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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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Infosys profit rise falls short

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 11:00

Indian IT outsourcing firm Infosys reports disappointing profits and warns of risks to growth in the software sector.
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Prices sting

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 0:04

Indian families and farmers struggle after onion crops fail
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South Africa thrash India in ODI

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 20:14

South Africa beat India by 135 runs in the first one-day international in Durban.
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Lancet regrets bug named 'Delhi'

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 12:39
related places: Delhi

Naming a drug-resistant superbug after the Indian capital Delhi was an "error of judgement", the editor of the Lancet medical journal says.
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IndiGo in 'record' aircraft deal

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 11:52

Indian airline IndiGo signs a $15.6bn deal to buy 180 Airbus jets, thought to be the largest commercial aviation deal to date.
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India unveils saline crop scheme

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 17:02

A pilot project to see if cash crops can be grown in the salty ground of India's coastal areas is launched, scientists tell the BBC.
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India's PM chews over food prices

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 11:36

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh holds a cabinet meeting to tackle food inflation, which has soared to its highest level for more than a year.
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India's top guns test new fighter

Monday, January 10th 2011, 15:56

India's first fighter jet, the Tejas, has been declared fit to fly 26 years after it was first conceived.
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India UK envoy 'assaulted wife'

Monday, January 10th 2011, 15:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Delhi

Delhi's foreign ministry is looking into claims that a senior Indian diplomat in Britain assaulted his wife.
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Indian shaman 'poisons villagers'

Monday, January 10th 2011, 12:11

An Indian witch doctor is arrested after allegedly forcing nearly 30 village women to drink a potion to prove they were not sorceresses.
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IPL cricket auction breaks record

Monday, January 10th 2011, 7:03

Fifty-five players are sold on the second and final day of the auction for the world's richest cricket tournament, the Indian Premier League.
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IPL teams bid for cricket stars

Saturday, January 8th 2011, 7:48

Bidding is underway in the players' auction for this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), the world's richest cricket tournament.
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India talks onions with Pakistan

Friday, January 7th 2011, 13:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India tries to persuade Pakistan to resume the export of onions overland as prices soar, putting pressure on the Indian government.
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Indian strikers demand new state

Friday, January 7th 2011, 6:15

A strike in favour of a new state shuts schools and colleges in the Telangana region of southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Gambhir helps India draw series

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 15:38
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Cape Town

A half-century from Gautam Gambhir guides India to a draw with South Africa in the third Test in Cape Town as the series ends 1-1.
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India state report lists options

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 11:49

An official report on whether India should create a new southern state of Telangana lists a range of options amid calls for calm.
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Four die in India tribal clashes

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 10:13

Four people die in violence between rival tribes on the border of the north-eastern Indian states of Assam and Meghalaya.
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Cold forces Delhi schools closure

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 5:40
related places: Delhi

A continuing cold snap forces authorities in the Indian capital to keep schools closed till Sunday.
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Brave Kallis puts S Africa on top

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 16:19
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Cape Town

A superb century from an injured Jacques Kallis puts South Africa in a commanding position to win the third Test and series against India in Cape Town.
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Citibank boss cleared over 'scam'

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 15:09

Citigroup boss Vikram Pandit and other top executives cannot be held responsible for an alleged scam at an Indian branch of the bank, police say.
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Detectives quiz India Games chief

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 6:03

India's top investigative agency questions the Commonwealth Games chief in connection with alleged financial malpractice at October's event.
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Tendulkar ton gives India impetus

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 16:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Sachin Tendulkar scores his 51st Test century as India seize the initiative on a fascinating day three of the third Test against South Africa.
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Campaigner's wife may flee India

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 9:21

The wife of a leading Indian human rights activist who has been sent to prison for helping Maoist rebels says she may seek political asylum outside India.
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Indian politician killed by woman

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 8:02
related places: Bihar

A legislator in the northern Indian state of Bihar is stabbed to death by a woman visitor at his home.
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Indian arms deal 'kickbacks paid'

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 5:13
related countries: Italy Italy

India's tax department rules illegal commissions were paid to an Italian businessman involved in an arms deal which ended Rajiv Gandhi's premiership 20 years ago.
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India duo frustrate South Africa

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 16:23
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Cape Town

Sachin Tendulkar and Gautam Gambhir steady India's reply after Jacque Kallis hits his 39th Test century on day two of the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
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Indian singer Suchitra Mitra dies

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 12:34

One of Bengal's most famous singers, Suchitra Mitra, dies after suffering cardiac arrest while eating lunch. She was 86.
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'Hurry' to shut girl murder case

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 10:32

A court in India questions the "hurry" by investigators to close the two-year-old inquiry into the notorious murder of schoolgirl Aarushi Talwar.
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India shivers in deadly cold snap

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 5:08

An intense spell of cold weather disrupts life across northern India, reportedly claiming at least two dozen lives.
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Kallis defies India in final Test

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 17:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Cape Town

Jacques Kallis hits an unbeaten 81 as South Africa close day one of the deciding Test against India in Cape Town on 232-4.
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'Five Maoists' shot dead in India

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 14:44

Indian police say at least five Maoist militants have been shot dead by security forces in the eastern state of Orissa.
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Assam separatist freed from jail

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 11:26

A separatist leader in Assam state is freed from prison amid speculation about peace talks between his rebel group and the Indian government.
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Aisle be damned

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 0:31

Divorce rate doubles as new and old India clash
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Report on new Indian state filed

Friday, December 31st 2010, 4:59

An official report on whether India should create a new state, Telangana, in the south of the country will be made public next week.
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Indian Citibank 'fraudster' held

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 8:26

Police in India arrest a Citibank employee accused of defrauding clients out of millions of dollars.
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Notorious Indian murder case shut

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 7:55

The investigation into the 2008 murder of a well-known dentist's schoolgirl daughter is closed by authorities in India for lack of evidence.
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Indian banker 'steals millions'

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 15:34

A Citibank employee in India is accused of fraudulently stealing millions of dollars from wealthy individual and corporate clients.
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India beat SA to set up decider

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 14:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Durban

India beat South Africa by 87 runs in Durban to level the three-match series at 1-1.
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India steps up new year security

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 17:12

The Indian government steps up security measures after 'receiving information' that militants are planning attacks.
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India leave tough target for SA

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 14:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kingsmead

The second Test between South Africa and India is on a knife edge after a closely-fought third day at Kingsmead.
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Call to set free India campaigner

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 5:56
related countries: United States United States

Civil rights groups and academics in India and the US call on India's government to free a leading public health specialist and human rights activist, Dr Binayak Sen.
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India gain control of second Test

Monday, December 27th 2010, 16:05
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Durban

India are favourites to level the series against South Africa after a see-saw second day at Kingsmead, during which 18 wickets fell.
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India unveils Islamic stock index

Monday, December 27th 2010, 15:10
related places: Mumbai

The Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai, India, launches a new index which consists of companies that meet the Islamic legal code.
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Northern India hit by heavy fog

Monday, December 27th 2010, 5:15

Heavy fog over northern India causes days of disruption to train and flight schedules.
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Indonesia's tsunami warning system

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 16:16
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Authorities continue to develop a tsunami early warning system as Sunday marks the sixth anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami that killed a quarter of a million people in 13 countries.
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Mourners die in India bus crash

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 5:39

A crash between a bus and a van returning from a funeral in northern India leaves at least 34 dead, officials say.
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Indian satellite rocket explodes

Saturday, December 25th 2010, 14:34
related places: Chennai

An Indian space rocket carrying a communications satellite explodes on take-off near the southern city of Chennai.
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Raja and Kalmadi face detectives

Friday, December 24th 2010, 15:16

Indian police question former minister A Raja over a telecom scandal, as investigators raid the homes of Commonwealth Games organiser Suresh Kalmadi.
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Indian group mulls Riversdale bid

Friday, December 24th 2010, 11:35

An Indian consortium is considering making a rival bid for Riversdale Mining, a day after Rio Tinto upped its offer for the firm.
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Schoolboy sets new Indian record

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 12:24

Thirteen-year-old Armaan Jaffer sets the record for the highest score by a schoolboy in India.
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Indian MPs offered sleaze debate

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 3:59

The Indian government offers to hold a special session of parliament to discuss an opposition demand for a joint probe into a huge corruption scandal.
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Mass protest against India sleaze

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 17:33
related places: Delhi

Thousands of opposition supporters protest in Delhi over the ruling Congress party government's handling of an inquiry into alleged corruption in the 2G spectrum phone auction.
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Learning to live with India's tigers

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 16:58

A new scheme is underway in India to try and educate locals about living near tiger reserves.
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Mauritius sues over marine park

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 14:58
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Mauritius Mauritius, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mauritius launches a legal action against the UK to contest the creation of a marine park around its Indian Ocean territory, the Chagos Islands.
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India slashes onions customs duty

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 8:44

India's government abolishes customs duty on the import of onions in the latest attempt to control spiralling prices of the staple vegetable.
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Delhi Games 'murder' claim probed

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 4:35

An Indian court directs police to investigate claims by two prisoners that they were pressured to kill Commonwealth Games officials held in the same jail.
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Russia and India consolidate ties

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 16:54
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Delhi

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is in India to consolidate a new relationship with Delhi based on new technology, trade and business.
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Medvedev seals India visit deals

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 15:30
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signs nuclear and defence agreements worth billions of dollars during a two-day visit to India.
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Comrades in arms

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 15:23

Why Russia is still keen on Indian military ties
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Indian onions' eye-watering price

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 14:29

India's government bans the export of onions after the staple food doubled in price in the past week.
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Former terror suspect wins payout

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 10:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian government is to pay "substantial" damages to an Indian doctor who was wrongly charged over a failed UK bomb plot in 2007.
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Credit crisis

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 5:57

Why micro loans are in such trouble in India
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Russia eyes India trade contracts

Monday, December 20th 2010, 18:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Dimitry Medvedev arrives in India on Tuesday to secure nuclear and defence contracts worth billions of dollars.
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South Africa seal win over India

Monday, December 20th 2010, 12:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Centurion

South Africa wrap up the final two Indian wickets to complete a comprehensive victory in the first Test at Centurion.
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India PM 'happy' to face 2G panel

Monday, December 20th 2010, 10:36

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says he has "nothing to hide" over an inquiry into the sale of mobile phone licences for a fraction of their multi-billion dollar value.
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I Protest

Monday, December 20th 2010, 0:27

The rapper using his lyrics to fight Indian rule in Kashmir
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South Africa close on India win

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 15:34
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Centurion

South Africa are on the brink of victory over India in the first Test at Centurion, despite being held up by Sachin Tendulkar's magnificent 50th Test hundred.
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Tendulkar hits landmark 50th ton

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 14:51
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Centurion

Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar becomes the first player in history to hit 50 Test match centuries after scoring a ton in the the first Test against South Africa in Centurion.
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Kallis excels to make India toil

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 16:05
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Centurion

Jacques Kallis hits his first ever test double century as South Africa continue to diminate India in the first Test at Centurion.
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Kallis and Amla hammer poor India

Friday, December 17th 2010, 16:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Amla, Centurion

Jacques Kallis smashes his 38th career Test century as South Africa take complete control on day two of the first Test against India in Centurion.
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'Torture widespread' in Kashmir

Friday, December 17th 2010, 15:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Red Cross, Kashmir

The Red Cross told US diplomats about widespread torture of prisoners in Indian-administered Kashmir, according to cables obtained by Wikileaks.
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Shah Rukh Khan to present Wipeout

Friday, December 17th 2010, 14:45

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is unveiled as the host of Zor Ka Jhatka, the new Indian version of the obstacle course reality show Wipeout.
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Indian firm in deforestation row

Friday, December 17th 2010, 8:53

A subsidiary of the Vedanta mining group in India has cleared forest land apparently in violation of Supreme Court orders, the BBC learns.
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Maoist rebels kill seven in India

Friday, December 17th 2010, 7:58

Maoist rebels kill seven villagers in India's West Bengal state, police say.
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South Africa make India struggle

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 18:51
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Centurion

South Africa's fast bowlers reduce India to 136-9 on the rain-hit first day of the opening Test in Centurion.
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India-China trade target agreed

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 15:07
related countries: China China

Indian and China agree a new $100bn (£66bn) bilateral trade target by 2015, up from $60bn (£38bn) in 2010.
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Blood debt

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 10:12

India's micro-finance suicide epidemic and borrowing crisis
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China PM begins India trade trip

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 16:35
related countries: China China

Chinese PM Wen Jiabao has begun a three-day official visit to India to boost trade between the two Asian giants
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China PM begins India trade trip

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 16:15
related countries: China China, Pakistan Pakistan

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao leads one of the largest Chinese business delegations ever to visit India as he begins a three-day state visit to shore up a bilateral relationship dogged by disputes.
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Rovers deny transfer policy row

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 15:20

Blackburn Rovers' new owners deny the club's transfer policy is controlled by sports agency Kentaro and say the club is set to become a household name in India.
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Raids on Indian lobbyist premises

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 13:07

India's top investigation agency raids the home and offices of a corporate lobbyist in connection with a corruption inquiry.
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Harley makes first Indian bikes

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 12:27

The first Harley-Davidson motorbikes to be assembled in India are going on sale.
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Many dead in India wedding crash

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 8:21
related places: At

Nearly 30 people die as a bus carrying wedding guests plunges into a reservoir in southern India.
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Indian firms turn to celebrities

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 15:11

More and more businesses in India are relying on celebrities to promote their brand.
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India PM orders phone-tap inquiry

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 11:11

India's prime minister orders an inquiry into police wiretaps amid a scandal over the leak of a corporate lobbyist's conversations.
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New appeal over Indian holy site

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 9:04
related places: Ayodhya

A second Muslim group in India appeals against a ruling over the Ayodhya holy site, where a Hindu mob destroyed a mosque 18 years ago.
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India IT worker 'cut up his wife'

Monday, December 13th 2010, 12:38

Police in the Indian state of Uttarakhand file a murder case against a software engineer for killing his wife.
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Indian envoy 'in US airport row'

Monday, December 13th 2010, 11:20
related countries: United States United States

India's foreign ministry expresses concern as it is reported another of its diplomats has been subjected to a security search at a US airport.
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