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India PM Inducts Younger Ministers in Cabinet

Posted October 28th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reshuffled his Cabinet Sunday in a bid to overhaul his government’s image ahead of the next general elections in 2014. The new Cabinet has a more youthful face after several senior ministers resigned their posts, making room for the elevation of junior ministers. The changes come as Mr. Singh’s Congress […]

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Indian Minister Resigns Ahead of Cabinet Reshuffle

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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India’s external Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has resigned ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle that is expected by Sunday. Indian officials say Krishna sent his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday. The reshuffle is seen as a bid by Mr. Singh to improve the image of his ruling Congress Party, which has been hit […]

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Indian Ministry: President Should Reject Mumbai Gunman Plea

Posted October 23rd, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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India’s Home Ministry has recommended the president reject a clemency plea filed by the only surviving gunman in the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people. The gunman, Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, is making his case to President Pranab Mukherjee after the Supreme Court upheld his death sentence in August. A home ministry spokesman told reporters […]

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India Journalist Accused in Israeli Bombing Gets Bail

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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India’s top court has granted bail to a journalist arrested in an attack on the car of an Israeli diplomat earlier this year. The Supreme Court on Friday also ordered Syed Mohammad Kazmi to surrender his passport to the court. Kazmi worked for an Iranian news agency. He is the only person arrested in connection […]

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Maoist Bomb Blast Kills 5 Police in India

Posted October 18th, 2012 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in eastern India say a bomb planted by Maoist rebels has killed five paramilitary personnel. Senior officials with the Central Reserve Police Force told reporters that Thursday’s attack took place in the Gaya district of Bihar state. At least six other paramilitary police were wounded in the blast, including four who were flown to […]

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India, Australia Launch Nuclear Talks

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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India and Australia have agreed to launch negotiations on a civilian nuclear cooperation agreement. The decision was made Wednesday during talks between Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh Wednesday in New Delhi. Such an agreement would allow Australia to sell uranium to India, which already has signed such deals with […]

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India, Australia Launch Nuclear Talks

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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India and Australia have begun talks aimed at strengthening bilateral ties, including boosting nuclear cooperation. Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is meeting with her Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh Wednesday in New Delhi, on the third day of her visit to India. The two leaders are set to launch negotiations on an agreement that will allow […]

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India: Pakistani Troops Kill 3 in Cross-Border Fire

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The Indian army says three civilians have been killed after Pakistani troops fired across the border in the disputed region of Kashmir. A military spokesman said Pakistani forces fired mortars across the de facto border or Line of Control into the Uri sector of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Tuesday. There was no immediate comment from the […]

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India: Pakistani Troops Kill 3 in Cross-Border Fire

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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The Indian army says three civilians have been killed after Pakistani troops fired across the border in the disputed region of Kashmir. A military spokesman said Pakistani forces fired mortars across the de facto border or Line of Control into the Uri sector of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Tuesday. There was no immediate comment from the […]

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Indian Police Arrest Suspected Militants

Posted October 11th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in India say they have arrested three Islamist militants who were planning bomb attacks in the capital during the upcoming Hindu festival season. New Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar told reporters that three are members of the militant group Indian Mujahideen, which is blamed for a number of deadly attacks across India since 2005. […]

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