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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 'has 153 tainted new MPs'

Tuesday, May 19th 2009, 13:42
related places: At

At least 153 of the newly-elected MPs in India are charged in criminal cases, says a study by civil society groups.
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Congress elects Singh as leader

Tuesday, May 19th 2009, 8:15

India's Congress party elects Manmohan Singh as its leader in parliament, setting the stage for his return as prime minister.
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Uncertain future

Monday, May 18th 2009, 16:40

What now for India's BJP after election disaster?
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India PM prepares for new cabinet

Monday, May 18th 2009, 10:51

Indian PM Manmohan Singh resigns along with his cabinet in preparation for forming a new post-election government.
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Indian stocks surge on election

Monday, May 18th 2009, 6:55

Indian stocks rise more than 17% after the Congress party wins a surprisingly decisive victory in national elections.
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Congress plots Indian way forward

Sunday, May 17th 2009, 5:53

India's Congress party holds meetings to decide on its ruling coalition a day after a decisive victory in the election.
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Congress hails India poll victory

Saturday, May 16th 2009, 13:25

Indian PM Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi thank the people for delivering the party a "massive mandate".
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Swine flu hits India and Turkey

Saturday, May 16th 2009, 12:07
related countries: Turkey Turkey

India and Turkey record their first cases of swine flu, giving further evidence that the virus is spreading.
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Indian election results: Your reaction

Saturday, May 16th 2009, 5:56

The leaders of India's Congress party have thanked the people for returning them to power with a "massive mandate". What is your reaction?
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UK rape victim hails India ruling

Friday, May 15th 2009, 23:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British woman whose rapist was released on bail three months into his sentence has hailed the Indian Supreme Court's intervention in the case.
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Media frenzy on India poll talks

Friday, May 15th 2009, 7:57

India's media try to dissect coalition possibilities as counting looms in the marathon general election.
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Varun Gandhi restrictions lifted

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 12:29

India's Supreme Court lifts a ban on speech-making by the BJP's Varun Gandhi, who is accused of inciting religious tension.
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Slumdog star's home is demolished

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 11:31
related places: Mumbai

Indian authorities demolish the Mumbai home of one of the child stars of Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire.
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Election Express

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 11:24

Sights and sounds from the BBC train across India
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India parties meet after election

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 6:41

India's main political parties, the Congress and the BJP, hold meetings to discuss strategy a day after voting ends.
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India's marathon poll concludes

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 13:37

The fifth and final stage of voting in India's month-long general elections comes to an end.
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Pedigree dogs die on India flight

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 8:26

The owner of two pedigree dogs that died on a Jet Airways flight in India threatens to sue the airline.
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Indian ore

Monday, May 11th 2009, 22:44

The challenge of spreading India's iron wealth
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Singh 'agreed Left nuclear deal'

Monday, May 11th 2009, 16:50
related countries: United States United States

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was ready to let the Left take credit for a final US nuclear deal, his ex-media adviser says.
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India singalong sets world record

Monday, May 11th 2009, 16:29
related places: Hyderabad

A 160,000-strong crowd in Hyderabad, southern India, breaks a 72-year-old record for the world's largest choir.
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Suzuki boosted by sales in India

Monday, May 11th 2009, 9:12

Japan's Suzuki Motors avoids a loss in the final quarter, helped by growth in India, but is downbeat on its prospects.
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Suzuki boosted by sales in India

Monday, May 11th 2009, 9:12

Japan's Suzuki Motors avoids a loss in the final quarter, helped by growth in India, but is downbeat on its prospects.
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Poster boy

Friday, May 8th 2009, 15:27

The coming of age of India's Rahul Gandhi
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Delhi 'passes poll turnout test'

Friday, May 8th 2009, 5:48
related places: Delhi

Voter awareness campaigns in India's capital, Delhi, appear to have had some success, with turnout up on the last election.
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Delhi's turn in Indian election

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 11:33
related places: Delhi

Voting closes in the fourth phase of India's marathon election, which included the key battleground of Delhi.
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Your hopes for the Indian elections

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 1:08

As million of voters prepare to go to the polls what are your hopes for the general election?
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Escaped cult leader re-captured

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 21:20
related countries: France France, Reunion Reunion

A convicted sex offender and cult leader who escaped from prison by helicopter is captured on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion.
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Mumbai suspect denies all charges

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 11:48
related places: Mumbai

The leading suspect in last November's attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai pleads not guilty to all 86 charges.
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The E-election

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 0:48

Websites educate and entertain Indian voters
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Brazil clears Indian reservation

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 6:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil begins clearing residents from an area designated indigenous territory by a landmark court ruling.
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Special courts for Gujarat riots

Friday, May 1st 2009, 7:53

A court in India orders the establishment of special courts to try cases related to riots in the state of Gujarat in 2002.
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Indians vote in key third phase

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 12:01

Congress and the BJP go head to head in round three of elections which could determine who forms India's next government.
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Mystery death in India 'sabotage'

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 9:09

An aircraft technician who found a possible bid to sabotage Indian industrialist Anil Ambani's helicopter is dead, police say.
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Mumbai suspect is 'not a minor'

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 10:40

The leading suspect in November's deadly attacks in Mumbai (Bombay) is not under 18, doctors tell an Indian court.
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Court orders new Gujarat inquiry

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 5:09

The Supreme Court in India orders a new investigation into communal riots in the state of Gujarat in 2002.
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Trailblazing

Monday, April 27th 2009, 14:49

Why LK Advani is happy to be India's election underdog
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Italian cruise ship foils pirates

Sunday, April 26th 2009, 14:52
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Italy Italy

A captain of an Italian cruise ship gives the BBC a dramatic account how his crew fended off a pirate attack off the coast of Somalia.
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Australia pull out of India tie

Saturday, April 25th 2009, 12:35
related places: Chennai

Tennis Australia withdraws its team from the Davis Cup tie against India in Chennai because of security concerns.
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Flintoff to undergo knee surgery

Friday, April 24th 2009, 14:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff returns to England from playing in the Indian Premier League in South Africa to undergo surgery on his right knee.
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Flintoff to undergo knee surgery

Friday, April 24th 2009, 13:14
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff returns to England from playing in the Indian Premier League in South Africa to undergo surgery on his right knee.
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IPL boss must explain trip abroad

Friday, April 24th 2009, 12:26

An Indian court orders cricket boss Lalit Modi to explain why he is not in the country to defend himself against charges of cheating.
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Tests to find Mumbai suspect's age

Friday, April 24th 2009, 8:22
related places: Mumbai

An Indian court orders tests to determine the age of the leading suspect in last November's deadly Mumbai (Bombay) attacks.
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Gandhi urges Tamil civilian help

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 16:18
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Priyanka Gandhi, the daughter of India's assassinated former PM, Rajiv Gandhi, calls on her country to help Sri Lankan Tamil civilians.
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Film star

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 14:38

On the campaign trail with Indian silver screen idol
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India holds second election day

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 12:17

Polls are held across India in the second of five stages of a marathon general election, with millions voting in 12 states.
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PM in waiting?

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 9:59

Is Rahul Gandhi ready for India's top job
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Pakistan lays Balochistan blame

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 14:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan accuses India and Afghanistan of wanting to destabilise Pakistan in supporting rebels in Balochistan province.
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Indian Maoists free seized train

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 8:29

Maoist rebels who seized a train carrying several hundred passengers in eastern India have released them, police say.
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Lost lustre

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 7:19

Global downturn hits India's diamond merchants
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Maoist rebels seize Indian train

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 6:14

Maoist rebels in eastern Indian state of Jharkhand seize a train and take several hundred passengers hostage, police say.
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Rate cut by Indian central bank

Tuesday, April 21st 2009, 6:21

The Reserve Bank of India cuts a key interest rate as it aims to lift an economy slowing in the face of the global recession.
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Twelve killed in Assam violence

Tuesday, April 21st 2009, 5:46

Twelve people die in violence in the north-eastern state of Assam ahead of the second phase of India's election.
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Madagascar ex-leader 'to return'

Monday, April 20th 2009, 14:13
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Ousted Madagascar President Marc Ravalomanana says he will return to the Indian Ocean island in the next few weeks.
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New election head to take office

Monday, April 20th 2009, 9:35

A controversial new chief election commissioner is to take office in India with the marathon five-phase election now under way.
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India launches key spy satellite

Monday, April 20th 2009, 7:50
related countries: Israel Israel

India says it has successfully launched an Israeli-built spy satellite that will be able to track movement along its borders.
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Minority report

Sunday, April 19th 2009, 0:15

Why the Muslim vote will be vital in India's poll
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IPL action begins in South Africa

Saturday, April 18th 2009, 14:56

The relocated Indian Premier League gets under way, as Mumbai beat Chennai in the opening game in Cape Town.
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At loggerheads

Friday, April 17th 2009, 18:41

Soft-spoken Indian leaders in election slanging match
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Mumbai confession 'was coerced'

Friday, April 17th 2009, 17:00
related places: Mumbai

The leading suspect in the Mumbai attacks trial retracts his confession, saying it was coerced by the authorities.
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Cricket crazy

Friday, April 17th 2009, 14:18

South Africans embrace role as Indian league hosts
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Delhi girl 'left in sun to die'

Friday, April 17th 2009, 14:06

An Indian schoolgirl dies in hospital after allegedly being made to stand in the sun for not doing her homework.
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Media applaud India's elections

Friday, April 17th 2009, 10:01

Indian newspapers applaud the first phase of general elections on Thursday, despite disruption caused by Maoist rebels.
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Millions of Indians go to polls

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 15:31

Polls close in India where millions braved heat and in some areas Maoist violence on the first day of marathon general elections.
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Follow the BBC's election train around India, in text, audio and video

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 14:28

Follow the BBC's election train around India
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Court orders Varun Gandhi release

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 8:23

A grandson of ex-India PM Indira Gandhi, detained for inciting religious tension, is freed on bail.
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How will elections change India?

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 23:21

Indians have begun voting in the first round of the general elections. What are your expectations?
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Maoist shadow

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 14:33

Bloody insurgency wreaking havoc as India votes
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Infosys sees difficult year ahead

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 8:34

Quarterly profits at Indian outsourcing giant Infosys jump by nearly a third but it warns that its revenues will fall this year.
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Campaign lull as India poll looms

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 15:01

India has its last day of campaigning before the first phase of the month-long general election starts on Thursday.
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Troops in fatal Kashmir avalanche

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 10:45
related places: At

At least seven soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir are killed in an avalanche in the Shamsabari mountain range, the army says.
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Indian politician beats retreat after wrong rally blunder

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 9:19

A minister in the Indian state of Karnataka makes a quick exit after realising he was addressing the wrong election rally.
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New Mumbai attacks suspect held

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 8:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan says it has arrested another man suspected of helping the militants who attacked the Indian city of Mumbai.
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Leftist rules out Congress tie-up

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 7:58

The head of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Prakash Karat rules out supporting any Congress party-led alliance after the polls.
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Satyam announces winning bidder

Monday, April 13th 2009, 10:13

Satyam, the fraud-hit Indian IT firm, says local company Tech Mahindra is to buy a controlling stake in it.
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India poll candidate found dead

Monday, April 13th 2009, 7:01

Massive protests erupt in India's Uttar Pradesh state after the body of an election candidate is found hanging from a tree.
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Troops die in India Maoist attack

Monday, April 13th 2009, 5:45
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At least 10 paramilitary troops die in a Maoist attack on a mine in India's eastern Orissa state, police say.
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Deadly debts

Sunday, April 12th 2009, 23:01

Farmer suicides a key Indian election issue in Punjab
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Stepping out

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 23:31

Dancer takes on stalwart Advani at India polls
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Banking on votes

Friday, April 10th 2009, 23:04

Businesswoman who wants to become Indian MP
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Eating the world's hottest chilli - 51 in two minutes

Friday, April 10th 2009, 13:57

An Indian mother is set for a Guinness World Record after eating 51 of the world's hottest chilli in two minutes.
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Dirty linen

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 13:49

Artist delivers poll message on India politicians' clothes
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US crew seized by Somali pirates

Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 14:49
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, United States United States

Somali pirates hijack a ship with a 20-strong US crew, after what maritime officials describe as a sustained night-time attack.
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S Asia foes 'face common threat'

Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 14:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

US envoy Richard Holbrooke calls for India, Pakistan and the US to work together to defeat Islamic militants.
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Indian elephant kills Dutch man

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 11:00
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Kaziranga

A Dutch tourist is trampled to death by a wild elephant at Kaziranga national park in India's north-eastern state of Assam.
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Shoe attack on Indian minister

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 9:56

A Sikh reporter throws a shoe at India's home minister, saying he was evading a question about anti-Sikh riots in 1984.
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NZ draw Test but India win series

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 6:26
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Wellington

India claim their first series win in New Zealand since 1968 after rain ends the third Test in Wellington as a draw.
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In pictures

Monday, April 6th 2009, 15:58

Parties and stars - India's election campaign
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