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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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Abandoned brides

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 3:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

'Holiday' wives left behind by UK men in India
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Seven killed in NE India blasts

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 11:44

At least seven people are killed by two bomb blasts in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam.
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Eradicating polio

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 0:28

Final push to banish killer disease in India
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India plans surge in solar power

Friday, November 20th 2009, 16:34

India backs plans for a massive increase in the amount of electricity it generates from solar power.
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India v Sri Lanka latest score

Friday, November 20th 2009, 11:13
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India take on Sri Lanka in the second match of a three-Test series.
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Generation game

Friday, November 20th 2009, 9:54

India's unusual record-breaking cricketers
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India train 'derailed by Maoists'

Friday, November 20th 2009, 7:02

A passenger train in India derails, killing at least two people, after Maoist rebels blow up a railway track, police say.
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India leader charged with rioting

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 8:35
related places: Mumbai

Police in the western Indian city of Mumbai charge the leader of a right-wing regional party with rioting during violence in the city last year.
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Nine imprisoned for India riots

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 5:32

Nine people are convicted and sent to prison in connection with the anti-Christian riots in the eastern Indian state of Orissa last year.
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India English growth 'too slow'

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 12:18
related countries: China China

India is falling behind countries such as China in its attempts to teach more of its people to speak English, a report says.
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Protests against India land bill

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 11:55
related places: Delhi

Hundreds of Indian farmers gather to protest against plans they say will make it easier for their land to be used by industry.
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Dilshan leads Sri Lanka fightback

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 12:30
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Tillakaratne Dilshan scores a century as Sri Lanka dominate day two of the first Test against India in Ahmedabad.
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No India launch of Iran satellite

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 9:41
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

India says it has no plans to anger the United States by agreeing to launch an Iranian satellite.
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India baby deaths probe launched

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 6:30

Authorities in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh begin an inquiry into the deaths of six new-born babies in a hospital.
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Dravid steals Tendulkar limelight

Monday, November 16th 2009, 13:07
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India legend Sachin Tendulkar is overshadowed on day one of his 20th anniversary Test as Rahul Dravid and Mahendra Singh Dhoni steal the show against Sri Lanka.
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Senior officer killed in Kashmir

Monday, November 16th 2009, 7:04

A senior Indian paramilitary officer is killed in an explosion in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Tendulkar reaches career landmark

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 13:10
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sachin Tendulkar celebrates his 20th anniversary as a Test cricketer by playing for India against Sri Lanka in Ahmedabad.
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India v Sri Lanka latest score

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 10:50
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India take on Sri Lanka in the first match of a three-Test series.
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India train accident kills seven

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 5:10
related places: At, Jaipur

At least seven people are killed and dozens injured as an express train crashes near the Indian city of Jaipur.
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Indian eunuchs given separate IDs

Friday, November 13th 2009, 11:05

India's Election Commission gives eunuchs an independent identity by letting them choose their gender as "other" on ballot forms.
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India Maoists abduct politician

Friday, November 13th 2009, 4:58

Armed Maoist rebels have abducted a former legislator in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police say.
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Spain calls for pirate blockade

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 15:30
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, Spain Spain

Spain's defence minister calls for the EU naval task force in the Indian Ocean to blockade three ports in Somalia.
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Rural poverty and India's Maoist revolt

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 13:40

The Indian government has ordered hundreds of paramilitary troops into eastern parts of the country where Maoist rebels have increasingly been taking control.
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Pirate hostages on hunger strike

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 17:07
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Somalia Somalia

Indian and Bangladeshi fishermen taken hostage by Somali pirates go on hunger strike in protest at their detention.
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Cyclone threatens western India

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 12:40

A large cyclone is heading towards the western Indian states of Maharashtra and Gujarat, weather experts warn.
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Train family in India cash row

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 17:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani couple given compensation by India for the loss of five children in a bomb attack cannot cash the cheque.
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Renault to challenge Tata's Nano

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 17:20
related countries: France France
related places: Renault

French carmaker Renault pledges to build a low-cost car in India even cheaper than Tata's Nano.
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'Toxic' US ship banned in India

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 11:29
related countries: United States United States

India bans a former US naval ship heading for break-up at a scrap yard on its west coast, citing environmental concerns.
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Emotional reunion

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 11:02

Indian frontier town rejoices in Dalai Lama's visit
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Probe into baby 'hired to beggars'

Monday, November 9th 2009, 12:32
related places: Bangalore

Child welfare officials investigate the case of a baby who was reportedly rented out to beggars in the Indian city of Bangalore.
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Dalai Lama holds mass gathering

Monday, November 9th 2009, 9:55

Tens of thousands of devotees pour into a remote town in north-eastern India to hear the Dalai Lama speak.
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Rebel shutdown hits Indian state

Monday, November 9th 2009, 8:32

A separatist group in India's troubled north-east enforces a dawn-to-dusk strike across the Indian state of Assam.
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In pictures

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 14:39

Warm welcome as Dalai Lama visits Indian border state
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Aussies seal series win in India

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 10:52
related countries: Australia Australia

Doug Bollinger takes 5-35 as Australia beat India by six wickets to take a winning 4-2 lead in their one-day series.
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Biswas on India

Friday, November 6th 2009, 11:05

IPL must prove cricket can be run well
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Burmese army targets India rebels

Friday, November 6th 2009, 5:25
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Naga

Burmese troops attack a base of Naga separatists in the country's northwest, Indian military officials say.
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India lose despite Tendulkar ton

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 17:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Sachin Tendulkar's dazzling 175 fails to stop Australia taking a 3-2 lead over India in their one-day international series.
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Obama pledge to Native Americans

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 16:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

US President Barack Obama vows not to forget American Indian tribes, as representatives gather for a White House conference.
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Assam rebels 'arrested in Dhaka'

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 8:06
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A separatist group in India's troubled north-east says Bangladeshi police have arrested two of their top leaders.
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India PM probe into man's death

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 6:51
related places: Chandigarh

The Indian PM's office orders an investigation into an incident involving the death of a man in a hospital in Chandigarh city.
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India denies assisting militants

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 5:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's foreign minister denies charges by a Pakistani army official that his country helped militants in South Waziristan.
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Express train kills six in India

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 13:11
related places: Delhi

Six people are run over by an express passenger train while trying to cross a railway track near the Indian capital, Delhi.
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Bear kills militants in Kashmir

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 12:28

A bear kills two militants who were hiding in its den in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Top Indian judges disclose assets

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 4:54

Judges at India's Supreme Court make public details of financial assets and publish them on the court's website.
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Boat capsizes off Cocos Islands

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 13:15
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

About 12 people are missing after a boat believed to be carrying 40 people sank off the Cocos Islands in the Indian Ocean.
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India train crash leaves 14 dead

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 4:20

Fourteen die when a train rams into a truck at an unmanned railway crossing in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Toll from India oil blaze rises

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 14:09

The death toll from a massive fire at an oil depot in the western Indian state of Rajasthan rises to at least 10 people.
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In pictures

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 0:35

India's massacre of the Sikhs after Indira Gandhi death
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In pictures

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 0:35

India's massacre of the Sikhs after Indira Gandhi death
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UK government rules out ransom

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 18:29
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government insists it will not pay a ransom to Somali pirates who kidnapped a British couple in the Indian Ocean.
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Ransom demanded for yacht couple

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 12:09
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Somali pirates issue a ransom demand of $7m (£4.3m) for a British couple kidnapped in the Indian Ocean.
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Brazil tribe finds crash survivors

Friday, October 30th 2009, 22:53
related countries: Brazil Brazil

An Indian tribe in Brazil has found at least nine survivors of a plane crash in the Amazon region, Brazil's air force says.
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Ransom demanded for yacht couple

Friday, October 30th 2009, 22:14
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Somali pirates issue a ransom demand of $7m (£4.3m) for a couple from Kent kidnapped in the Indian Ocean.
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Biswas on India

Friday, October 30th 2009, 20:00
related places: Calcutta

Bridge eaten by spit and other Calcutta oddities
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Five die in huge India oil blaze

Friday, October 30th 2009, 8:02

A massive fire at an oil depot in the western Indian state of Rajasthan kills at least five people and injures 150 others, officials say.
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Yacht man tells of Somali pirate kidnap

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 18:08
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man tells how he and his wife were kidnapped by armed Somali pirates while sailing in the Indian Ocean.
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Two 'militants' killed in Kashmir

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 5:51

At least two militants die in a gun battle with security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, an army spokesman says.
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Dhoni helps India to easy victory

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 17:01
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Nagpur

Captain Mahendra Dhoni hits a magnificent 124 as India beat Australia by 99 runs in Nagpur.
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India's sick 'suffer needlessly'

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 16:25

Hundreds of thousands of sick people in India suffering unnecessary pain because of a lack of funds, according to a new report.
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'Freed' train returning to Delhi

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 10:02
related places: Delhi

An Indian train held by a Maoist-supported militia for six hours is returning to its destination, the capital, Delhi.
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India v Australia latest score

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 9:16
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Nagpur

Champions Trophy winners Australia take on India in the second one-day international in Nagpur.
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India train stranded after attack

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 13:51

Hundreds are stranded in an Indian jungle after gunmen kidnap the driver of an express train.
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Row at India kidnap officer on TV

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 11:21

An Indian police officer recently freed by Maoist rebels is accused of violating codes of conduct.
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All that glitters

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 1:07

Spectacular new display of India's past royal glories
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Tata Motors sees surging profits

Monday, October 26th 2009, 13:32

India's largest carmaker Tata Motors makes a net quarterly profit of $156m, soundly beating expectations.
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Botched India surgery 'blinds 10'

Monday, October 26th 2009, 12:42

A least 10 people become partially blind due to infections during free cataract operations in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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India v Australia latest score

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 11:21
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mohali

Australia take on India in Mohali in the fourth of seven one-day internationals.
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India v Australia scorecard

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 11:21
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Vadodara

Champions Trophy winners Australia take on India in Vadodara in the first of seven one-day internationals.
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Congress leading in India states

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 5:47

India's Congress party is ahead in all three states which held assembly elections this month.
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India-China climate change deal

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 17:49
related countries: China China

Two of the world's biggest polluters, India and China, sign an agreement to work together on addressing climate change.
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Bangalore beta

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 15:44

India's city of rising tech and spreading poverty
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Briton's rapist arrested in India

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 13:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in India arrest a rapist who went missing after being released on bail three months into his sentence for attacking a British woman.
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India train crash leaves 22 dead

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 8:22
related places: Agra

Two passenger trains collide near the city of Mathura in northern India, killing at least 22 people.
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Village 'witches' beaten in India

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 20:10

Five Muslim women are paraded naked, beaten and forced to eat human faeces, after being labelled witches in eastern India.
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Indian Maoist rebels loot bank

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 15:06
related places: Sankrail

Armed Maoist rebels in the Indian state of West Bengal attack a bank and a police station simultaneously in the town of Sankrail, police say.
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China vows to free hijacked ship

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 10:33
related countries: China China, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

China pledges an "all out" effort to rescue a cargo ship with 25 crew hijacked by pirates in the Indian Ocean.
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Delhi car workers go on strike

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 9:25
related places: Delhi, Gurgaon

Thousands of workers of automobile firms in Gurgaon, near the Indian capital Delhi, are on a day's strike to protest against the death of a worker.
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Indian fireworks blaze 'kills 30'

Saturday, October 17th 2009, 3:48

At least 30 people have been killed and 10 injured in a fire at a fireworks warehouse in southern India, reports say.
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India state changes madrasa rules

Friday, October 16th 2009, 16:00

Madrasas or traditional Islamic religious schools in the Indian state of West Bengal are to switch to English as the medium of instruction.
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Top Indian Maoist couple arrested

Friday, October 16th 2009, 15:06

Police in the Indian state of Jharkhand arrest a scientist and his wife who are believed to be senior Maoist leaders.
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India criticised on World Food Day

Friday, October 16th 2009, 10:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil, China China

Brazil and China are praised, and India criticised, in a new report on efforts to tackle hunger, published on UN World Food Day.
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India's richest man takes pay cut

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 21:29

India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has accepted a two-thirds cut in his pay "to set a personal example of moderation".
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Trescothick flies home from India

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 19:57

Somerset's Marcus Trescothick returns home from the Champions League in India after a recurrence of his stress-related illness.
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Fury over south India temple ban

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 17:07

Low caste Hindu people protest at being prevented from offering worship at Hindu temples in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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Mumbai lands 2011 World Cup final

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 12:13
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Mumbai

Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium will stage the final of the 2011 Cricket World Cup, which is being co-hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
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