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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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Selfless faith

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 0:17

India's Jains reach out to the under-privileged
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Biswas on India

Friday, January 8th 2010, 15:33

Has India's 'Deciding Decade' begun?
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Australia condemns Indian cartoon

Friday, January 8th 2010, 11:12
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia condemns an Indian newspaper cartoon likening its police to the Ku Klux Klan, in a row over attacks on Indians.
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Indian expats may be able to vote

Friday, January 8th 2010, 8:22

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) may be able to vote in the next general elections, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says.
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Militants killed in Kashmir gun battle

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 13:53

An overnight stand-off between militants and security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir ends with the killing of two gunmen.
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India students shunning Australia

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 10:50
related countries: Australia Australia

The number of Indian students going to Australia has dropped almost 50%, amid a spate of attacks and negative headlines.
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Bail for Indian 'toilet' stowaway

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 9:45
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

An Indian man who returned to his home country from Saudi Arabia by stowing away in a plane toilet is granted bail.
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Nigerian players deny India harassment

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 17:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Mumbai

An Indian court grants bail to three footballers arrested in Mumbai for allegedly harassing an air stewardess.
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Australia downplays India warning

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 5:05
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Australia plays down a travel advisory issued by India warning of a risk of violence against Indian students in Melbourne.
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No progress in India state talks

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 14:58

A meeting in India to discuss a "road map" for the proposed new state of Telangana ends without a breakthrough.
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India's Bharti targets Bangladesh

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 14:57
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Regulators in Bangladesh approve a proposed $300m Indian investment in the country's fourth largest mobile firm.
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Pirates free hijack 'mother ship'

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 14:35
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Pakistan Pakistan, Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Somali pirates free a Pakistani vessel used to hijack a UK-owned car-transporting ship in the Indian Ocean.
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Third Obama gatecrasher revealed

Monday, January 4th 2010, 23:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

A third uninvited guest attended a White House dinner for India's prime minister in November, the US secret service says.
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India v Sri Lanka live score

Monday, January 4th 2010, 14:42
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dhaka

Scorecard from the triangular one-day international match between India and Sri Lanka in Dhaka.
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India police 'attend crime party'

Monday, January 4th 2010, 14:24
related places: Mumbai

Five police officers in India's Mumbai city are suspended after reports that they attended a party hosted by a notorious criminal.
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Indian police chief to lose medal

Monday, January 4th 2010, 14:04
related places: Haryana

The former police chief of the northern Indian state of Haryana, SPS Rathore, is to be stripped of his police medal.
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'Many dead' in India boat capsize

Monday, January 4th 2010, 9:10
related places: At

At least 19 people are feared drowned after a boat capsized in a river in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.
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'Dozens die' in India cold wave

Monday, January 4th 2010, 9:01

Dozens of people die in a cold wave sweeping through northern India, the country's state broadcaster Doordarshan says.
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India student killing condemned

Monday, January 4th 2010, 5:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Indian and Australian governments condemn the killing of an Indian student in Melbourne on Saturday night.
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Delhi resumes Pakistan sport ties

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 12:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India sends its first sports team to Pakistan since the November 2008 Mumbai (Bombay) bombings which killed 174 people.
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Fewer Indians 'to study in Australia'

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 10:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Projections suggest a 20% drop in Indian students in Australia in 2010, after a series of attacks earlier this year.
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England calm Delhi Games concerns

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 8:44

England's Commonwealth Games chief denies they will pull out of the 2010 event in India over security concerns.
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India hit by new state protests

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 7:25

Large parts of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh are shut down in a strike by new state campaigners.
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New complaints against India cop

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 5:09
related places: Haryana

Police in India register fresh complaints against a former senior police officer convicted for molesting a 14-year-old girl.
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India uproar over abandoned match

Monday, December 28th 2009, 7:21
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

There is uproar in India after a cricket match between India and Sri Lanka was called off because the pitch was deemed unfit.
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'Maoists' attack school in India

Monday, December 28th 2009, 4:55
related places: Bihar

Police in the eastern Indian state of Bihar say suspected Maoist rebels have carried out an attack on a government school building.
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Pitch fears end Delhi one-dayer

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 8:44
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Delhi

The final one-day international between India and Sri Lanka is abandoned because of concerns about the wicket in Delhi.
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Tsunami fifth anniversary marked

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 16:04
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Countries across the Indian Ocean mark five years since the catastrophic tsunami that killed almost 250,000 people.
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India bridge collapse 'kills 40'

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 13:42

The collapse of a bridge under construction in western India is feared to have killed some 40 people.
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Justice denied?

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 0:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British lawyer acts to save condemned Indian
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New hope in Aceh

Friday, December 25th 2009, 12:06
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Five years on from the Indian Ocean tsunami
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Having a laugh

Friday, December 25th 2009, 8:41

The pitfalls of making comedy work in India
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Century duo seal series for India

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 17:51
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli hit centuries as India beat Sri Lanka to wrap up a series victory.
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India anger over police sex crime

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 11:04

Outrage grows in India over a six-month jail sentence to a former police officer who is convicted for molesting a 14-year-old girl.
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'Nine rebels' killed in Manipur

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 8:03

The government in the Indian state of Manipur orders a judicial enquiry into the killing of a former separatist rebel.
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Violence marks India new state strike

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 5:33

The start of a two-day strike by supporters of a planned new Indian state, Telangana, brings violence to the region.
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'Our turn now'

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 0:00

Gorkha campaign for India state gathers pace
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India visa move brings complaints

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 12:24

India tightens rules for long-term tourist visas, a move other countries say is causing problems for many of their citizens.
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India seeks Maoist 'negotiations'

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 6:20

India's federal home minister P Chidambaram says he is ready for "serious negotiations" with Maoist rebels.
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Indian policemen die in Kashmir

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 4:52

Suspected militants kill two policemen and injure a third in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Bengali 'should be UN language'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 7:04
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The West Bengal assembly passes a resolution backing Bangladesh's call for Bengali to be an official UN language.
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India 'foils Kashmir militants'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 5:52

Indian security forces say they have foiled an attempt by militants to infiltrate the border in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Tendulkar leads India to victory

Monday, December 21st 2009, 16:06
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sachin Tendulkar leads India to a convincing seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka that puts them 2-1 up in the one-day series.
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India firms 'count Facebook cost'

Monday, December 21st 2009, 14:03

Indian firms are losing productivity because office staff spend too long on social networking sites, a survey says.
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India holds 'Gorkha state' talks

Monday, December 21st 2009, 12:19

Talks on a proposed state for Nepali-speakers in the Indian state of West Bengal end without a breakthrough.
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Kashmir politician 'denied' visa

Monday, December 21st 2009, 5:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A leading politician in Indian-administered Kashmir has been denied a visa to visit Pakistan, her spokesman has said.
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Drying up

Sunday, December 20th 2009, 0:18

India's wettest place suffers from insufficient rain
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India food prices at 10-year high

Friday, December 18th 2009, 6:56

Food prices in India have risen to a high of nearly 20% since last year, the highest rate in a decade.
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Churchillian debt

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 13:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British wartime leader's unpaid bill at India club
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India star resigns over Telangana

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 9:58

Indian film star Chiranjeevi resigns from the Andhra Pradesh assembly in protest over moves to create a new state.
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India court hears euthanasia plea

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 8:27

India's Supreme Court hears a plea to end the life of a woman who has been in a vegetative state for the past 36 years.
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Fear factor

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 0:27

Glamorous woman taking Indian wrestling by storm
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Indians vow to marry sex workers

Wednesday, December 16th 2009, 16:24

More than 1,000 followers of an Indian sect pledge to marry female sex workers wanting to escape exploitation.
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Kashmir protests over 'cover-up'

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 12:48

Protesters bring Indian-administered Kashmir to a standstill amid claims that a federal inquiry into the deaths of two women is a cover-up.
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India edge Sri Lanka in thriller

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 12:05
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India beat Sri Lanka by just three runs in a sensational first one-day international which saw the second-highest aggregate of runs scored in a limited overs game.
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A right state?

Monday, December 14th 2009, 16:05

Pandora's box ajar as India mulls Telangana split
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Mangrove menace

Monday, December 14th 2009, 12:24
related places: Man

Man-tiger conflict is worsening in Indian delta
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Kashmir women 'were not murdered'

Monday, December 14th 2009, 11:28

Two Kashmiri women whose deaths sparked protests were not raped or murdered, Indian investigators conclude.
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India lawmakers oppose new state

Monday, December 14th 2009, 11:22

There is uproar in southern India's Andhra Pradesh assembly in protest against a decision to create a new state.
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India level after Yuvraj heroics

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 16:13
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Mohali

India square two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka after Yuvraj Singh impresses with bat and ball in Mohali.
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Ministers resign over India state

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 14:03

Twenty ministers in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh resign in protest at the decision to create a new state in its north.
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India v Sri Lanka latest score

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 11:57
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Mohali

India take on Sri Lanka in Mohali in the second Twenty20 international.
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Indian players contract swine flu

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 11:50
related places: Chandigarh

India batsman Gautam Gambhir and bowler Sree Santh develop symptoms of swine flu.
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India reaffirms new state pledge

Friday, December 11th 2009, 15:21

India's home secretary says the process for creating the new state of Telangana will go ahead, with Hyderabad its capital.
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Every third Indian 'in poverty'

Friday, December 11th 2009, 9:52

Every third Indian is living below the poverty line, a new government study has found.
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'Telangana tiger'

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 16:29

Hunger striker hailed as India promises new state
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Indian regulator curbs Barclays

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 14:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK bank Barclays is suspended from dealing in products that allow foreign investors to buy Indian stocks.
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Assam rebel chief willing to talk

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 14:01

A separatist leader in the Indian state of Assam, Paresh Barua, tells the BBC he would be willing to talk to the government.
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India to form new southern state

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 13:14

India announces that a separate state is to be formed in part of Andhra Pradesh, after days of violent protests.
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Mumbai's police 'ignored alerts'

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 10:21

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) ignored intelligence alerts, according to an official inquiry into the 2008 attacks.
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India court floats legalising sex trade

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 5:51

India's Supreme Court asks the government to consider whether it might legalise prostitution if it is unable to curb it.
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US man denies Mumbai plot charge

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 19:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mumbai, Chicago

A Chicago man accused of involvement in the deadly attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai last year pleads not guilty.
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High security for Hyderabad rally

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 18:03
related places: Hyderabad

Thousands of police in Hyderabad, India, are deployed for rallies seeking secession for part of Andhra Pradesh state.
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India conflict 'affects children'

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 9:36

Conflict between Maoists and government forces disrupts the education of India's most marginalised, a rights group says.
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India to 'fence' naval harbours

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 9:17

India plans to secure its naval harbours with electronic fences, the BBC learns.
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Pakistan stars to miss IPL again

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 8:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's top cricketers will miss a second straight Indian Premier League campaign because of delays in securing visas.
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US man charged over Mumbai attack

Monday, December 7th 2009, 17:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mumbai, Chicago

US prosecutors charge a Chicago man with involvement in the deadly attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai last year.
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Tata makes water filter for poor

Monday, December 7th 2009, 17:11

The Indian industrial conglomerate Tata launches a new low-cost water purifier, aimed at the rural poor.
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India in nuclear deal with Russia

Monday, December 7th 2009, 13:54
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia will build nuclear reactors in India and increase atomic fuel exports to it, under a deal signed in Moscow.
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India reach top of Test rankings

Sunday, December 6th 2009, 8:35
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Mumbai

India are the top-ranked Test team for the first time after an innings victory over Sri Lanka wraps up a 2-0 series win.
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Assam rebel handed over to India

Friday, December 4th 2009, 7:24
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladeshi security forces hand over to Indian authorities a leader of a separatist group from India's north-east, officials say.
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India seeks slower emissions rise

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 16:15

India pledges to cut its "carbon emissions intensity" by between 20% and 25% over the next decade.
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Mumbai protests over water cuts

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 12:59

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) use sticks to beat back thousands of demonstrators protesting against water cuts.
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World Bank in India Ganges loan

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 9:59

The World Bank agrees to loan India $1bn (£600m) to clean up the Ganges, one of the world's most polluted rivers.
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More Kashmir graves 'discovered'

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 7:56

A rights group says it has found more unmarked graves in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Bhopal remembers gas disaster

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 7:31
related places: Bhopal

Residents of the Indian city of Bhopal mark 25 years since a gas leak killed thousands and made many more ill.
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Indian air force grounds planes

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 14:02

The Indian Air Force grounds its entire fleet of Sukhoi fighters after one crashes in training.
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