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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

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

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

    ... like other politicians do after elections. Street sweepers line up to grouse about their unpaid salaries. One man shouts at him to repair the local playground. Another complains about ... Nandan Nilekani. I hear he is very rich," said Suresh Babu, 48, a small shopkeeper. "Can such a big man understand our poor people's problems of water shortages and broken sewer ...

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

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

    ... of pandering to the Muslim vote at the cost of Hindu safety. Shah has spent time in jail fighting charges that he ordered the extrajudicial killing of a man, the man's wife and a witness who were ...

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    ‘Bachelor’ Narendra Modi finally owns up to having a wife

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:28pm by AFP

    ... a wife Narendra Modi has finally acknowledged he is married, solving one of the biggest mysteries about the private life of the man tipped to be the next Indian prime minister. Modi, 63, ... tradition of asceticism in which followers renounce worldly pleasures. Other parts of Modi's personal story remain unclear, particularly a period as a young man when he is believed to have ...

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

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

    ... free-market reforms 20 years ago, the man responsible for them, current Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has refocused on redistribution of wealth in recent years under the influence of Congress party ... opponents. In Gujarat state, where Modi has been chief minister for more than a decade, critics say he runs a one-man government. ...

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    Indian anti-corruption party leader to stand in national elections

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 03:15am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Varanasi, India Anti-corruption leader to run against Modi The leader of a fledgling Indian anti-corruption party yesterday announced plans to run against front runner and opposition leader Narendra Modi in the holy Hindu city of Varanasi in looming elections. Arvind Kejriwal, head of the Aam Aadmi or Common Man Party, said he was ready to take on Modi, ...

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    Tamil Nadu’s chief minister eyes role on national stage at federal election

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:23pm by Reuters

    ... publisher of The Hindu newspaper. Cinemas in Chennai are screening a digitally restored version of Jayalalithaa's 1965 movie One Man In A Thousand in which she plays a damsel in distress saved by leading man M.G. Ramachandran in the role of a swashbuckling pirate. As well as bringing her extra publicity, the film revival holds the key to regional politics: It was actor-turned-politician ...

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    New Delhi's chief minister targets India's richest man Mukesh Ambani

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:36pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New Delhi Delhi boss targets India's richest man Delhi's chief minister has ordered criminal cases be filed against India's richest man, Reliance Industries ... Aam Aadmi, or Common Man, Party won the Delhi state election with promises to fight graft and the vested interests blighting the country. Kejriwal has long had Ambani in his sights, having ...

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    Indian guru declared dead and kept in freezer for six weeks is 'just meditating', say followers

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 02:09pm

    ... he returns,” he said. The decision to place him in the freezer was challenged in court by a man claiming to be his former driver. He said the guru’s followers were not releasing the body as they were seeking a share of his properties. But the court rejected the man’s petition after receiving information from authorities confirming his death, reportedly from a heart attack, said Reeta ...

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    'Are you from China?' College student, 20, killed by racist thugs in New Delhi

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 01:44am by MCT

    ... from China?' The man killed by racist thugs He was a slight young man, who sported hipster eyeglasses and a wispy moustache. He had dyed his spiky hair blond, but that was not the only ... him with sticks and steel rods, friends and officials said. He died in his bed the next day, succumbing to severe injuries to the chest and brain, according to preliminary medical results ...

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    Indian investors lose faith in opinion surveys amid poll-rigging scandal

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:02am by BLOOM

    ... in return for envelopes of cash. N. Bhaskara Rao, who has conducted surveys for Robert F. Kennedy and Indira Gandhi, said he once fired his right- hand man after discovering the person accepted ...




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