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US envoy Powell meets Narendra Modi

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 6:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Powell

US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell holds talks with controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi marking an end to a decade-long US boycott of the leader.
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Onionomics: Peeling away India's food economy

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 21:08

Peeling away the layers of India's food economy
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Pietersen bought by Delhi for IPL

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 5:51
related places: Bangalore

The Delhi Daredevils pay £880,000 to re-sign discarded England batsman Kevin Pietersen for the 2014 Indian Premier League.
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India Olympics suspension lifted

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 13:38

A ban on India's Olympic Association (IOA) is lifted, allowing the country to return to the Olympic fold, IOC spokesman Mark Adams says.
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IPL sides eye 'awesome' Pietersen

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 13:18

Kevin Pietersen could be at the centre of a bidding war which makes him the Indian Premier League's most expensive player.
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US envoy set to meet Narendra Modi

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 10:58
related countries: United States United States

The US ambassador to India is to meet controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, in what is seen as a major shift in the US stance.
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Delhi to probe Ambani on gas prices

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 10:34

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal calls for India's richest man and several senior politicians to be investigated for overcharging consumers for gas.
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French envoy charged over child rape

Monday, February 10th 2014, 14:37
related countries: France France
related places: Bangalore

A French diplomat is formally charged with raping his three-year-old daughter, at a pre-trial hearing in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.
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Italy warns India over marines trial

Monday, February 10th 2014, 13:28
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy reacts angrily to an Indian decision to try two Italian marines, accused of killing two fishermen, under an anti-piracy law.
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Boat capsizes in India's Orissa

Monday, February 10th 2014, 6:39

At least 15 people drown and 16 others are missing after a boat capsizes in a river in India's eastern Orissa state, officials say.
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VIDEO: The struggle in India's Muslim camps

Monday, February 10th 2014, 1:58

More than 50,000 Muslims continue to live in refugee camps in the northern India after a wave of religious riots.
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VIDEO: Can family firms beat competition?

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 12:23

Yogita Limaye reports on how India's traditional family firms are dealing with competition from corporate companies.
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Indian woman's space mission

Friday, February 7th 2014, 20:10

Indian scientist's long hours in pursuit of historic mission
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Officials charged with India killing

Friday, February 7th 2014, 4:53

India's top investigation agency files charges against intelligence officials in connection with the killing of a female student.
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Indian car show goes on despite a slump in sales

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 20:10

India's car makers are optimistic despite falling sales
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India tourist visa scheme extended

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 16:52

India's government is to extend the country's limited visa-on-arrival scheme to tourists from 180 countries in an attempt to boost tourism and business.
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VIDEO: Book fans flock to Calcutta fair

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 0:13
related places: Calcutta

The International Kolkata Book Fair has been welcoming hundreds of thousands of people to the Indian city of Calcutta.
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Pietersen 'could make £3m in IPL'

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 21:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen could make "up to £3m" playing in the Indian Premier League following the end of his England career.
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British artist's take on Indian miniatures

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 18:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British artist's take on traditional Indian styles
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Your pictures: India

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 15:38

Readers' photos on the theme of India
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VIDEO: Inside controversial India election rally

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 13:50
related places: Calcutta

Rahul Tandon reports from an election rally for opposition leader Narendra Modi in Calcutta, which is just one of many Indian political rallies that will take place over the next few months.
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Jaguar to build XJ model in India

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 10:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jaguar says it will build its XJ saloon car in India, but the company's chief executive tells the BBC he is "absolutely committed" to manufacturing cars in Britain.
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Child labour: India’s hidden shame

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 0:09

The hidden plight of Indian children forced into domestic labour
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UK advised India before temple raid

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 21:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK military advice was given to India before the 1984 Golden Temple attack but it had "limited impact", the foreign secretary says.
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India awards Tendulkar top honour

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 8:38

India's president presents the country's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, to cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.
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Ten killed in India bus accident

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 4:19
related places: At

At least 10 people are killed after the bus they were travelling overturned in India's western state of Maharashtra, media reports say.
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One held over attack on Delhi women

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 5:11
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, say they have arrested one person in connection with an alleged attack on two women from north-eastern India.
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Turning around 'the Enron of India'

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 23:53

The boss who saved a scandal-hit Indian computer firm
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VIDEO: Teenage girl on being abducted for work

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 18:30

Shilpa Kannan reports on the thousands of Indian children who have been abducted and forced to work in homes in cities.
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India protest over student death

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 20:04
related places: Delhi

Hundreds of people take part in a protest in Delhi following the beating and subsequent death of a university student from north-eastern India.
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Friday, January 31st 2014, 10:38

Five of India's most popular small cars fail their first ever crash tests, showing that they could lead to fatalities or serious injuries if involved in an accident.
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India court stays Bhullar execution

Friday, January 31st 2014, 7:28
related places: Delhi

India's top court stays the execution of death row prisoner Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, convicted over a 1993 bomb blast in Delhi which killed nine.
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India state rejects Telangana bill

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 8:42

Lawmakers in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh reject a bill to create the new state of Telangana.
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Pietersen among England IPL nominees

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 10:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen is one of 10 English players who have been nominated for next month's Indian Premier League auction.
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India outrage over rape comment

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 8:53

There is outrage in India after a politician, who is also a member of a government panel for women, blames women for rape.
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Eight killed in India bus fire

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 5:01
related places: At

At least eight people have been killed after the luxury bus they were travelling in caught fire in India's western state of Maharashtra, media reports say.
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In pictures: Life of an Indian runaway boy

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 21:35
related places: Calcutta

Pictures from the daily life of a boy sleeping rough in Calcutta station
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Was Tipu Sultan a hero or a despot?

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 13:38

Why an Indian ruler who died 200 years ago is trending now
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India in surprise interest rate rise

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 8:08

India's central bank unexpectedly raises interest rates in an attempt to rein in rising consumer prices in a crucial election year.
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Gold hidden in India airplane cargo

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 7:17

A stash of 27kg of gold worth more than $1.5m (£956,023) is discovered hidden in mobile phones on a commercial plane in southern India, reports say.
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VIDEO: Hollande ex Trierweiler visits India

Monday, January 27th 2014, 13:59
related countries: France France

The former partner of French President Francois Hollande, has arrived in India to raise awareness about child malnutrition.
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Boat capsize in Andaman Sea kills 21

Monday, January 27th 2014, 5:26

A tourist boat sinks off India's Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal, with 21 lives lost.
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VIDEO: Hollande ex 'greeted by media scrum'

Monday, January 27th 2014, 4:36
related countries: France France

France's former first lady has arrived in India a day after the announcement that she was splitting from her partner, François Hollande.
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VIDEO: India's growing taste for 'exotic' veg

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 12:09

Yogita Limaye reports on India's growing taste for "exotic" vegetables like broccoli, leeks and cabbage.
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India villagers deny 'gang rape'

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 2:30

India tribal villagers deny 'gang rape' took place
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VIDEO: France's Trierweiler to visit India

Friday, January 24th 2014, 19:27
related countries: France France

Valerie Trierweiler will go ahead with a planned trip to India despite uncertainty over her relationship with President Francois Hollande.
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France's Trierweiler to visit India

Friday, January 24th 2014, 15:57
related countries: France France

Valerie Trierweiler, officially France's first lady, is to visit India as uncertainty continues over her relations with President Hollande.
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Court orders probe into tribal rape

Friday, January 24th 2014, 12:33

India's Supreme Court orders a judge to investigate the gang rape of a tribal woman, allegedly on orders of village elders who objected to her relationship with a man.
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Army closes Kashmir killings case

Friday, January 24th 2014, 5:28

India's army says it has not found enough evidence to press charges against some officers accused of 'staged killings' in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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US bans more products from Ranbaxy

Friday, January 24th 2014, 4:49
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The US bans India's largest drugmaker Ranbaxy from producing and distributing drugs for the US market from its Toansa facility in Punjab.
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India woman raped on 'elders' order'

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 14:27

Indian police arrest 13 men over the gang rape of a woman, allegedly ordered by village elders who objected to her relationship with a man.
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Why the tribal rape scandal is so unexpected

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 12:30

Soutik Biswas on a shocking case of tribal rape in northern India
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India to withdraw old currency notes

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 6:38

India's central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, says it will withdraw all currency notes printed before 2005 from 31 March.
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'Man-eating' tiger killed in India

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 19:06

Forest workers say they have shot a tiger blamed for killing three women over 10 days in southern India.
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Minister's wife death probe ordered

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 7:37
related places: Delhi

A magistrate in Delhi orders an investigation into the death of Sunanda Pushkar, the late wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor.
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Legendary Telugu actor dies in India

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 5:55
related places: Hyderabad

Legendary Indian actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao dies in the southern city of Hyderabad, aged 90.
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India commutes 15 death sentences

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 8:30

India's Supreme Court commutes the sentences of 15 death row prisoners to life in jail on the grounds of delay.
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Minister's wife 'overdosed on drugs'

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 5:12

The death of the wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor may have been caused by an overdose of drugs, doctors who carried out the autopsy say.
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VIDEO: Fishermen jailed for straying at sea

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 0:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Hundreds of fishermen from India and Pakistan are in jails after accidentally crossing sea borders.
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CSA wants ICC to withdraw proposal

Monday, January 20th 2014, 21:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cricket South Africa asks the ICC to withdraw its proposal to give greater control to England, Australia and India.
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Delhi leader in police stand-off

Monday, January 20th 2014, 10:16
related places: Delhi

Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is in a stand-off with police at a busy city intersection, after he was prevented from staging a protest at the office of India's home minister.
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Tharoor urges swift death probe

Monday, January 20th 2014, 5:23
related places: Delhi

Indian minister Shashi Tharoor, whose wife was found dead in a Delhi hotel on Friday, calls for a swift investigation into her death.
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Why are India's tigers killing humans?

Monday, January 20th 2014, 1:03

Why has India seen a sudden rise in tiger attacks on humans?
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VIDEO: India plans on bank accounts for all

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 0:47

An expert panel has drawn up a plan to give every Indian adult a bank account by 2016.
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VIDEO: India experiments with physical theatre

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 0:46

Inspired by their international counterparts, Indian directors are now experimenting with forms of physical theatre which use light, sound and body movements to tell the story.
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Tharoor wife died 'unnatural death'

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 10:59
related places: Delhi

The wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor, found dead in a Delhi hotel after a Twitter row, died a "sudden and unnatural death", an autopsy finds.
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Indian minister Tharoor in hospital

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 9:25
related places: Delhi

India's minister Shashi Tharoor, whose wife was found dead in a hotel on Friday, is taken to a Delhi hospital with chest pain, officials say.
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India funeral stampede kills 18

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 5:14
related places: Mumbai

At least 18 people are killed in a stampede before the funeral of a Muslim spiritual leader in the western Indian city of Mumbai, officials say.
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VIDEO: Nursery school struggle in Delhi

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 2:25
related places: Delhi

This is the time of year in India when parents try and get places for their children in nursery school, but many are struggling to find space.
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India's growing fitness craze

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 1:36

Indian cities are witnessing a fitness boom
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Indian minister's wife 'found dead'

Friday, January 17th 2014, 19:15

Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor is found dead, following reports that he had an affair, Indian media says.
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Third suspect held over India rape

Friday, January 17th 2014, 5:02
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital Delhi say they have arrested a third man in connection with the gang rape of a Danish woman.
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Indian actress Suchitra Sen dies

Friday, January 17th 2014, 4:18
related places: Calcutta

Veteran actress Suchitra Sen, who was known as Greta Garbo of India, dies in the eastern city of Calcutta, aged 82.
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Rahul Gandhi to lead India campaign

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 17:18

India's governing Congress Party names Rahul Gandhi to lead its general election campaign - but stops short of announcing him as candidate for prime minister.
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India minister denies Twitter affair

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 12:57

Indian minister Shashi Tharoor and his wife say they are happily married after a series of tweets appeared to suggest that he was having an affair.
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India police seek more rape suspects

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 8:09
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital search for more suspects wanted in connection with the gang rape of a Danish woman, after arresting two.
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No return for India's street typists

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 0:57

India's street typists lose out to the computer
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Arrests after rape of Danish tourist

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 17:32
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related places: Delhi

Police in India arrest two men in connection with the gang-rape of a 51-year-old Danish woman close to her hotel in the capital Delhi.
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Danish woman gang-raped in India

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 16:12
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related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital Delhi are investigating the alleged gang rape of a Danish woman who lost her way near her city centre hotel.
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Golden Temple SAS claims overlooked in India

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 14:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Amritsar

Claims about UK role at Amritsar draw little attention in India
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Osborne: Reform EU or face UK exit

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 11:56
related countries: China China

The UK could "face a choice between joining the euro or leaving the European Union" unless Brussels reforms, Chancellor George Osborne warns.
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Hunt for tiger that killed seven

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 11:30

Forest workers in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh are hunting for a tiger that has killed seven people in the past two weeks and forced terrified villagers indoors.
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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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