body of politician Bal Thackeray was cremated, following his death on Saturday.
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Cook one of best in world - Gooch

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 14:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graham Gooch says England captain Alastair Cook is among the world's best players following his unbeaten 168 against India.
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Cook and Prior give England hope

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 11:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A defiant unbeaten 168 from Alastair Cook ensures England's battle to save the first Test against India goes into the final day.
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England crumble to India spinners

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 11:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are facing defeat in the first Test against India despite making an improved start to their second innings.
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Schoolbook attacks meat-eaters

Friday, November 16th 2012, 14:08

Meat-eaters "easily cheat, lie, forget promises and commit sex crimes", according to a controversial school textbook available in India.
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India dominate struggling England

Friday, November 16th 2012, 11:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Cheteshwar Pujara double hundred and three late wickets put India in complete control of the first Test against England.
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England must limit India - Swann

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 12:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graeme Swann warns that England must keep India below 450 when they resume on day two on 323-4 in Ahmedabad.
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England suffer at hands of Sehwag

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 11:29

Virender Sehwag smashes a rapid century as India enjoy the better of the opening day in the first Test against England.
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India Hindu leader 'improving'

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 7:43
related places: Mumbai

The condition of the founder of India's right-wing Shiv Sena party Bal Thackeray is improving, a senior leader of his party has said.
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India 2G auction short of target

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 3:57

India's latest auction of mobile phone licences falls flat, raising less than a quarter of the money the government had targeted.
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Aung San Suu Kyi was 'a quiet and inquisitive student'

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 19:13

India teacher remembers Aung San Suu Kyi
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Aung San Suu Kyi meets India PM

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 9:57
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets Indian PM Manmohan Singh as part of her first visit to India in almost 40 years.
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India inflation at 10-month high

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 9:17

India's inflation rate jumps to a 10-month high, adding to policymakers' woes as they try to revive growth in Asia's third-largest economy.
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Finn will miss first India Test

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 7:31

Steven Finn is ruled out of Thursday's first Test against India but Stuart Broad has bowled at full speed in practice.
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Sporting dreams in India

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 6:59

Global sports are tapping into the Indian market
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Eight die in India firework blast

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 8:11

Eight people were killed in an explosion at a house where fireworks were being stored illegally in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police say.
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Prize for teaching India's poor

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 7:49

This year's winner of one of the biggest awards in international education is Madhav Chavan for providing an education for millions of impoverished families in India.
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In pictures: India prepares for Diwali

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 5:40

India prepares for Diwali, the festival of lights
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Aung San Suu Kyi in India visit

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 4:30
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first visit to India in nearly 40 years, a return to the country where she studied.
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Tablets to aid Indian students

Monday, November 12th 2012, 16:20

India is once again trying to boost education by making low-cost computers available to students across the country.
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Gender row athlete on rape charge

Monday, November 12th 2012, 13:34

Police in India formally charge gender row athlete Pinki Pramanik with rape, after a complaint by a live-in partner.
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Karzai for more India investment

Monday, November 12th 2012, 10:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai calls for greater Indian investment in Afghanistan during talks with PM Manmohan Singh in Delhi.
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India factory output in shock dip

Monday, November 12th 2012, 7:00

India's industrial output registers a surprise fall in September, adding to concerns about slowing growth in the economy.
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VIDEO: UK aid to India set to end by 2015

Friday, November 9th 2012, 21:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is to end financial aid to India by 2015, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said.
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UK to end financial aid to India

Friday, November 9th 2012, 15:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is to cease giving direct financial support to India by 2015 in recognition of its status as a major economic force, focusing instead on technical assistance.
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Twelve escape from Nepal prison

Friday, November 9th 2012, 13:07
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Twelve inmates escape after digging a tunnel out of a jail in the south-east of Nepal near the border with India, prison officials say.
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Diageo in United Spirits deal

Friday, November 9th 2012, 12:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK drinks giant Diageo is buying a majority stake in India's United Spirits group for £1.28bn ($2.04bn).
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