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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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Tough task

Friday, July 17th 2009, 17:52

Hillary Clinton faces diplomatic test on visit to India
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India Moon probe 'malfunctions'

Friday, July 17th 2009, 10:01

India's first mission to the Moon experiences a technical problem while in orbit, space research officials in India say.
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World's cheapest car to hit roads

Friday, July 17th 2009, 9:10
related places: Mumbai

The world's cheapest car, Nano, is set to hit the streets of India with the first customer receiving keys to the vehicle in western Mumbai city.
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Strike over violence shuts Bengal

Friday, July 17th 2009, 6:35

A strike over recent political violence leads to a widespread shutdown in the Indian state of West Bengal.
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India puts Pakistan talks on hold

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 21:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

India will not start peace talks with Pakistan until the Mumbai suspects are brought to justice, PM Manmohan Singh says.
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Pakistan and India in terror vow

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 14:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan and India pledge to co-operate in fighting terrorism, after a meeting to discuss restarting peace talks.
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India leader held over comments

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 11:53

A senior member of India's ruling party is arrested after criticising a low-caste leader's policy of compensating rape victims.
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US film studio gets Indian cash boost

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 10:42
related countries: United States United States

Steven Spielberg's film studio will receive $825m to begin producing movies starting this year, the studio's Indian partner says.
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Police held over Kashmir murder

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 7:39

Four police officers are held in connection with the alleged murders of two women in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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India and Pakistan discuss terror

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 8:34
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Pakistan Pakistan

The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan meet on the sidelines of a summit in Egypt to discuss terrorism.
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Strike hits India tea and tourism

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 5:36

An indefinite strike called by a regional political party hurts tea production and tourism in India's Darjeeling hills.
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Indian tiger park admits it has no tigers

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 20:42

One of India's main tiger parks, Panna National Park in the central state of Madhya Pradesh, admits it no longer has any tigers.
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Eclipse fever

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 12:05

Why an obscure Indian village is in the limelight
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Strike affects Indian tea region

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 6:56

An indefinite strike called by a regional political party affects life in India's tea-producing Darjeeling hills in West Bengal state.
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Seven die in India flood accident

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 4:50
related places: At

At least seven people die after a bus they were travelling in is swept away by a flash flood in the Indian state of Orissa.
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India brides had 'virginity test'

Monday, July 13th 2009, 15:29

India's National Commission for Women asks Madhya Pradesh state why hundreds of would-be brides were reportedly made to undergo virginity tests.
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Army colonel dies in Assam blast

Monday, July 13th 2009, 8:40

An Indian army colonel and his driver die in a powerful landmine explosion in India's north-eastern state of Assam, officials say.
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Ambush kills 29 Indian policemen

Monday, July 13th 2009, 7:15

The number of policemen killed in an attack by suspected Maoist rebels in India's Chhattisgarh state rises to 29, police say.
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Deadly ambush hits Indian police

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 12:33
related places: At

At least 23 policemen die in an attack by suspected Maoist rebels in eastern India, officials say.
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Metro bridge collapses in Delhi

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 7:49
related places: Delhi

A partially constructed bridge collapses in Delhi, killing at least five people and injuring 15, Indian officials say.
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India toxic alcohol toll tops 100

Friday, July 10th 2009, 11:22

More than 100 people die after consuming toxic illegal alcohol in the Indian state of Gujarat as police warn the toll could rise.
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New Kashmir protests over murder

Friday, July 10th 2009, 7:57

Thousands of protesters take to the streets in Indian-administered Kashmir, following the alleged murder of a young woman.
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Indian toxic alcohol 'kills 96'

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 14:13
related places: At

At least 96 people are now known to have died in India's Gujarat state after drinking toxic illegal alcohol, police say.
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Probe accuses Kashmir policemen

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 6:02

A judicial probe into the alleged rape and murder of two women in Indian-administered Kashmir points to police inolvement.
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Sania Mirza admirer is arrested

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 14:06

An Indian man turns up at the home of tennis star Sania Mirza and threatens to kill himself if she does not marry him.
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Indian toxic alcohol kills many

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 12:14
related places: At

At least two dozen people die in India's Gujarat state after drinking toxic illegal alcohol, police say.
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On the road

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 0:10

Tracing the Roma from Indian origins to European plight
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Mumbai faces acute water shortage

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 12:33
related places: Mumbai

The Indian city of Mumbai faces water rationing for the first time in living memory as supplies are hit by poor monsoon rain.
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Top Indian court upholds hangings

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 12:29

India's Supreme Court refuses to replace hanging with lethal injection as the country's sole method of execution.
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Assam flooding 'strands 500,000'

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 11:20

Half a million people have been stranded as rivers burst their banks in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, officials say.
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India outlines growth challenge

Monday, July 6th 2009, 10:45

India's government unveils its annual budget, saying the "first challenge" is to return to 9% annual growth "at the earliest".
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Fatal blasts in India factories

Monday, July 6th 2009, 6:42
related places: At

At least eight people die in blasts at two explosives factories in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, officials say.
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Yemenia crash jet signal detected

Sunday, July 5th 2009, 11:04
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A signal is detected from the data recorders of the Yemenia plane that crashed in the Indian Ocean this week, officials say.
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Month mourning for Comoros crash

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 15:46
related countries: Comoros Comoros, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

The Comoros will mourn the victims of this week's plane crash for 30 days, the president of Indian Ocean nation announces.
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India media hails gay sex ruling

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 4:59

The Indian media welcomes a ruling by a Delhi court decriminalising homosexuality in the country.
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Landmark ruling

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 10:33

Activists hail 'historic' India gay sex judgement
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Should gay sex be legalised in India?

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 10:03

Homosexual sex between consenting adults is no longer a criminal act in India. Will it change life for gay people?
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Court decriminalises gay sex in India

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 10:02

An Indian court rules that homosexual intercourse between consenting adults is not a criminal act, overturning colonial law.
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Indian growth of 7% 'is possible'

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 9:10

Economic growth of 7% in India is possible this year, according to a report from the country's finance ministry.
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Red sun

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 0:28

India's Maoist rebels dig deep in West Bengal
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India's exports continue to fall

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 11:11

India's exports fell in May for the eighth month in a row as overseas demand for goods shrinks in the global recession.
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Yemen plane's black box located

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 9:37
related countries: France France, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Yemen Yemen

One of the flight recorders from the Yemeni plane which crashed in the Indian Ocean has been located, French officials say.
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Girl survives Yemen plane crash

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 3:23
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Yemen Yemen

Details emerge of the rescue of a teenage girl who is the only known survivor after an air crash off the Comoro islands.
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France 'banned Yemen crash plane'

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 23:21
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Yemen Yemen

A Yemeni plane which crashed in the Indian Ocean was banned from France since 2007 over "irregularities", a minister says.
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Mumbai gets top anti-terror force

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 20:00
related places: Mumbai

Seven months after terror attacks in India, the city of Mumbai is allocated its first dedicated elite security force.
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French passengers in plane crash

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 11:27
related countries: Comoros Comoros, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Yemen Yemen

A Yemeni airliner with many French and Comoran passengers on board crashes in the Indian Ocean.
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Ayodhya attack report submitted

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 9:31

A report on the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid mosque, which sparked communal riots across India, is submitted.
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Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 5:21
related places: Mumbai

The first bridge to be built over the sea in India is set to open in the western city of Mumbai - eight years after work began.
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Mayawati statues spree challenged

Monday, June 29th 2009, 16:59

The Indian politician Mayawati is accused of wrongly using huge sums of public money to build statues of herself and her allies.
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India intensifies Maoist battles

Monday, June 29th 2009, 12:19

Indian security forces clash with Maoist guerrillas as they launch fresh operations against rebel strongholds, officials say.
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Soldier killed on Kashmir border

Monday, June 29th 2009, 8:12

An Indian soldier in the disputed territory of Kashmir is killed by firing across the Line of Control (LoC), army officials say.
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Windies thrash India in Kingston

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 21:47
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica
related places: Kingston

West Indies demolish India by eight-wickets in Kingston to level their one-day series at 1-1.
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India heat wave sparks protests

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 11:19
related places: Delhi

Protests grow over power cuts in Delhi, as the Indian capital remains in the grip of a blistering heat wave.
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Indian forces clash with Maoists

Friday, June 26th 2009, 17:36

Indian forces launch fresh assaults against Maoist strongholds in the state of West Bengal, officials say.
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Indian armed forces to put hot chilli in hand grenades

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 17:54

Defence scientists in India want to put one of the world's hottest chilli powders into hand grenades to control riots and fight insurgents.
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India to launch 'ID card' scheme

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 15:45

The Indian government begins moves to provide unique identification numbers to all of its citizens.
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Many die in acute Indian heatwave

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 10:00

A severe heatwave claims the lives of nearly 100 people across India with the state of Orissa worst affected, reports say.
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India slams 'ferocious' attacks

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 8:30
related countries: Australia Australia

India's overseas minister expresses concern over the "ferocity" of recent attacks on Indian students in Australia.
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S Lanka 'accepts' Tamil aid ship

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 4:53
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Indian officials say Sri Lanka has agreed to accept an aid cargo from Europe for Tamil civilians displaced in the civil war.
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India monsoon rain 'below normal'

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 11:07

Indian officials say that monsoon rains in the country are likely to be "below normal" leading to fears about higher food prices.
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India Maoist official in custody

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 8:54
related places: Calcutta

A court in the Indian city of Calcutta remands a leading Maoist official in custody after he walked out of a talk programme.
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Hanging of Indian 'spy' upheld

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 7:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Supreme Court upholds the hanging of an Indian man convicted for spying and carrying out bomb attacks.
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Fifteen killed in India bus crash

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 5:27
related places: At

At least 15 people are killed as two buses collide in Indian-administered Kashmir, the police say.
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Mumbai warrants seek 22 suspects

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 22:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

An Indian court issues arrest warrants for 22 Pakistani citizens suspected of organising last year's Mumbai attacks.
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India bans Maoist communist party

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 16:34

The Indian government outlaws the Maoist Communist Party as a terrorist group, giving authorities enhanced powers of arrest.
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Indian police killed by 'Maoists'

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 14:50

At least 11 Indian police officers are killed in a landmine attack by suspected Maoist rebels, police say.
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Star-crossed love

Friday, June 19th 2009, 21:38

Romeo and Juliet tragedy in Indian village
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India stunned by brilliant Bravo

Friday, June 12th 2009, 19:40

Dwayne Bravo produces a stunning all-round display as West Indies beat holders India in their World Twenty20 match at Lord's.
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Live text - ICC World Twenty20

Friday, June 12th 2009, 12:03
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

West Indies chase 154 to beat India at Lord's as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 19 runs in the the World Twenty20 Super Eights.
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Indian factory output up in April

Friday, June 12th 2009, 11:25

India's industrial output rose unexpectedly in April, figures show, fuelling hopes that a recovery may be in sight.
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India wants Kashmir troops move

Friday, June 12th 2009, 10:48

The Indian government wants to withdraw troops from inhabitant areas of Indian-administered Kashmir, the federal home minister says.
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Ruthless India outclass Ireland

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 19:54
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Defending champions India beat Ireland by eight wickets in the final match of the group stages at the World Twenty20.
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Indian prostitutes turn to karate to help keep themselves safe

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 18:24

Prostitutes in southern India take karate lessons to protect themselves from violent customers and pimps.
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India military air crash kills 13

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 15:20
related countries: China China

The Indian Air Force says no one survived when a transport plane carrying 13 people crashed near the border with China.
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Live text - World Twenty20

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 12:07
related countries: Ireland Ireland

India race towards victory against Ireland in a World Twenty20 match reduced to 18 overs per side, with Sri Lanka earlier beating West Indies.
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Maoist attack kills India police

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 7:48

Suspected Maoist rebels in India kill 10 police personnel in the state of Jharkhand, officials say.
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Family affair

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 0:17

Dynastic politics is still widespread in Indian life
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Kashmir hit by renewed protests

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 13:42

Students in Indian-administered Kashmir hold further protests over the rape and killing of two women last month.
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Police fire on Kashmir protesters

Monday, June 8th 2009, 17:11

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir fire on crowds demonstrating against the alleged rape and murder of two women.
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Prawn problems

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 15:16

India's struggling fishing industry in pictures
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Producers call off Bollywood strike

Friday, June 5th 2009, 5:55

India's Bollywood film producers call off a strike staged amid differences over sharing revenue with multiplex cinemas.
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Funeral held for Punjab preacher

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 15:03

Thousands of devotees attend the funeral in India's Punjab state of a preacher whose killing last month sparked riots.
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Stage set for Twenty20 showpiece

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 12:34

Hosts England are ready to get the second ICC World Twenty20 under way at Lord's on Friday as champions India prepare to defend their trophy.
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India's president sets out agenda

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 7:23

India's President Pratibha Patil addresses the joint session of parliament, setting out the agenda for the new government.
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Promoters vow ICL 'will carry on'

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 11:38

The promoters of the breakaway Indian Cricket League insists it still has a future despite leading players leaving the competition.
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Australia mulls race crime laws

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 6:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian authorities consider imposing tougher sentences for hate crimes after a spate of attacks on Indian students.
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Killings provoke Kashmir protests

Monday, June 1st 2009, 14:08

Protests continue across Indian-administered Kashmir, following the deaths of two women allegedly killed by Indian troops.
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