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MP urges Hindus to have more babies

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 9:48

An Indian MP causes outrage by urging Hindu women to have at least four children, in comments apparently intended to stir tension with Muslims.
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Smith equals Bradman & Kallis record

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 8:19
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Steve Smith scores his fourth century in successive Tests to put his side in control against India.
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India ex-minister's wife 'murdered'

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 12:14
related places: Delhi

Police in India say they are treating the death of the wife of former minister Shashi Tharoor as murder, nearly a year after her body was found in a hotel room.
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Warner tribute as Australia dominate

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 9:20
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

David Warner scores a century and pays tribute to Phillip Hughes as Australia dominate day one of the fourth Test against India in Sydney.
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Thousands flee amid Kashmir clashes

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 8:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Thousands of villagers flee their homes in Indian-administered Kashmir as Indian and Pakistani troops continue to exchange fire in the region.
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VIDEO: Picture This: Cowboys and East Indians

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 0:37

In her book of short-stories, Nina McConigley describes what it is like to be the "wrong kind of Indian" in Wyoming
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Pakistan boat 'carried terrorists'

Monday, January 5th 2015, 9:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani boat intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard on New Year's Eve was carrying "suspected terrorists", India's defence minister says.
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Indian airports on hijack alert

Monday, January 5th 2015, 8:21

Indian airports are on high alert after local intelligence reports warned security officials of a possible attempt to hijack an Indian airliner.
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Brewery apology over Gandhi beer can

Monday, January 5th 2015, 5:44
related countries: United States United States

An American brewery apologises for putting a picture of Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi on its beer cans, reports say.
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VIDEO: Arrests over India tourist gang rape

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 14:32
related countries: Japan Japan

Five men have been arrested in India charged with kidnapping and repeatedly raping a Japanese student over a period of more than a month.
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Japanese woman 'gang-raped' in India

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 13:56
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Calcutta

Five men are arrested and charged with kidnapping and repeatedly raping a Japanese student over several weeks, police in Calcutta say.
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Outrage over 'Muslim' terror drill

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 7:21

Mock security drills in India cause outrage after videos emerge showing the "militants" wearing Muslim skullcaps and shouting pro-Islam slogans.
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India scheme to monitor toilet use

Thursday, January 1st 2015, 8:47

India launches a nationwide scheme to check whether people are using toilets as part of a cleanliness drive by PM Narendra Modi.
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Kashmir clashes kill five troops

Thursday, January 1st 2015, 7:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Four Pakistani troops die in firing by Indian border forces on New Year's Eve, after India accuses Pakistan of killing an Indian soldier.
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In Pictures: India through the eyes of its children

Thursday, January 1st 2015, 4:45

India through the eyes of its children
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India to scrap tax breaks on cars

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 10:47

Cars, bikes and consumer goods are set to get more expensive in India as the government is to withdraw tax breaks in the new year, reports say.
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India shock over Dhoni retirement

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 7:56

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's decision to quit Test cricket has stunned many in his country.
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Court boost to India BJP chief

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 11:56

The powerful chief of India's governing BJP party Amit Shah is cleared in the extra-judicial killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, a Muslim civilian.
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Australia clinch series victory

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 10:02
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Mahendra Singh Dhoni helps India draw the third Test in Melbourne but Australia win the series with one match to play.
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Marsh edges Australia towards win

Monday, December 29th 2014, 11:17
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Batsman Shaun Marsh hits a vital half-century as Australia move closer to victory over India in Melbourne.
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Bangalore blast kills Indian woman

Monday, December 29th 2014, 5:33
related places: Bangalore

A blast outside a restaurant in Bangalore kills a woman and injures five others, prompting a security alert across Indian cities.
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Kohli criticises Australia sledging

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 15:14
related countries: Australia Australia

India's Virat Kohli says Australia's players called him a "spoilt brat" and he had "no reason to respect" Mitchell Johnson.
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Rahane & Kohli lead India fightback

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 9:13
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli both make centuries as India fight back against Australia in the third Test in Melbourne.
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Smith ton puts India under pressure

Saturday, December 27th 2014, 9:08
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Steve Smith scores 192 to help his side to 530 in the third Test against India, who reach 108-1 in reply.
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Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary

Friday, December 26th 2014, 22:06
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Indonesia Indonesia

Memorial services are held in Indonesia and other nations for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami on the disaster's 10th anniversary.
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Captain Smith steadies Australia

Friday, December 26th 2014, 10:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Steven Smith guides the hosts to 259-5 on the opening day of the third Test against India.
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In pictures: India violence survivors flee homes

Thursday, December 25th 2014, 5:41

Survivors of India violence flee homes
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VIDEO: Many dead in Assam violence

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 16:21

More than 60 people have been killed in a series of coordinated attacks by suspected militants in India's north-eastern state of Assam.
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Aussies have mental edge - Hazlewood

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 15:32
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood says Australia have a mental edge over India ahead of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
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India rebels kill dozens in Assam

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 12:28

At least 62 people - including women and children - are killed by suspected separatist rebels in India's north-eastern Assam state, police say.
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India honours former PM Vajpayee

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 6:41

The former Indian prime minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, is honoured with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award.
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Tributes paid to Indian filmmaker

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 5:28
related places: Chennai

Tributes are paid to award-winning Indian film director K Balachander, who died in the southern city of Chennai on Tuesday.
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No overall winner in Kashmir vote

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 18:13

The regional People's Democratic Party wins most seats in elections in Indian-administered Kashmir, but not enough to form a government.
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In pictures: India's transport museum

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 4:05

Palanquins and cars at India's museum of transport
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India MPs protest over conversions

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 9:41

Opposition MPs in India protest against Hindu nationalist groups for converting religious minorities to Hinduism.
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Delhi fog leads to travel chaos

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 5:09
related places: Delhi

A dense fog envelops the Indian capital, Delhi, and northern parts of the country, causing travel chaos.
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Indian village where people speak in Sanskrit

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 3:44

The Indian village where people speak in Sanskrit
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Indian Ocean tsunami: Emotional reunion in Aceh 10 years on

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 0:01
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

BBC reporter and Indonesian tsunami survivor 10 years on
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VIDEO: Indian Ocean tsunami: Aceh 10 years on

Sunday, December 21st 2014, 23:59
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Andrew Harding returns to Aceh 10 years after the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami struck to see how things have changed.
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Johnson secures Australia Test win

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 8:01
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.
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Smith ton leaves Test finely poised

Friday, December 19th 2014, 7:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Captain Steve Smith's second century in two Tests helps Australia open up a slender lead over India in Brisbane.
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India's Kerala dilutes alcohol ban

Friday, December 19th 2014, 7:05

Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala announce plans to dilute their earlier decision to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to attract tourists and protect jobs.
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VIDEO: India splashes out on art biennale

Friday, December 19th 2014, 3:52

Kochi in India is hosting its second art biennale despite criticism the city can't afford to lavish so much money on the arts.
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VIDEO: India launches largest rocket

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 12:32

India has successfully launched its largest rocket and an unmanned capsule which could send astronauts into space.
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Smith and Hazlewood revive Australia

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 9:05
related countries: Australia Australia

Debutant Josh Hazlewood claims 5-68 and Steve Smith hits 65 not out as Australia trail India by 187 runs in the second Test.
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India SpiceJet resumes flights

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 6:15

India's troubled airline SpiceJet resumes flights after it agreed to pay oil companies cash for fuel purchases.
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India launches its heaviest rocket

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 5:41

India successfully launches its largest rocket yet and an unmanned capsule capable of sending astronauts into space.
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Vijay century helps India dominate

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 8:36
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Murali Vijay's century puts India in a commanding position on day one of the second Test against Australia in Brisbane.
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India SpiceJet planes 'grounded'

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 7:04

India's troubled airline SpiceJet grounds all flights after oil companies refuse to refuel any of its planes, media reports say.
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Atul Gawande: What ails India's public health system

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 20:42

Atul Gawande on what ails India's public health system
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VIDEO: Goa's fight for independence

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 20:39
related places: Goa

The day Goa won independence, 14 years after the rest of India
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Italy marines' travel appeals denied

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 10:40
related countries: Italy Italy

India's Supreme Court denies travel appeals of the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012.
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Clarke to have surgery on hamstring

Monday, December 15th 2014, 11:12
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Michael Clarke will undergo surgery on Tuesday in his bid to overcome a hamstring injury.
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India Christmas conversions banned

Monday, December 15th 2014, 8:01

Police in India's Uttar Pradesh state say they will not allow Hindu nationalist groups to hold a religious conversion ceremony on Christmas Day.
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Lyon shines as Australia beat India

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 15:36
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

Spinner Nathan Lyon finishes with match figures of 12-286 as Australia beat India by 48 runs in the first Test at Adelaide.
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Injury may end my career - Clarke

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 9:40

Australia captain Michael Clarke says his career could be over after he suffers a new hamstring injury against India.
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India arrests man over pro-IS tweets

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 8:54

Indian police arrest a man suspected of running an influential pro-Islamic State Twitter feed.
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India executive 'sent pro-IS tweets'

Friday, December 12th 2014, 12:40
related places: Bangalore

Police in India are investigating claims that a Bangalore business executive is behind an influential pro-Islamic State Twitter account.
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Row over MP praise for Gandhi killer

Friday, December 12th 2014, 12:11

An Indian MP apologises in parliament after praising Mahatma Gandhi's killer as a "patriot", the latest gaffe by a politician from the governing BJP.
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Warner ton puts Australia in control

Friday, December 12th 2014, 9:51
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

David Warner hits his second century of the first Test as Australia extend their lead over India to 363 in Adelaide.
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Christie's India sales net $12m

Friday, December 12th 2014, 5:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

London-based auction house Christie's raises more than $12m at its second art sale in India, exceeding its pre-sale expectations.
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VIDEO: Can yoga solve climate change?

Friday, December 12th 2014, 0:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: But

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested yoga may provide a solution to climate change. But does yoga in the US have the same values as in India?
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Indian tribal protesters stand up for their rights

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 22:00

Why India's tribes are staging a unique protest
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Muslim fears over Agra conversions

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 16:04
related places: Agra

A dozen Muslim families flee their homes in the Indian city of Agra after reports that 57 families were converted to Hinduism against their will.
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Russia and India agree nuclear deal

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 13:48
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia has agreed to build India at least 10 more nuclear reactors, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after energy talks in Delhi.
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Australia captain Clarke hits ton

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 10:46
related countries: Australia Australia

Captain Michael Clarke scores a century against India in Australia's first Test since the death of Phillip Hughes.
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US approves Verma as India envoy

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 5:17
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate unanimously approves Richard Verma as the new US ambassador to India, the first Indian-American to step into that role.
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VIDEO: India's reluctance to talk about sex

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 2:14

Conservative groups in India have long pushed for an outright ban on sex education in schools and they were emboldened when the country's new health minister recently came out in support of the move.
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India Uber 'rape' prompts taxi ban

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 14:59
related places: Delhi

India's government tells all states to ban unregistered web-based taxi firms after an Uber company driver is accused of raping a passenger in Delhi.
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Warner dedicates century to Hughes

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 10:56

Australia's David Warner dedicates his century against India on the opening day of the first Test to the late Phillip Hughes.
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Tributes for Hughes at first Test

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 0:19

Australia are playing India in the delayed first Test in Adelaide - in an emotion-charged game following the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.
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Uber cabs ban after Delhi 'rape'

Monday, December 8th 2014, 15:42
related places: Delhi

Authorities in the Indian capital, Delhi, ban taxi-booking service Uber after allegations that one of its drivers raped a female passenger.
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Tight security for Modi in Kashmir

Monday, December 8th 2014, 7:27

PM Narendra Modi is to address an election rally in Indian-administered Kashmir, days after an attack killed 11 soldiers and policemen.
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India Uber cab driver 'raped woman'

Monday, December 8th 2014, 3:44

A taxi driver in the Indian capital is alleged to have raped a woman who booked the cab with the increasingly popular Uber smartphone app.
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India's comic 'super hero' rape survivor

Monday, December 8th 2014, 0:47

Indian comic-book super-heroine fights sexual violence
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'Toughest days' since Hughes death

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 12:18

Shane Watson is ready for first Test against India at Adelaide on Tuesday after the "most challenging" time of his career.
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India 'botched' eye surgery arrest

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 10:45

A charity owner who organised cataract surgery in India has been arrested after 10 of his patients were left at risk of partial sight loss.
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Australia need fan support - Haddin

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 9:00

Australia vice-captain Brad Haddin says the side needs fans' support as they prepare for next week's first Test against India.
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Dressing the Indian woman

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 0:28

When did it become necessary for Indian women to cover up?
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VIDEO: Arrests over 'botched' eye surgeries

Friday, December 5th 2014, 20:26

A doctor and a charity owner have been arrested after 10 patients were left in danger of partially losing their sight following cataract surgery in India.
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Clarke on course for India Test

Friday, December 5th 2014, 9:34

Australia captain Michael Clarke is on course to be fit for the first Test against India, despite a hamstring injury.
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Deadly gun fight erupts in Kashmir

Friday, December 5th 2014, 9:12

Three suspected militants and nine security force members die in a gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir, the Indian army says.
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India's 'fightback' sisters and the video questions

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 22:20

India's 'fightback' sisters and the unanswered questions
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Shipwrecked Ocean Race team rescued

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 13:39
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

The crew of shipwrecked Team Vestas Wind are rescued after they crash out of the Volvo Ocean Race in the Indian Ocean.
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Australia add Marsh for India Test

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 12:29
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

Batsman Shaun Marsh is added to the Australia squad for the first Test against India, which begins in Adelaide on Tuesday.
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India 'hate speech' MP keeps job

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 11:49

India's prime minister refuses to sack junior minister Niranjan Jyoti, who used an abusive term to refer to non-Hindus at a political rally.
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India 'bicycle pump surgery' halted

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 12:21

Authorities in India's Orissa state halt mass sterilisation camps after a doctor was found using a bicycle pump to inflate women's abdomens.
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VIDEO: Remembering Bhopal’s deadly fog

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 0:07
related places: Bhopal

It is 30 years since a gas leak in the Indian city of Bhopal claimed thousands of lives.
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VIDEO: Bhopal leak site 30 years on

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 0:00
related places: Bhopal

It has been 30 years since a lethal gas leak from a Union Carbide India's pesticide factory in the central Indian city of Bhopal killed thousands of people.
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Indian sisters beat up another man in new video

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 16:26

Second video emerges of Indian women fighting back
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VIDEO: Phone companies target rural India

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 10:54

Mobile phone use by women is frowned on in some rural areas of India, but phone companies and women are fighting back, as David Reid reports.
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Bollywood actor Deven Verma dead

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 7:28

Veteran Indian film and television actor Deven Verma, who became popular playing comic roles in Bollywood films, dies, aged 77.
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Maoist rebels kill Indian police

Monday, December 1st 2014, 17:52

Maoist rebels kill at least 14 paramilitary policemen in an ambush in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, officials say.
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India 'harassment video' men held

Monday, December 1st 2014, 14:58

Three men are remanded in custody in India after they were filmed being beaten on a bus by two young women who accused them of sexual harassment.
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Australia-India to start in Adelaide

Monday, December 1st 2014, 12:51

Australia and India will begin their series in Adelaide as the Brisbane Test is put back following the death of Phillip Hughes.
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VIDEO: Women fight back after bus attack

Monday, December 1st 2014, 12:18

A video of two sisters confronting men, who were allegedly sexually harassing them on a bus in India, has gone viral on social media.
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Women's fightback video goes viral

Monday, December 1st 2014, 12:15
related places: Haryana

A video of two sisters beating up three men, who were allegedly sexually harassing them on a moving bus in India, goes viral on social media.
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Indian Ocean tsunami: 10 years on

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 21:58

Share your memories with us ahead of the 10th anniversary
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