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3 hrs ago | Women's eNews

Indian Courts Prop Door Open for Rape Survivors

It just happened again. Another prominent public figure, the former head of government of India's most populous state, downplayed the problem of rape.


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7 hrs ago | ABC News

Train Derails in Northeast India, Injuring Dozens

The engine and nine of the train's 13 coaches jumped the track near the Jagiroad station, about 140 kilometers east of Gauhati, the capital of Assam state, state-owned Indian Railways said in a statement.


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8 hrs ago | Time

Sonia Gandhi to Indian Voters: Don't Fall for 'Divisive' Politics

Sonia Gandhi, leader of the governing Congress Party, holds her party's manifesto for the 2014 general elections.


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13 hrs ago |

Shilpa's IOSIS Wellness opens in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad, April 15 : Actress-producer Shilpa Shetty along with business partner and cosmetologist Kiran Bawa has launched IOSIS Wellness here.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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The Washington Post

Indian tech guru is worth $1.2 billion, but his election campaign highlights his humble roots

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, in white shirt, campaigns for Parliament in Bangalore, India, on April 14. Parliamentary elections are being held in nine phases from April 7 to May 12. He is the richest candidate in India's national elections , with a personal fortune of more than $1.2 billion.


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It's curtains for India's Dream Team

It's finally curtains for the Dream Team that ushered in and sustained India's economic reforms for the past two decades and more, starting way back in 1991, even as the reforms themselves are expected to gather momentum and new meaning under the next dispensation at the centre.


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Gujarat Global

Gujarat NSUI President arrested in a dummy scandal

Ultimately, President of Gujarat unit of National Students Union of India Adityasinh Gohil has been arrested for having a dummy student appearing for him in LLB examinations.


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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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India's top court recognises neutral gender

India's highest court on Tuesday recognised the existence of a third gender that is neither male nor female, in a landmark judgment hailed by transgender people.


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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Indian tycoon runs for election, bucks Congress's image

As the Congress Party stumbles towards what looks like a massive general election defeat, one candidate is performing with the conviction of a potential winner who believes he can help implement change in the way that India works.


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India Talkies

Election Commission officials heckled in West Bengal -

Kolkata, April 15: Some Election Commission officials were heckled in West Bengal's Malda district Monday, allegedly by Trianmool Congress activists, while they were removing some flags and banners put up on a government property, a commission official said.


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'Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown' season premiere: Punjab, India explored

Anthony Bourdain returned to CNN on Sunday night offering a glimpse of the world through the food we eat.


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Pakistani man arrested for eating baby

A Pakistani man was arrested on Monday on suspicion of cannibalism when the head of a newborn baby was found at his home - three years after he was jailed for the same offence.


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Pakistani police arrest cannibal after head found

Mohammad Arif, 35, and his brother Mohammad Farman, 30, from the small town of Darya Khan in central Pakistan, served two years in jail for cannibalism and were released last year.


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New attack by insider deals blow to PM during Indian election

A new book accuses India's prime minister of being weak and unable to stamp out corruption on his watch, the second recent attack by an insider that undermines the Congress party as it seeks re-election despite trailing in opinion polls.


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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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Uber meets local lookalikes in Asia taxi-app wars

There's a twist, though: Instead of being the game-changing phenomena it was in the U.S., Uber faces a slew of competitors using similar technology.


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The New Zealand Herald

Mother's victory in fight to prosecute India's leader-in-waiting over deaths

Minutes before he was hacked to death by a Hindu mob, veteran Muslim politician Ehsan Jafri reached for his phone and dialled one last number.


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Sun Apr 13, 2014

'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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