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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 interest rates raised again

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 15:01

The Reserve Bank of India raises key interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in an attempt to curb inflation.
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India interest rates raised again

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 15:01

The Reserve Bank of India raises key interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in an attempt to curb inflation.
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Senior Indian Maoist 'shot dead'

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 10:01

A top Maoist rebel leader is killed in a clash in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state, police say.
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Kashmir hit by protest shutdown

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 16:07

A protest shutdown paralyses normal life for the fourth successive day in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Police hurt in India bomb blast

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 12:31

Police in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh are injured by a bomb a day after 26 die in a Maoist ambush.
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Kashmir minister defends police

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 6:46
related places: Jammu

The chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir defends police accused of killing unarmed civilian protesters.
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India Maoists kill 26 policemen

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 3:48
related places: At

At least 26 policemen are killed in a Maoist attack in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, police tell the BBC.
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Civilians die in Kashmir violence

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 17:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

At least three civilians have been killed in the latest violence in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Two dead in Kashmir disturbances

Monday, June 28th 2010, 14:12

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir kill two protesters in the latest of a series of violent clashes.
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Canada signs India nuclear deal

Monday, June 28th 2010, 8:23
related countries: Canada Canada

India and Canada sign an agreement to co-operate in developing civilian nuclear energy.
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Teenage sailor back on dry land

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 7:25
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Reunion Reunion, United States United States

Teenage US sailor Abby Sunderland arrives on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion after being rescued while trying to sail around the world.
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India to scrap petrol subsidies

Friday, June 25th 2010, 18:08

The Indian government opts to scrap its subsidy of petrol prices in an effort to cut its budget deficit.
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Top Indian minister in Pakistan

Friday, June 25th 2010, 13:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad, Mumbai

The Indian home minister is in Islamabad for what is the first Indian ministerial visit to Pakistan since the Mumbai attacks.
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Trinidad's new PM

Friday, June 25th 2010, 12:14

Driven by Indian values and gender equality
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Commonwealth baton reaches India

Friday, June 25th 2010, 11:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Queen's baton for the Commonwealth Games reaches India from Pakistan, 100 days before the games begin.
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Bhopal package is 'insufficent'

Friday, June 25th 2010, 10:32

India's new $280m package for the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster falls short of expectations, campaigners say.
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India-Pakistan 'better relations'

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 14:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

Indian and Pakistani diplomats meeting in Islamabad pledge to improve relations.
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Lost birds

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 10:02

Row over Indian national park is bad news for bustards
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Biswas on India

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 9:22

Why 'honour killings' are India's shame
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India officer killed in Kashmir

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 4:54

A senior Indian army officer dies in a gun battle with separatist militants in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Indian-American wins US primary

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 3:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

Indian-American Nikki Haley overcomes allegations of infidelity and a racial slur to win a Republican primary run-off in South Carolina.
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India court 'honour crimes' move

Monday, June 21st 2010, 15:32

India's Supreme Court orders the government to explain what it is doing to prevent "honour killings".
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India to revisit Bhopal response

Monday, June 21st 2010, 11:28
related places: Bhopal

Indian cabinet ministers recommend that the government do more to help victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster.
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Kashmir strike over man's death

Monday, June 21st 2010, 6:27

A strike is being observed in Indian-administered Kashmir to protest against the death of a young man.
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India train sabotage suspect held

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 11:46

Indian police arrest a militia leader with links to Maoist rebels suspected of being behind a train crash that killed 150 people.
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India re-examines Bhopal disaster

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 10:20
related places: Bhopal

Indian government ministers who are re-examining the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster hold their first meeting.
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Indian preacher is banned from UK

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 9:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Indian preacher has been banned from entering the UK for his "unacceptable behaviour", the home secretary says.
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India says Bhopal case not closed

Friday, June 18th 2010, 16:28
related places: Bhopal

India says the Bhopal gas leak case remains open and former Union Carbide head Warren Anderson still faces charges.
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Indian Maoists 'protest' begins

Friday, June 18th 2010, 4:21

Security forces in India's West Bengal are on alert as Maoists began a four-day protest after eight of their fighters were killed.
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Indian Maoists to observe protest

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 8:04

India's Maoists announce a protest against a security operation in West Bengal in which eight of their fighters died.
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Bid to end India tribe excursions

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 5:28

Tribespeople in India's Andamans archipelago are threatened by tourist safaris run by local operators, campaigners say.
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Modi to sue ECB chairman Clarke

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 20:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Suspended Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi is to sue England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Giles Clarke for libel.
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Indian state blockade continues

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 10:26

A tribal blockade of the north-eastern Indian state of Manipur continues, despite a government decision to send in troops.
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'Food boom' for emerging nations

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 14:28
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Russia Russia

Brazil, India, China and Russia will enjoy an agricultural boom over the next decade as output stagnates in Western Europe.
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Arrests in Delhi 'honour killing'

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 14:03
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, make two arrests after a teenage couple are murdered in a gruesome case of "honour killing".
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Indian boat accident 'kills 61'

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 10:55

The death toll from Monday's boat accident in India rises to 61 as more bodies are recovered, officials say.
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Fruit of the womb

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 8:03

How mango trees can stop female foeticide in India
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Dozens die in India boat accident

Monday, June 14th 2010, 13:23
related places: At

At least 25 bodies are retrieved from a river after a boat capsizes in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
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India inflation rate crosses 10%

Monday, June 14th 2010, 7:34

Inflation hits a two-year high in India, as the rising cost of food and oil continue to pressure prices.
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Kashmir protest over boy killing

Monday, June 14th 2010, 6:17

A shut down is being observed in Indian-administered Kashmir to protest against the killing of a boy, allegedly by the police.
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Indian Maoists 'killed in raid'

Monday, June 14th 2010, 4:26

Indian police say they have killed 10 Maoist rebels during a major ongoing operation in the north-eastern state of Jharkhand.
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Strong quake hits Indian islands

Sunday, June 13th 2010, 5:12
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A 7.5 earthquake strikes near the Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean, but tsunami warnings are later cancelled.
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American teenage sailor rescued

Saturday, June 12th 2010, 20:40
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, United States United States

A 16-year-old US girl who ran into problems while trying to sail solo around the world is rescued in the Indian Ocean, officials say.
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Record price for Indian painting

Friday, June 11th 2010, 15:27

A painting by a top Indian artist sets a record for a modern Indian work, officials at Christie's auctioneers say.
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US 16-year-old sailor found safe

Friday, June 11th 2010, 14:15
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, United States United States

A 16-year-old US girl sailing solo around the world is found safe and well in the Indian Ocean after activating distress beacons.
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India interviews Mumbai plotter

Friday, June 11th 2010, 8:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mumbai

Indian investigators interrogate a man in the US who scoutied targets for the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Teenage sailor in ocean distress

Friday, June 11th 2010, 4:17
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A 16-year-old Californian girl sailing solo around the world activates emergency beacons in the remote Indian Ocean.
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India moves to alter divorce laws

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 21:53

The Indian government proposes a new law which will make it easier for couples to get divorced.
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Rajapaksa holds India meetings

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 15:23
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Delhi

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa meets Indian leaders in Delhi during his first visit since his re-election earlier this year.
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Many killed in Indian bus crash

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 10:26
related places: At

At least 30 people are killed and about 20 others injured as a bus ploughs into a tree in eastern India.
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India renews Kashmir talks offer

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 10:33

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh renews an offer of talks with Kashmiri separatists who shun violence.
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Bhopal convictions 'inadequate'

Monday, June 7th 2010, 18:29
related places: Bhopal

Campaigners say convictions over a 1984 gas plant leak that killed thousands in Bhopal, India, are "too little, too late".
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Eight sentenced over Bhopal gas disaster

Monday, June 7th 2010, 16:39
related places: Bhopal

An Indian court hands down the first convictions over the 1984 Bhopal disaster, but campaigners criticise the sentences.
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Indian PM Singh in Kashmir visit

Monday, June 7th 2010, 11:35

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh begins a two-day visit to Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Indian film gets Bollywood awards

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 12:26
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Indian hit comedy 3 Idiots sweeps Bollywood awards at a ceremony in Sri Lanka boycotted by the Tamil Nadu film industry.
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India buries plane crash victims

Friday, June 4th 2010, 10:52

Twelve unidentified bodies of the Air India Express flight which crashed in southern India are given a mass burial, officials say.
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Obama to visit India in November

Friday, June 4th 2010, 4:45

President Obama announces that he will visit India in November, in response to an invitation from the Indian PM Manmohan Singh.
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Communists suffer India setback

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 7:45

The ruling Communists in the Indian state of West Bengal suffer a major setback in the municipal polls.
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Stars 'boycott' Bollywood awards

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 6:00
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Members of the Tamil film industry in India stay away from a leading awards ceremony in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo.
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Zuma in India on first Asia visit

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 15:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: May

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is in India on his first state visit to Asia since he took office in May last year.
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India sets terms for Maoist talks

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 4:44

India's home minister sets out a "road map" to initiate peace talks with Maoist rebels.
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Maoists 'promise train security'

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 7:01

A Maoist leader in India says they will take "full responsibility" for the safety of trains travelling through areas under their control.
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'Strong' growth for India economy

Monday, May 31st 2010, 18:53

India's economy grew by 8.6% in the three months to March, largely thanks to manufacturing output, data shows.
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Zara opens its first Indian store

Monday, May 31st 2010, 15:13
related countries: Spain Spain

Clothing chain Zara opens its first store in India, as its Spanish owner Inditex continues its global expansion.
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Maoists to 'punish' rogue rebels

Monday, May 31st 2010, 6:02

A Maoist leader in India says they will "punish" any rogue rebels if they are found responsible for Friday's train crash.
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Queen will not attend India games

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 14:40

The Queen will not attend the Commonwealth Games in India later this year due to other work commitments.
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Many killed in Indian bus crash

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 11:51
related places: At

At least 30 people are killed and about 30 others injured as a bus ploughs into a police roadblock in southern India.
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Trains suspended over India crash

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 8:04

Railway officials in eastern India cancel night trains in Maoist-affected areas after Friday's crash that killed 142 people.
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India train crash deaths pass 100

Friday, May 28th 2010, 17:54

More than 100 people die and scores are injured as two trains crash in eastern India in an act of suspected Maoist sabotage.
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India reels under major heat wave

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 6:06

A severe heat wave hits India with temperatures reaching nearly 50C (104F).
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Thousands stranded by Air India strike

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 17:36

A strike by Air India staff strands thousands of passengers, just days after one of the airline's planes crashed.
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Indian crash recorder recovered

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 8:43

Investigators find the flight data recorder of an airliner which crashed in southern India on Saturday killing 158 people.
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Indian express train 'derailed'

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 3:58
related places: Bihar

An express train derails in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, but no casualties are reported, officials say.
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Air disaster

Monday, May 24th 2010, 16:58

India crash revives questions over runway safety
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India sees Pakistan 'trust gap'

Monday, May 24th 2010, 14:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says a lack of trust is the main obstacle to improved relations with Pakistan.
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Floating life

Monday, May 24th 2010, 10:19

Turbulent river forces Indian villages to move
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India crash jet's recorder found

Sunday, May 23rd 2010, 18:43

Investigators in southern India find the cockpit voice recorder in the wreckage of the Air India Express jet.
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Tributes to India crash victims

Sunday, May 23rd 2010, 7:34

World leaders and communities around India pay tribute to the victims of Saturday's plane crash in which 158 people died.
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Inquiry into deadly India crash

Saturday, May 22nd 2010, 18:49
related places: Mangalore

Investigators seek to find the cause of the crash of a passenger jet at Mangalore airport that left 158 people dead.
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Plane from Dubai crashes in India

Saturday, May 22nd 2010, 15:06

About 160 people are feared dead as a passenger plane crashes near the Indian city of Mangalore after flying from Dubai.
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Bitter dispute

Friday, May 21st 2010, 11:05

The life and death debate raging over India's GM cotton
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Cyclone 'kills 23' in south India

Friday, May 21st 2010, 7:10

At least 23 people die as a cyclone causes widespread havoc across the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Manipur burning

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 14:14

Protest blockade chokes India's remote north-east
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Cyclone Laila hits southern India

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 12:24

Cyclone Laila hits the south Indian coast, battering the area with heavy rains and strong winds, officials say.
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India Maoists kill paramilitaries

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 12:00

Four paramilitary troops die in a landmine explosion in the Indian state of West Bengal.
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