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Angry Wife Outs Indian Minister’s Affair on Twitter

India’s top-tweeting minister scrambled to save his career Thursday after his wife exposed his alleged adultery on Twitter and revived a cricket scandal that led him to resign from cabinet in 2010.

Jan

17

2014

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Obama Nominates Indian-American to Key Post

US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American businesswoman Shamina Singh to a key administration post.

Jan

17

2014

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US Embassy School Under Scanner for Visa, Tax Violations

The elite American Embassy school here is under scanner for suspected violations of tax laws and visa status of some of its staff.

Jan

17

2014

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Honeymoon Threatens to be Brief for Anti-graft Party AAP

From a rally that nearly ended in a stampede, to a rebellious lawmaker and a minister openly duelling police over drug gangs, the honeymoon could be short-lived

Jan

15

2014

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Indian Sikhs Demand probe into British claims in Operation Bluestar

Outraged Sikh organisations and leadersdemanded a thorough probe into reports that the British government colluded with former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi over Operation Blue Star.

Jan

15

2014

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Why the Arvind Kejriwal Effect is Growing

In his first two weeks in office, the new broom sweeping through Indian politics seems to be proving the old rule that if everyone's attacking you, you must be doing something right.

Jan

15

2014

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US Returns Stolen Artifacts to India In Wake of Nannygate

The sculpture and two others – a 600-pounder called “Vishnu and Parvati” and a depiction of a Buddhist “Bodhisattva” or enlightened being – were swiped from the Gadgach Temple in Rajasthan, India, in 2009.

Jan

15

2014

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India-America Relations on Edge

India, its passions fanned by election-year politics, pushed back hard at what many Indians said was American arrogance.

Jan

15

2014

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Indian Nannygate Diplomat Files to Have Charges Tossed

Despite ordering her to leave America, the feds have said the indictment against Khobragade remains pending, and that she could face arrest if she tries to re-enter the country.

Jan

14

2014

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UK Probe Into India Golden Temple Attack Role

British PM David Cameron has ordered a probe into claims by an MP that Margaret Thatcher's government assisted India in the controversial raid on the Golden Temple in Amritsar 1984.

Jan

14

2014

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After Khobragade: Can U.S.-India Relations Recover

Diplomatic dispute over arrested Indian official is the worst moment in India-U.S. relations since India's 1998 nuclear tests

Jan

13

2014

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Expelled US Official a Bleeding Heart or an Ugly American

In their three years in India, Wayne May and his wife Alicia Muller May revealed conflicting impulses and contradictory outlook towards the people and country they served in.

Jan

12

2014

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Love in the Time of Nehru

Recovered from a trash bag, the intimate letters between an Indian diplomat and his wife reveal the life and times of the elite of Nehru’s India

Jan

12

2014

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Delhi Says No Stand-off With US

India's Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid has sought to downplay the row with Washington over an Indian diplomat who was arrested in the US.

Jan

12

2014

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Can Kejriwal Capture Imagination of Indians Across the Country

As the party prepares to move out of its capital comfort zone and go national, political pundits and the person in the street alike are wondering if Kejriwacan capture the imagination of Indians across the country.

Jan

12

2014

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NRIs Cannot Vote From Outside India

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) can vote in Indian elections only if they are present in their constituencies

Jan

10

2014

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AAP’s Muddled Horizons

The euphoria around AAP may turn into despair if it doesn’t change its course

Jan

10

2014

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10 Big Names Who Have Decided to Join Hands With Kejriwal

With the rookie party going strong on its anti-corruption plank, some big names have decided to join hands with Arvind Kejriwal.

Jan

10

2014

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Indian Visa Row Diplomat Devyani Khobragade Leaves US

An Indian diplomat whose arrest in the US has sparked a diplomatic row has left for India

Jan

08

2014

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Congress Calls in the Spin Doctors

The party has engaged U.S.-headquartered Burson-Marsteller, the public relations firm that represented American pop star Lady Gaga.

Jan

08

2014

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Aam Aadmi Party Tries to Transform Campaign Finance

The Aam Aadmi Party, having shaken up the political order in India is also making an attempt to change the way the country’s political campaigns are financed.

Jan

08

2014

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India Asks US Embassy to Shut Down Club by January 16

Stepping up its offensive, India has asked the US embassy to stop certain commercial activities.

Jan

08

2014

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An Indian Diplomat Pays a Pice for Judicial Grandstanding

India had handled American diplomats with a generosity of spirit that it felt the bilateral relationship deserved. Now, with the same spirit shown to be lacking from the other side, the friendship has suffered.

Jan

08

2014

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Diplomat Berates Bharara for Going Public on Plea Discussions

Senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has berated US Attorney Preet Bharara for publicly disclosing plea discussions underway to resolve the visa fraud case against her

Jan

08

2014

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Manmohan to Diaspora: No Reason to Worry About Future

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sought to dispel apprehensions of the Indian diaspora on the state of the economy

Jan

07

2014

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The Man Who Forgot He Was Prime Minister

In political life, perhaps there is no public reaction more denigrating than ridicule.

Jan

07

2014

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Indian Media Discuss AAP's National Policies

Media are discussing the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) policies on national issues after one of its leaders urged a referendum on the army's presence in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Jan

07

2014

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BJP Push for Postal Ballots for NRIs

BJP on Monday said it would move the Election Commission within the next three days to allow eligible NRIs to vote through postal ballots in the 2014 elections.

Jan

07

2014

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A Dispute best Handled by India

India’s demands are not unreasonable. These include respecting Indian legal processes and affording our diplomats the same immunities and courtesies under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations that the U.S. government seeks for its officials posted abroad.

Jan

06

2014

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AAP Unmoved By India Inc.’s Support

The Aam Aadmi Party is not letting recent electoral success in Delhi go to its head as it attracts a new breed of supporters: India’s corporate bigwigs.

Jan

06

2014

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Life on India-Pakistan Border

he de facto border between India and Pakistan, also known as the Line of Control (LoC), is one of the most militarised boundaries in the world

Jan

06

2014

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Why Corporate Honchos are jJining Aam Aadmi Party

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party is now charming hotshot corporates into exchanging their business suits for the white Gandhi cap.

Jan

06

2014

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Indian-Americans To Garner Support for BJP

Taking cue from Barack Obama's successful campaigning strategy, the overseas friends of BJP has decided to create an army of Indian-American volunteers to call their friends and relatives back home seeking their support for Narendra Modi in the next Lok Sabha polls.

Jan

05

2014

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India Pulls Down Curtains on US Embassy Movie Screenings

This is yet another step by India in retaliation for the arrest and humiliation of its Deputy Consul General in New York Devyani Khobragade, a 1999-batch IFS officer.

Jan

05

2014

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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014: Reviving the French Connection

Nearly 20 percent of all delegates participating in the event hail from the Francophone world - the French-speaking nations around the world which number over 55.

Jan

05

2014

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Rocket Carries India Into Select Space Club

India Sunday joined the select league of space-faring nations with indigenous cryogenic engine technology, successfully launching its rocket that put a communication satellite in orbit.

Jan

03

2014

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India’s Fence of Shame

A wall separates much of India and Bangladesh, which share a border that spans more than two thousand five hundred miles.

Jan

03

2014

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India Eyeing Global Satellite Market

A successful GSLV-D5 launch could make India the 6th nation with cutting edge technology

Jan

03

2014

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Devyani Khobragade Scandal: Why India Still Won’t Back Down

Will Washington and New Delhi dig their heels further into the sand, or find, as it were, a diplomatic solution?

Jan

02

2014

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Infosys Ex-board Member Balakrishnan Joins AAP

His move to dabble in politics comes three weeks after his sudden exit from India's second largest software services exporter, Infosys.

Jan

01

2014

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G1 Visa Will Prove US Keenness to End Row

The State Department spokesperson did not give a time-frame on when Devyani’s G-1 visa and identity card documents, which will formally give her full immunity, will be okayed - but said it was “under review”.

Jan

01

2014

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The End of the U.S.-India Honeymoon

With the so-called Khobragade affair stretching into its third week with little sign of resolution, it looks increasingly likely that the damage to U.S.-India ties will be long-term

Dec

31

2013

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Indians in US Missions Grossly Underpaid

Indian employees of the US Embassy and consulates in India are being grossly underpaid in comparison to their American counterparts working in these missions.

Dec

31

2013

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Devyani Khobragade Case: US to Proceed With Her Prosecution

The US is reportedly proceeding with the prosecution of senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade and has no intentions of withdrawing the case of visa fraud against her.

Dec

29

2013

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Devyani Khobragade Row: India Targets US Nationals

India is checking the tax status of Americans working at schools in the country, after the arrest this month of an Indian diplomat in New York.

Dec

26

2013

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India's Foreign Minister: Drop Charges Against Diplomat

The United States should drop charges against an Indian diplomat accused of fraud and making false statements on a visa application for her housekeeper.

Dec

24

2013

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Why Gandhi Remains Globally Relevant

"I think it would be a good idea," said Indian independence hero Mohandas Gandhi famously when asked by a British journalist about what he thought about modern civilisation.

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