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1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

India: You're criminal if you're gay

Indian gay rights activists hold placards and shout slogans in January against a recent Supreme Court verdict that upheld section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in New Delhi, India.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Prison, World News, India, Opinion

3 hrs ago | Rediff.com

LS polls: Women voters outshine men in 5 states

It's all about women power. According to data compiled by the Election Commission, women have outnumbered men in casting their vote in five of the 13 states and union territories, which went to polls in the first four phases of the Lok Sabha elections.

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7 hrs ago | Real Bollywood

Madhur Bhandarkar supports 'visionary' Modi

New Delhi, April 16: Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar Wednesday supported BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, and called him a "visionary leader", after a section from the film industry urged people to vote for a secular leader.

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Related Topix: Fashion, World News, India, Bollywood, Arts, Cinema

12 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Politicians face confusing but critical task of winning over India's young voters

Women's empowerment rocketed to the top of India's national agenda in December 2012 with the globally reported rape of a medical student on a New Delhi bus.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Newkerala.com

Shah Rukh, Aamir, Salman, Karan pushed Indian cinema globally: Amitabh Bachchan

By Radhika Bhirani, New Delhi, April 15 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has travelled the world, meeting cinema icons from all over.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Shahrukh Khan, Oldies, Amitabh Bachchan, World News, India,

India.com

Rape heinous crime but against blanket death penalty: Mulayam

New Delhi, April 15: Amid a controversy over his remarks opposing death penalty for rape, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has told the NCW that he holds rape to be a heinous crime deserving stern punishment but believed that capital punishment should be used only in the rarest of rare cases.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Elections 2014: Decision not to contest is 'personal': Priyanka Gandhi

New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi today trashed reports that she wanted to challenge Narendra Modi for the Lok Sabha seat from Varanasi and was stopped by the party high command, stating it is a "personal" decision not to contest and that her family would "wholeheartedly support" her if she ever wanted to.

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Newsday

The India where skyscrapers overlook farms

Dalbir Singh wades through a field of marigold at his sprawling family farm on the outskirts of Delhi admiring his exotic crop.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Vegetables, World News, India,

Korea Herald

India's election won't be decided on old lines

Last week, India embarked on what has repeatedly been hailed as the biggest electoral exercise in history.

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Yahoo!

India top court recognises transgenders as 'third gender'

India's highest court on Tuesday recognised a neutral gender that is neither male nor female, in a landmark ruling that paves the way for equal rights for several million transgenders and eunuchs.

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CNN

Asian air pollution could have impact on global weather patterns

A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Indian Express

For Kejriwal's Tilak Lane house, his IIT batchmates pay Rs 85,000 rent

With a built-up area of 1,600 sq.ft. and a small lawn adjacent to it, the house at Tilak Lane has three bedrooms.

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The Telegraph

Climate change pill: pool cars, eat local and save energy

Members of environmental activist group Greenpeace pose with a giant placard in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, where the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its report on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Local Food, Activism, Global Warming, World News, India, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Newkerala.com

Curfew continues in Haryana town for third day

Gurgaon, April 14 : Curfew clamped in Haryana's Punhana town to curb any flare-up between two communities following the killing of a youth continued for the third day Monday, police said.

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India.com

Claims of files being seen by Sonia baseless: PMO

New Delhi, April 13: The Prime Minister's Office Sunday dismissed as "baseless and mischievous" claims by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's former media adviser Sanjaya Baru that its files were seen by Congress president Sonia Gandhi .

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The Indian Express

Arvind Kejriwal launches a scathing attack against BJP

The AAP leader, who was attacked a few times during road shows, cautioned that attacks against him and his partymen will intensify in future.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Uber meets local lookalikes in Asia taxi-app wars

In this Monday, March 24, 2014 photo, an Indian taxi driver sleeps inside his traditional black-and-yellow licensed cab as he waits for customers in New Delhi, India.

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News24

Murder charges no barrier in India election

New Delhi - The list of charges against Indian politician Kameshwar Baitha is long and startling: 16 counts of murder, 25 of attempted murder, six of assault with a dangerous weapon, three of extortion... and so on.

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Channelnewsasia.com

India's opposition rules out major change to nuke policy

The head of India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party , tipped to win ongoing national elections, has ruled out any change in the country's "no-first-use" nuclear weapons policy.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Newkerala.com

'India can be role model in conducting smooth polls'

By Rupesh Dutta, New Delhi, April 13 : The sheer scale of the Indian general election has left them marveling.

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