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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Narendra Modi’s slimline 23-man cabinet ‘to speed up decision-making’

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:25pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New Delhi Cabinet slashed to 23 'to speed up decision-making' Narendra Modi has reduced India's cabinet to the smallest in 16 years in what he called an "unprecedented" overhaul of the top decision-making body. Modi w ...

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    Victorious Modi fights tears in first address to Indian parliament

    Posted May 20th 2014, 06:10pm by Reuters

    ... of the strength of our constitution that a man from a poor family is standing here today,” said Modi, who sold tea on a railway platform as a child before entering politics. For the past 12 years he has ...

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    Congress battles to avoid Indian poll wipe-out as BJP's Modi scents power

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... leader of the upstart Aam Aadmi- Common Man- Party, and Modi. Kejriwal drew huge crowds when he told Varanasi voters on Friday he was confident of "a huge majority" ...

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    Modi maintains his hard line on immigrants in India’s general election

    Posted May 05th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... river near Narayanguri village, where the worst of the attacks took place. A man's body was found elsewhere in the same district. All victims were Muslims. Fifteen people had been arrested ...

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    Election results don’t matter to India’s ‘biggest loser’ K. Padmarajan

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... much to celebrate in having stood 158 times for public office and failed on every occasion. Starting in 1988, he had a point to prove- to those who laughed at the ambitions of a man who ... that I, an ordinary man with an ordinary income and no special status in society, could contest the elections," he said. He lost. And then lost again. And again. Over 26 years, he has ...

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    97-year-old has never missed an Indian election

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:14pm by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi Shyam Negi voted in country's first poll in 1951, and plans to do so again as 16th gets under way 97-year-old has never missed an Indian election A man who voted in India's first general election 63 years ago and is now, aged 97, poised to cast his ballot in the current one, has become something of a star because of his commitment ...

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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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    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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    ‘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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    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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