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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: news

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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India rejects Mother Teresa claim

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 10:57
related countries: Albania Albania
related places: Calcutta

India rejects a demand by Albania for the return of the remains of Mother Teresa, currently buried in Calcutta.
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Tsunami drill across Indian Ocean

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 10:17
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Eighteen countries around the Indian Ocean hold an exercise to evaluate the region's tsunami early warning systems.
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China ire over India border visit

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 17:26
related countries: China China

China strongly criticises a visit by the Indian prime minister to the disputed north-east Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.
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Indian states hold elections

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 14:33

Polls are held in three Indian states in the first major test for political parties since the general elections in April.
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India unease over Pakistan cleric

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 6:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India expresses concern about the the dismissal of two cases against the head of an Islamic charity accused of involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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India 'behind schedule' for Games

Monday, October 12th 2009, 17:05
related places: Delhi

The Indian capital, Delhi, is warned it faces a major challenge to be ready to host next year's Commonwealth Games.
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India tests medium range missiles

Monday, October 12th 2009, 8:43

India successfully tests two short-range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads, according to defence officials.
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Violence in India's Maoist strike

Monday, October 12th 2009, 5:01

Maoists in India blow up culverts and cut electricity for the railways on the first day of a strike the rebels have called.
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Ladies only

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 10:05

Indian women delight in men-free trains
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India in new anti-Maoist strategy

Friday, October 9th 2009, 14:14

The Indian government agrees on a new tactic to fight Maoists who are operating in several states across India.
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Friday, October 9th 2009, 11:27

More than 20,000 people on social networking site Facebook call for the Farmville game to include an Indian flag.
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India agrees to cheetah survey

Friday, October 9th 2009, 8:51

The Indian government approves a survey of sites which can accommodate the cheetah, in an effort to reintroduce the animal.
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Maoists 'kill 17 Indian police'

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 16:01
related places: At

At least 17 policemen are killed in a gun battle with Maoist insurgents in the Indian state of Maharashtra, officials say.
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India floods trigger food fears

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 11:41

Major crop damage after heavy floods in southern India could lead to severe food shortages, aid agencies say.
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India pregnancy deaths 'needless'

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 9:25

Tens of thousands of women die in India during pregnancy or childbirth or soon after giving birth, a new report says.
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Afghan bride wins 'maintenance'

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 5:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Delhi

An Indian army doctor is ordered by a Delhi court to pay monthly maintenance to an Afghan woman who has accused him of bigamy.
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Kin as king

Monday, October 5th 2009, 23:55

Will a select few families control Indian politics?
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Race to help India flood stranded

Monday, October 5th 2009, 17:01

A massive relief operation is under way in southern India after floods kill some 250 people and leave millions homeless.
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Screen tragedies

Sunday, October 4th 2009, 23:05

Films expose harsh realities of farmers' lives in rural India
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India pilots in mid-air 'scuffle'

Sunday, October 4th 2009, 11:11

Pilots and cabin crew come to blows on an Air India flight over a claim of sexual harassment, Indian media report.
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Scores killed in India flooding

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 14:36
related places: At

At least 125 people die after three days of torrential rain batters southern India causing heavy flooding, officials say.
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Pirates take Spanish fishing boat

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 13:44
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, Spain Spain

A Spanish fishing boat with a crew of 36 is attacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean, reports say.
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Indian shot for public urination

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 8:39
related places: Delhi

A man has been shot dead in a brawl over urinating in public near a petrol station in the Indian capital, Delhi, police say.
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Maoists kill 16 Indian villagers

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 5:31
related places: Bihar

Sixteen villagers are tied up and shot by suspected Maoist rebels in the Indian state of Bihar, police and witness reports say.
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Row over China Kashmir visa move

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 13:50
related countries: China China

A senior Congress party member in Indian-administered Kashmir condemns moves by China to issue separate passport visas.
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'Treasure trove' of dinosaur eggs discovered in India

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 13:42

Geologists in southern India say they have found hundreds of dinosaur egg clusters which could be about 65 million years old.
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India boat capsize kills tourists

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 4:55

A tourist boat carrying 76 people sinks in a lake in the southern Indian state of Kerala, killing at least 37 people, officials say.
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Bharti MTN telecoms tie-up is off

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 14:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Tie-up talks between Indian mobile phone company Bharti and South Africa's MTN are abandoned.
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Air India pilots call off protest

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 5:31

Pilots of India's national carrier call off their four-day protest after the government pledges to look into their demands.
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India withdraws Bofors graft case

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 4:54
related countries: Italy Italy

India drops a graft case against an Italian accused over an arms scandal which ended Rajiv Gandhi's rule 20 years ago.
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Bearded Vultures 'seen in India'

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 13:27

About 200 Bearded Vultures have been spotted in a remote part of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, reports say.
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Kashmir girl fights off militants

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 11:15

A teenage girl says she killed a top militant with his own gun after her home was attacked in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Air India protest hampers flights

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 10:04

Hundreds of passengers are left stranded in India because of a strike by senior pilots working for the national carrier, Air India.
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Australia-India match washed out

Monday, September 28th 2009, 18:08
related countries: Australia Australia

India are still in with a chance of reaching the Champions Trophy semi-finals after their group match against Australia was abandoned due to rain.
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Australia-India match washed out

Monday, September 28th 2009, 18:08
related countries: Australia Australia

India are still in with a chance of reaching the Champions Trophy semi-finals after their group match against Australia was abandoned due to rain.
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Bodies exhumed in Kashmir probe

Monday, September 28th 2009, 11:55

The bodies of two women murdered in Indian-administered Kashmir are exhumed in a fresh attempt to find their killers.
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'Contract killings'

Monday, September 28th 2009, 10:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Asians 'outsourcing murder to India'
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Eco pyres

Sunday, September 27th 2009, 0:01

Cow dung cremations catch on in eastern India
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Live text - India v Pakistan

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 12:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan lose two wickets after winning the toss in the sell-out ICC Champions Trophy encounter at Centurion.
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Envy of India

Friday, September 25th 2009, 23:20

The village where cleanliness is next to godliness
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India prepares for Maoist assault

Friday, September 25th 2009, 14:43

India's home minister says the government is prepared to provide "every support" to states battling Maoist rebels.
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India hails Moon mission 'find'

Friday, September 25th 2009, 7:11

India's inaugural Moon mission is hailed as a "grand success" by the head of India's space agency and Indian media.
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India chimney toll rises further

Friday, September 25th 2009, 5:39

More bodies are recovered from the site of a building collapse in central India as rescue teams continue work.
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Oil spill threatens rare turtles

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 14:32

An oil spill from a ship sunk off the coast of the Indian state of Orissa could harm rare sea turtles, environmentalists warn.
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GM to develop Indian electric car

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 10:11
related countries: United States United States

US carmaker General Motors says it will develop a small cheap electric car for the Indian market.
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Spacecraft see 'damp' Moon soils

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 7:36

Data from three spacecraft, including an Indian probe, detect very fine films of water coating dirt particles on the Moon.
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India collapse toll revised to 14

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 4:38

Rescue workers find 14 bodies from the debris of a building which collapsed in the Indian state of Chattisgarh.
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India chimney collapse kills 22

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 18:58

At least 22 workers are killed and many more trapped as a chimney collapses at a power plant in central India, officials say.
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Rare Indian lotus 'disappearing'

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 17:04

Conservation efforts to save India's last surviving examples of a water-lily must be stepped up, a leading botanist says.
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