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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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TV host in India race row quits

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 13:49
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand television host Paul Henry resigns after provoking public outrage over his on-air comments about Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
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Tendulkar reaches Test milestone

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 13:14
related countries: Australia Australia

India's Sachin Tendulkar becomes the first batsman to pass 14,000 Test runs although Australia are on top after day two of the second Test.
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Two teams are expelled from IPL

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 10:22

Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab are thrown out of the 2011 Indian Premier League for a breach of ownership rules.
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News under fire

Saturday, October 9th 2010, 10:59

When journalists become targets in Indian Kashmir
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Students in rude Facebook posts

Friday, October 8th 2010, 11:10

A leading school in India suspends 16 students for posting rude remarks about a woman teacher on the popular social networking site, Facebook.
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Life term for call centre murder

Friday, October 8th 2010, 7:32
related places: Bangalore

A taxi driver convicted for the 2005 rape and murder of a call centre worker in the southern Indian city of Bangalore is sentenced to life in jail.
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Driver killed call-centre worker

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 12:35

An Indian court convicts a taxi driver for the 2005 rape and murder of call-centre worker Pratibha Srikanthamurthy.
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Student murderer spared gallows

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 7:49

India's Supreme Court commutes the death sentence of a man convicted for the 1996 rape and murder of student Priyadarshini Mattoo.
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Indian language is new to science

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 16:34

Researchers have identified a language new to science in a remote region of India.
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Militants 'trained in Pakistan'

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 12:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf says that his forces trained militant groups to fight in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Empty seats worry at Delhi Games

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 11:50

Organisers of the Commonwealth Games in India are giving away free tickets to fill empty arenas.
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Laxman sees India to dramatic win

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 9:13
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mohali

VVS Laxman strikes a superb unbeaten 73 as India fight back from the brink of defeat to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling first Test in Mohali.
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Shooters win India's first golds

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 5:36

India's Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang win the 10m air rifle pairs to secure the host nation's first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games.
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Mumbai gunman lawyer in Indian Big Brother show

Monday, October 4th 2010, 15:29

The lawyer who represented the sole surviving gunman of the 2008 Mumbai attacks appears in the Indian version of Big Brother.
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Head held in India school suicide

Monday, October 4th 2010, 15:10
related places: Calcutta

The principal of Calcutta's elite La Martiniere school is arrested in connection with the suicide of a 13-year-old schoolboy.
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Kashmir chief in beating apology

Monday, October 4th 2010, 14:45
related places: Jammu

The chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir apologises to a beaten up video journalist.
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Hilfenhaus sets up tense finale

Monday, October 4th 2010, 13:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mohali

Fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus takes three quick wickets late on the fourth day to boost Australia's chances of winning the first Test against India in Mohali.
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Grand ceremony opens Delhi Games

Sunday, October 3rd 2010, 16:22
related places: New Delhi

Prince Charles declares the Commonwealth Games officially open at a colourful ceremony in Delhi, as organisers seek to shake off a chaotic run-up to the event.
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Australia hit back against India

Sunday, October 3rd 2010, 11:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Sachin Tendulkar and Suresh Raina put on 124 for India before Mitchell Johnson's five wickets give Australia a slim lead in the first Test.
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Indian call centre teaches maths in UK

Sunday, October 3rd 2010, 7:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Howard Johnson visits a call centre in India that teaches mathematics to children in north London.
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Australia hold edge against India

Saturday, October 2nd 2010, 13:19

Australia rack up an imposing first-innings total of 429 and take two important wickets just as India look to be gaining momentum in the first Test.
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Police beat Kashmiri journalist

Friday, October 1st 2010, 19:07

A prominent journalist is admitted to hospital in Indian-administered Kashmir after being severely beaten by police.
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Watson hits century against India

Friday, October 1st 2010, 12:16
related countries: Australia Australia

Shane Watson scores his second Test century but Australia are grateful for three dropped catches as they end day one of the first Test against India on 224-5.
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Calm after India holy site ruling

Friday, October 1st 2010, 12:11
related places: Ayodhya

Calm prevails in India a day after a court ordered splitting a disputed holy site in the northern town of Ayodhya between Hindus and Muslims.
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Sex trafficking fears over Games

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 6:52

Thousands of women from India's north-east have been hired by escort agencies for the Commonwealth Games, a rights group says.
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Kashmir protesters 'to be freed'

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 4:21

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir say men detained for throwing stones at security forces during anti-India protests will be released immediately.
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Heavy security for India mosque site ruling

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 4:02
related places: Ayodhya

Nearly 200,000 security personnel are deployed in northern India ahead of a court ruling on the ownership of a flashpoint religious site in Ayodhya.
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S Asia rivals spar over Kashmir

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 16:50

India sharply criticises remarks made by Pakistan's foreign minister in relation to the conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Biometric bafflement

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 16:11

India launches ID cards, but many have no idea what they’re for
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Pirates hijack ship off Tanzania

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 15:21
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Tanzania Tanzania

Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo ship with 15 Indian crew off the coast of Tanzania, a maritime watchdog said.
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India launches national ID scheme

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 12:31

India launches an ambitious national identity scheme which will log details of its population of more than one billion people on a central database.
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Flashpoint

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 10:49
related places: Ayodhya

Has the Indian town of Ayodhya moved on after the riots of 1992?
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Modi loses Indian cricket posts

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 10:33

Former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi is removed from all involvement in Indian cricket.
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For the chop?

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 1:19
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Demand from India is stripping the forests of Nepal
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India mosque ruling on Thursday

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 13:03
related places: Ayodhya

An Indian court is to rule on Thursday on the dispute in Ayodhya where Hindus want to build a temple on the site of a former mosque.
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Six jailed over Austrian attack

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 9:47
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Six men are convicted in connection with the murder of an Indian preacher in a temple shooting in Vienna last year.
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Change of job

Monday, September 27th 2010, 23:40

Former bandit switches sides to take on India's Maoists
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'No row' over Delhi Games opening

Monday, September 27th 2010, 17:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

There is no row over Prince Charles's role in the opening of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday, British diplomatic sources say.
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Schools re-open in Indian Kashmir

Monday, September 27th 2010, 10:24

Schools across Indian-administered Kashmir re-open after more than three months of curfews and strikes.
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Maoists in police hostage threat

Monday, September 27th 2010, 5:59

Maoist rebels in India have threatened to kill four surviving police hostages out of seven they seized last week, officials say.
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India bids to ease Kashmir crisis

Saturday, September 25th 2010, 16:45

Release of stone-throwers and re-opening of schools are among steps announced by the Indian government to defuse tension in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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'Mistake' to let India host Games

Friday, September 24th 2010, 19:28
related places: Delhi

Australia's Olympic Committee president says the Commonwealth Games should not have been awarded to Delhi, as another athlete pulls out.
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Row over 'untouchable' Indian dog

Friday, September 24th 2010, 19:26

Police in India are investigating claims that a Dalit woman has been ordered to pay compensation to the high-caste owners of a dog she fed.
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India PM holds Games crisis talks

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 19:05
related places: Delhi

Indian ministers hold urgent talks over Delhi's beleaguered Commonwealth Games, a day before the first overseas competitors arrive.
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NZ adds to India's Games pressure

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 13:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Delhi

New Zealand is the latest country to delay its arrival for the Commonwealth Games in India, where PM Manmohan Singh has called a crisis meeting.
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Seven elephants killed by train

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 11:49

Seven elephants are killed and one injured after being hit by a goods train in India as they attempted to rescue two young ones from the track.
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Making human pyramids pay in India

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 11:30

Human pyramids that climb 50 feet into the air are the centre piece of one of India's most spectacular religious festivals, Dahi Handi.
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Photographs expose Delhi concerns

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 7:51
related places: Delhi

The full extent of the poor conditions at the Commonwealth Games athletes' village in India has been exposed in photographs seen by BBC Sport.
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Kashmir protesters "just want freedom"

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 22:37

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate end to violence in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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India Games 'will meet standard'

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 22:22
related places: Delhi

India's foreign minister tells the BBC that Delhi's Commonwealth Games will meet international standards, amid concerns over hygiene and safety.
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India vows to fix Games village

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 17:25

Indian officials insist facilities will be ready for the Commonwealth Games, after accommodation was described as uninhabitable.
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Delhi Games village 'unfit for athletes'

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 13:28
related places: Delhi

Conditions at India's Commonwealth Games village come under fierce criticism, as a bridge near the main venue in Delhi collapses days before the event gets under way.
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India MPs jeered on Kashmir visit

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 9:43

Members of an all-party delegation in Indian-administered Kashmir are heckled outside a hospital in Srinagar.
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What's wrong with Delhi Games village?

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 9:41
related places: Delhi

The Commonwealth Games Federation head has demanded the Indian government take immediate steps to improve conditions at the athletes' village in Delhi.
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Kashmir protests 'will continue'

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 1:25

One of the main separatist leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir says protests against Indian rule will continue unless his main demands are met.
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Indian MPs meet Kashmir leaders

Monday, September 20th 2010, 16:15

The main separatist leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir have rare meetings with visiting Indian MPs from Delhi.
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Yuvraj dropped from India squad

Monday, September 20th 2010, 13:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh is dropped from India's Test squad for their home series against Australia in October.
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Sixty killed in Indian landslides

Monday, September 20th 2010, 9:41

More than 60 people die in flooding and landslides in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand in the past two days after heavy monsoon rain.
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Indian train crash leaves 21 dead

Monday, September 20th 2010, 7:44
related places: At

At least 21 people die as a goods train crashes into a passenger train in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
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Artefacts 'alter migration story'

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 23:25

An international research team makes the case that stone tools from the Arabian Peninsula and India point to humans coming "out of Africa" earlier than has been thought.
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Tourists shot near Delhi mosque

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 14:08
related places: Delhi

Two Taiwanese tourists are injured after gunmen open fire in Delhi, weeks before the Indian capital hosts the Commonwealth Games.
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Tourists shot near Delhi mosque

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 7:39
related places: Delhi

Two foreign tourists are injured after gunmen open fire on a bus in the Indian capital, Delhi, police say.
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Fresh clashes in Indian Kashmir

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 11:38

Police and protesters clash violently in Indian-administered Kashmir as residents continued to defy a valley-wide curfew.
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Three die in new Kashmir rallies

Friday, September 17th 2010, 16:19

Army troops and police in Indian-administered Kashmir shoot dead at least three anti-India protesters.
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Ban on Satyajit Ray film lifted

Friday, September 17th 2010, 12:50

India lifts a ban on a documentary made by the legendary film-maker Satyajit Ray, his family says.
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India makes Games security pledge

Friday, September 17th 2010, 12:11
related places: Delhi

India's sports minister MS Gill defends security arrangements in Delhi for next month's Commonwealth Games.
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Plea for calm over mosque verdict

Friday, September 17th 2010, 11:13
related places: Ayodhya

The Indian cabinet issues a written appeal, calling for calm ahead of a court verdict next week on the long-running Ayodhya dispute.
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India raises rates for fifth time

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 10:04

India's central bank raises interest rates by more than expected as it continues to battle high inflation.
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India debates British aid to poor

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 17:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Indian government says it is debating whether it should still accept any development aid from Britain.
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Deadlock in Kashmir crisis talks

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 14:46

A meeting of India's main political parties fails to make headway on the crisis in Indian-administered Kashmir, as police shoot dead four more protesters.
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'We are angry'

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 23:15

Kashmiris tell of their rage at Indian rule
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Israel rewards brave Mumbai nanny

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 15:50
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Mumbai

Israel grants honorary citizenship to an Indian nanny who saved the life of an Israeli boy in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
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India's self-employed face grim pension future

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 12:33

Only a minority of working people in India have pension provision.
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Fresh violent protests in Kashmir

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 12:24

Demonstrators again defy curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir, pelting Indian forces with stones, a day after police shot dead 18 civilians.
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Indian inflation slows to 8.5%

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 9:55

India's inflation rates fall to 8.5% in August, its lowest level since January, partly due to changes in its calculation.
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Losing the plot

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 1:01

Is Indian Catholic Church discriminating against Dalits?
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Deadly Kashmir violence escalates

Monday, September 13th 2010, 17:46

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir shoot dead 18 civilians as violent protests against Indian rule and reported Koran desecration in the US escalate.
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India troops 'tortured' villagers

Monday, September 13th 2010, 11:47

Claims are being investigated that Indian paramilitary forces pursuing Maoist rebels in the central state of Chhattisgarh tortured villagers.
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Indian shares up on factory data

Monday, September 13th 2010, 6:37

Indian shares rise to their highest level since January 2008 after data shows industrial output rose faster than expected.
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Curfew in Kashmir after protests

Sunday, September 12th 2010, 12:33
related places: Srinagar

Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir impose an indefinite curfew in the main city of Srinagar and other big towns.
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Thousands in Kashmir Eid rallies

Saturday, September 11th 2010, 15:10

Tens of thousands of people across Indian-administered Kashmir join protests against Indian rule, following prayers to celebrate the end of Ramadan.
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Accidental stowaway home after four-month odyssey

Friday, September 10th 2010, 15:43

A nine-year-old Indian boy who mistakenly ended up on a cross-country train adventure is reunited with his family - four months later.
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Delhi flood fears as river swells

Friday, September 10th 2010, 11:25
related places: Delhi

Thousands of people are evacuated from low-lying areas near the Yamuna river in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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Manipur police on murder charges

Friday, September 10th 2010, 9:30

A court in India's Manipur state issues warrants for the arrest of nine policemen charged with killing an unarmed man.
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India's stars opt for small screen

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 14:38

India's film-star hungry public do not have to go to the cinema to get their fix.
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