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India police probe Sai Baba cash

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 16:58

Police in India ask two members of a trust linked to late guru Sri Sathya Sai Baba to explain the source of a large amount of cash.
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India's BJP demands 'bug probe'

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 11:22

India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party demands an investigation into an alleged security breach in Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's office.
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Housekeeper sues US India envoy

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 8:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

A former housekeeper for a top official at India's consulate in New York has accuses him of making sexual advances and using her as forced labour.
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Tata Motors contests land return

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 6:51

Indian carmaker Tata Motors challenges West Bengal government's decision to reclaim land which the company had acquired for a car factory.
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India 'mystery illness' kills 28

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 10:29
related places: Bihar

At least 28 children in the northern Indian state of Bihar have died in the past week from an unidentified illness, officials say
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Google Street View halts in India

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 9:50
related places: Bangalore

Google stops collecting images for its Street View service in the southern Indian city of Bangalore after objections from police citing security concerns.
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Girl raped and murdered in India

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 5:05

A 12-year-old girl is raped and killed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the latest in a series of brutal attacks on women there.
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Raina knock saves India's blushes

Monday, June 20th 2011, 23:06

An enterprising 146-run partnership between Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina spares India's blushes on day one of the first Test against West Indies.
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Tata is India's wealthiest group

Monday, June 20th 2011, 16:51

India's Tata group becomes the country's wealthiest, with a market value higher than the combined wealth of the two Reliance conglomerates.
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Biswas on India

Monday, June 20th 2011, 11:04
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Delhi

The teenage refugees who fled Burma for Delhi
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India woman raped and burnt alive

Monday, June 20th 2011, 9:01

A woman has been gang raped and burnt alive in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the latest in a series of brutal but unrelated attacks on women there.
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S Lanka and India in cricket row

Monday, June 20th 2011, 8:12
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A row breaks out between cricket authorities in India and Sri Lanka over a Sri Lanka Premier League Twenty-20 tournament starting next month.
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Bollywood romance

Friday, June 17th 2011, 11:47

Lady Gaga wants to win over India. Can she do it?
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Indian activist 'to resume fast'

Friday, June 17th 2011, 4:43

Indian activist Anna Hazare threatens to resume a hunger strike after talks with the government over an anti-corruption law stalled.
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India car maker strike called off

Friday, June 17th 2011, 3:39

Workers at India's top car maker Maruti Suzuki call off a 13-day strike which had seriously affected production.
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West Indies seal consolation win

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 22:14

West Indies win the final one-day international by seven wickets as India take the series 3-2.
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Sister meets Indian on death row

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 15:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The family of an Indian man on death row in Pakistan makes only their second visit to him in 21 years.
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Plea for condemned Indian woman

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 12:23
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The family of a 64-year-old Indian woman sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Malaysia appeals to the Indian authorities to help save her.
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GoAir airline places Airbus order

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 8:26

Indian budget airline GoAir orders 72 Airbus aircraft in a deal worth about $6bn as the carrier targets ambitious expansion plans.
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India rate rise to curb inflation

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 7:21

India's central bank raises interest rates to 7.5% as it continues its fight against rising prices in the country.
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India ombudsman talks deadlocked

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 4:58

Talks between India's government and civil society negotiators over a tough anti-corruption law hits an impasse, civil society representatives say.
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Indian anti-graft activist dies

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 5:03

An Indian activist who went on a hunger strike in February to protest against illegal mining has died in a hospital in northern Uttarakhand state.
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VIDEO: UK aid making a difference in India

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 2:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC's Mark Dummett reports on the impact of UK aid in Orissa in eastern India.
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MPs question aid money for India

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 21:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK must "fundamentally" change its aid relationship with India after 2015 by giving less to the increasingly prosperous country, MPs say.
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VIDEO: India to Sri Lanka ferry reopens

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 18:23
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A ferry service has reopened between India and Sri Lanka after almost 30 years of suspension due to the civil war in the north of the island nation.
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West Bengal to restore farm land

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 17:17

Legislators in the Indian state of West Bengal pass measures to return land to farmers which was forcibly acquired to make way for a Tata car factory.
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Ferry resumes India-S Lanka route

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 13:27
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

India and Sri Lanka resume ferry services after a gap of almost 30 years caused by the island's civil war.
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Increase in Indian inflation rate

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 11:26

India's inflation rate rose by more than expected in May, raising expectations of a further interest rate rise.
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India probe into girl's 'murder'

Monday, June 13th 2011, 11:00

Authorities in India's Uttar Pradesh state order an inquiry after a girl's body is found hanging from a tree in a police station.
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India journalists' murder protest

Monday, June 13th 2011, 8:25
related places: Mumbai

Journalists in India's western city of Mumbai protest against the killing of a prominent crime reporter.
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India yoga guru ends fast protest

Monday, June 13th 2011, 4:52

Indian yoga guru Baba Ramdev ends a nine-day anti-corruption hunger strike, but says he will continue his protest campaign.
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Maoist mass grave found in India

Monday, June 13th 2011, 4:41

A mass grave with bodies of 14 Maoist rebels is found in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police say.
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Driving growth

Monday, June 13th 2011, 0:18

India's new face as Asia's car industry hub
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Sharma seals India series victory

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 21:59
related countries: Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda

Rohit Sharma inspires India to a three-wicket win in Antigua as they take an unassailable 3-0 lead in their five-match series against the West Indies.
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India yoga guru taken to hospital

Friday, June 10th 2011, 10:22

Indian yoga guru Baba Ramdev who has been on an anti-graft hunger strike is admitted to hospital as his condition worsens.
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India police killed in mine blast

Friday, June 10th 2011, 6:04

Ten policemen die in a landmine blast detonated by Maoist rebels in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, police say.
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In pictures

Friday, June 10th 2011, 0:50

The eccentric genius of 'India's Picasso'
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Top India artist MF Husain dies

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 18:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Celebrated Indian artist MF Husain dies in a London hospital aged 95 after years of self-imposed exile.
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India lorry runs over 16 pilgrims

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 3:38

A speeding lorry runs over and kills at least 16 people in the Indian state of Gujarat, police said.
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VIDEO: Elephant rampage in Indian city

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 20:52
related places: Mysore

Two elephants went on the rampage in the Indian city of Mysore, in the state of Karnataka killing at least one person.
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Indian honour killers face death

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 17:16

A court in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh sentences 10 people to death for killing a young couple who married against their parents' wishes.
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Pair of wild elephants go on rampage in Indian city

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 14:30
related places: Mysore

Two wild elephants have gone on a rampage in Mysore in southern India, killing at least one person, officials say.
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Activist condemns India crackdown

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 13:11
related places: Delhi

Veteran Indian activist Anna Hazare condemns a police crackdown on an anti-corruption fast at the weekend by yoga guru Baba Ramdev.
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No India promise on Lagarde bid

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 4:38
related countries: France France
related places: Lagarde

India's finance minister offers 'no assurance' to support French finance minister Christine Lagarde's bid to head the IMF.
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Many killed in India bus accident

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 4:03
related places: At

At least 22 people die after the bus they were travelling in falls into a ditch and catches fire in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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VIDEO: Lagarde in India to push IMF bid

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 17:02

Christine Lagarde visits India on the latest leg of a world tour aimed at drumming up support for her bid to head the IMF.
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Strike at India's top car maker

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 7:19

A strike by workers at India's top car maker Maruti Suzuki enters its third day and disrupts production.
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Lagarde to push IMF bid in India

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 5:34
related countries: France France

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is due in India on the latest leg of a world tour backing her bid to head the International Monetary Fund.
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Biswas on India

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 3:32

Has India's government lost the plot on corruption?
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Heaviest flyer faces extinction

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 1:58

The massive Great Indian bustard is now Critically Endangered, according to this year's Red List of rare birds.
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India cruise to win over Windies

Monday, June 6th 2011, 21:49
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

Rohit Sharma hits an unbeaten 68 to steer India to a four-wicket win over West Indies in their opening one-day international in Trinidad.
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South Africa appoint Kirsten as coach

Monday, June 6th 2011, 14:49
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa appoint their former opening batsman Gary Kirsten as their new coach after his three-year stint in charge of India.
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Protests against guru crackdown

Monday, June 6th 2011, 7:28
related places: Delhi

The Indian government is facing further protests after it cracked down on a hunger strike by yoga guru Baba Ramdev and evicted him from the capital Delhi.
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Sunday, June 5th 2011, 23:02

People power and the web shame India's corrupt officials
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Indian police end yogi's protest

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 2:05
related places: Delhi

Around 30 people are injured as Delhi police break up an anti-corruption protest led by controversial yoga guru Baba Ramdev.
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India ease to win against Windies

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 19:01
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

An under-strength India easily defend 159 to beat West Indies by 16 runs in their Twenty20 match in Trinidad.
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Indian yogi fasts over corruption

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 5:13

Popular Indian yogi Baba Ramdev begins a "fast unto death" to prompt the government to take tough measures against corruption.
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Row over Indian live fish 'cure'

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 15:46

A children's rights group in India tries to ban the practice of giving children live fish as a cure for asthma
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India state unveils land policy

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 8:33

India's Uttar Pradesh state unveils a new policy making it easier and more profitable for famers to sell land, following recent angry protests.
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Low-cost housing for India's poor

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 13:00

The Indian government approves an ambitious scheme to provide affordable housing to millions of slum dwellers.
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India guru vows anti-graft fast

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 5:08

Indian yoga guru Baba Ramdev is to go ahead with a hunger strike in protest against corruption after talks with the government fail.
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VIDEO: Arundhati Roy: India's success a 'lie'

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 0:34

Novelist Arundhati Roy speaks about how India's apparent economic success hides growing poverty and oppression.
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India tiger adopts orphaned cubs

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 10:27

Forest officials in northern India say a male tiger appears to be caring for two orphaned cubs in an extremely rare display of paternal feeling.
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Merkel jet denied Iran overflight

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 9:17
related countries: Germany Germany, Iran Iran

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's flight to India is delayed after Iran's government refuses it permission to fly over the country.
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India's economic growth slows

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 7:55

India reports weaker-than-expected growth numbers for the first three months of the year as rising consumer prices hurt.
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Many die in India wedding crash

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 6:31
related places: At

At least 25 members of a wedding party die when their bus plunges into a small river in India's north-eastern state of Assam, police say.
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Inmates kill India prison doctor

Monday, May 30th 2011, 12:04
related places: Bihar

A doctor is beaten to death by inmates of a prison where he was examining a patient in the northern Indian state of Bihar, police say.
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S Asia rivals hold glacier talks

Monday, May 30th 2011, 4:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Top

Top defence officials from India and Pakistan are holding key talks over the disputed Siachen glacier.
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India president denies mercy plea

Friday, May 27th 2011, 11:54

Indian President Pratibha Patil rejects the mercy petitions of two convicts on death row, clearing the way for their executions, officials say.
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Tata Motors boosted by Jaguar joy

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 18:01

Indian carmaker Tata Motors reports a tripling of profits as its Jaguar Land Rover subsidiary sees a sharp turnaround.
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India bans sexy deodorant adverts

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 14:05

Television channels in India are ordered not to broadcast "overtly sexual" deodorant adverts that use female models in racy storylines.
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Fatal India air ambulance crash

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 5:13
related places: Delhi

Authorities in India investigate the crash of a small medical ambulance aircraft near the capital, Delhi, which killed 10 people.
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India diplomat daughter sues NYC

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 10:49

An Indian diplomat's daughter sues New York City government for $1.5m after she is wrongfully arrested on suspicion of sending obscene e-mails.
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India accused of map censorship

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 16:55

The Economist magazine accuses India of hostile censorship after being forced by the country's authorities to cover up a map in its latest edition.
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Indian pledges billions to Africa

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 14:05

India's prime minister tells African heads of state that he will offer $5bn (£3.1bn) credit to African nations to help them meet development goals.
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Maoists 'dismember' India police

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 7:14

Ten policemen are killed and dismembered by Maoist rebels in a densely-forested area of the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, officials say.
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Gruesome history

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 23:02

India's 'house of horrors' still inspires fear and anger
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Brides wanted

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 0:19

Illegal abortions leave Indian state short of women
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Unwanted babies

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 0:19

Why is booming India killing so many of its girls?
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Legend Warne bows out of cricket

Friday, May 20th 2011, 18:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Legendary Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne plays his last professional cricket match - taking a wicket in his final over.
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Tata Steel to cut 1,500 UK jobs

Friday, May 20th 2011, 12:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian steel giant Tata Steel is set to cut 1,500 jobs at a number of sites in the North of England, the BBC learns.
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India MP arrested on bribe charge

Friday, May 20th 2011, 11:54

Indian MP Kanimozhi is arrested in connection with the multi-billion dollar telecoms scandal that has rocked the country.
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New West Bengal leader sworn in

Friday, May 20th 2011, 8:13

Mamata Banerjee is sworn in as chief minister of the Indian state of West Bengal, the first woman to hold the post.
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India reviews 'most wanted' list

Friday, May 20th 2011, 8:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India is reviewing a list of 50 "most wanted fugitives" it says are hiding in Pakistan, a day after one of them was traced to a prison in Mumbai (Bombay).
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Gandhi atrocity claims 'baseless'

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 15:41

Initial forensic tests do not support claims by Indian MP Rahul Gandhi that farmers were murdered in recent land protests, a senior official says.
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India approves new poverty survey

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 9:34

India's cabinet approves a proposal for a major new survey to identify people living below the poverty line.
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S Lanka urged to scrap emergency

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 18:04
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India urges Sri Lanka to scrap emergency powers and investigate alleged human rights violations two years after the defeat of the Tamil Tigers.
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Indian aid 'beset by corruption'

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 18:00

A multi-billion dollar aid programme pursued by the Indian government to combat poverty is beset by corruption and incompetence, says a report.
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Warne avoids ban but fined by IPL

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 11:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne escapes a ban which would have prematurely ended his playing career, but he is fined about £31,000 by the Indian Cricket Board.
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India slip-up on most wanted list

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 5:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

India is to investigate after a man whose name was given to Pakistan on a list of the 50 most wanted fugitives was found living close to home, in Mumbai.
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Row over Gandhi 'atrocity' claims

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 17:14

A row breaks out in India after Rahul Gandhi accuses police of killing farmers and raping women during protests against a new road in Uttar Pradesh.
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Sehwag eyes England tour comeback

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 9:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India opener Virender Sehwag expects to recover from the recurrence of a right-shoulder injury in time for this summer's tour of England.
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India mothers charged with murder

Monday, May 16th 2011, 13:28

Police in India file preliminary charges against two women accused of killing their daughters for "dishonouring" their families.
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Indian inflation slows in April

Monday, May 16th 2011, 9:31

India's inflation rate fell to 8.66% in April, but was still higher than expected as prices of fuel and food remain high.
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Delhi protests over petrol prices

Monday, May 16th 2011, 8:09
related places: Delhi

Protesters block roads and cause disruption throughout the Indian capital, Delhi, over recent increases in petrol prices.
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On your Marx, go!

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 2:43

After West Bengal political quake, is communism dead in India?
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