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Football

'Little Brazil' laments lost football glory

Boys in area of India's Bangalore, where game is a religion, are being encouraged to study as sport offers little hope.

Politics

Poll spending set to boost Indian economy

Political campaigning could add about $10bn into various sectors, from chartered flights to liquor distribution.

India

Housing apartheid in Indian city

Finding houses proves difficult for many in Bangalore as Muslims and non-upper caste Hindus complain of discrimination.

Features

Socialise at your peril in Indian district

Inter-religious mixing comes under attack by vigilante groups amid widening communal divide in southern Karnataka state.

Features

India Maoist group gives up violence

Breakaway Revolutionary Communist Party says violence is outdated and there is also lot to learn from Gandhian ideology.