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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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US returns sculptures to India

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 5:28
related countries: United States United States

The US returns to India three ancient sculptures that that been smuggled into the US by art dealers and accomplices.
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VIDEO: US returns 'wanted' art to India

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 3:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Three sandstone sculptures worth more than $1m stolen form India five years ago have been returned to the Indian government at a ceremony in New York. Wendy Urquhart reports.
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Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 23:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Amritsar

The Indian general in charge of storming the Golden Temple in 1984 tells the BBC that it is not true that the UK government colluded in the attack.
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Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 15:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain orders an investigation into claims that the Thatcher government "colluded" with India on the deadly Golden Temple raid in Amritsar in 1984.
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Why the Arvind Kejriwal effect is growing

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 7:44

Arvind Kejriwal is 'new broom' in India's politics
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VIDEO: India hails polio-free landmark

Monday, January 13th 2014, 23:45

India is marking three years since its last reported polio case, a landmark in the global battle against the disease.
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India hails polio-free 'milestone'

Monday, January 13th 2014, 18:59

India marks three years since its last case of polio was reported, a landmark seen as confirmation of one of its biggest public health successes.
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Jaguar posts record sales figures

Sunday, January 12th 2014, 16:17
related countries: United States United States

Indian-owned car maker Jaguar Land Rover posts record sales for 2013 with 425,000 cars sold worldwide, amid strong growth in the US, Germany and India.
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The dream that caused a gold rush

Sunday, January 12th 2014, 0:45

A dream sparks a scramble for precious metal in India
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No stand-off with US, says India

Saturday, January 11th 2014, 12:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi, Washington

The Indian foreign minister says there is 'no stand-off' with the US as Delhi and Washington try to put the row over an arrested diplomat behind them.
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VIDEO: 'Fans funded my new movie'

Saturday, January 11th 2014, 8:54

An Indian film director has revealed how his fans helped to fund his latest movie.
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US diplomat to leave Delhi embassy

Friday, January 10th 2014, 21:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

The US confirms that an American official will leave its embassy in Delhi at India's request, amid a diplomatic row over envoy Devyani Khobragade.
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India seeks US official's withdrawal

Friday, January 10th 2014, 17:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

India asks the US to withdraw an embassy official as a row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York shows no sign of abating.
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Indian visa row diplomat leaves US

Friday, January 10th 2014, 11:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, whose arrest in the US sparked protests from Delhi, has left for India, officials say.
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Infosys increases sales forecast

Friday, January 10th 2014, 7:48

India's Infosys raises its full-year sales forecast as it reports a 21% jump in quarterly earnings for the three months to December last year.
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India diplomat in visa row charged

Friday, January 10th 2014, 4:05
related countries: United States United States

An Indian diplomat at the centre of a row between the US and India is charged by the American authorities with visa fraud.
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VIDEO: Indian tribe protects land

Friday, January 10th 2014, 2:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A small tribe in eastern India has managed to prevent a British-Indian mining giant from exploiting the aluminium ore rich hills in which they live.
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Sonia Gandhi temple built in India

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 7:47

A temple with an idol of Sonia Gandhi, the head of India's ruling Congress party, is being built by a supporter in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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India eases gold lending rules

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 7:45

India's central bank says finance companies can now lend more in return for gold deposits.
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Delhi launches anti-bribe helpline

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 4:57
related places: Delhi

The government in the Indian capital, Delhi, launches a helpline to help people deal with demands for bribes by government workers.
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'No delay' in India diplomat trial

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 4:16
related countries: United States United States

A US judge refuses to delay proceedings in the case of an Indian diplomat whose arrest on visa fraud charges has caused an international row.
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'More India reprisals' against US

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 8:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

India orders more reprisals against the US as a diplomatic row continues over last month's arrest of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York, media reports say.
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Facebook buys Indian tech start-up

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 6:15
related places: Bangalore

Facebook buys Indian start-up Little Eye Labs, a mobile Android app tester company founded in Bangalore.
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Nine killed in India train fire

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 3:49
related places: At

At least nine people, including a woman, have died after a fire broke out on a train in western India, officials say.
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India's tsunami-hit parents build new families

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 3:46

India's tsunami-hit families start afresh
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Raped girl's family meets president

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 10:59
related places: Calcutta

The parents of a 16-year-old Indian girl who died after being gang-raped and burnt in Calcutta meet the president to seek his help in their fight for justice.
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Thousands flee India tribal clashes

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 10:16

Thousands of people flee their homes in India's north-eastern state of Assam after deadly clashes between two tribes.
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India sex case ex-judge quits panel

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 4:30

Justice AK Ganguly, the former Indian Supreme Court judge accused of sexual misconduct, steps down as the head of a human rights panel.
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YouTube channel becomes rallying point for India's Dalits

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 0:53

YouTube channel becomes rallying point for India's Dalits
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VIDEO: India launches cryogenic rocket

Monday, January 6th 2014, 10:25

India has successfully launched a 1,982-kg communications satellite using an indigenous cryogenically-powered rocket - after recent failed attempts.
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India 'government to audit telecoms'

Monday, January 6th 2014, 8:19
related places: Delhi

A court in the Indian capita, Delhi, rules that government auditors can audit the accounts of private telecoms firms.
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India judge: Pre-marital sex immoral

Monday, January 6th 2014, 5:30
related places: Delhi

A judge in the Indian capital, Delhi, says pre-marital sex is "immoral" and against the "tenets of every religion".
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New India party to contest key polls

Monday, January 6th 2014, 4:02

A new anti-corruption party in India will contest this year's general elections, a senior leader says.
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In pictures: Life along Kashmir border

Monday, January 6th 2014, 3:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Life on the de facto border between India and Pakistan
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Workers die in Goa building collapse

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 5:26
related places: Goa

A building under construction collapses in the western Indian state of Goa, killing at least 14 people, with dozens feared trapped.
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India leader agrees to smaller home

Saturday, January 4th 2014, 15:38
related places: Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal, the new 'anti-corruption' chief minister of India's capital Delhi, opts for a smaller residence after widespread criticism.
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VIDEO: Indian PM to retire after elections

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 15:21

The Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has announced that he will not seek a third term in office.
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Indian girl's parents seek justice

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 13:28
related places: Calcutta

The parents of a 16-year-old Indian girl who died after being gang-raped and burnt in Calcutta tell BBC News they will fight for justice.
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Indian PM to retire after polls

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 10:09

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announces he will not stay in the post if his party wins the next election, due in the summer.
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VIDEO: India's PM says he will step down

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 6:22

The Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, says he will not stand in the next general elections.
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Island of Reunion brushed by cyclone

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 22:27
related countries: France France, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Reunion Reunion

The French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is brushed by cyclone Bejisa, leaving 15 people injured, power lines cut and some homes damaged.
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India bus crash kills 27 near Mumbai

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 10:23
related places: Mumbai

A bus plunges down a deep gorge in the western Indian state of Maharashtra killing at least 27 people, police say.
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Why India's brick kiln workers 'live like slaves'

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 0:42

The suffering of India's brick kiln workers
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India scraps major helicopter deal

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 14:43
related countries: Italy Italy

India has cancelled a $753m (£455m) helicopter deal with Italian defence giant Finmeccanica in the wake of a corruption scandal, officials say.
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Tesco's India plans given go-ahead

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 8:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Indian government approves plans by the British retail giant Tesco for expansion into India, in partnership with the Tata Group.
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US 'will not drop diplomat charges'

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 8:06
related countries: United States United States

Prosecutors are gathering evidence against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade ahead of a 13 January deadline for her indictment, US sources tell Indian media.
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Cooper ends deal with India's Apollo

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 7:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apollo

India's Apollo Tyres $2.5bn (£1.5bn) takeover of US tyremaker Cooper Tire & Rubber collapses following a legal stand-off and financing issues
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Kallis ends with South Africa win

Monday, December 30th 2013, 14:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Jacques Kallis bows out of Test cricket with a victory as South Africa beat India by 10 wickets to win the series 1-0.
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In pictures: India in 2013

Monday, December 30th 2013, 0:23

The best images from the big events in India in 2013
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VIDEO: Delhi swears in new chief minister

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 18:10
related places: Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal, the leader of a new anti-corruption party in India, is sworn in as Delhi's chief minister at the city's Ramlila Ground.
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India steps up US diplomatic row

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 17:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

India is checking the tax status of Americans working at schools in the country, amid ongoing row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York.
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Kallis close to century in final Test

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 16:51
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Durban

Jacques Kallis hits an unbeaten 78 in his final Test match as South Africa reach 299-5 against India in Durban.
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Deadly fire engulfs India train

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 15:35
related places: At

At least 26 people, including two children, die after a fire breaks out on a train in Andhra Pradesh, India - with many trapped inside the inferno.
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VIDEO: Deadly fire engulfs India train

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 15:21
related places: At

At least 26 people, including two children, have died after a fire broke out on a train in southern India, media reports say.
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Delhi swears in new chief minister

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 10:06
related places: Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal, the leader of a new anti-corruption party in India, is sworn in as Delhi's chief minister at the city's Ramlila Ground.
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Arvind Kejriwal: The roots of India's new leader

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 0:04

Ancestral village backs Indian anti-corruption crusader
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Indian woman 'raped by two gangs'

Friday, December 27th 2013, 14:58

Police in India say 10 men are in custody, after a 21-year-old woman was abducted and raped by two apparently unconnected groups of men on Christmas Eve.
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Children died in India relief camps

Friday, December 27th 2013, 7:25
related places: At, Muzaffarnagar

At least 34 children die in camps set up for thousands who fled their homes in the Hindu-Muslim clashes in the north Indian town of Muzaffarnagar, an official report says.
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India's unique carriage museum

Friday, December 27th 2013, 0:19
related places: Goa

A unique Indian carriage museum opens in Goa
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Kallis to retire from Test cricket

Wednesday, December 25th 2013, 12:09
related countries: South Africa South Africa

All-rounder Jacques Kallis will quit the South Africa Test team after the Boxing Day match against India.
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Deal failure hits United Spirits

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 10:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shares in India's United Spirits fall by 6% after an Indian court annuls a deal which would have given Britain's Diageo a controlling stake.
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New party to form Delhi government

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 10:07
related places: Delhi

A new anti-corruption party in India is set to form the government in the capital, Delhi, after a surprisingly strong showing in recent state polls.
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How life is improving in India's poorest regions

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 2:00

Are things changing for the better in India?
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South Africa fail in record run chase

Sunday, December 22nd 2013, 18:57
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa fall eight runs short of a world-record run chase but save a draw in the first Test against India.
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VIDEO: NY maids protest at Indian consulate

Saturday, December 21st 2013, 3:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York, Domestic

Domestic workers who were exploited and abused in the US by foreign diplomats have held a rally outside the Indian consulate in New York.
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Row over India condom price ceiling

Friday, December 20th 2013, 14:55

A government-imposed ceiling on the price of condoms in India is criticised by manufacturers of more expensive "luxury" brands.
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India peacekeepers killed in S Sudan

Friday, December 20th 2013, 11:29

South Sudanese gunmen kill two Indian peacekeepers at a UN compound, as thousands seek refuge from sectarian fighting.
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India asks for review of gay sex ban

Friday, December 20th 2013, 10:47

The Indian government asks the Supreme Court to review its decision to reinstate a 153-year-old law that criminalises gay sex.
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Why Indian author Vikram Seth is angry

Friday, December 20th 2013, 10:15

Novelist Vikram Seth incensed by India court's gay sex ruling
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Chanderpaul goes sixth on Test run list

Friday, December 20th 2013, 9:05
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

West Indian Shivnarine Chanderpaul hits 122 not out against New Zealand to go sixth on the all-time Test runs list.
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US to press ahead with diplomat case

Friday, December 20th 2013, 7:22
related countries: United States United States

The US will not drop charges against Devyani Khobragade, the Indian diplomat whose arrest has sparked a diplomatic row, the state department says.
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Christie's India debut nets $15m

Friday, December 20th 2013, 5:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

London-based auction house Christie's raises more than $15m at its first-ever art sale in India, doubling its pre-sale expectations.
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India demands US apology over row

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 10:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

India demands the US apologise over the treatment of a diplomat arrested in New York for suspected visa fraud and underpaying her Indian maid.
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Indian sailors released in Togo

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 5:43
related countries: Togo Togo

Two Indian sailors who had been languishing in a prison in the West African country of Togo are released, Indian officials say.
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Kerry 'regrets' India diplomat row

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 4:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

US Secretary of State John Kerry calls a top Indian official to express his regret over the treatment of one of the country's diplomats in New York.
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Analysis: US and India both at fault

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 23:28
related countries: United States United States

PJ Crowley says both US and India at fault in envoy arrest row
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India MPs' fury at envoy's US arrest

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 19:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Outraged Indian MPs demand action against the US after the arrest and alleged ill-treatment of one of its diplomats in New York last week.
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VIDEO: Protest over Indian diplomat arrest

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 14:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Delhi

A protest has taken place outside the US embassy in New Delhi after an Indian diplomat was arrested in New York last week.
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Indian MPs pass anti-corruption bill

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 8:20

India's lower house of parliament approves a new anti-corruption bill under which an independent ombudsman will have powers to prosecute politicians and civil servants.
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Indian women who are choosing to be child-free

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 2:17

Indian women who are opting out of motherhood
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India-US diplomat row escalates

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 22:28
related countries: United States United States

India orders reprisals against the US, including the removal of security barriers around its embassy, after a diplomat is arrested in New York.
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India house passes corruption bill

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 16:26

India's upper house passes a new anti-corruption bill to allow an independent ombudsman to prosecute politicians and civil servants.
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Tesco eyes India multi-brand stores

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 12:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tesco applies to open multi-brand stores in India, the British retailer and Indian officials say.
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VIDEO: India rape: Has Delhi changed?

Monday, December 16th 2013, 18:58
related places: Delhi

A year after the gang rape and murder of a female student on a bus in Delhi made headlines across the world, is it any safer for women on the streets of the Indian capital?
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VIDEO: Vigils mark Delhi rape anniversary

Monday, December 16th 2013, 17:53
related places: Delhi

Women's rights activists are holding vigils in the Indian capital Delhi in memory of a female student who was gang-raped and murdered on a bus.
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Pressure on India sex case judge

Monday, December 16th 2013, 13:28

Pressure mounts on a retired Indian Supreme Court judge accused of sexual misconduct to quit his position as head of a human rights panel.
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India remembers gang rape victim

Monday, December 16th 2013, 13:13
related places: Delhi

Women's groups and citizens are holding vigils across the Indian capital Delhi, a year after a student was killed in a gang rape which shocked the country.
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