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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India PM warns Pakistan to stop being ‘epicentre of terrorism’ ahead of summit

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 02:32pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... base in Kashmir killed 10 people on Thursday. Jammu and Kashmir state chief minister Omar Abdullah said the attack “aimed at derailing” dialogue between India and Pakistan. At the United ... said. Sharif, who in the past has cooperated with Islamist groups, has quickly sought to reassure the United States and India after sweeping to power in May with promises to rebuild Pakistan’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1320568/india-pm-warns-pakistan-stop-being-epicentre-terrorism-ahead-summit
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    In India’s Bihar state, convicted politicians turn to wives to hold office

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:06pm by SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... the political careers of more than a dozen leaders in Bihar state ended. But, in an attempt to regain their clout, at least half a dozen politicians who have criminal convictions or are currently ... as a Bihar state legislator running for the Janata Dal (United) party in 2010. Now he has fielded his second wife, Krishna Yadav, as an RJD candidate in the federal Khagaria constituency. Poonam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1469906/indias-bihar-state-convicted-politicians-turn-wives-hold-office
  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    India passes bill creating new state despite MPs’ protests

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 02:34pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New Delhi Creation of Telangana comes weeks before a national election Indian lawmakers passed a bill to create the country’s 29th state on Thursday despite mayhem in parliament, as opponents made a futile last attempt to stop the upper house carving landlocked Telangana from coastal Andhra Pradesh. Demands that the southern region be made a separate state have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1432557/india-passes-bill-creating-new-state-despite-mps-protests
  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    India starts biggest day of voting with Hindu nationalists gaining strength

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 02:30pm by Reuters in Bangalore

    ... Shah, who runs the BJP’s campaign in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state and a key political battleground, has been censured by the election authorities after giving a series of speeches ... majority in the 543-seat lower house of parliament, compared to previous surveys predicting that they would fall short. Voting on Thursday is taking place in 120 constituencies across 12 states ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1485919/india-starts-biggest-day-voting-hindu-nationalists-gaining-strength
  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Narendra Modi's closest aide, Amit Shah, banned for inciting Muslims

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by Reuters

    ... are a political conspiracy. It was not immediately clear what impact a possibly disruptive ban on meetings in Uttar Pradesh by such a high-profile figure would have on Modi's campaign in the state ... Reuters in New Delhi Closest adviser of poll favourite barred from rallies and meetings in crucial state after string of speeches seen as promoting hatred Modi aide banned for inciting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479360/narendra-modis-closest-aide-amit-shah-banned-inciting-muslims
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Billionaire Nandan Nilekani tells Bangalore voters he can't be bought

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by WASHPOST

    ... is comfortable sharing a stage with the likes of Microsoft's Bill Gates and Google's Eric Schmidt, and schmoozing at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. I am not in politics to make money. ... in India's parliament. He represents a new kind of candidate- an urban professional who rose on his own merit, not through the country's corruption-prone political system. Nilekani's is one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1484601/billionaire-nandan-nilekani-tells-bangalore-voters-he-cant-be-bought
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    India's likely next leader Modi seen implementing Thatcher-like reforms

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New Delhi Advisers to the front runner, Narendra Modi, expect him to slash size of government if the opposition wins elections starting today Modi's politics inspired ... privatising some flagship state-run firms, including loss-making Air India. Bibek Debroy, a prominent Indian economist speaking for the first time about his role advising Modi during the campaign, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1466535/indias-likely-next-leader-modi-seen-implementing-thatcher-reforms
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    India opinion polls point to big win for BJP leader Modi

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:17am by AFP

    ... being an official campaign break before the first stage of voting kicks off in the northeast tomorrow. It winds up six weeks later in the most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, home to the Taj ... the country's once red-hot economy. Modi, elected three times as chief minister of the prosperous western state of Gujarat, has been rapidly increasing his hold on the BJP's national apparatus, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465868/india-opinion-polls-point-big-win-bjp-leader-modi
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM a puppet of Sonia Gandhi, ex-aide claims in new tell-all book

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Ex-aide's book paints PM Singh as Gandhi puppet A tell-all book by an ex-aide to Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh depicting him as a powerless political puppet hit bookstores, stirring new controversy in the midst of a bitterly fought election. The book paints a damning portrait of a leader who was in office- but "not in power"- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479362/indian-pm-puppet-sonia-gandhi-ex-aide-claims-new-tell-all-book
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    India voters start world’s biggest election

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 12:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in 2002. More than 1,000 people, mostly Muslims, died in a spasm of violence shortly after he became chief minister, leading the United States and European powers to boycott him for more than ... converted into a polling station for the day in Dibrugarh, in the state of Assam. “I want the government to reduce poverty and do something for the future of my children,” said the 30-year-old tea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1466901/india-voters-start-worlds-biggest-election

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