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Facebook pulls down 687 pages belonging to India’s congress party ahead of polls

Social media giant Facebook Inc. has removed 687 pages and accounts linked to India's main opposition National Congress party. The company Monday said pages,...
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2007 Express Train Blast: Indian Court Sets Free Four Named Accused

A special court has acquitted all four people in the 2007 Samjhauta (compromise) Express train blast case, officials said. The blast went off on the...
Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard ahead of India's Republic Day celebration in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. 25, 2016. Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir Monday intensified security and surveillance ahead of India's Republic Day, officials said. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Escalating Tension Between Kashmir and Amritsar Causes India to Close Down Airports

Indian authorities Wednesday ordered closure of airports for civilian aeroplanes in Indian-controlled Kashmir and Amritsar of Punjab state in wake of the growing tension...
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India Adopts New Strategy to Boost Housing for All Programme by 2022

The Indian government on Sunday slashed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates on under-construction houses in a bid to achieve the feat of...
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India’s Liquor Tragedy Hits 156 Deaths

The death toll due to consumption of illicit liquor in India's northeastern state of Assam Sunday rose to 156, local government officials said. Over 200...
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India launches crackdown on illicit liquor mafia

A massive crackdown has been launched in India's northeastern state of Assam to check manufacturing of illicit liquor in the aftermath of the hooch...
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India: 13 reported killed whilst 18 remain injured in Truck accident

At least 13 people were killed and 18 others injured after a speeding truck ran into a marriage procession in western Indian state of...
A man buys liquor at a shop in New Delhi, India, on Feb. 10, 2019. As death toll mounted in two northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, police have launched a massive crackdown on the illegal dens of spurious liquor manufacturing places, officials said Sunday. Over 200 people have been detained and cases registered against the persons for manufacturing and selling liquor without authorization. Officials confirmed the death toll has mounted to 72, however, local media reports suggested the tragedy has claimed over 100 lives. (Xinhua/Zhang Naijie)

India; Over 200 People Held By Police Over Tainted Liquor

As death toll mounts in two northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, police have launched a massive crackdown on the illegal dens...
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India: 72 People confirmed dead after drinking unwholesome liquor

72 people have been confirmed dead after consuming an illicit liquor in northern India, officials have said. According to officials, 36 people were confirmed dead...
Border Security Force (BSF) camel contingent marches through Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard, during the 70th Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Jan. 26, 2019. Thousands of Indians have converged on a ceremonial boulevard to watch a parade displaying the country's military power and cultural diversity amid tight security measures during the 70th Republic Day celebrations. (Xinhua/Partha Sarkar)

India Marks Its 70th Republic Day

The Indian government on Saturday celebrated the 70th Republic Day amid tight security measures, officials said. The main function was organized at Rajpath in New...
Kanaka Durga, 39, one of two Indian women to enter Sabarimala temple which traditionally bans the entry of women of menstrual age, is seen at a hospital in Manjeri town in the southern state of Kerala, India, January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Sabarimala Temple: Indian Woman denied entry to her home

Kanakadurga, who along with another woman made history earlier this month by entering inside a prominent Hindu shrine of Sabarimala in the southern Indian...
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India Finds Alternative Ways to Fund Cleaning of Ganga River

The Indian Culture Ministry said Monday that it would auction prestigious gifts presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise money for cleaning river...
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India: Man Attacked and Killed in a Zoo

A man was mauled to death by lions inside a zoo in northern Indian state of Punjab, officials said Monday. The incident took place inside...
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Indian Parliament Okays Bill to Grant Non-Muslim Immigrants Citizens

The lower House of Indian parliament or Lok Sabha Tuesday passed a proposed law to give citizenship to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan,...

Tension still high over women entry temple in Indian southern state

The situation continues to be tense but under control in India's southern state of Kerala after a couple of women tried entering a temple...
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Business Mogul Vijay Mallya Officially Declared A Fugitive

Vijay Mallya, a liquor baron and business tycoon in India who is facing charges of loan default and has been staying in Britain, was...
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7 dead in building breakdown in India’s Delhi because of cylinder blast

At least seven people died and eight injured when a building collapsed following a cylinder blast in a locality in Delhi, India late on...
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Indian court forgives Punjab minister in road rage case

India's Supreme Court Tuesday held Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu guilty of causing injuries to a person in a 30-year-old road rage case and...
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India: 3 teens raped and burned alive

Three teenage girls were raped and set on fire in a week in India, killing two and leaving a third in critical condition, according...
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India: 7 People lost their lives when a bus dived into gorge

At least seven people were killed and 12 others injured after a bus rolled down into a gorge in northern Indian state of Himachal...
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India: Court asks railways to pay compensation to passengers

India's top court ruled that railways will be liable to pay compensation to passengers in case of death or injury while boarding and deboarding...

Indian Prime Minister is the most liked personality of Facebook

India's cyber-savvy Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most "liked" world leader on social networking site Facebook, a new report revealed. According to the...
The first Yiwu-Xinjiang-Europe cargo train sets off in November 2014. (Source: People’s Daily Online)

India bans night trains over the use of meter gauge tracks

India's Railway Ministry has decided not to run night trains on its meter gauge network to prevent accidents at unmanned level crossings across the...
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Indian train crash kills 13 children

As many as 13 children have been killed and seven others injured after a speeding train hit their school van at an unmanned crossing...
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India: 21 people killed and 12 sustained injuries in road accident

At least 21 people were killed and 12 others injured after a mini-truck carrying members of marriage party fell from a bridge in central...

Indian PM and colleagues protest against parliament disruptions

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe a day-long fast along with other lawmakers of his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday to protest...
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India holds mass funeral for 27 school children

A mass funeral has been held for 27 school children who died in a fatal bus crash in northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh...
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Indian Government Warned Over River Water Order

Indian Supreme Court Monday reprimanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government for ignoring its order on framing a scheme for sharing water of a key...
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India: Passenger Train Commutes 10 kms Without Engine

India's Railway Ministry on Sunday ordered a high-level probe and suspended seven officials for negligence after 22 coaches of a passenger train traveled backward...
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Nine Children Die in India’s Government Hospital

At least 49 children have died at a government hospital in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in the past one month, officials said...