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This Time For Africa: Shy India Must Woo This Continent

With democracy taking root in Africa like never before, India must step up engagement with the continent.

Jul

07

2014

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Islamic Law Holds No Legal Sway in India

Islamic courts have no legal authority in India, the country's Supreme Court ruled Monday, saying Muslims cannot be legally subject to a parallel religious authority.

Jul

07

2014

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Top British Ministers Woo IndiaUunder Modi

Britain's finance minister announced a US$428 million deal with India's military to seek stronger trade and investment ties with new Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

Jul

06

2014

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The Last Prince

How a Sikh ruler ended up in an English grave.

Jul

03

2014

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Modi’s Digital India Dream to Come True

The new scheme would take forward the announcement made in President Pranab Mukherjee’s address to Parliament saying that it would be the “backbone” of the government’s “new ways of working”.

Jul

03

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50 Indian Nurses Forced Onto Buses in Tikrit

Nearly 50 Indian nurses from the southern state of Kerala have been taken against their will from a hospital in the militant-controlled city of Tikrit in Iraq

Jul

02

2014

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India Figures Out Science of Rocket Dollars

When Modi quipped that India's Mars mission cost less than the Hollywood movie 'Gravity', what was left unsaid was that the government's space commerce company has been making more money every year.

Jul

02

2014

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India Among Jihad Targets of ISIS

Ibrahim Awwad al-Badri, commander of the insurgent group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), has vowed war against several countries, including India, in a Ramzan speech released online late on Tuesday.

Jul

01

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China’s Cartographic War With Asia

The govt should condemn China’s redrawing of maps in strong terms

Jul

01

2014

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Govt Scrambles to Pull Out Indians from Iraq

India's operation in strife-torn Iraq is fast taking the shape of a full-scale evacuation of all Indians.

Jun

30

2014

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Iraq Crisis: Tikrit Nurses' Plea For Help as Fighting Rages

A group of Indian nurses working in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit say they are are petrified following the bombings

Jun

30

2014

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Western Powers Rush to Court Modi

Western governments are rushing to visit India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi, drawn by the prospect of multi-billion-dollar deals.

Jun

30

2014

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The Idea of India

Civilisation involves respecting those less fortunate and those who disagree with you.

Jun

28

2014

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India PM Modi Overtakes White House on Twitter

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has narrowly overtaken the White House on Twitter, a study of political use of the social network has found.

Jun

26

2014

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India Court Summons Gandhis

A court in India has summoned top Congress party leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi for allegedly "misappropriating assets" of a newspaper

Jun

25

2014

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Indo-Americans Want US Congress Invite For Modi

Indian-American groups have launched a campaign to win more lawmakers' support for a move to invite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of US Congress when he visits US in September.

Jun

24

2014

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US Asked to Explain Immunity to Manmohan Singh

A US court has asked the US government to respond by July 10 to a Sikh group's challenge to "suggestion of immunity" to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case.

Jun

23

2014

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What Not to Call PM Modi in Britain

The senior Indian-origin politician had lodged an official complaint with BBC over what she has termed its biased, one-sided coverage of India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

Jun

23

2014

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Hillary's Hard Choices

We all hope for is that the Prime Minister, by his actions, demonstrates unequivocally that he is the Prime Minister for all of India, every single group inside India.

Jun

23

2014

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Illegal Entry Stalls Exit of 121 Indians From Iraq

Surviving on minimal food and water for nearly a week, these youths have been locked in a basement by the construction company that illegally employed them.

Jun

22

2014

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A Largely Indian Victory Mostly Forgotten in India

Soldiers died by the dozens, by the hundreds and then by the thousands in a battle here 70 years ago.

Jun

20

2014

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India’s History With Hostage Situations

There has been no request for ransom and it remains unclear who was behind the kidnappings.

Jun

20

2014

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Why Indian Nurses Want to go Back to Iraq

We are very tense about the situation in Iraq but I want to go back to work there.

Jun

19

2014

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Goodbye, Rahul; Hello Again, Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has intensified her interaction with party leaders in trying to figure out how to make the party claw its way back into the reckoning.

Jun

18

2014

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Why is India Called Hindustan When it is a Secular Country

There have been a number of people asking if India is a secular country, why it must be called Hindustan.

Jun

18

2014

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Forty Indians Abducted in Mosul

India has confirmed that 40 of its citizens have been kidnapped in the violence-hit Iraqi city of Mosul.

Jun

16

2014

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India Asks its Citizens to Avoid Travel to Iraq

With tension escalating in Iraq, the Ministry of External Affairs or MEA has issued an advisory asking Indian nationals to avoid all travel to Iraq.

Jun

14

2014

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US Offers Ground-breaking Defence Technologies to India

The offers in the list also include a helicopter program and an unmanned aerial vehicle program.

Jun

13

2014

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Overseas Funds Make a Beeline to Invest in India

Several sovereign wealth funds (SWF) and overseas pension funds are rushing to invest in India, driven by hopes of economic recovery under a new stable government.

Jun

11

2014

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Yoga in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone may not be the kind of place you expect to find yoga. But thanks to a group called Yoga Strength, it is becoming increasingly popular.

Jun

11

2014

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Can Narendra Modi Do a 21st Century Ashoka?

Can a massive transformation in the polity be pushed and sustained precisely because it emanates from an Ashoka-style personal re-invention, away from memories of conflict, towards a metaphorical embrace of the gods of peace?

Jun

11

2014

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In Secret Delhi Meet, India Tutored China On Land Laws

India could be playing a vital role in China's transition to private ownership of land.

Jun

10

2014

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Curtains On The Regnal

Unassailable so far, internal dissent against Rahul and Sonia mounts after the electoral rout

Jun

10

2014

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Modi-Rahul Bhai Bhai: India’s New PM Hits The Right Notes

Modi seems determined to prove Tharoor right and is sticking firmly to his '2.0' avatar - the picture of mature statesmanship.

Jun

09

2014

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Modi 101 in Indian MBA Classes

Cashing in on the popularity of new Prime Minister Narendra Modi, some of the top business schools in the country are using his rise in Indian politics to teach management principles.

Jun

06

2014

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Why is AAP Self Destructing

Does AAP have a future? Yes. But only if it can put a leash on Kejriwal.

Jun

06

2014

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India’s Snooping and Snowden

It is not actually snooping. This was the Indian foreign minister’s response to the U.S. mass surveillance programs that also targeted India.

Jun

06

2014

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Narendra Modi's US Visit

Media in India feel Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed meeting with US President Barack Obama is likely to open a "new chapter" in Washington-Delhi ties.

Jun

06

2014

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HRD Minister Smriti Irani Meets IIT Directors

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani met directors of six elite Indian Institutes of Technology over two hours this week and reportedly plans a "retreat" with them for more discussions.

Jun

05

2014

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Foreign Media on the Modi Kurta

Never before has there been such a strong convergence between what a politician in India stands for and his clothing.

Jun

05

2014

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Modi, Obama Will Meet in Washington in September

Narendra Modi has confirmed to US President Barack Obama that he will have a bilateral meeting with him in Washington in the last week of September this year.

Jun

04

2014

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US Judges India

The US should seek to work with the new BJP government to enhance India's role in demonstrating America's commitment to the Asia Pacific.

Jun

03

2014

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Pakistani Premier in Delicate Dance With India

Pakistan’s prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, returned home from New Delhi to faint praise and considerable criticism.

Jun

03

2014

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Indian Minister Dies in Car Crash

Gopinath Munde, India's newly-appointed Rural Development Minister, has died in a car crash in the capital, Delhi.

Jun

02

2014

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Telangana Becomes India's 29th State

Celebrations erupted in the state to mark the historic event that came after a long-drawn-out process of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

May

31

2014

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U.S. Sway in Asia Is Imperiled as China Challenges Alliances

The Obama administration's 3-year-old plan to shift its foreign policy focus to Asia was supposed to shore up interests in a critical region.

May

31

2014

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Beware the Charm Offensive

In India there are two ancient sources from which we should learn our diplomacy after duly taking a bow: Chanakya & China, in that order

May

30

2014

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Marginal Shift

The resounding victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India's recently concluded general election is being interpreted by some as a religious vote in favour of the Hindu nationalist party.

May

29

2014

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Obama: India competing with US, Rise of the New World

The president of the United States Barack Obama said that the rise of middle-class in countries such as Brazil and India signifies a New World order, and America has to be ready to respond to this competition.

May

29

2014

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PM Modi Issues His 10-point Formula to Develop India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled his top 10 policy priorities seeking to unblock an investment logjam and setting deadlines for action in order to revive the economy.

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