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2013

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India Protests Against Approval of Telangana State

Protests have been held in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after the government approved the formation of the new state of Telangana on Thursday.

Oct

03

2013

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Indian Cabinet Withdraws Protection for Convicted MPs

The Indian government has withdrawn a controversial order which allows convicted MPs to run for elections while appeals are pending.

Oct

03

2013

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Indian Outsourcers See Business Booming as Obamacare Kicks In

As US President Barack Obama's new health insurance plan takes effect this month, Indian outsourcers handling customer care for insurers there are expecting a big boost in business.

Oct

01

2013

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Painting India Red: Why the Global Racism Map is Wrong

The so-called racism map is more egregious because it offers an alluring and misleading distillation of context-less data, painting entire nations as racist or liberal in one fell swoop.

Sep

30

2013

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Lalu Prasad Yadav Convicted in Fodder Scam Case

The fodder scam, technically known as the animal husbandry department scam of Bihar, revolves around a series of fraudulent transactions in the department.

Sep

30

2013

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Terrorists in Kenya Mall Used New Tactic to Spare Some Muslims

What this shows is Al Qaeda's acknowledgment that the huge masses of Muslims they have killed is an enormous PR problem within the audience they are trying to reach

Sep

30

2013

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Dehati Aurat Controversy Threatens Indo-Pak Talks

A major controversy erupted over Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif purportedly calling Prime Minister Manmohan Singh a "dehati aurat" (village woman) during a breakfast meet with two journalists in the US.

Sep

28

2013

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Snooping Fears: India’s Diplomatic Staff in UK Turns to Typewriters

In this age of NSA snooping, the personal computer is out and the ancient typewriter is back in.

Sep

28

2013

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Bravo Rahul Pappu Passed With Distinction

Rahul has provided enough hints of impatience with the erratic ways of the party earlier, but he has rarely spoken up against the government

Sep

28

2013

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Shock, Gloom Threaten to Spoil Manmohan’s US Trip

A stunned Manmohan Singh awoke to a blow to his domestic political authority at the start of a trip in which he intended to project statesmanship on the global stage.

Sep

26

2013

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Visit to Washington Ends Era in U.S.- India Relations

The construction of a substantial partnership between the two nations won’t be easy; there will probably be delays and cost overruns.

Sep

26

2013

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US: Indian-American Mayoral Candidate Faces Racial Slur

In an apparent act of racism, election sign boards of an Indian-American mayoral candidate and his running mates in New Jersey have been defaced with a swastika and words "Never In Edison".

Sep

26

2013

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Kenya Mall Massacre Message to Westerners, Al-Shabaab Chief Says

The Nairobi mall carnage in which several foreigners were killed by Islamist fighters was a "message to westerners" who supported Kenya

Sep

25

2013

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US Targeted Indian Diplomats with Sophisticated bugs

According to a newspaper report, India’s UN office and the embassy was selected as a target for infiltration with hi-tech bugs

Sep

25

2013

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India PM Manmohan Singh to Begin Key US Visit

Indian PM Manmohan Singh is to begin a four-day visit to the US during which he will hold talks with President Barack Obama.

Sep

25

2013

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Kenya Terror Attack: 20 Gujarati Children Missing

Eyewitness accounts of bodies of children lying strewn around the mall added to the anxiety of the families

Sep

25

2013

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Indian Guru’s Arrest on Sex Charges Divides Nation

The scandal has raised questions about the unprecedented boom in spiritual gurus in the world’s largest democracy

Sep

24

2013

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Hyderabad 1948: India's Hidden Massacre

Ayear later another massacre occurred in central India, which until now has remained clouded in secrecy.

Sep

24

2013

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US Body Launches Anti-India Campaign

An apex body of American manufacturers has launched a massive anti-India campaign just ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's United States visit.

Sep

23

2013

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Nairobi Terror Attack: Lessons India Should Learn

In Nairobi this grim weekend, the world has again seen men dance to Azzam’s song of blood:

Sep

19

2013

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Ratan Tata Joins Trustee Board of US Think Tank

Former Tata group chairman Ratan Tata has been nominated as a member of the board of trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, an American think tank.

Sep

12

2013

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Ex US Envoys to India Seek Non-discriminatory Immigration Law

Former US ambassadors to India have written to top US Congressional leaders in support of a "clean" immigration reform bill that does not include any discriminatory provisions that may harm US or Indian interests.

Sep

09

2013

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Indian Cinema Theme of First Seychelles India Day

Indian cinema will be the theme of the first Seychelles India Day that will be celebrated in this picturesque Indian Ocean archipelago of 115 islands during Oct 4-6.

Sep

09

2013

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Obama Appoints Indian-origin Fund Raiser to Key Post

President Barack Obama has appointed Indian-origin philanthropist Azita Raji, who reportedly raised more than $3 million in contributions for his 2012 re-election campaign, to a key administration post.

Sep

09

2013

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Bavarian Orchestra Complains They Were Misled About Mehta Concert

A concert by renowned conductor Zubin Mehta in Kashmir, where separatist groups are fighting New Delhi’s rule, was mired in controversy on Sunday, posing potential diplomatic embarrassment for Germany, whose ambassador organised the event.

Sep

07

2013

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Zubin Mehta in Kashmir: Concert Hits Controversial Note

Renowned conductor Zubin Mehta's planned concert in Indian-administered Kashmir has run into controversy with separatists and human rights activists opposing it. The BBC's Geeta Pandey reports from Srinagar.

Sep

07

2013

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The Barefoot Runner

He runs 42km every other day. He spins his own cloth. Meet the Gandhian marathon man

Sep

06

2013

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The Importance of the Surname in Indian Politics

More than 150 Lok Sabha members have a family background in politics, and over 250 other members have ‘no significant family background’ in politics

Sep

06

2013

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Is China Occupying 640 km of Indian Territory?

China’s People’s Liberation Army has “incrementally” occupied 640 km of Indian territory along the Line of Actual Control

Sep

05

2013

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US Court Issues Summons to Congress President Sonia Gandhi

A federal court in New York has issued summons to Congress president Sonia Gandhi for allegedly shielding and protecting the leaders of her party who are accused of being involved in the anti-Sikh riots in India in 1984.

Sep

03

2013

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India Approves Landmark Food Subsidies

The Indian Parliament's upper house passed a landmark food-subsidy law clearing the way for the ruling Congress party to roll out the initiative, a cornerstone of its policy agenda.

Sep

02

2013

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Sonia Gandhi to go Abroad for Health Check-up

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi is likely to go abroad for her health check-up, an exercise she undertakes every year after the surgery in 2011.

Sep

01

2013

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The Advantages of Being Asaram Bapu

Asumal Sirumalani, a popular Indian spiritual leader who is known to his followers as Asaram Bapu, has fought a long battle against sex.

Sep

01

2013

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As Violence Escalates, India Asks its Citizens to Leave Syria

India has asked all its citizens to leave Syria in view of escalating violence in the West Asian country.

Aug

30

2013

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British Sikhs to Oppose Narendra Modi's Visit to UK

British Sikhs have expressed opposition to any proposed visit by Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi to the United Kingdom.

Aug

30

2013

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Why Zubin Mehta Concert Became a Raging Controversy in Kashmir

It's a bizarre case of a concert becoming controversial in a land known for poets, singers and musicians for ages

Aug

29

2013

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Indian Mujahideen Co-founder Yasin Bhatkal Arrested

Indian Mujahideen (IM) founder and the country's most wanted terror suspect Yasin Bhatkal has been arrested from the India-Nepal border.

Aug

29

2013

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Indian Police Arrest Home-grown Terror Chief

India's intelligence agencies said they had arrested a leader of domestic terror group the Indian Mujahideen on the country's border with Nepal.

Aug

29

2013

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India Developing E-bomb to Paralyze Networks

Next time there is a Kargil or a LoC violation, you may not hear gunshots or mortar shells, because the electromagnetic bomb will throw life out of gear.

Aug

28

2013

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US-led Military Action Against Syria Spells Bad News for India

India is not alone since both Russia and China have asked the West to stop any attack.

Aug

27

2013

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Food Security: The Biggest Mistake India Might Have Made Till Date

By expressing the cost of food security in terms of percentage of GDP, we do not understand the seriousness of the situation that we are getting into.

Aug

26

2013

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Australia Unveils India Country Strategy

The plan outlines a vision of where Australia's relationship with India should be in 2025 across community, business and government

Aug

26

2013

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India's Maharashtra State Bans Black Magic

The Indian state of Maharashtra has enacted emergency laws banning black magic and superstition, one day after a prominent campaigner was killed.

Aug

26

2013

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Chinese Clearing Forest Cover to Grab Border Land

Agencies have observed that Chinese troops are also clearing forest cover in Arunachal Pradesh and taking away timber and other forest produce.

Aug

23

2013

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Being Born in India is Like Winning Lottery: UK Envoy

British High Commissioner explained the immense potential for growth in diverse sectors in India as well as its growing stature in the world.

Aug

23

2013

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Indian Soldiers Were Sitting Ducks' in August 6 Ambush

The five Indian soldiers were "sitting ducks" in the well-planned, military-style ambush by the Pakistan border action team (BAT) on August 6.

Aug

22

2013

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China Accused of Incursion in India's Arunachal Pradesh

A contingent of Chinese troops entered the north-eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh last week and camped there for four days, media reports say.

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