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VIDEO: India's photographers of the dead

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 23:03
related places: Varanasi

Photographers in the holy Indian city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh capture images of the dead before they are cremated, providing a service to grieving families.
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Arvind Kejriwal's jail term extended

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 10:00

A court in India extends the jail term of anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal by a fortnight over his continued refusal to pay a bail bond.
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Afghanistan Indian consulate attack

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 9:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Herat

Heavily-armed gunmen launch an assault on the Indian consulate in the Afghan city of Herat, but diplomatic staff escape unharmed.
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Indian pizzeria delivers by drone

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 9:28

Indian pizzeria starts sending orders by air
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Controversial Indian ring auctioned

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 21:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A ring belonging to an 18th Century Indian ruler has been sold at an auction in London amid criticism from heritage groups.
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Search for Indian climber halted

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 7:22
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The search for an Indian climber and two Sherpas who are missing in Mount Kangchenjunga is halted because of bad weather in Nepal, officials say.
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Kejriwal jailed in defamation case

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 12:17

Arvind Kejriwal, the leader of India's new anti-corruption Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), is arrested in connection with a defamation case.
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New India PM reaches out to Pakistan

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 11:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Sharif

India invites Pakistan's leader Nawaz Sharif to Narendra Modi's inauguration as prime minister, but it is not clear if he will attend.
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Modi to stand down as Gujarat leader

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 4:05

India's Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi is due to step down as the chief minister of western Gujarat state.
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What will Narendra Modi's foreign policy be like?

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 0:11

What new Indian foreign policy might look like
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India sets date for Modi swearing-in

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 12:03

Narendra Modi is to take the oath as India's new prime minister on 26 May following the BJP's landslide victory in the general election.
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Will Modi be India's economic saviour?

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 23:38

Will Narendra Modi revitalise India's economy?
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Eradicating polio one step at a time

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 23:28

How polio 'aunties' help keep India free of the disease
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VIDEO: India's Modi celebrates poll victory

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 21:44

India's Prime Minister-elect, Narendra Modi, celebrates his landslide victory in India's election.
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Jubilant Modi welcomed in holy city

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 16:44
related places: Delhi

India's Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi marks his landslide election victory with religious rituals in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi.
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Congress: Down but not yet out

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 9:35

It may be too soon to write off India's Congress party
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India's Modi hails 'landmark' win

Friday, May 16th 2014, 19:46

Incoming Indian PM Narendra Modi hails a "landmark" election victory by his BJP party, which has given it an outright majority in parliament.
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India opposition heads for landslide

Friday, May 16th 2014, 12:55

The opposition BJP's predicted landslide win in the Indian election is a "people's victory" that will "start a new era" the party's president says.
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India stocks rise on elections

Friday, May 16th 2014, 11:23

Indian stocks rise, at one point hitting a new record, after early vote counts show opposition leader Narendra Modi leading the election polls.
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VIDEO: Who is India's leader Narendra Modi?

Friday, May 16th 2014, 7:27

India's governing Congress party has admitted defeat as early election results give a strong lead to the main opposition BJP
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VIDEO: Congress admits India poll defeat

Friday, May 16th 2014, 6:48

India's governing Congress party has admitted defeat as early election results give a strong lead to the main opposition BJP.
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BJP leads in India election vote

Friday, May 16th 2014, 5:24

India's main opposition BJP is making hefty gains over the ruling Congress party as votes cast during a mammoth general election are counted.
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In pictures: India election campaign

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 3:23

India's marathon election campaign seen on mobile phones
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How will None Of The Above affect India poll result?

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 0:54

How will 'None Of The Above' affect India poll result?
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Schoolgirl offers money to India's central bank

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 0:14

The 10-year-old who offered money to India's central bank
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India shares at record high on polls

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 7:48

Indian stock markets rise to a record high after exit polls suggest Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party is on course to win the general election.
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Obama hails marathon India election

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 4:55
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama congratulates India on its marathon general election and pledges to work closely with the next government.
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VIDEO: India exit polls predict Modi win

Monday, May 12th 2014, 20:24
related places: Varanasi

A number of exit polls are suggesting that Narendra Modi, the leader of India's main opposition BJP, is on course to win the general election.
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India exit polls predict Modi win

Monday, May 12th 2014, 17:53
related places: Varanasi

Exit polls suggest a win for Narendra Modi, leader of India's main opposition BJP, as voting ends in the marathon general election.
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VIDEO: Excitement as India vote ends

Monday, May 12th 2014, 15:18

Polls have closed on the final day of voting in India's marathon election, with the first exit polls predicting early gains for the opposition BJP.
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Reliance and BP in India arbitration

Monday, May 12th 2014, 3:46
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's Reliance Industries, UK oil giant BP and Canada's Niko file an arbitration notice against the Indian government over gas prices.
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VIDEO: The quirky side of the Indian election

Sunday, May 11th 2014, 23:13

BBC's Shilpa Kannan has been looking at some of the quirkier things in the six week long Indian election campaign.
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In pictures: Mud wrestling out of poverty in India

Sunday, May 11th 2014, 1:14

Mud wrestling offers a way out of poverty in India
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Political battle for India's city of faith

Sunday, May 11th 2014, 0:35

How India's holy city is seeing its biggest election slugfest
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Campaigning ends in Indian election

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 15:35

Campaigning ends in India's marathon general election, two days before the final day of voting.
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Canada to extradite on bride killing

Friday, May 9th 2014, 23:27
related countries: Canada Canada

The mother and uncle of a Canadian woman killed 14 years ago have been ordered extradited to India in stand trial in her alleged "honour killing".
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Kejriwal 'road show' in Varanasi

Friday, May 9th 2014, 11:37
related places: Varanasi

Arvind Kejriwal, head of India's new anti-corruption Aam Aadmi (Common Man) party, leads a rally through the streets of the city of Varanasi.
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In pictures: India election graffiti

Friday, May 9th 2014, 1:08

Leaders lampooned by India's election graffiti
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Vodafone seeks India tax arbitration

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 6:54

Vodafone seeks international arbitration to resolve its $2.2bn tax dispute with the Indian government.
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India protest over Modi rally denial

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 6:29
related places: Varanasi

India's main opposition BJP holds a protest in the city of Varanasi after its leader Narendra Modi is denied permission to hold a rally there.
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AirAsia India gets approval to fly

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 1:25

AirAsia India, a budget airline set up by one of Asia's biggest low-cost carriers AirAsia and India's Tata Group, wins approval to start operations.
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India court bans bull fighting

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 12:09

The Indian Supreme Court bans a version of bull fighting which has been popular for centuries in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
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Gandhi district votes in election

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 5:43
related places: Amethi

Amethi, a stronghold of India's governing Congress party, is among the 64 seats voting in the eighth phase of India's mammoth general election.
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VIDEO: Gandhi political dynasty at an end?

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 1:19
related places: Amethi

Voting in the Indian general election has entered its final week with ballots being cast in the stronghold of the country's politically influential Nehru-Gandhi dynasty in the northern town of Amethi.
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Viewpoint: India risks destabilising Afghanistan

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 23:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Why Indian move risks destabilising Afghanistan
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Modi attacks Priyanka Gandhi remarks

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 7:42

Narendra Modi, the leader of India's main opposition BJP, criticises Priyanka Gandhi for saying the BJP was "indulging in low level politics".
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Ex-IPL chief Modi wins cricket poll

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 7:17

Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi is voted the chief of a regional cricket association in India despite a life ban by the country's cricket board.
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Last campaign for India's oldest candidate

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 3:42

The 93-year-old who is contesting India's elections
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VIDEO: The Indian village famous for its bouncers

Monday, May 5th 2014, 21:03

Famous for its wrestlers, it now supplies bouncers for Delhi clubs
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Why beef is on India's election menu

Sunday, May 4th 2014, 21:36

India's elections spark a debate on beef exports
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India politician dies in fire attack

Saturday, May 3rd 2014, 21:19

A politician from India's Uttar Pradesh state dies from burns injuries sustained in an attack by a 'human torch' during a television debate.
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India election: Taking the voters' pulse at tea shops

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 21:42

Sir Mark Tully tries to gauge the mood of Indian voters
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Villagers killed in India attacks

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 5:31

Separatist rebels kill at least 10 people in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, police say.
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VIDEO: Fatal blasts on Indian express train

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 15:18
related places: Chennai

Two blasts have ripped through two coaches of a train in the southern Indian city of Chennai killing a woman and injuring several other people.
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Indian mango ban comes into force

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 11:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A ban on mangoes, aubergines and types of squashes coming into the UK from India is imposed as part of Europe-wide action.
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Twin blasts hit India express train

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 7:24
related places: Chennai

One woman is killed and nine others injured in a bomb attack aboard a train at a station in the Indian city of Chennai, officials say.
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VIDEO: Being gay in India

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 0:01
related places: Delhi

A Delhi couple living life outside the law
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VIDEO: Man tipped to be India's next PM votes

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 14:07

Narendra Modi, the man tipped to be India's next prime minister, has voted in his home state of Gujarat in the seventh phase of the general election.
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Modi accused of India poll violation

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 13:18

India's Election Commission accuses the main opposition BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of violating the election code.
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Minor fire in India PM office doused

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 4:06
related places: Delhi

A minor fire which broke out in the prime minister's office in the Indian capital, Delhi, is put out, the fire department says.
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UK 'working to end' Indian mango ban

Monday, April 28th 2014, 13:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK says it is working to resolve A ban on mangoes and aubergines entering the UK from India has been imposed as part of Europe-wide action.
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Indian wins top environment award

Monday, April 28th 2014, 11:25

An Indian who helped villagers fight coal mining is among six environmental activists from around the world to win this year's prestigious Goldman Prize.
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Reprieve for India Red Fort attacker

Monday, April 28th 2014, 8:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi

India's Supreme Court puts on hold the death sentence of a Pakistani man convicted of attacking the Red Fort, because he has spent so long on death row.
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How India's iconic Gandhi cap has changed sides

Monday, April 28th 2014, 0:02

The return of India's iconic Gandhi cap
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Athlete biopic wins Bollywood gold

Sunday, April 27th 2014, 16:08

A biopic of Indian athlete Milkha Singh sweeps the board at an elaborate award ceremony in Tampa, Florida, to celebrate the best of Bollywood film.
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VIDEO: Glitz and glamour at Bollywood awards

Sunday, April 27th 2014, 14:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hollywood

Bollywood's answer to the Oscars has been held in the United States, attracting both Indian and Hollywood stars.
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Japan telecoms giant to exit India

Friday, April 25th 2014, 8:19

Japan's biggest telecoms firm NTT Docomo plans to sell its entire stake in India's Tata Teleservices, effectively exiting the country.
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Poll officials die in Maoist attack

Friday, April 25th 2014, 6:52

Authorities in the Indian state of Jharkhand hunt those behind a Maoist rebel attack which killed three election officials and five policemen.
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VIDEO: Bollywood heads to America

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 15:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

For the first time the International Indian Film Academy awards will be held in the United States.
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Modi in Varanasi as Indians vote

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 13:22

Narendra Modi, the politician many expect to be India's next leader, submits his election nomination papers as Indians vote in the sixth phase of their poll.
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Indian elections: Hope and anger in transgender community

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 23:57

Can voting bring respect to India's transgender people?
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VIDEO: Fans worldwide react to Moyes' sacking

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 22:39
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Manchester United fans from India, Kenya and Singapore and Brazil give their reaction to the sacking of David Moyes as club manager.
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VIDEO: Leopard leaps through roof

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 11:58
related places: Chandrapur

A leopard caused panic in the city of Chandrapur in India on Monday when it sprung from the roof of a house and charged at rescue workers.
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India's colourful election slogans

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 3:09

The rich history of political slogans in India.
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India lifts Goa iron ore mining ban

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 1:20
related places: Goa

India's Supreme Court lifts a ban on iron ore mining in the western state of Goa, but caps extraction at 20m tonnes a year.
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VIDEO: Is this India's first social media election?

Sunday, April 20th 2014, 21:57

Is this India's first social media election?
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IPL investigative panel appointed

Sunday, April 20th 2014, 18:51

India's cricket board appoints a three-member investigative panel to look into allegations of corruption in the Indian Premier League.
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Gold found in Indian man's stomach

Friday, April 18th 2014, 6:51
related places: Delhi

A stack of 12 bars of gold were recovered from the stomach of a businessman in the Indian capital, Delhi, a surgeon treating him tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Indians abroad call for absentee ballot

Friday, April 18th 2014, 0:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK-based group of non-resident Indians is campaigning to persuade the Indian government to implement a system of absentee balloting.
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Congress' favourite son heading for defeat?

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 21:20

India's Rahul Gandhi faces a tough challenge in India polls
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MF Husain's last works to be shown

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 10:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The final nine paintings made by one of India's most famous artists, MF Husain, will be shown in public for the first time this summer at London's V&A.
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Could you get elected in India?

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 23:20

Take our quiz to assess your election hopes in India
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Indian bike messenger firm takes off

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 23:02

How easy is it for Indian start-up firms to get their wheels turning?
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Cricket board asked to probe IPL

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 11:07

India's Supreme Court court asks the cricket board to investigate the role of a top cricket official and 12 others in spot-fixing and illegal betting in the Indian Premier League tournament.
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Mini-sub continues search for plane

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 7:18
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Malaysia Malaysia

A robotic submarine continues its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on the seabed of the southern Indian Ocean.
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India's politicians aren't listening to women

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 4:31

Why women have remained marginal in Indian politics
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Six killed in India bus fire

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 4:04
related places: At

At least six people die after the bus they were travelling in caught fire in India's southern state of Karnataka, police say.
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