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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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Fresh arrest in Delhi gang rape

Friday, December 21st 2012, 9:55
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital say they have arrested a fifth person in connection with the gang rape of a young woman on Sunday.
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India win first Twenty20 in Pune

Friday, December 21st 2012, 6:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Yuvraj Singh stars with bat and ball as India win the first Twenty20 international against England in Pune by five wickets.
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Ravi Shankar mourned at memorial

Friday, December 21st 2012, 5:46

Fans and celebrities pay tribute to Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at a memorial near his home in California.
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Modi 'could seek national role'

Friday, December 21st 2012, 5:04

Speculation mounts in the Indian media about a possible national role for Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi, after he won an emphatic fourth victory in Gujarat state polls.
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Narendra Modi secures Gujarat win

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 14:00

Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi wins a convincing victory to secure a fourth successive term as chief minister of India's Gujarat state.
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Italy naval guards 'can go home'

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 10:46
related countries: Italy Italy

An Indian court allows two Italian marines charged with the murder of two Indian fishermen to go home for Christmas.
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Muhammad Idrees: Abandoned by India and Pakistan

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 10:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A man denied a home by India and Pakistan
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Rape victim 'not out of danger'

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 8:15
related places: Delhi

A young woman who was gang raped in the Indian capital Delhi on Sunday remains in intensive care and is still not out of danger, doctors say.
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VIDEO: Delhi bus gang-rape protest

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 4:06
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital Delhi have used water canon to disperse protesters angry at Sunday night's gang rape of a 23-year-old student.
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VIDEO: Meet England's unlikely stars of kabaddi

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 0:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

BBC News meets members of the England women's kabaddi team, who took the recent World Cup in India by storm.
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India gang rape protesters hosed

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 11:44

Police in the Indian capital Delhi use water cannon to disperse protesters angry at Sunday night's gang rape of a 23-year-old student.
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Fatal India building collapse

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 5:05
related places: At

At least 13 people die after a part of a building collapsed in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, police say.
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India's Gandhi visits rape victim

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 4:34
related places: Delhi

The chief of India's ruling Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, visits the Delhi hospital where a student who was gang-raped on a bus is fighting for her life.
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Sonepur fair: Poor Indian boys 'fish' for coins to help family

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 1:37

Poor Indian boys go 'fishing' to help their families
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VIDEO: Protests over Delhi bus gang rape

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 17:47
related places: Delhi

The brutal gang rape of a young female student in Delhi on Sunday has sparked outrage across India.
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England eclipse Ashes - Vaughan

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 11:24
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Michael Vaughan says England's Test series win in India is bigger than the 2010-2011 Ashes series victory in Australia.
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Parliament uproar over Delhi rape

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 10:56
related places: Delhi

There is uproar in India's parliament over the gang rape of a 23-year-old student on a city bus in the capital, Delhi.
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England rest Anderson and Trott

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 7:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Anderson and Jonathan Trott are replaced by Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler in England's one-day squad to face India.
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Outrage over India bus gang rape

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 4:35
related places: Delhi

There is shock and outrage in India over the gang rape of a 23-year-old student on a city bus in the capital, Delhi.
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Indian art, Venice style

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 0:51

Will the world's biggest art show be a success in India?
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In pictures: India's first art biennale

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 0:25

India's first art Biennale opens in Kochi
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Driver of 'gang rape' bus held

Monday, December 17th 2012, 19:06
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital Delhi arrest a bus driver in connection with the gang rape of a 23-year-old student on a city bus.
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Royal hoax nurse funeral takes place

Monday, December 17th 2012, 16:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The funeral of a nurse who apparently killed herself following a royal hoax call in London takes place in her Indian hometown.
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India win equal to Ashes - Cook

Monday, December 17th 2012, 16:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook says a first series win in India in 27 years is on a par with the Ashes triumph of 2010-11.
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Student 'gang-raped on Delhi bus'

Monday, December 17th 2012, 11:55
related places: Delhi

A 23-year-old Indian student is allegedly gang-raped inside a private bus in the capital, Delhi, before being stripped and thrown out with her friend, police say.
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England seal historic series win

Monday, December 17th 2012, 10:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell both make centuries as England win a series in India for the first time since 1984-85.
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Gujarat second phase polls brisk

Monday, December 17th 2012, 7:27

Brisk polling is being reported in the second and final phase of polls in India's Gujarat state where a Hindu nationalist leader is seeking re-election.
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In pictures: Pilgrims arrive for India's Kumbh Mela

Monday, December 17th 2012, 3:39

Pilgrims arrive for India's Kumbh Mela pilgrimage
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First hour is crucial - Anderson

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 15:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Anderson says the first hour of the final day will decide whether England will clinch a rare series win in India.
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VIDEO: Ratan Tata to step down from Tata Sons

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 13:34

Ratan Tata, one of India's most internationally-recognised business leaders, will soon step down as chairman of Tata Sons, after more than 20 years heading the group.
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England edge closer to series win

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 11:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jonathan Trott hits 66 not out, but England face a nervy final day as they seek a first series victory in India for 27 years.
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Hoax nurse body arrives in India

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 11:47

The body of the nurse who apparently killed herself after a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge arrives in India ahead of her funeral.
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Trott praises vital Cook run-out

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 14:15

Jonathan Trott calls Alastair Cook's run-out of Mahendra Dhoni in the fourth Test against India a potential "series changer".
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England fight back against India

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 12:20

England dig in against India on day three of the fourth Test after Virat Kohli and Mahendra Dhoni's 198-run stand.
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Anderson puts England in control

Friday, December 14th 2012, 11:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nagpur

England take charge of the final Test against India as James Anderson picks up three key wickets in Nagpur.
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Bollywood's Vidya Balan marries

Friday, December 14th 2012, 10:41
related places: Mumbai

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan marries her boyfriend Siddharth Roy Kapur at a ceremony in the western Indian city of Mumbai.
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Indian inflation declines further

Friday, December 14th 2012, 8:39

India's inflation declines further in November, helped by an easing of fuel and manufacturing prices.
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India censors pass Rushdie film

Friday, December 14th 2012, 5:38

The Indian censor board passes without any cuts a film based on Sir Salman Rushdie's novel Midnight's Children, filmmaker Deepa Mehta says.
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Pakistan minister in India trip

Friday, December 14th 2012, 4:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik is due to begin an official trip to India, during which he will hold talks with Indian PM Manmohan Singh.
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Why are Indian companies in trouble overseas?

Friday, December 14th 2012, 1:01

Why are Indian companies running into trouble overseas?
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Nasa admits 'Everest' photo error

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 17:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Everest

The US space agency, Nasa, admits it mistook a mountain in India for Everest when it posted online a picture taken from space.
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India state first phase poll ends

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 13:28

Voting ends in the first phase of polls in the western Indian state of Gujarat where a Hindu nationalist leader is seeking re-election.
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Root and Prior offer England hope

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 11:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Debutant Joe Root and Matt Prior help England recover with patient innings on the first day of the fourth Test against India.
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Injured Broad to miss T20 games

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 10:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Stuart Broad is ruled out of the Twenty20 series in India and is replaced in England's squad by seamer James Harris.
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In pictures: India's legendary musicians

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 0:34

India's top classical musicians photographed
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Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar dies

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 16:57
related countries: United States United States

Sitar player Ravi Shankar, who popularised Indian music around the world, dies in hospital in the United States at the age of 92.
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Cook warns team of India backlash

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 13:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Alastair Cook says the prospect of suffering a first series defeat by England since 1985 may stir an India revival.
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Finn doubtful for Nagpur finale

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 9:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nagpur

Steven Finn could miss the final Test because of a back injury as England chase a first series win in India since 1985.
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India court frees Pakistan doctor

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 7:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's Supreme Court frees Pakistani doctor Khalil Chishti who spent 20 years in jail or detention in India for murder.
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Kingfisher confirms Etihad talks

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 5:36

India's Kingfisher Airlines confirms that it is in talks with Etihad Airways and other investors to take a stake in the embattled carrier.
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Swann determined for series win

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 11:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graeme Swann says England need to seal a series victory against India so that the team's 'magnificent' wins are not wasted.
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Pakistan team for India announced

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 6:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan drops all-rounder Shahid Afridi for one-day internationals while retaining him for the Twenty20 games for the team's first cricket series in India in five years.
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India MPs in uproar over Walmart

Monday, December 10th 2012, 9:05
related countries: United States United States

Angry opposition MPs protest in India's parliament after reports that Walmart has been lobbying with the US lawmakers to facilitate its entry into India.
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India army loses firing ranges

Monday, December 10th 2012, 3:18

The Indian army loses half its firing ranges over the past three years due to urbanisation and encroachments, says a spokesperson.
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India: Why land is at the centre of all scandals

Monday, December 10th 2012, 0:51

Why property lies at the centre of all scandals in India
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Cook praises England character

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 8:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook praises the character of his side after their seven-wicket win over India in the third Test.
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England complete third Test win

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 5:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England wrap up a seven-wicket victory in the third Test to take a 2-1 lead and move close to a first series win in India since 1985.
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Patience key for England - Finn

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 13:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bowler Steven Finn says patience was key as a strong afternoon session saw England move to the brink of victory in the third Test against India.
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England on verge of India victory

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 12:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are on the brink of a resounding win over India after the hosts closed day four on 239-9, a lead of 32.
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England dominate India in Kolkata

Friday, December 7th 2012, 11:02
related places: Kolkata

England tighten their grip on the third Test against India, although Alastair Cook misses a double century in bizarre fashion.
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India upper house approves reform

Friday, December 7th 2012, 10:46

The upper house of India's parliament votes in favour of the government's decision to open the retail sector to foreign competition.
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India Boxing Federation suspended

Friday, December 7th 2012, 9:27

The International Boxing Association suspends the Indian Boxing Federation after reports of "manipulation" of the recent IABF elections.
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Maldives 'to take over' airport

Friday, December 7th 2012, 4:28
related countries: Maldives Maldives
related places: Male

The Maldives government is set to take over the country's main airport in Male from Indian company GMR, a presidential spokesman says.
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India accused over Kashmir abuses

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 14:56

More than 500 members of India's armed forces are accused of human rights abuses in a damning report on the conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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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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