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Indian tycoon runs for election, bucks Congress’s image

By Mon, Apr 14, 2014 4:04PM UTC 1 Comment Nandan Nilekani. Pic: AP.

As the Congress Party stumbles towards what looks like a massive general election defeat, one candidate is performing with the conviction of a potential winner who believes he can help implement change in the way that India works....

Controversial memoir says India leader was never fully in charge

By Sun, Apr 13, 2014 12:12PM UTC 2 Comments Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Pic: AP.

NEW DELHI (AP) — A new book by the Indian prime minister's former aide has caused a stir during national elections by suggesting the outgoing leader was never really fully in charge of his government....

Rebels kill 12 in anti-election campaign in India

By Sat, Apr 12, 2014 6:31PM UTC Comments Off A paramilitary soldier is carried on a stretcher to be treated after he was injured in an attack by suspected Maoist rebels in the eastern Indian state of Bihar earlier this month. Pic: AP.

PATNA, India (AP) — Police say Indian Maoist rebels killed 12 people in two separate attacks in the central state of Chhattisgarh as they continue a campaign of violence aimed at disrupting a five-week national election....

Suspected rebels kill 2 Indian soldiers

By Thu, Apr 10, 2014 11:06AM UTC Comments Off Suspected rebels kill 2 Indian soldiers

PATNA, India (AP) — Police say suspected Maoist rebels have blown up a jeep carrying paramilitary soldiers, killing two and wounding three others hours before voting began in eastern Bihar state in the third phase of India’s national elections. Police officer Jitendra Rana says the soldiers were patrolling a forest in a rebel stronghold in...

Maoist rebels kill 3 government soldiers in India

By Wed, Apr 09, 2014 5:00PM UTC Comments Off Maoist rebels kill 3 government soldiers in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say three government soldiers were killed in a gunbattle with Maoist rebels in India's central Chhattisgarh state a day before voting begins there in national elections....

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