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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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India MP quizzed on 'vote buying'

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 7:32

Indian police question MP Amar Singh in connection with bribes allegedly offered during a crucial vote of confidence in parliament in 2008.
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Vodafone sees slower sales growth

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 7:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Sales growth at Vodafone slows in the second quarter as weak trading in southern Europe is offset by growth in India and Turkey.
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Sportsday Live - 22 July

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 7:00
related countries: France France

Spurs boss Harry Redknapp says Luka Modric is worth more than £35m, Diamond League athletics - plus more.
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Siachen fire kills India officers

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 6:36

Two Indian army officers burned to death when their shelter caught fire in the disputed Siachen glacier area of the Himalayas, the army says.
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England v India as it happened

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 17:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England reach 127-2 on a rain-hit opening day of the first Test against India at Lord's.
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India ministers 'in mining scam'

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 17:35

The chief minister of India's Karnataka state was involved in an illegal mining scam that cost the exchequer $400m (£250m), an anti-corruption report says.
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Trott frustrates India at Lord's

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 17:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jonathan Trott hits an unbeaten half century as England reach 127-2 on a rain-hit opening day of the first Test against India at Lord's.
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Not on our land

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 7:06

India's Dongria tribe defiant after legal victory
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Second arrest in India taint vote

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 4:10
related countries: United States United States

Police in India arrest a second man in connection with the alleged buying of votes during a 2008 ballot in parliament over a nuclear deal with the US.
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Maoist attack kills four in India

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 3:52

Maoist rebels in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh blow up a bridge, killing four people and wounding five others, police say.
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Hindu scripture order prompts row

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 17:31

Opposition parties and minority groups in India's Karnataka state are angry at a government order that the Bhagvad Gita must be taught in schools.
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VIDEO: Ketamine dealer caught on camera

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 16:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian ketamine dealer caught on camera as part of a BBC investigation into how the drug gets into the UK.
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Strauss calls for England focus

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 14:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Andrew Strauss urges his players not to get caught up in the hype surrounding their four-match Test series with India.
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Swann relishing India Test series

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 20:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England spinner Graeme Swann says it is time for the "real business" of the summer ahead of the first Test against India that starts on Thursday at Lord's.
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Clinton pushes for deals in India

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 17:36
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pushes for greater security and nuclear co-operation on a visit to India.
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'Massive' uranium find in India

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 4:38

India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh may have one of the largest reserves of uranium in the world, the country's chief nuclear officer says.
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Harper accuses India of bullying

Monday, July 18th 2011, 17:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Recently retired Australian umpire Daryl Harper accuses India of bullying and complains about a 'lack of support' from the International Cricket Council.
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India Gorkha group to sign deal

Monday, July 18th 2011, 8:15

The most important Gorkha ethnic groups in the Indian state of West Bengal is to sign an agreement for greater autonomy with the government.
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Man held over India 'taint' vote

Monday, July 18th 2011, 4:20

The police in India arrest man in connection with the alleged buying of votes during a 2008 vote of confidence in parliament.
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Probe into Mumbai 'suspect' death

Monday, July 18th 2011, 3:53
related places: Mumbai

Indian police investigate death of a man who was called in for questioning about last week's deadly blasts in Mumbai.
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Rural rape horror

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 23:16

India's Uttar Pradesh - 'one of the worst places to be a woman'
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India temple treasure finder dies

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 16:39

The man whose legal battle led to the recent discovery of treasure worth up to $20bn (12bn) at an Indian temple dies at the age of 70.
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Manila calling

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 16:02
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines looks to overtake India as outsourcing capital
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Bresnan returns to replace Finn

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 10:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Yorkshire pace bowler Tim Bresnan returns to the England squad for the first Test against India at Lord's, with Steven Finn making way.
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Tata to launch 'cheapest homes'

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 11:45

India's Tata group says it will launch cheap housing that can be built within a week for 500 euros, according to Indian media reports.
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Fletcher wary of England threat

Friday, July 15th 2011, 11:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India coach Duncan Fletcher praises the improvement made by England since he left the set-up in 2007.
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Troops kill Kashmir 'militants'

Friday, July 15th 2011, 11:10

Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir kill three militants in an ongoing clash in Kupwara district, an army spokesman says.
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Mumbai probe hopes for CCTV clues

Friday, July 15th 2011, 6:42
related places: Mumbai

Indian investigators looking into Wednesday's blasts in Mumbai are examining security camera footage for vital clues, media reports say.
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VIDEO: Indian high alert as Mumbai mourns

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 22:10
related places: Mumbai

India is on high alert after Wednesday's simultaneous triple bomb explosions in Mumbai, in which at least 17 people died and more than 100 were injured.
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'No warning' of Mumbai bombings

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 17:28
related places: Mumbai

Indian intelligence agencies picked up no warning of any threat to Mumbai before three bombs killed 18 on Wednesday, says a top minister.
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Joint Bangladesh and India census

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 6:40
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh and India begin their first-ever joint census of areas along their border to resolve some territorial anomalies.
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VIDEO: Who was behind Mumbai bombs?

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 5:11
related places: Mumbai

Indian officials say that terrorists were behind the explosions but no specific group has been apportioned blame.
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Multiple explosions shake Mumbai

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 20:12
related places: Mumbai

Indian officials blame terrorists for three explosions during the evening rush-hour in Mumbai which killed 21 people and injured dozens.
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Strauss relishing India challenge

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 19:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England skipper Andrew Strauss says he can't wait to take on top-ranked India in the coming Test series.
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Biswas on India

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 16:47

Is India's population control policy sexist?
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India ministers axed in reshuffle

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 12:07

Indian PM Manmohan Singh drops seven ministers in a cabinet reshuffle as he grapples with corruption scandals and inflation.
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India factory output growth slows

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 8:07

India's factory output grew at a weaker-than-expected rate in May as manufacturing activity in the country slowed, figures show.
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Dozens die in India train crash

Monday, July 11th 2011, 9:46
related places: Calcutta, Delhi

At least 69 people are killed and nearly 250 injured in northern India as a train from Calcutta to Delhi derails.
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VIDEO: Mumbai train bombs: Five years on

Monday, July 11th 2011, 1:28
related places: Mumbai

It has been five years since a series of bombs exploded on trains in the Indian city of Mumbai, killing more than 180 people and injuring hundreds more.
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Growth pains

Sunday, July 10th 2011, 15:36

The corrosive effect on savings for India's middle class
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Edwards ton fails to halt India

Saturday, July 9th 2011, 22:27
related countries: Dominica Dominica

West Indies batsman Kirk Edwards hits a century on debut, but can not prevent India from closing in on victory on day four of the third Test in Dominica.
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Security plan for treasure temple

Friday, July 8th 2011, 14:10

Officials in the Indian state of Kerala are drawing up a security plan for a temple where vast amounts of treasure are reported to have been found.
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Sri Lanka Premier League delayed

Friday, July 8th 2011, 12:18
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Premier League, due to launch this month, is postponed until next year because of a financial crisis and India's refusal to let its players take part.
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Bank returns call centres to UK

Friday, July 8th 2011, 2:29
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Santander

Spanish bank Santander says it is bringing all of its call centres back to the UK from India following complaints from customers.
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Biswas on India

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 23:29

The rebellious kings who presided over untold temple riches
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India minister 'quits over graft'

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 10:26

India's Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran resigns following allegations of involvement in the country's biggest corruption scandal, media reports say.
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Indian bus collision 'kills 38'

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 9:22

At least 38 people were killed after a train ploughed into a bus carrying wedding guests at a level crossing in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officials say.
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Windies recover in damp Dominica

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 21:40
related countries: Dominica Dominica

Rain reduces the first day of the final Test between West Indies and India in Dominica to 31.1 overs, with the Windies 75-1 after being asked to bat.
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Indian filmmaker Mani Kaul dead

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 8:07
related places: Delhi

Leading Indian filmmaker Mani Kaul dies in the capital, Delhi, aged 66.
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India coach denies dope charges

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 4:30

India's dismissed Ukrainian track and field coach says he has no role in the doping scandal involving athletes.
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Indian anti-Maoist militia banned

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 17:04

India's Supreme Court rules that civilian militias and special police in Chhattisgarh, used to fight Maoist insurgents, are unconstitutional.
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Ire over India minister gay sex remarks

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 14:32

India's health minister says homosexuality is a "disease" which is "spreading fast" in the country, drawing criticism.
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India dismisses athletics coach

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 12:35

India sacks its track and field coach Yuri Ogorodonik after eight athletes fail dope tests within the space of a week.
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Strike begins for new India state

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 5:22

Supporters of a proposed new state in southern India begin a two-day strike, one day after 81 lawmakers there stage a mass resignation over the issue.
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Smart cards

Monday, July 4th 2011, 23:01

A smart way to feed India's poorest?
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VIDEO: Smart card payment plan for India's poor

Monday, July 4th 2011, 23:00

Millions of India's poorest inhabitants rely on government fair price shops to buy staple food stuffs at highly subsidised rates.
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India temple treasure hunt halted

Monday, July 4th 2011, 15:58

Inspectors unearthing priceless treasures from an Indian temple halt their search because they cannot gain access to the final vault, last opened 136 years ago.
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India MLAs stage mass resignation

Monday, July 4th 2011, 11:35

Dozens of lawmakers in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state resign en masse to add force to their demand for a new state called Telangana.
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India pledges anti-corruption law

Monday, July 4th 2011, 6:06

After weeks of negotiation, India's political parties agree that a "strong and effective" anti-corruption law must be ready before parliament's August session.
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Granny's got a gun

Sunday, July 3rd 2011, 23:14

The 'crack shot' pensioner from India's rural badlands
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Sharma shines in second Test draw

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 23:08
related countries: Barbados Barbados

Poor light and a rain delay mean India are unable to press home their advantage on the final day of the second Test against the West Indies in Barbados.
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Treasure found in Indian temple

Friday, July 1st 2011, 17:03

Treasure, thought to be worth billions of rupees, is unearthed from secret underground chambers in a temple in southern India.
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Indian athletes fail doping test

Friday, July 1st 2011, 15:05

Six Indian athletes, two of them Commonwealth gold winners last year, have been suspended after failing doping tests, officials say.
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India actress jailed over killing

Friday, July 1st 2011, 9:58

An Indian court sentences an actress and her naval officer boyfriend in connection with the killing of TV executive Neeraj Grover in 2008.
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'Get sterilised, win a car' offer in Indian state

Friday, July 1st 2011, 7:27

India's Rajasthan state offers cars and other prizes to men and women who volunteer for sterilisation.
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Cost blow to Cairn India deal

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 18:53

India puts an expensive condition on its approval for Cairn Energy to sell its stake in the country's biggest oil field.
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17 children die at India hospital

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 18:36
related places: Calcutta

The government of West Bengal state orders an investigation into a Calcutta hospital where 17 children have reportedly died in 36 hours.
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Gujarat riots records 'destroyed'

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 6:12

Official records relating to the 2002 riots in India's Gujarat state were destroyed in line with regulations, the government tells a panel probing the riots.
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VIDEO: Shooting Indian granny aims high

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 15:37

An Indian grandmother who took up shooting at the age of 60 inspires children in her village.
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India PM denies 'lame duck' claim

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 13:44

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh denies he is a "lame duck" leader in a rare meeting with newspaper editors.
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India police 'rubbish truck' row

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 8:21

A row breaks out in India over the decision to transport three policemen who died fighting Maoist rebels in the state of Chhattisgarh in a rubbish truck.
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US sees India as key trade ally

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 7:47
related countries: United States United States

The US says it wants India to become one of its top 10 trading partners, as the two countries agree on improving market access.
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India fight back against Windies

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 22:38
related countries: Barbados Barbados

West Indies are 30 for three in response to India's first innings total of 201 after day one of the second Test in Barbados.
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Cairn Energy sells Indian stake

Monday, June 27th 2011, 20:36
related places: Delhi

Cairn Energy sells a 10% stake in its Indian operation while waits for approval from the Delhi government for a much bigger sale.
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Slowly goes it

Monday, June 27th 2011, 11:46

What has happened to India's booming economy?
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Arrests for India reporter murder

Monday, June 27th 2011, 11:03
related places: Mumbai

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai arrest seven men for the killing of a prominent crime reporter, saying an underworld gangster ordered his murder.
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India approves new review system

Monday, June 27th 2011, 10:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cricket's controversial decision review system could be back on the table for the England v India Test series following agreement within the ICC.
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Maoist attacks kill six in India

Monday, June 27th 2011, 5:00

Six security personnel die in two separate attacks by Maoist rebels in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
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VIDEO: India facing sharp coal shortages

Monday, June 27th 2011, 3:35

India is facing a shortage of coal, which could have a major impact on the country's all-important energy sector.
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VIDEO: Crowds turn out for Bollywood stars

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 9:11
related countries: Canada Canada

The Indian International Film Awards have taken place in Canada for the first time, with large crowds turning out for the three-day event.
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VIDEO: Behind the scenes at Bollywood's Oscars

Friday, June 24th 2011, 22:28

Choreographer Shiamak Davar and his team of dancers prepare for the Indian International Film Academy Awards, which are being held in North America for the first time.
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India father 'sold girl for sex'

Friday, June 24th 2011, 15:04

A 17-year-old Indian girl allegedly forced by her father to have sex for money with up to 200 men has described her ordeal to the media.
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South Asia rivals in nuclear vow

Friday, June 24th 2011, 14:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Senior diplomats from India and Pakistan agree to discuss new nuclear confidence-building measures, after two days of talks.
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Freed Indian sailors reach Delhi

Friday, June 24th 2011, 11:06
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Delhi

Six Indian sailors, recently freed by Somali pirates after nearly 11 months in captivity, return home to joyous celebrations.
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Jail suspensions over India death

Friday, June 24th 2011, 4:03

Five prison officials in India's Uttar Pradesh state are suspended over the mysterious death of a senior health official in prison.
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