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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India far-right party supports Hindu nationalist Modi for PM

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 08:41pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Marathi workforce. The MNS champions the culture, language and rights of regional Maharathis over so-called “outsiders”. Despite the support, it is unclear whether Thackeray’s move will help ...

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    India’s opposition BJP leads Congress party in poll ahead of national elections

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 12:43pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... with turning his state into an industrial haven. But critics question whether the Hindu nationalist chief can be a truly secular leader over India’s many cultures. Rahul Gandhi, heir to the country’s ...

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    India village councils under scrutiny after rape

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:29pm by Associated Press

    ... some sort of “cultural erosion.” Some observers say a general election, expected by May, has given the village elders even more power because politicians know local leaders dictate how ...

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    Rescuers dig for building collapse survivors in southern India

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 04:38pm by Associated Press in Panaji, Goa

    ... off on Saturday to attend a nearby state cultural fair. “We rushed from the event when we heard that the building had fallen,” said Manoj Kumar, a worker originally from the eastern state ...

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    India anti-graft hero sworn in as Delhi leader

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 03:42pm by AFP

    ... honestly, without any fear or bias.” Arvind Kejriwal The former tax inspector’s decision to use public transport echoes his pre-poll promise to end the VIP culture of Delhi’s political elite and set ... the start of a national election campaign. The rookie party’s symbol is a broom – to underline its commitment to sweeping away India’s culture of bribery and corruption, which critics say has become ...

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    Top Indian court upholds colonial-era law criminalising homosexuality

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:37pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... a lawyer for All India Muslim Personal Law Board, said India should not simply “ape” Western culture. “We have our own religious and cultural ethos and all communities in this country feel that our ...

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    Rural Punjabis poisoned by pesticide take 'Cancer Express' to hospital

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 10:21pm by BLOOM

    ... they will not return. Pesticides overused on wheat fields critical to feeding Indians that end up in drinking supplies or arsenic in water drained by wells may have led to the lung cancer that convulses Mahendra's mother-in-law. In a country where one in five rural households has no drinking water, sanitation or electricity, Punjab is India's most-irrigated state. Yet chemicals such as arsenic ...

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    India moves to ease visa restrictions to attract tourists

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 04:09pm by AFP

    ... - the source of about 25 per cent of all tourists last year - as well as Canada, Brazil, Australia and most western European nations including France and Germany. Despite its cultural attractions, ...

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    Kerala's anti-US communists allow McDonald's to open first outlet

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... burgers, along with nefarious drinks like Coca-Cola, as emblems of American cultural imperialism. The communists who have ruled the south Indian state on and off for decades frequently hold ... the presence of McDonald's, he, for one, was going nowhere near it. "From the Vietnam war through to the American invasion of Iraq, we have opposed American policy and their cultural exports ...

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    Delhi gang-rape four must hang, prosecutor tells Indian court

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 02:56pm by AFP

    ... An airport baggage handler who makes a little more than US$200 a month, he and his wife broke with the conservative rural culture in which they had been raised, encouraging their daughter to study ...




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