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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's families still hoping for answers

Saturday, March 8th 2008, 12:06

In Delhi, the BBC's Chris Morris meets a woman still hoping to find her husband, 36 years after he went missing in the India-Pakistan war of 1971.
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Kashmir suspends stray dog cull

Saturday, March 8th 2008, 8:59

Authorities in Indian-run Kashmir halt a bid to poison thousands of feral dogs after a threat of legal action.
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Rahul Gandhi starts India drive

Friday, March 7th 2008, 9:37

Senior Indian Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi sets off on a nationwide tour to boost the party's profile.
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India PM warns of Sikh militancy

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 15:41

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says Sikh separatists based abroad are trying to revive militancy in Punjab state.
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Thousands cheer Indian cricketers

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 12:43
related places: Delhi

The Indian cricket team is feted at a colourful ceremony in Delhi after its one-day series defeat of Australia.
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Musharraf rejects prisoner plea

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 5:26

Pervez Musharraf rejects a mercy plea by an Indian man to have his death sentence for spying overturned.
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Tennis: Serena returns with win

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 17:10

Serena Williams returns from a month on the sidelines after gum surgery with a straight-sets win over Tzipora Obziler in India.
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US warning on India nuclear deal

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 9:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

A top US diplomat says "time is tight" for India to finalise a civilian nuclear deal with Washington.
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India media hail cricket victory

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 8:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Indian newspapers hail the country's cricket team's one-day series victory over Australia.
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India announces girl child award

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 6:30

The Indian government announces it will pay poor families nearly $3000 to bring up their girl children.
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'Lost' Indian prisoner comes home

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 18:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

An Indian man freed from a Pakistani jail after spending 35 years on death row is re-united with his family.
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Vatican to canonise Indian nun

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 11:33

An Indian nun who disfigured herself to avoid marriage will be made the country's first woman saint by the Vatican.
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Indian freed after 35 years' jail

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 15:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistani government release an Indian man who had been in prison on death row for 35 years.
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Harbhajan taunt claims dismissed

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 9:44

The International Cricket Council moves swiftly to dismiss suggestions India's Harbhajan Singh racially abused Australian fans.
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Cricket: Tendulkar seals India win

Sunday, March 2nd 2008, 11:28
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

A breathtaking century from Sachin Tendulkar leads India to a six-wicket victory over Australia in the first of three CB Series finals in Sydney.
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'Militants' die in Kashmir clash

Friday, February 29th 2008, 10:46

Four militants are reportedly killed in an overnight gunfight with police in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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India cancels small farmers' debt

Friday, February 29th 2008, 8:50

India is to cancel the debt of its small farmers in a giant scheme that will cost 600bn rupees ($15bn; £7.6bn).
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Cricket: England stars 'eye India'

Thursday, February 28th 2008, 21:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The chairman of the Indian Premier League says he has been contacted by some of England's leading players.
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Indian train hits crowd on tracks

Thursday, February 28th 2008, 8:26

A high-speed train hits people walking on the tracks in western Gujarat state, killing at least 16.
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Cricket: India act over 'sledging'

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 15:57
related countries: Aruba Aruba

India write a letter to match referee Jeff Crowe complaining about the behaviour of the Australian players.
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Indian rail to get big investment

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 15:36

India's giant state-run railway network is to get a $56bn investment over the next five years.
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Gates in India to push US firms

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 10:42
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates visits India to bolster military ties and promote US arms manufacturers.
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Cricket: India through to final

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 6:38
related countries: Australia Australia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India will play Australia in the CB Series final after a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka.
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Muslim scholars decry terrorism

Monday, February 25th 2008, 11:17

An influential group of Muslim theologians in India say terrorism is against the teachings of Islam.
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Cricket: India's Sharma fined

Monday, February 25th 2008, 9:51

India's Ishant Sharma is fined 15% of his match fee for an "aggressive gesture" to Andrew Symonds.
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Maoist leader remanded in India

Monday, February 25th 2008, 5:39

A court in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal sends a top Maoist leader to police custody after his arrest.
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Arrests follow India mob attack

Sunday, February 24th 2008, 13:37

Seven people are arrested in eastern India after a mob beats a murder suspect until he is unconscious.
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Cricket: Ponting ton inspires Aus

Sunday, February 24th 2008, 12:06

Australia captain Ricky Ponting inspires his side to their latest Commonwealth Bank one-day series victory over India.
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Food prices spur Indian inflation

Friday, February 22nd 2008, 15:57

Inflation in India rises more than expected in early February to a six month high on rising food prices.
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Boss faces call-centre death case

Friday, February 22nd 2008, 12:54

The boss of a murdered Indian call-centre worker faces charges of not providing enough security.
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Nepal strives to get fuel supply

Thursday, February 21st 2008, 18:47
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The authorities in Nepal impose a daytime curfew for a second day to allow them to bring in fuel from India.
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US warns India over nuclear pact

Wednesday, February 20th 2008, 17:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

India must conclude a nuclear deal with the US if it is to be approved before presidential polls, Delhi is warned.
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Dhoni tops Indian auction bidding

Wednesday, February 20th 2008, 16:57
related countries: Australia Australia

India one-day skipper Mahendra Dhoni attracts the highest price in an auction for players in a new league.
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World cricketers auction begins

Wednesday, February 20th 2008, 6:16
related places: Mumbai

The auction of some of the world's best cricket players begins in the Indian city of Mumbai.
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Cricket: Crucial win for India

Tuesday, February 19th 2008, 11:41
related countries: Australia Australia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Dhoni help India beat Sri Lanka in the one-day CB Series in Australia.
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Maoists killed in India fighting

Tuesday, February 19th 2008, 9:07

Authorities in the state of Chhattisgarh say 11 Maoists have been killed in fighting with security forces.
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Lockheed wins $1bn Indian order

Monday, February 18th 2008, 11:50
related countries: United States United States

US defence firm Lockheed Martin wins a $1bn order from India for six C-130J military transport planes.
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Maoists killed in India fighting

Monday, February 18th 2008, 9:48

Authorities in the Indian state of Orissa say at least 20 Maoists have been killed in fighting with security forces.
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India organ doctor associate held

Monday, February 18th 2008, 8:54

Indian detective arrest the brother of a doctor accused of organising illegal organ transplants.
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India police battle Maoist rebels

Sunday, February 17th 2008, 13:42

There is heavy fighting between police and Maoist rebels hiding in a jungle in the Indian state of Orissa.
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Cricket: India slump to Australia

Sunday, February 17th 2008, 10:59
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

Australia move well clear in the CB Series table after a 50-run win over India in a low-scoring match in Adelaide.
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Indian Maoists kill 14 in Orissa

Saturday, February 16th 2008, 9:48

Maoist rebels attack police stations in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, killing 13 officers and a civilian.
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India-Pakistan flights to double

Friday, February 15th 2008, 16:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan and India agree to double the number of weekly passenger flights between the two countries.
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Taslima Nasreen's visa extended

Friday, February 15th 2008, 5:49
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Indian authorities extend controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen's visa for another six months.
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India state disputes tiger count

Friday, February 15th 2008, 5:13

Authorities in the eastern Indian state of Orissa reject results of a new count of the tiger population.
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Indian MP gets life

Thursday, February 14th 2008, 17:57
related places: Bihar

An Indian politician is sentenced to life in jail for ordering the murder of a rival leader in Bihar state in 1998.
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Cricket: India seek 'sledging' ban

Thursday, February 14th 2008, 13:42

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is to propose a complete ban on sledging at a meeting with the game's rule-makers.
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India faces smoking death crisis

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 22:12

One million people a year will die from tobacco smoking in India in the 2010s, research predicts.
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India's Tata backs air-power car

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 16:05

An engineer working with Indian firm Tata says he plans to sell an emission-free car that runs on compressed air.
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Right-wing Mumbai leader arrested

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 13:30

A top politician is arrested in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) for stoking communal tensions.
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India tiger population declines

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 6:19

A new government report finds India's tiger population has fallen drastically during the past five years.
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Poultry ban lifted in India state

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 5:34

Authorities in West Bengal lift a ban on sale of poultry after declaring that the bird flu epidemic is under control.
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India, Russia agree nuclear deal

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 17:25
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

India and Russia say plans are finalised for Moscow to build four new nuclear power stations in India.
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Indian industrial output up 7.6%

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 15:28

Indian industrial output was up 7.6% in December on a year ago, official figures show.
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Cricket: S Lanka win in Canberra

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 6:10
related countries: Australia Australia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Canberra

Tillakaratne Dilshan hit 62 to lead Sri Lanka to an eight-wicket victory over India - their first win in the one-day CB Series.
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Man in jail for 35 years 'found'

Monday, February 11th 2008, 19:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistani human rights minister says that he has traced an Indian who has been in prison for 35 years.
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Reliance Power falls 17% on debut

Monday, February 11th 2008, 11:54

Shares in Reliance Power fall 17% on their first day of trading in India's biggest stock market flotation.
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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi is cremated

Monday, February 11th 2008, 11:38

Thousands of followers of Indian guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi attend his cremation in northern India.
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Pace pair inspire India victory

Sunday, February 10th 2008, 11:02
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Pace bowlers Ishant Sharma and Sree Santh lead India to a five-wicket win over Australia in Melbourne.
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'Kidney scam' doctor deported

Saturday, February 9th 2008, 16:19
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A doctor suspected of running a kidney-trading racket in India is deported from Nepal, police say.
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Doctor held in Indian organ scam

Friday, February 8th 2008, 17:00
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A doctor suspected of running a kidney-trading racket in India is arrested in Nepal, police say.
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Twenty killed in Kashmir snowfall

Friday, February 8th 2008, 16:19
related places: At

At least 20 people are killed and 10 reported missing after heavy snows in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Indian doctor gets life over porn

Thursday, February 7th 2008, 17:57

An Indian doctor is jailed for life for secretly filming his patients while naked and selling the footage online.
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Indian economy set to decelerate

Thursday, February 7th 2008, 17:19

India expects its slowest growth in three years as agriculture lags faster growth in other sectors.
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Pakistan captain in 'love scam'

Wednesday, February 6th 2008, 11:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani cricket captain Shoaib Malik threatens to sue an Indian family for alleging he married their daughter.
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BJP meetings hit by attack fears

Wednesday, February 6th 2008, 6:57

India's main opposition party says it has postponed meetings amid warnings of a possible attack on its leader.
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Indian guru Maharishi Yogi dies

Wednesday, February 6th 2008, 2:04

Indian guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, credited with introducing the Beatles to ancient Hindu meditation methods, dies.
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Three convicted over India hijack

Tuesday, February 5th 2008, 12:54

An Indian court finds three men guilty of conspiracy over the hijacking of a passenger plane in 1999.
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Mirza boycotts Indian tournaments

Monday, February 4th 2008, 18:09

Sania Mirza will stop appearing in tennis competitions in her native country to avoid further controversies.
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India FM alert over nuclear deal

Monday, February 4th 2008, 5:56
related countries: United States United States

Indian FM Pranab Mukherjee says India may face global isolation if it does not agree US nuclear deal.
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Australia crush lamentable India

Friday, February 1st 2008, 10:59
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia thrash India by nine wickets in the one-off Twenty20 international.
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India MP held over rival's death

Friday, February 1st 2008, 9:06
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, say they have arrested a member of the parliament who is charged with murder.
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Compensation for escalator death

Friday, February 1st 2008, 7:44

India's Supreme Court upholds compensation for the family of a girl crushed to death in a faulty escalator.
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India border state in $2bn boost

Friday, February 1st 2008, 5:12

India PM Manmohan Singh announces projects worth over $2bn for the remote north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh during a rare visit.
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New plan for HIV marriage tests

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 17:17

A committee in an Indian state provisionally approves compulsory HIV tests before marriage.
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Web disruption hits India

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 10:22

The internet is disrupted in the Middle East, Egypt and India following damage to two undersea cables.
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India PM visits Arunachal Pradesh

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 9:06

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, a first for a prime minister in over a decade.
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Cricket: India players warned

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 8:40

Indian cricket officials tells their players to behave following the Harbhajan Singh controversy.
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Four militants killed in Kashmir

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 6:17

Authorities in Indian administered Kashmir say security forces have killed four militants.
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Changed attitude to India affairs

Wednesday, January 30th 2008, 20:14

A survey carried out among corporate executives in India suggests changing attitudes to office affairs.
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Bird flu cull hit by 'corruption'

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 11:38

Several bird flu culling teams stop work in the Indian state of West Bengal, complaining of official corruption.
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Indian interest rates unchanged

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 10:06

India's central bank keeps interest rates on hold, saying inflation is still the main threat.
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BJP reserves women posts

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 6:31

India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party says it will reserve a third of its party posts for women.
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Cricket: Gilchrist quit over error

Monday, January 28th 2008, 11:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Adam Gilchrist reveals a dropped catch against India made him feel it was time to retire.
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'Kidney racket' exposed in India

Monday, January 28th 2008, 8:07
related places: Delhi

Police in India seek a Delhi doctor who is alleged to be involved in the illegal trade of human organs.
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