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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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BJP refuses to drop Varun Gandhi

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 13:24

India's BJP refuses to drop a Gandhi descendant as a candidate despite anti-Muslim accusations by election authorities.
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Is the Nano good for India?

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 11:25

The world's cheapest car goes on sale in India. Will it help those aspiring to buy a car or will it hurt the environment?
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Trial starts for Mumbai suspect

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 11:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

The sole known surviving suspect from last year's Mumbai attacks appears at an Indian court on a video link at the start of his trial.
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Not cricket

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 2:59

Venue change dents ambitions of chief of India's IPL
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ECB bosses return for IPL talks

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 23:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England and Wales Cricket Board officials will meet figures form the Indian Premier League this week to discuss the possibility of hosting the tournament.
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Nadal blows Murray away in final

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 23:08

World number one Rafael Nadal coasts to 6-1 6-2 victory over Andy Murray in the Indian Wells Masters 1000 final.
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Live - Murray v Nadal

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 21:23

Andy Murray faces Rafael Nadal in the final of the Indian Wells Masters 1000.
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Chauffeur's dream

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 8:29

Indian man's plan to buy the world's cheapest car
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IPL will be staged outside India

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 7:51

Next month's Indian Premier League will be held outside the country because of unresolved security concerns.
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Murray shines in win over Federer

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 22:00

Andy Murray reaches the Indian Wells Masters 1000 final with a fine 6-3 4-6 6-1 victory over Roger Federer.
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Live text - Murray v Federer

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 20:11

Andy Murray takes on Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the Indian Wells Masters in California.
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Troops guilty of Kashmir 'lapses'

Friday, March 20th 2009, 15:23

A high-level army inquiry into the killing of two civilians in Indian-administered Kashmir finds three soldiers guilty of "lapses".
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'Prophet carpet' goes for $5.5m

Friday, March 20th 2009, 7:27

A carpet commissioned in India 150 years ago for the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad in Medina sells for almost $5.5m at auction.
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Murray reaches Indian Wells semis

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 22:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray battles to a 7-5 7-6 win over Ivan Ljubicic to reach the last four at Indian Wells.
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India call-centre credit card scam

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 20:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The sale of stolen UK credit card details accessed via an Indian call centre is exposed by a BBC News investigation.
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Murray reaches Indian Wells semis

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 20:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray plays Ivan Ljubicic for a place in the Indian Wells semi-finals.
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Orissa Hindu activist shot dead

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 11:19

Suspected Maoists kill a hardline Hindu leader in a district of India's Orissa state that saw bloody religious clashes last year.
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Nadal edges Nalbandian in classic

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 9:57
related countries: Chile Chile

World number one Rafa Nadal survives five match points to defeat David Nalbandian 3-6 7-6 6-0 and reach the quarter-finals at Indian Wells Masters
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'Prophet carpet' set for auction

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 6:25
related countries: Qatar Qatar

A carpet commissioned in India 150 years ago for the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad in Medina is to be auctioned in Qatar.
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Murray eases past injured Robredo

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 21:12

Britain's Andy Murray cruises into the last eight of the Indian Wells Masters after Tommy Robredo retires with a wrist injury.
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Live text - Murray v Robredo

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 20:07
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray takes on Spain's Tommy Robredo for a place in the quarter-finals in Indian Wells.
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India on top despite NZ centuries

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 8:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

India dominate day one of the first Test in New Zealand despite centuries by Daniel Vettori and Jesse Ryder.
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Gandhi family scion denies speech

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 7:44

A grandson of the late Indian PM Indira Gandhi denies making an anti-Muslim speech during a recent election rally.
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Mathieu v Murray - round 3 result

Monday, March 16th 2009, 18:03

Andy Murray defeats Paul-Henri Mathieu in the third round of the Indian Wells Masters 1000.
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Designer armour

Sunday, March 15th 2009, 2:05

The latest in bullet-proof fashion reaches India
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Missing children

Friday, March 13th 2009, 16:49

Desperate search of Indian families for loved ones
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IPL schedule set to change again

Friday, March 13th 2009, 15:12

Indian Premier League officials are to submit a second revised playing schedule to the home ministry in order to receive security clearance.
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Miraculous escape for Indian boy speared by rod

Friday, March 13th 2009, 10:24

A six-year-old Indian boy is recovering after doctors removed a two metre (6ft) iron rod that speared him when he fell from a terrace.
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'Third front' launched in India

Thursday, March 12th 2009, 12:03

India's communists and several other regional parties come together to launch a "third force" ahead of general elections.
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India's richest men lose billions

Wednesday, March 11th 2009, 22:03

Indian businessman Anil Ambani is the biggest loser on the 2009 Forbes World Billionaire list, losing $31.9bn in the past 12 months.
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Fame from home

Wednesday, March 11th 2009, 12:24

India's poppadom ladies celebrate 50 years of success
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Indian underage brides 'at 44%'

Wednesday, March 11th 2009, 10:42

Nearly half of Indian women wed before they are 18 years old, the legal age for marriage since 1978, a survey says.
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IPL chief plays down safety fears

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 11:41

Commissioner Lalit Modi says the Indian Premier League will take sole responsibility for security for the forthcoming tournament.
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Stripped Assam woman in poll bid

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 9:20

An Assam tribal woman whose stripping in a protest in 2007 sparked outrage is to contest India's parliamentary election.
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India party faces confidence vote

Monday, March 9th 2009, 5:10

A key former ally of India's main opposition party will face a vote of confidence after it lost its majority in a state assembly.
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Rival strategies

Sunday, March 8th 2009, 0:43
related countries: China China, Nepal Nepal

India and China compete for influence in Nepal
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India state enlists former rebels

Friday, March 6th 2009, 11:38

India's north-eastern state of Assam recruits 700 surrendered rebels as "special police officers" to fight separatists.
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Gandhi items 'to return to India'

Thursday, March 5th 2009, 21:40
related countries: United States United States

An controversial auction of items belonging to Mahatma Gandhi results in a sale to an Indian businessman for $1.8m.
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Journey into exile

Thursday, March 5th 2009, 18:15

Why Tibetans old and young made the trek into India
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Indian contest for rupee symbol

Thursday, March 5th 2009, 9:30

The Indian finance ministry begins a public competition to select a design for the symbol of the rupee.
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English stars to take IPL advice

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 18:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's contingent of Indian Premier League players will receive further security advice before deciding whether to take part.
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Digging for love - villagers build road to try to get married

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 11:03
related places: Bihar

Bachelors from a remote village in Bihar, India, are building a mountain road to the outside world to raise their eligibility among prospective brides.
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India in bid to stop Gandhi sale

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 9:50
related countries: United States United States

Indian officials are talking with a US auction house to stop items owned by Mahatma Gandhi from being sold, officials say.
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More women die in fires in India

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 18:56

Young women in India are more than three times as likely to die in a fire as young men, a study published in the Lancet says.
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New Zealand v India live score

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 18:12
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Napier

New Zealand take on India in the first one-day international in Napier.
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Dates announced for India polls

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 13:52

India's parliamentary elections will run from 16 April to 13 May, the country's Election Commission announces.
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Bangladesh 'takes back' Rohingyas

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 5:52
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Bangladesh takes back 49 boatpeople allegedly returned to the sea by Thai authorities and rescued by Indian coastguards.
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Audio slideshow

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 0:33

The 12th Century Indian fort still home to 5,000
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India launches Gandhi sale move

Friday, February 27th 2009, 20:55

India is taking steps to prevent Mahatma Gandhi's personal possessions being auctioned in New York, reports from India say.
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Kiwis secure Twenty20 clean sweep

Friday, February 27th 2009, 11:35
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Brendon McCullum hits an unbeaten 69 as New Zealand beat India by five wickets to take the Twenty20 series 2-0.
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Indian economy in sharp slowdown

Friday, February 27th 2009, 9:25

India's economy grew by less than expected in the last three months of 2008, official figures show.
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Heroes' welcome for Slumdog stars

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 15:12

The stars of the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire are greeted by huge crowds as they return to India.
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March launch for 'cheapest car'

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 10:03

India's Tata Motors says its Nano, billed to be the cheapest car in the world, will be launched next month.
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Cheapest car launch set for March

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 7:39

Indian firm Tata Motors announces that it will be launching the world's cheapest car next month.
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Mumbai attacks suspect is charged

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 17:54
related places: Mumbai

The man identified as the sole surviving gunman from the Mumbai attacks is charged with "waging war" against India.
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Many killed in Kashmir bus crash

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 7:54
related places: Jammu

A bus plunges into a gorge in the Jammu region of Indian-administered Kashmir killing at least 35 people, police say.
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Kashmir strike to protest killing

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 7:15

A total shutdown begins in Indian-administered Kashmir to protest against the killings of two men allegedly by Indian troops.
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Flintoff expects to play in IPL

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 9:06

England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff insists he will recover from his hip injury in time to play in the Indian Premier League in April.
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Vaccine tackles deadly Gujarat virus

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 6:42

A mass vaccination of 60,000 people begins in India's western Gujarat state to tackle a deadly outbreak of hepatitis B.
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Indian media hail Oscar glories

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 5:07

Indian media hail the success of Slumdog Millionaire, its composer AR Rahman and the documentary Smile Pinki at the Oscars.
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India to send astronauts to space

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 18:23

India earmarks more than $2.5bn to launch its own manned space flights by 2015.
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Indian joy at Oscar night glory

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 11:48

India revels in Oscar success, with Slumdog Millionaire composer AR Rahman leading the way with two Academy Awards.
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India wedding party hit by train

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 0:24
related places: At

At least 14 members of a wedding party, including the bride, die when their van collides with a passenger train in eastern India.
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Probe into India hepatitis deaths

Friday, February 20th 2009, 9:35

Health authorities in India begin investigations into some 25 deaths caused by hepatitis B in the western state of Gujarat.
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Slumdog duo head for Oscar awards

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 19:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mumbai, Oscar

Two children from the Indian city of Mumbai who shot to fame in the film Slumdog Millionaire are set to go to the US Oscars.
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Pakistan 'may share Mumbai probe'

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 8:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan says it is considering an Indian request to send a team to share information on the probe into the Mumbai attacks.
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India offers Sri Lanka evacuation

Wednesday, February 18th 2009, 11:21
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India says it ready to help in the evacuation of tens of thousands of civilians caught up in fighting in Sri Lanka.
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Indian charmers march to demand right to perform with snakes

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 23:06
related places: Calcutta

Some 1,000 Indian snake charmers march in Calcutta in protest of a law that has made their profession illegal.
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Teenager held over Mumbai killing

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 17:06
related places: Mumbai

Police in India arrest a teenage college student accused of kidnapping and killing a fellow student.
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Holbrooke holds key India talks

Monday, February 16th 2009, 14:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

New US envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, holds talks with Indian leaders on the last leg of a regional tour.
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Indian fiscal deficit set to rise

Monday, February 16th 2009, 9:32

India's acting finance minister says India's fiscal deficit will be much higher than previously forecast.
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Pinki's pride

Sunday, February 15th 2009, 23:58

Story of cleft-lip girl is India's other Oscar hope
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Valentine attackers held in India

Saturday, February 14th 2009, 16:25

Indian police say they have arrested a number of hardline Hindus for targeting young couples on Valentine's Day.
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Fifteen die in India train crash

Saturday, February 14th 2009, 7:56

At least 15 people are killed and 100 injured in a train derailment in the Indian state of Orissa, officials say.
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MPs urge intervention to save Gandhi auction items

Friday, February 13th 2009, 14:52

A group of Indian MPs calls for Mahatma Gandhi's personal possessions, due for auction in New York next month, to be returned to India.
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Death sentences for India murder

Friday, February 13th 2009, 10:00

An Indian businessman and his servant are sentenced to death for murdering a girl in a case dubbed "the house of horrors".
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India welcomes Mumbai admission

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 16:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

India says Pakistan's admission the Mumbai attacks were partly planned on its soil is a "positive development".
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Career options

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 15:32

Indian army's latest enemy is a shortage of men
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Thursday, February 12th 2009, 15:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

A senior Pakistani official admits for the first time that deadly attacks in Mumbai were partly planned in Pakistan.
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India pair found guilty of murder

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 12:23

An Indian businessman and his servant are convicted of murdering a young girl in a case involving the deaths of 19 people.
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Delhi justice's 466-year backlog

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 16:39
related places: Delhi

The chief justice in India's capital Delhi says the High Court could take up to 466 years to clear its backlog of cases.
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Russia agrees India nuclear deal

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 11:31
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Delhi, Moscow

Russia and India agree deals totalling $700m under which Moscow will supply uranium pellets to Delhi, officials say.
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Asif receives one-year drugs ban

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 7:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

An Indian Premier League (IPL) drugs tribunal hands Pakistan bowler Mohammad Asif a one-year ban after testing positive for nandrolone.
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Outrage at bar attack on Indian women sparks underwear protest

Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 7:57

Indians outraged at an attack on women for drinking in a bar are to send a gift of underwear to right-wing activists.
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Police die in India rebel attack

Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 4:13
related places: Bihar

Ten policemen die in an attack by Maoist rebels in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, according to officials.
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