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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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'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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Delhi games face disease threat

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 14:35
related places: Delhi

India's Commonwealth Games village in Delhi is being threatened by dengue fever-carrying mosquitoes.
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Indian caste census due in 2011

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 14:00

India's first caste-based census since 1931 will take place next year, the cabinet announces.
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Man in court over India Pune bomb

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 14:22
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Mumbai, Pune

A man appears in court in Mumbai in connection with a bomb blast at a German bakery in the Indian city of Pune six months ago.
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Vodafone to pay India $2.6bn tax

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 10:59

An Indian court tells Vodafone it has to pay $2.6bn in tax for its takeover of Hutchison Telecom's Indian phone assets.
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Basketball set to invade the world?

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 21:43
related countries: China China

The National Basketball Association wants to expand the game and are looking at emerging markets such as India and China to push their products.
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Minority rapport

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 14:41

Affluent but tiny Indian community hopes romance can stop decline
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Indian unions protest price rises

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 9:35

A 24-hour nationwide strike called by trade unions causes major disruption in parts of India.
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Curfew after killings in Kashmir

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 8:42
related places: Srinagar

A curfew is imposed in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, after four civilians were shot dead on Monday.
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Lessons for Mumbai tiffin workers

Monday, September 6th 2010, 12:29
related places: Mumbai

Tiffin carriers in the Indian city of Mumbai learn English and basic computer skills to improve their business prospects.
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Indian Maoists release policemen

Monday, September 6th 2010, 4:30
related places: Bihar

Maoist rebels in the eastern Indian state of Bihar release three policemen they were holding hostage for eight days, police say.
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India Maoists kill police hostage

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 8:31
related places: Bihar

Maoist rebels in the Indian state of Bihar say they have killed one of four policemen they had been holding hostage.
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Indian wrestlers fail dope tests

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 4:45

Four Indian wrestlers from the Commonwealth Games team face suspension after failing dope tests barely a month before the beginning of the event.
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'Scores died' in Delhi metro work

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 8:20
related places: Delhi

Over 100 workers have died during the construction of the metro railway in the Indian capital, Delhi, say authorities.
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Cricketer Asif dropped from movie

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 7:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Asif, who is under scrutiny for claims of spot-fixing, is dropped from an Indian film, the movie's director tells the BBC.
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Google and Skype face India ban

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 11:27

Following tough action against Blackberry, security forces in India turn their attention to Google and Skype.
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Blackberry in India ban reprieve

Monday, August 30th 2010, 14:55

Blackberry-maker Research in Motion offers to work with India to support the country's need for "lawful access" to encrypted services.
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Kashmir protest at police gunfire

Monday, August 30th 2010, 12:24

Clashes take place in Indian-administered Kashmir after a relative of a senior separatist leader is injured in police firing.
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India Maoists kill four policemen

Monday, August 30th 2010, 9:41
related places: At, Bihar

At least four policemen are killed during a prolonged gunbattle with Maoist rebels in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, police say.
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Demand for spyware soars in India

Friday, August 27th 2010, 12:07

Demand for spy technology is soaring in India.
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India explosives 'gone missing'

Friday, August 27th 2010, 8:18

Police in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh say they are investigating the disappearance of several hundred tonnes of explosives.
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India blocks China defence ties

Friday, August 27th 2010, 6:53
related countries: China China

India cancels defence exchanges with China after China refused a visa for a Kashmir-based general.
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India police kill Maoist leader

Friday, August 27th 2010, 6:17

Police in India say they have killed a top Maoist guerrilla, wanted in connection with a deadly train crash in May.
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Mother Teresa centenary Mass held

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 17:23
related places: Calcutta

Hundreds of Catholic nuns and slum dwellers in the Indian city of Calcutta have marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mother Teresa.
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Farmers oppose Indian road plan

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 16:31
related places: Delhi

Thousands of farmers hold a protest in the Indian capital, Delhi, against the forced acquisition of their land for a new motorway.
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Mother Teresa centenary Mass held

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 7:59
related places: Calcutta

Hundreds of Catholic nuns and slum dwellers in the Indian city of Calcutta mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mother Teresa.
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India passes landmark nuclear law

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 16:50

India's lower house of parliament approves a controversial law that opens its nuclear power market to private investment.
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Rain causes chaos in north India

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 8:15

Continuing heavy monsoon rains are causing major flooding across northern India.
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Inquiry into Indian beggar deaths

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 16:50
related places: Bangalore

Officials in the Indian city of Bangalore investigate dozens of unexplained deaths at a government-run camp for beggars.
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India politician held for fraud

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 15:32

The former chief minister of the north-east Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh is arrested on corruption charges.
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India rejects Vedanta mine plans

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 11:18

India refuses permission for the mining group Vedanta to extract bauxite in the eastern state of Orissa amid concerns for local tribes.
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India fights superbug source claims

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 15:23

India's healthcare system has hit the headlines thanks to claims that a new superbug can be traced back to the country's hospitals.
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Mahindra closes in on Ssangyong

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 9:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Indian carmaker Mahindra and Mahindra signs a preliminary deal to take over bankrupt South Korean rival Ssangyong Motor.
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Historic US win for India's Atwal

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 20:59
related countries: United States United States

Qualifier Arjun Atwal becomes the first Indian to win on the PGA Tour with a one-stroke victory at the Wyndham Championship.
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Japan and India in nuclear talks

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 2:59
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Delhi, Tokyo

The foreign ministers of India and Japan open negotiations on civil nuclear co-operation, but Tokyo warns Delhi against nuclear tests.
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Pakistan accepts Indian flood aid

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 3:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan accepted $5m (£3.2m) in aid from its rival and neighbour India, as donors pledge more money for the flood-hit country.
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Indian MPs' pay more than triples

Friday, August 20th 2010, 7:23

The Indian cabinet clears a proposal to raise the salaries of members of parliament by more than three-fold.
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More India 'naked punishments'

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 10:46

Two more tribal women are stripped and forced to parade naked in front of large crowds in the Indian state of West Bengal, police say.
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Gandhi warns Delhi Games 'guilty'

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 7:54

Sonia Gandhi, the head of India's governing Congress party, warns those found guilty of corruption in the Commonwealth Games will be punished.
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Satyam chief Raju freed on bail

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 7:19
related places: Raju

An Indian court has granted bail to the chairman of fraud-hit Satyam Computers, Ramalinga Raju.
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