loading

News: India

We have started to collect the most important news related to India in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to India – overview

India: news

UN urges Kashmir investigations

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 16:04

The United Nations calls for independent investigations into the killing of civilians in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Indian PM says flood 'a calamity'

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 11:44
related places: Bihar

The Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, describes the floods in the northern state of Bihar as a "national calamity".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Militants killed in Kashmir siege

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 6:27

Three suspected militants are shot dead and six hostages freed at a house in Indian-administered Kashmir, security forces say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Brazil delays Indian land ruling

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 0:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's Supreme Court puts off ruling on the status of an indigenous reserve disputed by Indians and farmers.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India beat Sri Lanka & win series

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 16:41
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka lose a second consecutive home one-day series for the first time in their history as India beat them by 46 runs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India clashes denounced by Pope

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 12:02

The Pope says he is "profoundly saddened" by deadly violence between Hindus and Christians in India's eastern Orissa state.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rebels seize hostages in Kashmir

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 8:34
related places: Jammu

Suspected militants take six people, including children, hostage in Jammu, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Riots grip India's Orissa region

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 18:40

Four people die when police try to stop clashes between Hindus and Christians in the Indian state of Orissa.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Curfew still in force in Kashmir

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 8:11
related places: Jammu

Much of Indian-administered Kashmir is still under curfew to stop more protests by separatists and Hindus.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kashmir Muslims defy India curfew

Monday, August 25th 2008, 22:08

Muslims in Indian-administered Kashmir defy a curfew as four people die in clashes with security forces.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Flood devastation in Bihar state

Monday, August 25th 2008, 9:47
related places: Bihar

Over a million people are affected by floods in the northern Indian state of Bihar, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kashmir under indefinite curfew

Sunday, August 24th 2008, 14:14

The authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir impose a curfew as a three-day strike continues.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Indian car factory faces 'siege'

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 23:52

A factory which aims to build the world's cheapest car in India faces an open-ended protest over a land dispute.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Muslims in huge Kashmir protest

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 12:03
related places: Srinagar

In Indian-administered Kashmir, hundreds of thousands of Muslims take part in a protest rally called by separatist leaders.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Secrecy over India party funding

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 11:56

Only a handful of political parties in India provide details of the donations they receive to election commission.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India's Kumar wins boxing bronze

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 8:08
related places: Kumar

Indian middleweight Vijender Kumar loses his semi-final bout but picks up bronze - India's first Olympic boxing medal.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Key India nuclear talks continue

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 5:55

International talks are due to resume to discuss whether to lift a global ban on the sale of civilian nuclear materials to India.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India Maoists clashes kill nine

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 5:23
related places: At

At least nine people, including six policemen, die in clashes between security forces and Maoist rebels in India, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Key Kashmir bus service resumes

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 12:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A bus service connecting Indian and Pakistan-administered Kashmir resumes a week after it was stopped due to violence in the region.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India nuclear deal scrutinised

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 7:59
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

A group of nations that regulates civilian nuclear trade discusses whether India can trade in sensitive nuclear materials.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India win squares one-day series

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 11:14
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dambulla

India level their one-day series in Sri Lanka with a hard fought three-wicket success in Dambulla.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India airport strike hits flights

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 8:02

Many domestic airline flights are cancelled in India after airport workers go on strike in protest against the government's economic policies.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New Kashmir curfew after clashes

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 5:12
related places: Jammu

A curfew is imposed again in the Jammu region of Indian-administered Kashmir after fresh clashes.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Goody leaves India

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 12:56

Reality TV star Jade Goody leaves an Indian version of Big Brother after being diagnosed with cervical cancer.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Oldest man' passes away in India

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 8:16
related places: Jaipur

An Indian man, who claimed to be the oldest in the world, dies in the western city of Jaipur.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Paraguayan Indian named minister

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 2:03
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

An indigenous woman in Paraguay who says she was sold into forced labour as a girl is made minister for indigenous affairs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kashmir protesters in UN march

Monday, August 18th 2008, 12:12

Separatist leaders in Indian-controlled Kashmir call off their planned march to the UN office in Srinagar.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kashmir independence day clashes

Friday, August 15th 2008, 8:46
related places: Srinagar

People in Indian-administered Kashmir hoist black flags in the summer capital Srinagar to mark India's independence day.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Singh outlines 'terror' challenge

Friday, August 15th 2008, 5:07

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says that terrorism and extremism had emerged as the main challenge to India's unity.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India to examine protest deaths

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 21:10

The government of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh orders an inquiry into the deaths of farmers during clashes with the police.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India in public sector pay deal

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 16:46

India's cabinet backs higher wages for government workers after a pay panel report earlier this year.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Abortion-ban Indian's baby dies

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 11:28

An Indian woman who was denied a late-term abortion for her foetus diagnosed with a heart defect has a still birth.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Third curfew amid Kashmir tension

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 5:22

A curfew continues in parts of Indian-administered Kashmir after violence in the Muslim-majority Kashmir valley.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Violence flares again in Kashmir

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 12:54

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir fire tear gas to disperse thousands of rioting protesters in Srinagar, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN probes India 'abuses' in Congo

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 8:55
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The UN says peace troops from India may have engaged in abuse and exploitation in the DR Congo.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India's poor urged to 'eat rats'

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 6:35

An official in India comes up with a new way to encourage low caste poor people to cope with food shortages - rat meat.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Perfumed pong - herbal remedy for smelly rubbish

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 13:08

Authorities in the western Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) douse garbage landfills with herbal perfume to lessen the putrid stench.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Protesters shot dead in Kashmir

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 12:23

At least 11 people die after security forces open fire on thousands of Muslim protesters in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tesco planning venture in India

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 8:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK supermarket giant Tesco unveils plans to move into the Indian market by setting up a wholesale business.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Olympic curbs

Monday, August 11th 2008, 23:33
related countries: China China

Chinese factory shutdowns cause Indian shortages
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Police fire on Kashmir protesters

Monday, August 11th 2008, 17:21

A senior separatist and four others are killed after police fire on Muslims near the border in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India fetes first gold medallist

Monday, August 11th 2008, 7:58

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh lavishes praise on Abhinav Bindra, the country's first individual Olympic gold medallist.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pilgrims stranded in India shrine

Monday, August 11th 2008, 5:28

One person dies and nearly 135 others are stranded after a stairway leading to a shrine in India collapses, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bindra claims India's first gold

Monday, August 11th 2008, 4:59

Abhinav Bindra becomes India's first individual Olympic gold medallist, winning the men's 10m air rifle shooting title.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India monsoon rains kill dozens

Sunday, August 10th 2008, 17:58

Heavy monsoon rains in India destroy houses and flood parts of Andhra Pradesh, killing at least 40 people over the weekend.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mendis sets record as India slump

Sunday, August 10th 2008, 12:48
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Spin sensation Ajantha Mendis broke a 62-year-old record to help Sri Lanka close in on a series win over India.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India court okays mining projects

Friday, August 8th 2008, 15:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's Supreme Court says two huge and controversial mining projects can proceed in the eastern state of Orissa.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Inflation surpasses 12% in India

Friday, August 8th 2008, 7:39

Indian inflation hits a 13-year high above 12% despite government efforts to tighten monetary policy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Indian HIV parents kill children

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 16:47
related places: Mumbai

A Indian couple infected with HIV commit suicide after killing their three young children, police in Mumbai say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Strike paralyses Bengal enclave

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 5:17
related places: Nandigram

Protests over the murder of a Marxist leader paralyse life in the enclave of Nandigram in India's West Bengal state.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Indian leaders urge Kashmir talks

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 17:26

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calls an all-party meeting to discuss worsening tensions in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 7:31
related countries: Japan Japan

The future of a Japanese baby born to a surrogate Indian mother is uncertain after her parents divorce.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN warning on India child health

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 14:13

The world will fail to reach millennium development goals unless India improves healthcare for children, the UN says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Protester dies in Kashmir clash

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 13:21

A demonstrator is shot dead by police during land protests in Jammu in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India court in key abortion order

Monday, August 4th 2008, 12:52

A court in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) rejects a couple's plea to abort their 25-week foetus in a key test case.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Audio slideshow

Monday, August 4th 2008, 9:52

IT and journalism on the curriculum at Indian madrassa
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Murdoch plans expansion in India

Monday, August 4th 2008, 9:22

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp plans to invest $100m to develop six regional TV channels and hire more staff in India.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pilgrims return to India shrine

Monday, August 4th 2008, 7:22

Worshippers return to a Hindu temple in India, a day after a stampede at the shrine left 146 people dead.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kashmir shuts down over land row

Monday, August 4th 2008, 5:19
related places: Jammu

A shutdown is being observed in Indian-controlled Kashmir valley to protest against assaults on Muslims in the Jammu region.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India temple stampede 'kills 140'

Sunday, August 3rd 2008, 20:53
related places: At

At least 140 worshippers are reported killed in a stampede at a Hindu temple in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dozens killed in India train fire

Friday, August 1st 2008, 16:18
related places: At

At least 32 people die in a fire in a passenger train in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, railway officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN approves India-US nuclear deal

Friday, August 1st 2008, 13:48
related countries: United States United States

The International Atomic Energy Agency ratifies a controversial nuclear deal between India and the US.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan spies 'aided Kabul bomb'

Friday, August 1st 2008, 12:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Kabul

US officials claim elements in Pakistan's ISI intelligence agency helped in the Indian embassy bombing in Kabul.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Veteran Indian left leader dies

Friday, August 1st 2008, 10:28

Veteran Indian communist leader Harkishan Singh Surjeet dies aged 92 after a long illness.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dozens killed in India train fire

Friday, August 1st 2008, 6:58
related places: At

At least 32 people die in a fire in a passenger train in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, railway officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Kashmir talks' held in Colombo

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 17:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo, Kashmir

The Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers meet in Sri Lanka for talks thought to have focused on the Kashmir dispute.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 16:37
related countries: Maldives Maldives

Thousands of mourners attend the funeral of a popular Indian singer who drowned while swimming in a pool in the Maldives.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Late wickets give Sri Lanka edge

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 13:35
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka end the opening day of the second Test with a slight advantage after four late wickets against India.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bombs shut down India diamond hub

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 9:30
related places: Surat

India's diamond and textile hub of Surat in the western state of Gujarat shuts after police defuse 19 small bombs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rivals trade blame over Kashmir

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 15:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan accuse each other of breaching a ceasefire after troops clash along the dividing line in disputed Kashmir.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Indian interest rates rise to 9%

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 13:26

India's central bank increases its key interest rate to 9% from 8.5% in a bid to dampen surging inflation.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Death toll rises in India blasts

Monday, July 28th 2008, 12:51

The death toll in the serial bomb blasts that hit the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Saturday rises to 49, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Ruff' justice - dog appears in Indian court

Monday, July 28th 2008, 12:35
related places: Bihar

A dog appear in court in the eastern Indian state of Bihar accused of breaching the peace.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India on alert as bombers sought

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 14:48

Indian cities are on high alert as police hunt for the bombers who killed at least 45 people in Ahmedabad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly blasts strike Indian city

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 2:46
related places: At, Bangalore

At least four explosions hit the the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, a day after deadly blasts in Bangalore.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India on wheels

Saturday, July 26th 2008, 12:54

The delight and danger of crossing India by motorcycle
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Serial bombs' hit India's IT hub

Friday, July 25th 2008, 14:12
related places: Bangalore

Seven bombs hit the southern Indian city of Bangalore within minutes of each other killing two people, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Power crisis hits Indian states

Friday, July 25th 2008, 13:40

Maharashtra becomes the latest Indian state to announce measures to deal with a power crisis.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

DNA tests on 'yeti' split ends could help solve mystery

Friday, July 25th 2008, 11:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scientists in the UK who examined hairs reputed to belong to a yeti in India say that an initial series of tests have proved inconclusive.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bush and Singh push nuclear deal

Friday, July 25th 2008, 6:42
related countries: United States United States

US President George Bush telephones Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the controversial civil nuclear deal.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fossil fears

Friday, July 25th 2008, 6:35

Road building threatens Jurassic age fossils in India
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Five killed in Kashmir explosion

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 13:04
related places: At

At least five people are killed in a blast caused by suspected militants in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dilshan makes history with appeal

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 12:04
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan is the first player to successfully appeal against a decision during his side's Test match against India.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kashmir city curfew over land row

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 5:40

A curfew is imposed in Indian-administered Kashmir after what police say was the suicide of a land-row protester.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New opposition front in India

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 16:55
related countries: United States United States

India's communists and other opposition parties launch a joint campaign against rising prices and a nuclear deal with the US.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rain hits opening day in Colombo

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 12:37
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Malinda Warnapura hits 50 as Sri Lanka reach 85-2 at stumps on the rain-hit opening day of the first Test against India.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India media condemns vote 'taint'

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 11:16

The Indian press says the government's vote of confidence win was "tainted" by charges of vote buying.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ugly debate

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 19:46

Confidence vote reveals seamy side of Indian politics
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Indian government survives vote

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 18:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

India's government wins an unruly parliamentary vote of confidence over a controversial civilian nuclear deal with the US.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spin star Mendis set for Test bow

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 15:51
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka's spin bowling sensation Ajantha Mendis will make his Test debut against India in Colombo on Wednesday.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India MPs hold vote of confidence

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 13:53
related countries: United States United States

The Indian parliament will hold a vote of confidence in the government that could decide the fate of a US nuclear deal.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India says dialogue under stress

Monday, July 21st 2008, 15:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kabul

India says its peace process with Pakistan is under stress following this month's suicide attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Unsung star

Monday, July 21st 2008, 14:25
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

India's top boxer takes a shot at Beijing
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Indian MPs hold confidence debate

Monday, July 21st 2008, 9:01
related countries: United States United States

India's parliament holds a two-day debate ahead of a vote of confidence over a controversial nuclear deal with the US.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Soldiers killed in Kashmir blast

Saturday, July 19th 2008, 14:09
related places: At

At least nine soldiers die in Indian-administered Kashmir, in a bomb attack blamed on separatist militants.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bengal farmers in potato protest

Friday, July 18th 2008, 17:00

Angry farmers in the Indian state of West Bengal dump potatoes crop on roads in protest against poor prices.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India lobbies on nuclear safety

Friday, July 18th 2008, 16:29

Indian officials brief the world nuclear regulatory body on plans to safeguard the country's civilian nuclear facilities.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Gandhi defends US nuclear accord

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 12:00
related countries: United States United States

The leader of India's governing Congress Party, Sonia Gandhi, defends a controversial nuclear deal with the US.
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.