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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Five killed, 150 trapped, as landslide sweeps through village in western India

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 06:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai Five confirmed killed under mud after part of hill collapses on homes as residents slept, following days of heavy rains in Maharashra state A major landslide ... feared trapped by the landslide, which damaged about 50 houses. He said it was difficult to confirm casualties as communications to the village had been cut off. Rains, which have been falling ...

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    Floods, landslides displace 1 million in India; 33 dead

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 04:22pm by Reuters in Guwahati

    ... Reuters in Guwahati Floods and landslides caused by relentless rain in northeast India have killed at least 33 people and displaced more than a million over the past week, officials said on Monday. At least 21 people were killed in landslides and another eight were missing in the mountainous state of Sikkim, said state government spokesman AS Tobgay. In Assam, still recovering from ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Narendra Modi's BJP sweeps to power in landslide Indian election victory

    Posted May 16th 2014, 02:09pm by AFP

    ... sweeps to power in landslide   India has won! भारत की विजय। अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं। — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 16, 2014 Modi tweets saying: "The conquest of India. Good days ... supporters for the first time yesterday after a landslide Indian election victory for his Hindu nationalist party. Preliminary results at the end of the marathon six-week election showed ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives tips to BJP's first-time MPs

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... lawmaker at the two-day session, a BJP statement said. He reminded the new parliamentarians that the party's landslide victory in the general election was "a significant transition and we ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Arundhati Roy prompts outrage with call for 'truth' about Mahatma Gandhi

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:40am by The Guardian

    ... past. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Narendra Modi, won a landslide victory in May. When last in power, between 1998 and 2004, the BJP prompted controversy with its efforts to cut out ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Narendra Modi's BJP wins landslide election in India's Gujarat state

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ahmedabad Landslide victory for controversial nationalist Controversial Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi won a landslide election in the Indian state of Gujarat yesterday, firming up his chances of running for prime minister in 2014. Modi, a charismatic but divisive figure, is now set to continue as chief minister of Gujarat, sealing his status as the most ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Economy tops all, says Indian President Mukherjee in unveiling government programme

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:03pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi India's new government pledged to make the revival of the flagging economy its paramount target as it laid out its legislative agenda following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landslide election victory. In an address to the two houses of parliament which was drawn up by Modi's new cabinet, President Pranab Mukherjee said India's ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Rapes 'accidental', Indian politician declares

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... to power in a landslide election victory and has pledged increased women's security, has so far stayed silent over the rapes. India brought in tougher laws last year against sexual offenders ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Narendra Modi and BJP officials in talks over filling ministries

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:10pm by Reuters

    ... administrator, and is one of the few people in the party who has experience but is not too old. Watch: Modi eyes 'India's century' after landslide victory Modi was unlikely to reveal who ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM Modi suffers loss as top minister killed in road collision

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... lower house of parliament, in 2009 and again last month in the landslide general election victory of the BJP. He had served as the party’s deputy leader in parliament and was being considered ...




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