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Pratap Chakravarty

Pratap Chakravarty

    India gang-rape suspects due in court
    India gang-rape suspects due in court
    The five, who could face the death penalty if convicted, are also charged with kidnap, robbery and conspiracy over the attack on December 16 that...
    India in uproar after crackdown on anti-corruption protest
    India in uproar after crackdown on anti-corruption protest
    Indian police arrested an anti-corruption hunger-striker and detained 1 400 of his supporters on Tuesday in a crackdown that provoked outrage...
    India pushes Pakistan to crack down on militants
    India pushes Pakistan to crack down on militants
    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh marked India's Independence Day on Sunday with a warning to Pakistan that a recent resumption of dialogue would go...
    India seeks extradition of US boss over Bhopal disaster
    India seeks extradition of US boss over Bhopal disaster
    India is to push the United States to extradite the American former boss of the company blamed for the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster as part of a new...
    Afghan, Indian leaders discuss militant threat
    Afghan, Indian leaders discuss militant threat
    Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Afghan President Hamid Karzai met in New Delhi on Monday and vowed to tackle the militant violence that...
    'Hundreds of thousands' of Tibetans killed
    'Hundreds of thousands' of Tibetans killed
    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday accused China of having killed hundreds of thousands of his people and transforming his...
    Dalai Lama welcomes Chinese offer for talks
    Dalai Lama welcomes Chinese offer for talks
    The Dalai Lama on Friday welcomed China's offer to meet his envoy for talks after weeks of protests over Tibet and repeated calls from the exiled...
    India bristles at Chinese security for Olympic flame
    India bristles at Chinese security for Olympic flame
    Grim-faced Chinese guards protecting the Olympic torch have attracted further criticism ahead of the global relay's arrival in India, where bitter...
    Boje denies links to match-fixing scam
    Boje denies links to match-fixing scam
    South Africa bowler Nicky Boje on Tuesday denied charges of match-fixing under questioning by Indian police probing the scandal that hit cricket...
    Rivers recede but millions go hungry in South Asia
    Rivers recede but millions go hungry in South Asia
    The toll from severe floods across South Asia soared to nearly 1 900 on Tuesday as water levels in the region's swollen rivers started to...
    Tourism, development seen as a threat to Goa
    Tourism, development seen as a threat to Goa
    The once low-budget tourist haven of Goa is facing a crisis, environmentalists say, as developers force up land prices and a tourism boom threatens...
    Army seals off bloodied capital of Indian Kashmir
    Army seals off bloodied capital of Indian Kashmir
    Indian troops sealed off large parts of Kashmir's summer capital following random grenade attacks and murders ahead of a visit on Wednesday by...