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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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Mother held for 'selling child'

Friday, January 25th 2013, 9:22

A mother in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan is arrested for allegedly selling her 11-year-old daughter for $12,000 (£7,657).
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Jaguar sees lower profit margins

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 8:52

Jaguar Land Rover says its profit margins will be "slightly lower" than in recent quarters, sending shares in its Indian owner lower.
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India first women's court opens

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 6:24

India's first special court to deal with crimes against women opens in West Bengal state.
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Tamil Nadu state suspends film

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 4:36

India's Tamil Nadu film suspends a new film following protests from Muslim organisations.
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VIDEO: Traditional Indian dance catches on

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 0:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The dance of Kathak that originated in northern India is currently thriving in the UK with hundreds of young British Asians taking it up.
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India urged to reform rape trials

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 18:24

A commission set up to suggest reforms to India's rape laws after last month's gang rape of a student calls for faster trials.
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India seal England ODI series win

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 15:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mohali

Suresh Raina hits 89 not out as India take a 3-1 lead in the one-day series with a five-wicket win over England.
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India opposition BJP's new chief

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 7:05

India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) elects veteran politician Rajnath Singh as the new party president.
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How football is changing lives of Indian slum girls

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 0:29

Football helps Indian slum girls out of poverty
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The truth about Indian farmers and suicide

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 0:24

The truth about Indian farmers and suicide
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Buttler set to replace Kieswetter

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 10:17

England may replace Craig Kieswetter with his Somerset colleague Jos Buttler for Wednesday's fourth one-dayer with India.
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Ikea closer to stores in India

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 1:44
related countries: Sweden Sweden

India's foreign investment agency approves Ikea's entry into the Indian market, bringing the Swedish firm closer to being the first with wholly owned outlets.
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India raises import tax on gold

Monday, January 21st 2013, 16:23

India increases import duties on gold from 4% to 6% to try to rein in demand for the precious metal and reduce the country's trade deficit.
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Delhi rape trial gets under way

Monday, January 21st 2013, 13:27
related places: Delhi

The fast-track trial of five men over the rape and murder of a woman last month begins in the Indian capital, Delhi, and then is swiftly adjourned.
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VIDEO: The economics of India's Kumbh Mela

Sunday, January 20th 2013, 16:26

Billed as the biggest gathering on earth, India's Kumbh Mela is an overwhelming spectacle of religion and spirituality, but it also presents enormous logistical challenges.
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Cook demands England improvement

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 15:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook says the tourists must improve immediately after falling 2-1 behind in the one-day series in India.
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England thrashed by India in ODI

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 12:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Ranchi

India beat England by seven wickets in Ranchi with 21.5 overs to spare, to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match one-day series.
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Italian marines' trial 'in India'

Friday, January 18th 2013, 8:58
related countries: Italy Italy

India's Supreme Court turns down a bid by the Italian government to transfer to Italy the case of two of its marines charged with the murder of two Indian fishermen.
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India 'not to rush' Kashmir talks

Friday, January 18th 2013, 3:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India's foreign minister says he will "not rush" into talks with his Pakistani counterpart to defuse military tensions in Kashmir.
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Delhi rape case is fast-tracked

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 12:52
related places: Delhi

The Delhi gang rape case, which has shocked India and sparked a debate about its treatment of women, is moved to a fast-track court for trial.
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Pakistan in Kashmir talks offer

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 4:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan's foreign minister calls for talks with her Indian counterpart to defuse military tensions in Kashmir.
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VIDEO: New stoves improving health in India

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 17:27

An initiative of India's Self Employed Women's Association to replace traditional stoves with more energy efficient ones is aiming to reduce the number of women and children affected by respiratory illnesses.
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India 'kills Pakistan soldier'

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 7:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan's military accuses the Indian army of killing one of its soldiers with "unprovoked firing" across the Line of Control in Kashmir.
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India PM issues Pakistan warning

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 15:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says it "cannot be business as usual" with Pakistan after deadly exchanges along the disputed Kashmir border.
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England crumble to India defeat

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 13:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India outplay England in Kochi to inflict a crushing 127-run victory and level their five-match one-day series at 1-1.
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India to begin Pakistan visa deal

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 11:20
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India begins issuing visas on arrival to Pakistani senior citizens under a landmark deal aimed at easing travel between the two countries.
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Goa protest after schoolgirl rape

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 7:21
related places: Goa

Hundreds of people protest in the Indian state of Goa after a seven-year-old girl is raped in a school toilet, say police.
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Monday, January 14th 2013, 20:38
related countries: Australia Australia

Far from being cut off from the rest of the world, Australia experienced a migration from India about 4,000 years ago, a study suggests.
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Millions at Kumbh Mela first day

Monday, January 14th 2013, 17:09

Millions take to the water on the first day of India's Kumbh Mela festival, held every 12 years and billed as the biggest gathering on Earth.
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Millions bathe at Indian festival

Monday, January 14th 2013, 12:48
related places: Allahabad

Millions bathe at Allahabad in India at the start of the Kumbh Mela festival, held every 12 years and billed as the biggest gathering on Earth.
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India warning over Kashmir unrest

Monday, January 14th 2013, 11:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India's army chief tells his commanders to respond "aggressively" to any firing by Pakistan in disputed Kashmir after recent deadly clashes.
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Indian inflation at 11-month low

Monday, January 14th 2013, 8:18

Indian inflation slowed last month, boosting hopes of an interest rate cut when the central bank meets later this month.
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VIDEO: India Kumbh Mela festival begins

Monday, January 14th 2013, 2:54
related places: Allahabad

Millions of Hindu pilgrims are arriving in the Indian city of Allahabad as the Kumbh Mela festival gets under way.
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Six held in new Indian 'bus rape'

Sunday, January 13th 2013, 11:12
related places: Delhi

Indian police arrest six men after they allegedly gang-raped a woman on a bus in Punjab, just weeks after a similar attack in Delhi shocked the nation.
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VIDEO: Thousands arrive for Kumbh Mela

Sunday, January 13th 2013, 7:37
related places: Allahabad

Tens of thousands of Hindu pilgrims have started arriving in the north Indian holy city of Allahabad for the Kumbh Mela.
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Cook proud after nail-biting win

Friday, January 11th 2013, 16:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook says every member of his team can feel proud after their pulsating nine-run win over India.
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England edge thrilling one-dayer

Friday, January 11th 2013, 15:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Rajkot

England hold their nerve to beat India by nine runs in a pulsating first one-day international in Rajkot.
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The magic of India's Kumbh Mela

Friday, January 11th 2013, 4:30

Mark Tully on the magic of India's Kumbh Mela
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Cook challenges fringe players

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 17:45

Alastair Cook says the one-day series against India is a chance for fringe members of his squad to impress.
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Fourth death in Kashmir clashes

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 15:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A Pakistani soldier is killed by Indian troops near the dividing line in the disputed territory of Kashmir, Pakistan's military says.
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India 'provoked Kashmir clash'

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 11:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Two Indian newspapers suggest the army may have provoked recent deadly clashes with Pakistan in Kashmir, as both sides try to defuse tensions.
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India truck accident 'kills 25'

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 5:29
related places: Bihar

At least 25 people, including 11 children, die when the truck they were travelling in overturns in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, says a police official.
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India moves to cool Kashmir row

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 16:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India rebukes Pakistan over the alleged killing of two soldiers in the disputed territory of Kashmir but warns against escalation.
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India soldier 'beheaded' in Kashmir

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 13:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India says one of two of its soldiers allegedly killed in Kashmir was beheaded by the Pakistani army, but Pakistan rejects the accounts.
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'Hate speech' politician remanded

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 3:55

A court in India remands a prominent Muslim legislator in Andhra Pradesh state in custody over alleged anti-Hindu speeches.
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Nokia's India factory in tax raid

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 2:34
related countries: Finland Finland
related places: Chennai, Nokia

Finnish phone maker Nokia becomes the latest foreign telecom company to face tax issues in India as its factory in Chennai is raided by tax officials.
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The girls stolen from the streets of India

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 0:12

The girls who are stolen from the streets of India
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Bell shines as England lose again

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 15:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Delhi

Ian Bell scores 108 but cannot prevent England slipping to a six-wicket defeat against Delhi ahead of the ODI series with India.
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Indian troops shot dead in Kashmir

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 15:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India accuses Pakistani troops of killing two of its soldiers in disputed Kashmir in the region's second fatal shooting incident in three days.
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North India cold snap toll rises

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 5:53

More than 170 people have died in a cold snap that is sweeping across several states in northern India, reports say.
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India rebels kill seven soldiers

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 4:30

Seven paramilitary soldiers have been killed in a clash between security forces and Maoist rebels in India's eastern Jharkhand state, police say.
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Charges for Delhi rape suspects

Monday, January 7th 2013, 12:03
related places: Delhi

Five men are formally charged with the gang rape and murder of a young woman in Delhi appear in court amid chaotic scenes, in a case that has shocked India.
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New India 'rape' case reported

Monday, January 7th 2013, 6:26
related places: Delhi

Indian police face questions over a new suspected rape and murder case, as five men appear in court over a gang rape that shocked the country.
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Bowlers give India thrilling win

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 15:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India secure a thrilling 10-run victory against Pakistan to restore morale ahead of the one-day series against England.
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England fall to humbling defeat

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 11:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell makes 91 but England fall to a crushing 53-run defeat against India A in the opening match of their one-day tour.
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India and Pakistan in border clash

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 9:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Indian and Pakistani troops clash near the Line of Control in disputed Kashmir, with Pakistan saying one of its soldiers has been killed.
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Father says name India rape victim

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 8:52

The father of an Indian woman who was gang-raped and later died says her name should be made public so she can serve as an inspiration.
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India looks within itself for answers

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 0:38
related places: Delhi

India looks within itself for answers after Delhi attack
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'DNA evidence' in India rape case

Saturday, January 5th 2013, 16:16
related places: Delhi

DNA tests have linked five men with a gang rape and murder that has caused outrage in India, a court in Delhi is told.
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The rapes that India forgot

Saturday, January 5th 2013, 1:07

The rape cases across India that people forgot
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VIDEO: Friend recounts Delhi rape trauma

Friday, January 4th 2013, 22:43
related places: Delhi

Outrage at the gang rape and murder of a medical student is sweeping India. On Friday, the victim's companion, who witnessed the attack, spoke to the media for the first time.
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Delhi to appoint more policewomen

Friday, January 4th 2013, 14:43
related places: Delhi

Indian officials promise to recruit women for every Delhi police station, after a national outcry over the gang rape of a young woman last month.
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Viewpoints: What next after India rape outcry?

Friday, January 4th 2013, 14:14

Views on how to stop rape and violence against India's women
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Indian party suspends 'rapist'

Friday, January 4th 2013, 7:40

The ruling Congress party in India's Assam state suspends a politician accused of rape after he was set upon and beaten by crowds in a village.
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Is Anglo-Indian culture dying out?

Friday, January 4th 2013, 1:46

Who are Anglo-Indians and why are they in decline?
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Delhi gang-rape suspects charged

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 17:00
related places: Delhi

Five men are charged with the kidnap, rape and murder of a 23-year-old student on a bus in Delhi which sparked widespread outrage in India.
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Jamshed ton hands Pakistan series

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 16:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Nasir Jamshed's second consecutive century helps Pakistan beat India by 85 runs and clinch the one-day series.
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Cyclone lashes island of Reunion

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 11:49
related countries: France France, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Reunion Reunion

An Indian Ocean cyclone lashes the French island of Reunion, where residents have been told to stay indoors amid torrential rain.
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VIDEO: Delhi rape suspects to be charged

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 4:36
related places: Delhi

Five men in India are to be charged with the murder of a medical student who was gang-raped on a Delhi bus.
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Rotation benefits England - Cook

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 22:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Alastair Cook says he is in favour of England's rotation policy ahead of the one-day series in India.
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Delhi women march against rape

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 11:44
related places: Delhi

Thousands of women take part in a rally in the Indian capital, Delhi, to protest against the recent gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student.
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VIDEO: Thousands march over Delhi gang rape

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 10:56
related places: Delhi

Thousands of women have marched through the streets of the Indian capital Delhi to demand an end to gender based violence.
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Fog causes travel chaos in India

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 7:12
related places: Delhi

Air and rail traffic is disrupted in India by dense fog which has enveloped the capital, Delhi, in recent days.
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Kingfisher loses licence to fly

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 10:37

India's debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines loses its flying permit after a deadline to renew its suspended licence expires, the aviation regulator says.
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India rape victim ashes scattered

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 7:43
related places: Delhi

The ashes of a young Indian woman whose gang rape in Delhi a fortnight ago caused a national outcry, are scattered in the river Ganges.
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India begins cash payouts to poor

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 4:40

India rolls out an ambitious plan for a cash payout of subsidies to the poor in 20 districts, officials say.
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Delhi rape dampens 2013 revelry

Monday, December 31st 2012, 12:13
related places: Delhi

India scales back New Year celebrations, as it mourns the death of a woman whose gang rape on a bus a fortnight ago sparked public outrage.
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India train kills five elephants

Monday, December 31st 2012, 5:39

Five elephants die after being hit by a passenger train in the eastern Indian state of Orissa.
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VIDEO: Delhi rape victim's funeral held

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 20:29
related places: Delhi

The Indian medical student who died after being beaten and gang-raped in Delhi has been cremated in the city.
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Jamshed ton secures Pakistan win

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 13:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Chennai

Nasir Jamshed hits an unbeaten 101 as Pakistan beat India by six wickets in the first one-day international in Chennai.
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Delhi rape victim's funeral held

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 8:54
related places: Delhi

A young Indian woman who died following a gang-rape attack on a bus has been cremated in a ceremony in the capital, Delhi.
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In pictures: India 2012

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 1:27

Indian stories that made the headlines in 2012
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Candles lit for Delhi rape victim

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 23:04
related places: Delhi

Thousands of people across India hold candlelit vigils to mourn the victim of a gang-rape in Delhi who has died of her injuries.
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Delhi protests after rape death

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 12:39
related countries: Singapore Singapore
related places: Delhi

Thousands of people stage peaceful protests in India's capital, Delhi, after a woman who was gang-raped in the city dies at a Singapore hospital.
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VIDEO: Enough! say Delhi rape protesters

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 10:42
related places: Delhi

Indian police are appealing for calm as crowds gather on the streets of Delhi to mourn the death of the young medical student who was gang-raped and died from her injuries.
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India bus gang-rape victim dies

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 4:46
related countries: Singapore Singapore
related places: Delhi

An Indian student who was left critically ill after being gang-raped on a Delhi bus has died, say doctors who were treating her in Singapore.
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Rape victim's condition 'worsens'

Friday, December 28th 2012, 17:13
related places: Delhi

An Indian student who was left critically ill after being gang-raped on a Delhi bus has "taken a turn for the worse", doctors say.
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