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Tibetan exiles prepare to vote in India
For first time in 55 years, Tibetans born between 1950 and 1987 given right to vote drawing mixed reactions.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2014 14:12 GMT
Kejriwal's tantalising roll of the dice
Not averse to risk-taking, the AAP leader is eyeing an improbable win over Modi in Varanasi as the prize is huge.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2014 13:21 GMT
Why old is not gold in India's BJP anymore
Veterans are being increasingly sidelined as prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi consolidates grip over party.
K S Dakshinamurthy
Last updated: 26 Mar 2014 08:51 GMT
Kejriwal to challenge Modi in Varanasi
Aam Admi Party leader announces candidature against BJP's prime ministerial candidate at a rally in temple city.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 13:59 GMT
Kejriwal likely to take on Modi in Varanasi
Aam Admi Party leader says he is ready to contest against BJP's prime ministerial candidate in Hindu holy city.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 08:26 GMT
Bollywood comes home to India
Tired of exotic foreign locations, filmmakers are turning more to small Indian towns as plots get more real.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 08:59 GMT
Posco steel project faces steely opposition
Locals in India's Odisha state continue protest against proposed $12bn plant despite project getting key sanction.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 10:55 GMT
Global countdown to 'end of the world'
People across the world prepare for what they believe will be a Mayan apocalypse, while others throw doomsday parties.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2012 14:24 GMT
Indian regional polls to test public mood
Dalits, or untouchables, in country's most populous state place little faith in government to improve their lot.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2012 15:55 GMT
How one religious scholar fought for women's rights and won
Reforms in the 19th century placed women so squarely in the foreground and yet achieved little for them, long-term.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 16:53 GMT
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