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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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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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Ford to launch new car in India

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 10:08

Ford announces that it is to make a new car in India, as part of its $500m (£304m) investment plan in the country.
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India launches seven satellites

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 7:27

India successfully launches seven satellites in a single mission, reaffirming its growing capabilities in space.
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World Bank lends $4.3bn to India

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 6:15

The World Bank is to provide India with $4.3bn in loans, including $2bn to support its state-owned banks.
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Rajiv Gandhi assassin ends fast

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 5:23

A woman convicted of assassinating former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi ends a fast to demand her release from jail.
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Bharti-MTN phone deal talks start

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 14:57
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Mumbai

South African and Indian officials hold talks in Mumbai to discuss a merger between mobile phone firms MTN and Bharti Airtel.
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Casualties feared in India clash

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 10:59

Casualties are feared in a battle between Maoist rebels and supporters of the ruling Communist party in West Bengal.
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Forecasts for Asian growth raised

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 9:27
related countries: China China

The economies of China and India are set to grow by more than previously thought, the Asian Development Bank says.
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Rajiv Gandhi assassin begins fast

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 6:40

A woman jailed over the assassination of Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi begins an "indefinite" fast to demand her early release.
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Watching India

Monday, September 21st 2009, 23:31

A new India on show at the Toronto film festival
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Leak reveals India Maoist threat

Monday, September 21st 2009, 13:36

India's government obtains a leaked report by Maoist rebels, in which the insurgents' plans for future attacks are revealed.
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Latest score - Australia v India

Monday, September 21st 2009, 10:04
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia take on India in a Champions Trophy group match in Centurion.
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Return of the cat?

Sunday, September 20th 2009, 23:22

India plans to bring back the cheetah to its grasslands
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Tree guru

Saturday, September 19th 2009, 0:11

One man's plan to plant millions of trees in India
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Indian Maoists in fierce battle

Friday, September 18th 2009, 15:06
related places: At

At least eight die in a fierce gun battle between Maoist insurgents and security forces in central India, police say.
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Indian leader in statue warning

Friday, September 18th 2009, 8:18

The chief minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh warns of violence if statues of her and her mentors are demolished.
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Israel warns of threats to India

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 22:08
related places: Mumbai

Israel is warning that Islamist militants are preparing attacks in India similar to those in Mumbai last year, media and officials say.
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Iran warns India on gas pipeline

Wednesday, September 16th 2009, 6:44
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Delhi

Iran's ambassador in India says Delhi must decide soon on a multi-billion dollar gas pipeline deal.
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Sari chic

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 16:58

Indian designer woos fashion world with homespun
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India is 'losing Maoist battle'

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 12:24

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says his country is losing the battle against Maoist rebels.
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India admits 2010 Games problems

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 9:32

Concerns over India's plans for the 2010 Commonwealth Games are valid, a top official says.
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Musharraf admits US aid diverted

Monday, September 14th 2009, 12:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Former president Pervez Musharraf says US military aid to Pakistan during his tenure was used for defences against India.
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Illegal alcohol kills 30 in India

Monday, September 14th 2009, 6:43

Authorities in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh suspend 13 officials after 30 people die from drinking toxic illegal alcohol.
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India airline pilots end strike

Sunday, September 13th 2009, 0:24

Pilots for India's second-largest private airline, Jet Airways, end a five-day strike which led to the cancellation of some 800 flights.
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Deadly car bomb blast in Kashmir

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 15:40

A car bomb explosion kills at least three people in the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, Srinagar.
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Court halts Mayawati statue spree

Friday, September 11th 2009, 10:05

India's Supreme Court orders Uttar Pradesh government to stop building statues of the chief minister Mayawati and her mentors.
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India murder sentence overturned

Friday, September 11th 2009, 7:44

An appeal court in India overturns the death sentence of a businessman convicted for murdering a girl in a case dubbed "the house of horrors".
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Bitter tidings

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 23:45

Low production and high prices create sugar crisis in India
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Delhi school stampede kills five

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 7:53
related places: At, Delhi

At least five girls die in a stampede at a state-run school in the Indian capital, Delhi, police and doctors say.
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UAE 'weapons plane' leaves India

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 7:41

A UAE transport plane which was detained at an Indian airport after arms were found in its cargo is allowed to leave.
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Kashmir activist discovered dead

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 9:11

A member of a committee leading a campaign over the deaths of two women in Indian-administered Kashmir is found dead.
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'Ill' pilots ground India airline

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 8:38

India's second-largest private airline Jet Airways cancels many flights after pilots stage a flash protest and report sick.
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Indian villagers flee elephant herd

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 7:02

Hundreds of villagers are forced into camps in the Indian state of Orissa after repeated attacks by an elephant herd.
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Indians 'killed in staged clash'

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 5:22

A female student and three others were killed by police in a "staged" clash in the Indian state of Gujarat, a judicial probe finds.
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'Weapons plane' detained in India

Monday, September 7th 2009, 14:27
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Calcutta

A United Arab Emirates transport plane is detained in Calcutta after customs officials find arms and explosives in its cargo.
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India mothers-in-law fight abuse

Monday, September 7th 2009, 11:12

A group of Indian mothers-in-law form a group to fight the harassment they claim to endure at the hands of daughters-in-law.
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Nepal 'regrets' attack on priests

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 22:32
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal expresses regret over an attack on two Indian priests by protesters at one of Nepal's holiest Hindu sites.
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Funeral held for India politician

Friday, September 4th 2009, 14:37

India's YSR Reddy is buried as thousands of mourners weep and jostle for a final glimpse of him.
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Deadly India landslide 'kills 10'

Friday, September 4th 2009, 6:42
related places: Mumbai

At least 10 die in a landslide in the Indian city of Mumbai after heavy rains, officials say.
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India politician killed in air crash

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 16:27

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YSR Reddy dies in a helicopter crash in southern India.
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