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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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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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Dilshan ton gives Sri Lanka hope

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 11:55
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Mumbai

Tillakaratne Dilshan's superb 109 helps Sri Lanka reach 366-8 at the end the opening day of the third and final Test against India in Mumbai.
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India troops die in Maoist blasts

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 6:55

Maoist landmines kill at least three Indian soldiers as Jharkhand state holds assembly elections.
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Four Indian soldiers die in blast

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 4:27

Four Indian Army soldiers die in a powerful explosion at a military base in the northern state of Punjab, military officials said.
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Bhopal site 'not leaking toxins'

Tuesday, December 1st 2009, 14:08
related places: Bhopal

Indian officials dismiss claims that the site of the world's worst industrial disaster at Bhopal is still leaking dangerous toxins.
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India blocks millions of mobiles

Tuesday, December 1st 2009, 8:34

The authorities in India block millions of mobile phones with no valid unique identification code for security reasons.
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India nuclear leak 'inside job'

Monday, November 30th 2009, 14:25

A "disgruntled" worker may have caused a radioactive substance to leak at an atomic power plant in southern India, police say.
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Mumbai suspect's lawyer is sacked

Monday, November 30th 2009, 11:55
related places: Mumbai

The lawyer for the main suspect in the 2008 Mumbai attacks trial is removed from the case for delaying proceedings.
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Senior Indian politician arrested

Monday, November 30th 2009, 9:23

A former chief minister of the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand is arrested in connection with a corruption investigation.
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India's economy continues to grow

Monday, November 30th 2009, 8:22

India's economy grew at a faster-than-expected rate of 7.9% in the three months to September, boosted by government spending.
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Indian nuclear plant leak probed

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 8:18

Indian officials investigate the leak of a radioactive substance into drinking water at an atomic power plant.
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China carbon cuts pressure India

Friday, November 27th 2009, 8:24
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Copenhagen

China's decision to unveil carbon emissions target two weeks before the Copenhagen climate summit puts pressure on India, a minister says.
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S Korean racially abused Indian

Friday, November 27th 2009, 5:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A South Korean man is fined $865 for racially insulting an Indian professor in the first case of its kind in the country.
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Delhi gets tough on drink drivers

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 18:47
related places: Delhi

A court in the Indian capital, Delhi, rules that those driving under the influence of alcohol can lose their driving licence.
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Mumbai remembers terror attacks

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 17:43
related places: Mumbai

Ceremonies are held in India on the first anniversary of a series of devastating attacks on the city of Mumbai.
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Mystery as Delhi admits paying 22,000 'ghost workers'

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 12:01
related places: Delhi

The mayor of India's capital, Delhi, admits the city has been paying salaries to more than 20,000 employees who do not exist.
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India set for crushing Test win

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 11:51
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Kanpur

Paceman Sree Santh takes six wickets to help India close in on victory over Sri Lanka after three days of the second Test in Kanpur.
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Pakistan charges seven for Mumbai

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 16:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

A court in Pakistan charges seven people over last year's attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai which left 170 people dead.
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India president rides fighter jet

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 12:46

Indian President Pratibha Patil, 74, flies in a Sukhoi fighter jet, becoming the country's first woman to fly in a combat plane.
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Dravid passes Test runs landmark

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 12:24
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Kanpur

Rahul Dravid completes his 28th Test century and moves to fourth on the all-time scorers list on day two of India's second Test with Sri Lanka in Kanpur.
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Obama praises India in PM talks

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 2:40

US President Barack Obama hails India as "indispensable" as he holds talks with PM Manmohan Singh at the White House.
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Ayodhya report blames India's BJP

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 16:28
related places: Ayodhya

An Indian report blames leading Hindu nationalist politicians for playing a role in the demolition in 1992 of the Ayodhya mosque.
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India batsmen dominate Sri Lanka

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 11:10
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Kanpur

Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag make hundreds as India take control of the second Test on day one in Kanpur.
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Mardell's America

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 7:45

Obama set to lay on the style for visiting Indian PM
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Ayodhya report put to parliament

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 7:38

The Indian government presents in parliament an inquiry report into the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid mosque.
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India launches ballistic missile

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 4:58
related places: Agni

India test-fires its intermediate-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile, Agni-II, off an island in Orissa state.
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'Herbal mushroom' smugglers held

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 17:59
related countries: China China

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest four people trying to smuggle the rare medicinal herb, caterpillar fungus, to China.
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India uproar over Ayodhya report

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 13:46
related places: Ayodhya

India's opposition reacts angrily to reports its leaders were implicated in a mosque demolition which sparked terrible violence.
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Shaping the future

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 12:24
related countries: United States United States

India's premier in US to talk trade with Barack Obama
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Indian PM Singh begins US visit

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 4:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh begins a visit to the US for talks expected to be dominated by Afghanistan and nuclear issues.
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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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