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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 blocks Gandhi murder film

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 2:31

India blocks the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, after complaints it glorifies her killers.
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Gap goes to India for new customers

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 1:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gap

US clothing store Gap is bringing its brand to India with the aim of opening 40 outlets, and will launch the first two stores early next year.
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VIDEO: Indian billionaire breaks into poem

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 23:02

Nadir Godrej, a top executive at one of India's biggest businesses, turns to poetry to describe the challenges facing India's economy.
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Hanged India girls' 'rape' in doubt

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 10:48

A forensic investigation into clothing and swabs taken after the murder and alleged gang rape of two teenage cousins in northern India concludes they were not sexually assaulted.
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India court stays sisters' execution

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 4:10

A court in India puts on hold the execution of two sisters convicted of murdering children they kidnapped and forced to beg and steal, a lawyer confirms.
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Indian Super League set for draft

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 16:55

Eight teams prepare for the Indian Super League's player draft as football aims to rival cricket for popularity in the country.
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India activist Irom Sharmila freed

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 13:01

Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, is freed following a court order.
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Pakistan defends meeting separatists

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 12:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi, Islamabad, Kashmiri

Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit defends his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, a move which led to Delhi cancelling planned talks with Islamabad.
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India censor accused of seeking bribe

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 11:59

The head of India's Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is arrested on suspicion of soliciting a bribe from a film producer.
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Gandhi murder film sparks protest

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 8:15

Kaum De Heere, a controversial film on the October 1984 assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, is set for release in India on Friday.
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India 'man-eating' tiger killed

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 6:46

Forest workers say they have shot dead a tiger blamed for killing seven people in the past six months in western India.
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India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 4:19
related places: Pune

Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95.
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VIDEO: Partition of India: My memories

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 19:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Memories of the birth of Pakistan
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India hunger striker 'to be freed'

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 11:08

An Indian court orders the release of a human rights activist who has been on hunger strike for 14 years to protest a law granting soldiers sweeping powers.
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Indian media blame Dhoni & Fletcher

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 9:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

After three humiliating defeats by England, calls are getting louder in India to sack captain Mahdenra Singh Dhoni.
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India brides leave home over toilets

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 8:51

Six newlywed women in a village in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh return to their parents because their husbands' homes did not have toilets.
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India cancels talks with Pakistan

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 7:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India cancels a meeting with Pakistan, after Pakistan's envoy consults Kashmiri separatist leaders.
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Telangana holds controversial survey

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 7:02

A controversial door-to-door survey is being carried out in India's newest state of Telangana to identify who qualifies for state welfare schemes.
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England call up Hales for ODI series

Monday, August 18th 2014, 17:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hales

England call up Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales for the one-day series against India starting next week.
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India fined after England defeat

Monday, August 18th 2014, 9:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India are punished for a slow over-rate during their innings defeat by England in fifth Test at The Oval.
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Many dead in Nepal and India floods

Monday, August 18th 2014, 6:47
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: At

At least 160 people are reported to have been killed in floods and landslides following days of torrential rain in Nepal and northern India.
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Wife convinced Cook not to quit

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 18:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook says his wife Alice convinced him to stay on as England captain and lead his side to victory over India.
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England rout India to wrap up series

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 15:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England rout India by an innings and 244 runs in the final Test at The Oval to complete a 3-1 series triumph.
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England tighten grip over India

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 18:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Root's unbeaten 92 helps England open up a commanding first-innings lead of 237 over India in the final Test.
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India beat England in Women's Test

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 13:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Mithali Raj stars as India beat England by six wickets on the fourth day of the Women's Test at Wormsley.
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England dominate India in final Test

Friday, August 15th 2014, 18:27

England reach 62-0 after bowling India out for only 148 on a one-sided opening day in the final Test at The Oval.
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Five unusual messages from Narendra Modi

Friday, August 15th 2014, 12:38

Five unusual messages from India's prime minister
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PM Modi says India shamed by rape

Friday, August 15th 2014, 6:15

Narendra Modi says India has been shamed by a recent spate of rapes, as he makes his first Independence Day speech as prime minister.
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Life term for 'Bandit Queen' murder

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 10:28
related places: Delhi

A man convicted of the 2001 murder of bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi is jailed for life by a court in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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India children die trapped in car

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 8:31

Police in India say four children have died from suffocation after they got trapped inside a car and could not open the door from inside.
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India probes Jet Airways plane drop

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 6:50
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara, Brussels

India's aviation watchdog is investigating reports that a Jet Airways aircraft flying to Brussels suddenly dropped 5,000 feet over Ankara, alarming controllers.
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Why Amazon and Flipkart will spend $3bn in India

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 0:32

Why Amazon and Flipkart will spend billions in India
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Bribery hotline 'traps Delhi police'

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 12:35
related places: Delhi

Five policemen in India are being investigated for alleged corruption after officials receive complaints on a newly-launched WhatsApp helpline number.
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VIDEO: India schools hold Sanskrit lessons

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 23:48

Indian school students have had Sanskrit classes introduced to their curriculum in an attempt by the new government of Narendra Modi to boost interest in the ancient language.
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Indian state imposes dress code fine

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 13:06

India's Tamil Nadu state passes a law which imposes stiff fines on private clubs who enforce strict dress codes after a row over a dhoti.
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India PM Narendra Modi visits Kargil

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 11:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kargil, Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Kargil in Indian-administered Kashmir, the first visit to the town by an Indian PM since the 1999 conflict with Pakistan.
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Lion cub leads ranger to dead mother

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 10:57

A lion cub has led forest rangers to its mother's corpse in an Indian sanctuary, an act described by officials as very unusual behaviour.
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Orwell’s own Indian animal farm

Monday, August 11th 2014, 21:01

Why a remote Indian town counts George Orwell as a native son
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India star's 'police dance' slammed

Monday, August 11th 2014, 8:42
related places: Calcutta

A controversy erupts after an Indian policewoman in uniform danced on stage with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan at a police gala in Calcutta.
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VIDEO: India lack of toilets 'huge problem'

Monday, August 11th 2014, 1:01

Yogita Limaye finds out why the lack of toilets in India is a critical problem and one that is hard to solve.
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Will a Pakistani-Indian kiss be censored?

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 23:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Will Pakistan censor this actress's kiss with an Indian star?
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England's work not yet done - Moores

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 11:56

England coach Peter Moores says his team will not let up in the final Test with India on Friday, having gone 2-1 up in the series.
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England beat India by an innings

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 17:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England complete a stunning innings victory over India with two days of the fourth Test to spare at Old Trafford.
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Heavy rain halts England and India

Friday, August 8th 2014, 16:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rain curtails day two of the fourth Test between England and India at Old Trafford, with the hosts leading by 85.
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Killer of 'Bandit Queen' convicted

Friday, August 8th 2014, 14:43

A man is found guilty of killing India's bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi, 13 years after her death.
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Pakistan returns India soldier

Friday, August 8th 2014, 11:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan hands back an Indian soldier carried by a river across the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir region.
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Sachin Tendulkar - India's missing MP

Friday, August 8th 2014, 0:38

Cricket legend Tendulkar is a no-show at India's parliament
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Broad stars as England dominate India

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 18:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England bowl India out for 152 after losing the toss on the first day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
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India teacher 'absent for 23 years'

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 12:24

An Indian state school says one of its teachers has been absent for 23 years of her 24-year career.
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India bill to try minors as adults

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 7:10

India's cabinet approves a bill to allow children over 16 to be tried as adults for crimes such as rape and murder.
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Is Modi's 'foster son' a public relations triumph?

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 1:48

Did Indian PM's team spin the 'foster son' story?
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India's Gandhi disrupts parliament

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 11:34

The vice president of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, disrupts parliament, demanding a debate on recent religious violence.
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India anger at 'rape' fashion shoot

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 9:55

An Indian fashion shoot showing a model being groped on a bus causes outrage, with social media users saying it glamorises the 2012 Delhi gang rape.
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India cartoonist Pran dies of cancer

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 4:50

Pran, one of India's best-known cartoonists and creator of the famous comic series Chacha Chaudhary, dies from cancer.
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India name uncapped trio in ODI squad

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 17:39

Dhawal Kulkarni, Sanju Samson and Karn Sharma are included in India's limited-overs squad, but Cheteshwar Pujara is left out.
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India disappointed by Anderson ruling

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 11:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's cricket board says it is unhappy England's James Anderson was found not guilty of a breach of the code of conduct.
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India pregnant woman in daring swim

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 8:48

An Indian woman in her ninth month of pregnancy swims nearly a kilometre across a river swollen by monsoon rain to get to hospital and avoid a home birth.
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India nurses trapped in Libya return

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 8:38
related countries: Libya Libya

A group of more than 40 Indian nurses trapped in the fighting engulfing parts of Libya return home, officials say.
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India MPs protest over Lanka article

Monday, August 4th 2014, 9:05
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Lanka

India's parliament is adjourned repeatedly over an article and uncomplimentary illustration of PM Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa published on a Sri Lankan government website.
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India evacuations over flood fears

Monday, August 4th 2014, 6:23
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Bihar

Authorities in India evacuate 60,000 people in Bihar amid flash flood fears after a landslide blocks a river in Nepal, officials say.
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India bank head arrested over bribery

Monday, August 4th 2014, 3:28

Indian police arrest the chairman of state-run Syndicate bank, Sudhir Kumar Jain, and several others over allegations of bribery.
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Will Modi's Nepal visit mark a change in India's water policy?

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 23:59
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Will PM's Nepal visit mark a change in India's water policy?
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India mimics scaring off monkeys

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 12:05
related places: Delhi

Forty young people are employed in India to impersonate monkeys to scare off real monkeys around Delhi's parliament, a minister has stated.
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VIDEO: The village buried by a landslide

Friday, August 1st 2014, 22:34
related places: Malin

Zubair Ahmed reports on the search for survivors after a landslide buried Malin village in western India.
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Anderson awaits Jadeja hearing verdict

Friday, August 1st 2014, 10:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's James Anderson is waiting to learn the outcome of a hearing over an alleged clash with India's Ravindra Jadeja.
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The 'Flying Sikh' who won India's first Commonwealth gold

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 23:21

How an unknown runner won India's first Commonwealth gold
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VIDEO: Mother and baby saved after landslide

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 17:19

Rescue workers in western India are working to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 30 lives and buried up to 200 people.
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Cook relieved by England victory

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 14:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook says the win over India in the third Test has eased the pressure on him to resign as England captain.
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Race to find India landslide missing

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 13:31

Rescuers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has killed at least 30 and buried up to 200 people, but hopes of finding survivors fade as time passes.
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England win to level India series

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 12:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Southampton

England wrap up a 266-run victory over India in the third Test at Southampton to level the series at 1-1.
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Dozens trapped by Indian landslide

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 19:42

At least 20 people are killed after a landslide buries more than 40 houses and leaves up to 200 people trapped in a village in western India.
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England close in on win over India

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 17:51

England move closer to levelling the series against India with another dominant display on day four of the third Test.
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Ten jailed for India school fire

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 9:00

Ten people, including the owner of a school , are convicted for a school fire in 2004 in which 94 children were burnt alive in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
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Amazon pledges $2bn India investment

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 7:25

Amazon, one of the world's largest online retailers, says it will invest a further $2bn (£1.2bn) to boost its operations in India.
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India road crash kills 21 people

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 5:28
related places: At

At least 21 people die when their bus swerves off a mountain road and falls into a gorge in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
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England make India batsmen struggle

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 19:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Southampton

James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.
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India's Flipkart raises record $1bn

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 13:13

India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart raises $1bn (£590m; 60bn rupees) in fresh funding, the largest ever for an Indian internet firm.
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Moeen warned by ICC over wristbands

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 9:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England batsman Moeen Ali is warned by the match referee not to wear pro-Gaza wristbands again in the third Test against India.
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Kerry visits India to improve ties

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 6:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi, Washington

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to begin a visit to Delhi as Washington tries to improve ties with India under its new PM Narendra Modi.
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In pictures: Indian child beggars

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 0:40
related places: Delhi

The child beggars struggling to get by in the Indian capital, Delhi
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The 'mistake' behind a top handbag firm

Monday, July 28th 2014, 23:03

How did Michael Jackson help inspire Indian handbag firm?
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Bell & Buttler put England on top

Monday, July 28th 2014, 17:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell stars with a superb 167 as England take control of the third Test against India on day two, declaring on 569-7.
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Indian or American: Congressman's 'oops'

Monday, July 28th 2014, 16:06
related countries: United States United States

Congressman's India gaffe highlights issue of US diversity
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India riot city curfew relaxed

Monday, July 28th 2014, 6:08
related places: Saharanpur

India's Uttar Pradesh state relaxes a curfew in the city of Saharanpur after clashes between Sikhs and Muslims left three dead and 20 hurt.
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Cook makes 95 as England thrive

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 17:11

England captain Alastair Cook falls for 95 but Gary Ballance hits a century on day one of the third Test against India.
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Jadeja fine hurtful to India - Dhoni

Saturday, July 26th 2014, 16:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India are 'very hurt' by Ravindra Jadeja's fine for an altercation with England's Jimmy Anderson, says captain Mahendra Dhoni.
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Jadeja fined over Anderson incident

Friday, July 25th 2014, 11:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's Ravindra Jadeja has been fined 50% of his match fee following an incident with England's James Anderson.
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Narendra Modi: Is India's PM avoiding the media?

Friday, July 25th 2014, 0:26

Why Indian PM Narendra Modi is avoiding the media
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Mirza hits back in nationality row

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 12:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rejects claims by a ruling party legislator that she is not fit to represent newly-created Telangana state because she is married to a Pakistani.
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