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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.

Aug

22

2013

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India Lands Super Hercules Plane in Ladakh

The air force on Tuesday landed a C-130J ‘Super Hercules’ aircraft - configured for special operations and airborne assault - at the world’s highest airstrip in north-eastern Ladakh

Aug

21

2013

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In India a Right to Low Cost Food

Two Indians in three could benefit from what would be massive entitlement program.

Aug

21

2013

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Pakistan-trained Terrorists Planning to Attack South India

The warning asks security agencies across the country to be on high alert since the attack may come in "a few months".

Aug

20

2013

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From 1908 to 2013: Stories of Unlikely Desi Activists in US

Every Independence Day it feels like we are one year further away from the age of heroes.

Aug

19

2013

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London is India's Costliest Mission

London is the costliest mission of India with an annual expenditure of over Rs 58 crore while the cheapest consulate is in Indonesia's Bali

Aug

19

2013

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Indian Diplomacy Won't be Dictated by US

Modern international relations are more complicated than a simple map of allies and enemies.

Aug

19

2013

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Anna Hazare Leads Largest India Day Parade in US

Social activist Anna Hazare and Bollywood star Vidya Balan led America's largest India Day parade in Manhattan

Aug

16

2013

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Visa Fears Spike IT Companies’ US Lobbying Spends

Lobbying spends in the US by Indian IT companies have increased substantially this year, most of that made in an effort to soften the proposals in the impending immigration bill.

Aug

14

2013

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66 Years After Independence, the Glass is Still Half Empty for Indian Women

Firstpost Life 66 years after Independence, the glass is still half empty for Indian women by Abhilasha Khaitan Aug 14, 2013 #15th August #CultureDecoder #Independence Day #India #Women 1300 6 CommentsEmailPrint Sixty-six years on, you hope to see the glass as half full. Desperately so. But scan the newspaper, switch on the television or scroll down your Twitter feed and you find that there is little evidence that it isn’t. In fact, it is half empty.

Aug

12

2013

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Modi Channels Obama to Slam Cong in Hyderabad

Taking a leaf out of US president Barack Obama’s book Modi made the crowd chant ‘yes we can’.

Aug

09

2013

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India Maharaja's $4bn Will had Spelling Error

A spelling error triggered doubts in the mind of a judge who ruled that a $4bn (£2.6bn) will of a former Indian maharaja had been forged.

Aug

09

2013

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26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed Leads Eid Prayers in Lahore

Saeed's latest public appearance comes barely three days after five Indian jawans were killed in Jammu and Kashmir by heavily armed terrorists backed by the Pakistan Army.

Aug

09

2013

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Heads May Roll in Army

General Bikram Singh has reprimanded local commanders for allowing ambush along Poonch LoC, say sources

Aug

08

2013

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Indians in US Vital for Transformation

Despite constituting less than 1% of the US population, Indian-Americans form 3% of the country's engineers, 7% of IT workers and 8% of physicians and surgeons,

Aug

07

2013

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Why India Simply has to Strategically Shelve Pakistan

The killing of five Indian soldiers by Pakistanis along the line of control has elicited two kinds of responses in India – one naively hopeful and the other belligerently aggressive.

Aug

07

2013

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NRIs Join Campaign to Keep Political Parties Under RTI

NRIs settled in the US initiated a unique Call—A—Thon to Indian MPs, requesting them to save the RTI Act.

Aug

02

2013

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Spypals? US Has a Server Near Delhi

If the Indian government seems least perturbed about the worldwide electronic surveillance by the United States, the reason could well be New Delhi may be collaborating with Washington in its snooping.

Jul

31

2013

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India Protests Over New Telangana State

Protests are being held in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a day after the announcement that it will be split to form a new Telangana state.

Jul

31

2013

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Telangana: How The 29th State Will be Formed

The consideration and passage of the Bill is expected over the next 15 days, followed by Presidential assent over the next two days.

Jul

30

2013

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Indian Princesses Win £2.5 Billion Inheritance After Epic Battle Over Father's Will

Two elderly Indian princesses have inherited a £2.5 billion fortune after winning one of the country's longest-running royal legal battles.

Jul

30

2013

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India-born Mamnoon Hussain Set to Win Pakistan Presidential Poll

Pakistani lawmakers are set to elect the country's next president in a vote that has been marred by controversy

Jul

30

2013

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Telangana Likely to be Announced India's 29th State Today

The top decision-making body of the Congress, its Working Committee, is expected to endorse the move to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh

Jul

29

2013

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Vidya Balan, Anna Hazare Invited for India Day Parade in US

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare have been invited to take part in an annual Indian Independence day parade here on August 18, considered one of the colourful events of New York.

Jul

29

2013

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HC Rejects Man's Claim of Being Gandhi Incarnation

Delhi High Court has trashed a convict's bizarre defence that he attempted to kill a man while suffering from a delusional disorder that led him to believe that he was an incarnation of Mahatma Gandhi.

Jul

29

2013

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Narendra Modi Visa Row

MPs' letters to Barack Obama 'original and authentic', claims forensic report.

Jul

27

2013

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Obama Names Indian-American Judge in California

resident Barack Obama has nominated yet another Indian American legal luminary, Vince Girdhari Chhabria, to a key judicial post in California.

Jul

26

2013

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Keeping Faith With India

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets with Indian business leaders in Mumbai this week against a backdrop of sinking investor confidence in Asia’s third largest economy.

Jul

26

2013

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Indian-American Lawmaker Co-chairs Problem Solvers Group

Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American Democrat member of US Congress, has become co-chair of a bipartisan group of lawmakers

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