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With Hindu party leading India, beef grows political

NEW DELHI - The legislator was full of outrage when...attack in the village, just 30 miles from New Delhi. Som, a member of India's ruling Bharatiya...Mandal Das, a priest at a Hindu temple in New Delhi that also shelters abandoned cows, said...
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India clamping down on critics, activist groups

NEW DELHI - It takes courage to accuse a powerful politician - a man who would go on...There's no doubt about that," said Mukul Kesavan, a historian at New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University.Modi, however, enjoys wide support...
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41 writers return Indian award, cite climate of intolerance

NEW DELHI - Many in India's literary community are disgusted. Dozens of writers say every day brings more evidence of intolerance and...
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India arrests 8 for killing Muslim over beef rumor

...slaughtering cows and storing the beef in their house in Bisara, a village about 25 miles southeast of the Indian capital of New Delhi, said District Magistrate Nagendra Pratap Singh.He said the mob dragged 52-year-old Mohammad Akhlaq and his son from...
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Police in south Nepal fire at protesters; Indian man killed

...External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said in New Delhi.In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau...writers Indrajit Singh in Patna, India, Ashok Sharma in New Delhi, and Matthew Pennington in Washington contributed to this report...
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To some working poor in India, home is parking lot

NEW DELHI - There is almost no movement in the pre-dawn...handful of places like it scattered across New Delhi are 60-cent-a-night refuges.Every...migrants from India's poorest states. In New Delhi, most of the new arrivals go into the city's...
Princeton economist wins Nobel

...Wiseman reported from Washington, Rising from Stockholm. AP writers Nathalie Rotschild in Stockholm; Nirmala George in New Delhi; Bruce Shipkowski in Princeton, New Jersey; and Geoff Mulvihill in Haddonfield, New Jersey, contributed to this report...
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New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...feel."___Associated Press writers Adam Schreck in Dubai; Niniek Karmini in Jakarta, Indonesia; Nirmala George in New Delhi; Julhas Alam in Dhaka, Bangladesh; Baba Ahmed, Virgile Ahissou and Babacar Dione in Dakar, Senegal; Michelle Faul in Lagos...
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Palin warns of China's rise in visit to India

NEW DELHI - U.S. politician Sarah Palin stressed the importance of America's ties...sounding a warning note on China's rise during a speech Saturday in New Delhi. The visit to India is a rare foreign venture for the ex-Alaska governor...
India's top court refuses entry to Exxon Valdez

NEW DELHI - India's Supreme Court has banned the Exxon Valdez from entering India, saying the ship involved in one of the worst U.S...


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