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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 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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Test delayed after Hughes death

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 9:03
related countries: Australia Australia

The first Test between Australia and India is delayed following the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.
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Indian economic growth slows to 5.3%

Friday, November 28th 2014, 14:40

India's economy grew by 5.3% in the July-to-September period from a year earlier, down from a rate of 5.7% in the previous quarter.
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India relaxes visas to boost tourism

Friday, November 28th 2014, 6:24
related countries: Australia Australia, Brazil Brazil, Japan Japan, United States United States

Tourists from US, Australia, Brazil, Germany and Japan can now get visas on arrival in India after the country extended its limited scheme.
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VIDEO: Tension over tea plantation killing

Friday, November 28th 2014, 0:25

Workers kill the owner of a tea plantation in north-eastern India in a dispute over pay.
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India troops in Kashmir gun battle

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 16:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: At, Kashmir

At least 10 people are killed in a gun battle between Indian troops and suspected Pakistani militants in the disputed territory of Kashmir.
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Indian girls 'killed themselves'

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 12:49

Two Indian teenagers found hanged in May took their own lives, investigators say, contradicting reports they were gang-raped and murdered.
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India match off after Hughes death

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 11:01
related countries: Australia Australia

A match between a Cricket Australia XI and India is cancelled after the death of Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes.
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High turnout in Kashmir election

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 5:07
related places: Jammu

The first round of voting in India's Jammu and Kashmir sees a high turnout as PM Narendra Modi's BJP tried to win power for the first time.
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Delhi media gossip sets Indian Twitter abuzz

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 21:15
related places: Delhi

Twitter gossip tempts Delhi's chattering classes
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Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 14:28
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca is arrested in Dhaka for insulting Islam.
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BJP seeks gains in Kashmir elections

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 10:28
related places: Jammu

Voters go to the polls in India's Jammu and Kashmir state where PM Narendra Modi's BJP is trying to win power for the first time.
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Modi's estranged wife's safety fears

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 7:06

The estranged wife of Indian PM Narendra Modi raises concerns about her safety and seeks information about her security arrangements
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Festival drops rape accused editor

Monday, November 24th 2014, 9:45

Former Indian news magazine editor Tarun Tejpal, who is charged with rape, is dropped from a literary festival after his invitation causes outrage.
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Indian sterilisation drugs 'tainted'

Monday, November 24th 2014, 5:20

Drugs given to 15 women who died after sterilisation surgery were contaminated, a minister in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh says.
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Clarke named in Australia squad

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 22:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Captain Michael Clarke is named in the Australia squad for the first Test against India, subject to proving his fitness.
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India tea workers kill boss over pay

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 15:04

Workers at a tea plantation in eastern India beat and stab the owner to death in a row over pay arrears.
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Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian hospice

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 0:04

The retreat that has hosted Indian pilgrims since the Crusades
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VIDEO: Sold and beaten: India's slave brides

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 23:05

Andrew North investigates the practice of bride trafficking in India.
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Pilgrims flock to 16th-Century saint

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 17:16
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Goa

Thousands of Catholic pilgrims are converging on Goa in India to see the relics of Saint Francis Xavier, a 16th Century Spanish missionary.
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In pictures: Inside Indian guru's ashram

Friday, November 21st 2014, 4:28

Inside controversial guru Rampal's ashram in northern India
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Kim Kardashian India trip cancelled

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 12:12

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian's trip to India, where she was to appear on India's version of Big Brother, is cancelled, apparently over visa issues.
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India guru remanded in custody

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 10:45

Controversial Indian guru Rampal, who was arrested on Wednesday night after a week-long stand-off at his ashram in Haryana state, is remanded in custody until 28 November.
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Arrests over Delhi 'honour killing'

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 9:07
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, arrest the parents of a woman who they say was killed for marrying against her family's wishes.
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How McDonald's conquered India

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 19:51

How McDonald's changed its menu to succeed in India
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India guru arrested after clashes

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 17:59
related places: Haryana

Indian police arrest a controversial guru a day after deadly battles with his supporters left at least six people dead.
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Shell wins big tax battle in India

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 3:26
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell wins a long-running court battle against Indian authorities over a tax dispute involving billions of dollars.
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India guru devotees in police clash

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 18:58
related places: Haryana

Thousands of supporters of a controversial Hindu guru clash with police outside his ashram in the northern Indian state of Haryana.
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India isolates 'Ebola sex risk' man

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 18:29
related countries: Liberia Liberia

India quarantines a man who was successfully treated for Ebola in Liberia because of the possibility that he may spread the virus through sex.
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Australia, India in trade pact push

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 3:21
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Australia and India pledge to push for a major free trade deal, as India's PM Narendra Modi makes a historic speech to parliament in Canberra.
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How technology is checking health corruption in India

Monday, November 17th 2014, 21:20

How technology is checking health corruption in India
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ICC chief cleared of corruption

Monday, November 17th 2014, 13:36

ICC chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan is cleared by a committee investigating corruption allegations in the Indian Premier League.
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Indian doctors lynch suspected thief

Monday, November 17th 2014, 12:18
related places: Calcutta

A group of junior doctors beat a suspected thief to death at a medical college in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta, police say.
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Sterilisation drugs 'were tainted'

Monday, November 17th 2014, 11:34

Drugs given to 15 women who died after sterilisation surgery could have been contaminated, an official in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh tells the BBC.
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Kardashian to join Indian Bigg Boss

Monday, November 17th 2014, 9:17

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is set to make an appearance on the Indian version of Big Brother, a spokesman for the channel airing the show says.
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Kohli century guides India to win

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 19:17
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli's unbeaten 139 guides India to a three-wicket victory over Sri Lanka and seals a 5-0 series whitewash.
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VIDEO: India's 'land of coconuts' in decline

Friday, November 14th 2014, 15:21

Increasing numbers of India's coconut farmers have been turning away from the industry and the government is trying to entice them back.
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More arrests in sterilisation case

Friday, November 14th 2014, 13:34

Indian police arrest the owners of two pharmaceutical factories as part of the investigation into the deaths of 15 women after sterilisation surgery.
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India toy tigers to scare elephants

Friday, November 14th 2014, 10:13

Farmers in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu are placing life-sized toy tigers in their fields to scare away marauding elephants - but with little effect
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India's dark history of sterilisation

Friday, November 14th 2014, 1:32

Deaths of 15 women put focus on India's botched sterilisations
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India and US reach WTO breakthrough

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 14:10
related countries: United States United States

India and US reach a breakthrough in resolving food security, an issue which had been stalling the implementation of a global trade pact.
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Kashmir soldiers jailed for life

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 9:45

The Indian army sentences seven soldiers to life imprisonment for the murder of three young men in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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India sterilisation doctor held

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 9:30

A doctor is arrested in connection with the deaths of 15 women at two state-run sterilisation camps in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
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India is bright spot in gold market

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 9:20

Demand for gold soars in India in the third quarter, whilst total global demand falls to its lowest level for five years.
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Ramdin leads Windies in South Africa

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 8:58
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Denesh Ramdin will lead the West Indies in next month's series in South Africa after a pay dispute ended their India tour.
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Are Gujarat's 'toilet politics' democratic?

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 2:14

Lack of a lavatory could bar you from contesting polls in India
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VIDEO: More botched sterilisations in India

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 16:18

An Indian woman has died and 15 others are in hospital after being sterilised at a state-run camp in the state of Chhattisgarh on Monday.
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More botched sterilisations in India

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 14:44

An Indian woman dies and 15 others are in hospital following sterilisation surgery - a day after 13 women in the same area died after similar operations.
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VIDEO: Inside deadly sterilisation hospital

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 11:22

The BBC's Yogita Limaye visits the "desolate" Indian hospital where 83 sterilisation operations were carried out, and after which 13 women died.
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VIDEO: India sterilisation survivors

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 11:05
related places: Bilaspur

The BBC's Yogita Limaye visits a hospital in Bilaspur where women after recovering after undergoing botched sterilisation surgery in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
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Indian sterilisation clinic full of cobwebs and dust

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 9:19

Inside India's deadly sterilisation clinic
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Protest over sterilisation deaths

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 6:12

India's opposition Congress party calls a general strike in Chhattisgarh where 13 women died after sterilisation surgery at a state-run camp.
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VIDEO: India sterilisation deaths inquiry

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 19:14

The Indian state of Chhattisgarh orders an inquiry into the deaths of 11 women after botched sterilisation surgery at a state-run health camp.
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India sterilisation deaths inquiry

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 16:24

The Indian state of Chhattisgarh orders an inquiry into the deaths of 11 women after botched sterilisation surgery at a state-run health camp.
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India women die after sterilisations

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 15:07

Eleven women die after botched sterilisation surgery at a remote village in central India, re-igniting fears about state-run family planning campaigns.
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India PM Modi in Asia-Pacific tour

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 7:01
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets off on a tour which will take in summits and key bilateral talks in Myanmar, Australia and Fiji.
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Indian woman paraded naked on donkey

Monday, November 10th 2014, 14:18

An Indian woman is stripped naked and paraded on a donkey on the orders of village elders after being accused of killing her nephew.
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Tagged Amur falcons return to India

Monday, November 10th 2014, 9:24

Two Amur falcons, tagged with satellite tracking chips last year, return to the Indian state of Nagaland, giving scientists crucial information about their route.
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India PM Modi expands cabinet

Monday, November 10th 2014, 4:16

Indian PM Narendra Modi expands his cabinet and reshuffles several ministers five months after he led his BJP party to a landslide election win.
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VIDEO: Are women safer on India's buses?

Monday, November 10th 2014, 0:05

The BBC's Leana Hosea takes a bus ride with student activist Afiya Khalid to see if a new bill in India has made public travel for women safer.
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Inside an Indian camp for radical Hindu women

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 23:52

Inside an Indian camp for radical Hindu women
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VIDEO: Fighting for India's sex crime victims

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 8:39

One woman tells the BBC's Leana Hosea how she is fighting for justice for the lower caste community in India, where sexual violence and discrimination is rife.
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Indian army in rare Kashmir apology

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 11:46

The Indian army issues an unusual apology for shooting dead two teenagers in Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday.
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VIDEO: A song for southern India

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 0:44

Indian comedians' fresh take on regional stereotypes
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India plane hits buffalo on take-off

Friday, November 7th 2014, 11:13
related places: Surat

An Indian aircraft is grounded after it hit a stray buffalo during take-off from the western city of Surat, but nobody on board was injured.
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Narendra Modi visits India holy city

Friday, November 7th 2014, 5:58
related places: Varanasi

Narendra Modi is visiting the Hindu holy city of Varanasi, in what is his first visit to his constituency after becoming India's prime minister.
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