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India holds crucial Delhi elections

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 5:38
related places: Delhi

Polling is under way in crucial state elections in the Indian capital, Delhi, where a new party could emerge as a critical player.
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Chess boxing catching on in India

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 1:16

Why chess boxing is catching on in India
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Postman's 29-year fight over $1 case

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 12:03

An Indian postal worker, accused of stealing less than $1 in 1984, has been cleared by a court after nearly 350 court hearings over 29 years.
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India current account gap narrows

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 7:22

India's current account deficit, a key area of concern, narrowed sharply in the July-to-September quarter, after a series of measures helps curb gold imports.
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Indian probe crosses Moon's orbit

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 4:34

India's spacecraft to Mars crosses Moon's orbit on its way to the red planet, space authorities say.
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Indian editor questioned in sex case

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 4:58
related places: Goa

Police in the Indian state of Goa question the editor of a top news magazine over sexual assault allegations after a court remanded him in custody.
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Family of forgotten victim of India murders

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 2:58
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Uncertain future for Nepalese family of murdered servant
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Indian probe begins journey to Mars

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 2:32

India's mission to Mars has embarked on its 300-day journey to the Red Planet, performing a crucial manoeuvre to leave Earth's orbit.
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A unique Indian wedding website for HIV positive people

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 0:50

The unique Indian wedding website for people with HIV
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India editor arrested in sex case

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 16:20

The editor of a prominent Indian news magazine is arrested over sexual assault allegations, after a court rejects his latest bail plea.
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Tehelka magazine faces uncertain future

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 4:49

The uncertainty facing India's top 'sting' magazine
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India editor gets bail in sex case

Friday, November 29th 2013, 15:31
related places: Goa

A court in the Indian state of Goa grants top Indian magazine editor Tarun Tejpal bail in a sexual assault case.
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India economy growth rate surprise

Friday, November 29th 2013, 12:27

India's economic growth rate rises strongly in the July-to-September period, according to latest official figures.
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Why is India's anti-corruption party creating waves?

Friday, November 29th 2013, 1:22

Populist party tries to redefine Indian political map
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VIDEO: Anti-corruption party storms India

Friday, November 29th 2013, 0:23

A new political party led by an anti-corruption crusader is challenging India's mainstream parties.
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India editor quits over sex claims

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 9:44

The managing editor of top Indian magazine Tehelka resigns days after her boss was accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague.
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India's Tata shelves banking plans

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 5:06

Tata Sons, one of India's biggest conglomerates, withdraws its application for a banking licence.
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In India men are men but women are often 'girls'

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 1:32

India's confusion over how to talk about women
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Blast near India nuclear plant

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 9:41

Six people die in an explosion near a nuclear power plant in India's Tamil Nadu state, police say.
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India braces for severe cyclone

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 5:23

A severe cyclone is headed for India's south-eastern coast with winds up to 120mph (200kmph) and heavy rain, the meteorological department has said.
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India's puppeteers struggle to survive

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 4:29

India's puppeteers struggle to survive
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India jails murder parents for life

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 16:36
related countries: Nepal Nepal

An Indian couple are sentenced to life in prison for murdering their daughter Aarushi Talwar and their Nepalese servant, Hemraj Banjade in 2008.
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India couple guilty of double murder

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 0:07

An Indian couple are convicted of murdering their teenage daughter and Nepalese servant, in a sensational case that has gripped India.
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India editor seeks pre-trial bail

Monday, November 25th 2013, 10:50

The editor of a top Indian magazine who is accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague is seeking pre-trial bail, reports say.
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India couple guilty of double murder

Monday, November 25th 2013, 10:14
related places: Delhi

The parents of Indian school girl Aarushi Talwar are convicted of murdering her and their servant Hemraj at the family home near Delhi.
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'Slavery' women met 'in collective'

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 17:24
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Two of three women who were allegedly held as slaves in London for at least 30 years met a man who has been arrested via a collective, police say.
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Horrors of India's brothels documented

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 1:43

Horrors of India's brothels are documented
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Prodigy is new world chess champion

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 16:41
related countries: Norway Norway

Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen, 22, becomes the world champion, beating title holder Viswanathan Anand of India.
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The sex scandal battering India's top investigative title

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 14:57

The sex scandal battering India's top investigative title
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Cyclone approaches Indian coast

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 6:34

The Indian authorities evacuate thousands of people from coastal areas in the east of the country, as a strong cyclone approaches.
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'Secret files' on India hero Bose

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 1:44

India has 20 secret files relating to the 1945 disappearance of independence leader Subhash Chandra Bose, officials say.
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Sex claim India editor steps down

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 7:59

The editor of a top Indian magazine is temporarily stepping down from his position over allegations of sexual assault by a woman colleague.
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India police hunt ATM attacker

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 9:29
related places: Bangalore

Police in the Indian city of Bangalore are hunting a man who brutally attacked a woman in a cash machine kiosk.
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India PM Singh opens bank for women

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 11:02
related places: Mumbai

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurates India's first ever state-owned bank for women in the western city for Mumbai.
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Chess fever in India over world championship

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 2:05

Why young Indian players believe they are budding champions
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VIDEO: Surrogates have 'positive experience'

Monday, November 18th 2013, 12:12

Dr Nayna Patel’s clinic in India has been recruiting surrogate mothers and delivering babies to order for a decade. HARDtalk asks her if she is exploiting poor and illiterate women.
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Foreigners vie for Bollywood fame

Monday, November 18th 2013, 0:17

The foreigners trying to make it in India's film industry
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Sachin Tendulkar - in his own words

Monday, November 18th 2013, 0:08

India legend Sachin Tendulkar on retirement and being adored
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VIDEO: Tendulkar fans mark 'end of era'

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 17:19

Cricket fans across India mark Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket.
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Tendulkar given highest India honour

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 16:02
related places: Mumbai

Sachin Tendulkar is awarded India's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - hours after ending his international cricket career in Mumbai.
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How will India cope with life after Sachin Tendulkar?

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 8:34

How does India cope with Tendulkar's farewell?
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Tendulkar retires with India victory

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 7:28

Sachin Tendulkar bows out of international cricket with India winning by an innings and 126 runs against West Indies.
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India passenger trains derails

Friday, November 15th 2013, 3:31

A passenger train derail in India's Maharashtra state, killing at least two people.
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Why power theft in India is a complex problem

Friday, November 15th 2013, 1:27

A film about stealing energy in India creates waves
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Tendulkar 38 not out in final Test

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 12:07
related places: Mumbai

Sachin Tendulkar is 38 not out after day one of his 200th and final Test match, after India dismiss West Indies for 182.
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India bus fire kills at least seven

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 3:43
related places: At

At least seven people die after a luxury bus they were travelling in caught fire in India's southern state of Karnataka, police said.
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VIDEO: Sachin Tendulkar's final farewell

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 0:48
related places: Mumbai

Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is set for a final farewell when his 200th Test gets underway in his home city of Mumbai on Thursday.
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India official regrets 'rape' remark

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 9:07

The chief of India's top investigation agency says he regrets his remark on rape after criticism from women's groups.
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Fourteen die in India bus accident

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 5:20
related places: At

At least 14 people die and 23 others are injured after a truck topples and falls into a ditch in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
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Tendulkar is the greatest - Lara

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 23:08
related places: Lara

West Indies great Brian Lara believes India's Sachin Tendulkar should be remembered as the greatest cricketer in history.
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India ex-judge faces abuse claim

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 12:24

India's top court sets up a panel to investigate a law graduate's allegation that she was sexually harassed by a recently retired Supreme Court judge.
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Four small earthquakes shake Delhi

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 4:33
related places: Delhi

Four small earthquakes shake homes in the Indian capital, Delhi, sending people running into the streets.
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Indian Mars mission snag 'resolved'

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 3:44

India's mission to Mars has 'resolved' a snag and appears to be back on track, its space research agency says.
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In pictures: India's street children

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 1:02

Rag picking and more - images of India's street children
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Women bankers break through in India

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 0:03

How women are calling the shots at some of India's top banks
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Indian Mars mission hit by snag

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 0:02

India's Mars mission has hit a snag after a planned engine burn failed to raise the spacecraft's orbit around Earth by the intended amount.
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PepsiCo makes big India investment

Monday, November 11th 2013, 15:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cola

PepsiCo, the US food and drinks giant behind the Pepsi-Cola, Walkers Crisps and Tropicana brands, is to invest $5.5bn (£3.4bn) in India by 2020.
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Tight security marks India polls

Monday, November 11th 2013, 5:09

Voting begins amid tight security in key elections in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
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VIDEO: India PM to boycott summit

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 22:42
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Indian PM Manmohan Singh will boycott the Commonwealth summit in Colombo amid a row over Sri Lanka's human rights record.
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India PM to boycott Colombo summit

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 19:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Indian PM Manmohan Singh will boycott this week's Commonwealth summit in Colombo, officials say, amid a row over Sri Lanka's human rights record.
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Charles hears Mumbai attack stories

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 20:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

The Prince of Wales meets survivors of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, on the fourth day of his visit to India.
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India's Anand defends chess title

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 11:18
related places: Anand, Chennai

The Indian city of Chennai hosts the world chess championships, which could end the six-year reign of local man Vishwanathan Anand.
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VIDEO: Indian women breaking through

Friday, November 8th 2013, 18:50

The BBC's Reeta Chakrabarti reports from India, where eight major banks are led by women
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Policemen killed in Kashmir attack

Friday, November 8th 2013, 4:34
related places: At

At least two policemen are killed by suspected militants in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Second maid 'hurt' at India MP house

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 7:26

An Indian MP and his estranged wife being investigated for a murder of a servant are accused of torturing a second maid, police say.
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India eases rules for foreign banks

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 5:25

India's central bank unveils new rules that will allow foreign banks to expand their presence in the country.
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Nigerian anger over Goa murder

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 11:58
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Goa

The Nigerian community in India is feeling "aggrieved" after one of its citizens was killed in Goa last week, Nigeria's high commissioner tells the BBC.
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In pictures: Tendulkar's farewell series

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 4:46

India craze over cricket legend Tendulkar's farewell series
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The battle over the legacy of India's 'Iron Man'

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 1:22

A scramble for the legacy of India's 'Iron Man'
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VIDEO: Inside India's Mars mission HQ

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 16:27

The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports from inside the Satish Dhawan Space Centre as India successfully launches a spacecraft to Mars.
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India launches spacecraft to Mars

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 9:11

India has successfully launched a spacecraft to the Red Planet - with the aim of becoming the fourth space agency to reach Mars.
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Patna blasts: Police find explosives

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 4:28
related places: Bihar

Police in India's Jharkhand state say they have recovered bombs similar to ones used in attacks on a political rally in Bihar last month.
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How the Mars mission helps India

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 1:30

What a mission to Mars means for India
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VIDEO: Do Indians want a mission to Mars?

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 0:53
related places: Delhi

Ahead of its launch, Sanjoy Majumder asked people on the streets of Delhi what they thought of India's mission to Mars.
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In pictures: India prepares for Mars mission

Monday, November 4th 2013, 5:04

India prepares for Mars mission launch
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Seven dead in India rebel attack

Monday, November 4th 2013, 3:59
related places: At

At least seven people are killed in an attack by suspected militants in India's north-eastern state of Assam, police say.
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VIDEO: India's space ambition takes off

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 16:47

India's intergalactic ambitions will take a further step forward this month when its unmanned mars orbiter will blast off on a 9-month voyage to the red planet
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Sharma smashes ODI double hundred

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 16:39
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Bangalore

India's Rohit Sharma smashes 209 from 158 balls as India beat Australia by 57 runs at Bangalore to win the series 3-2.
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Travel nightmare hits a nerve in India

Friday, November 1st 2013, 16:01

More than two million people have viewed a letter written by a disgruntled Air France passenger from India - why has his story hit such a nerve? BBC Trending investigates.
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Indian stock market hits record high

Friday, November 1st 2013, 11:59

India's main stock index, the Sensex, has hit a record high, propelled by an increased inflow of foreign capital.
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India blast injured suspect dies

Friday, November 1st 2013, 6:19
related places: Bihar

A man arrested in connection with last Sunday's bomb attacks on a crowd gathered for an opposition rally in the Indian state of Bihar dies in hospital, police says.
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VIDEO: Inside 'the world's largest laundry'

Friday, November 1st 2013, 3:34
related countries: China China

Linda Yueh reports from Dhoby Ghat in India - often described as the world's largest laundry - to investigate why India's fortunes have fallen behind China.
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Is India becoming an inflation nation?

Friday, November 1st 2013, 0:11

Soutik Biswas asks whether India is becoming an inflation nation
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NSA leaks helping India become 'Big Brother' state?

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 6:55

India takes to mass-surveillance, writes the BBC's Andrew North
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Three killed in north India violence

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 3:42
related places: Muzaffarnagar

Three people die in fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, which was hit by religious riots last month.
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How technology is changing Indian weddings

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 1:06

How technology is changing Indian weddings
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VIDEO: Web boosts Indian wedding planning

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 23:58

The BBC's Shilpa Kannan reports on how Indian couples are increasingly using the internet to plan their big days.
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