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She came under criticism from members of her own party who distanced themselves from her remarks

20 pilgrims killed in Indian truck crash

At least 20 people were killed and another 35 injured when a truck carrying Hindu pilgrims crashed into a gorge.

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'Every heart in India is crying today': India mourns the retirement of Sachin Tendulkar

The batsman will call time on his international career next month when he reaches 200 Tests

Jockey Martin Dwyer outside the British Horseracing Authority in London

Martin Dwyer 'relieved' as BHA lifts threat of 56-day suspension

Martin Dwyer is able to put what he described as an "awful" period behind him after a disciplinary panel at the British Horseracing Authority decided not to enforce in Britain the 56-day ban he received in India.

Health officials tackle new outbreak of disease which has killed 350 children in India

Encephalitis causes vomiting and headaches and swelling of the brain

Dwyer: 'I know I haven’t done anything wrong'

Jockey Martin Dwyer confident BHA hearing will overturn India ban

Jockey Martin Dwyer is looking to put a distressing year behind him today when he will ask a disciplinary hearing at the British Horseracing Authority for the 56-day ban imposed on him in India not to be applied in this country.

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Absolutely fuming: Woody Allen refuses to release Blue Jasmine in India after censors wanted smoking ads inserted

The director didn't want his film ruined by anti-smoking adverts

Indian Congress members and supporters celebrate after India’s Union Cabinet approved the creation of a new state

Fresh protests rock Andhra Pradesh after Indian government approves plan to split state in two

Congress-led federal government wants to create a new area called Telangana

Michael Clarke has been ruled out of Australia's tour of India

The Ashes: Australian captain Michael Clarke struggling to be fit for the first Test

Australia's captain Michael Clarke has admitted he is no certainty to be ready for the first Ashes Test against England next month.

Gandhi spins his clothing, 1925

Yearning for a simpler life? Tourists given the chance to live like Mahatma Gandhi for a week - but don’t expect any comfort

For £10 a night, visitors will be invited to meditate, learn to prepare simple food and forget about the outside world for a few days

Clarke is struggling with a lower-back injury

The Ashes: Australia captain Michael Clarke unsure if he will be fit for opening Test against England next month

Clarke's reoccurence of a back injury has put his participation in the first Test at the Gabba on November 21 into doubt

The passing of a generation: Manmohan Singh's time as Indian Prime Minister is nearly up

Rahul Gandhi is running India from the sidelines

Michael Clarke has been ruled out of Australia's tour of India

Australia captain Michael Clarke suffers injury setback forcing him out of the tour to India and raising fears over Ashes fitness

Clarke has suffered from chronic back problems in recent years and the injury picked up in the ODI series against England has taken longer to heal than expected

‘A heaven for clinical trials, a hell for India’: Court orders government to regulate drugs testing by international pharmaceutical companies

Court orders government to regulate medical testing amid fears over industry’s safety

Mont Blanc climber stumbles across £200,000 treasure trove full of Indian jewels on glacier

Metal box filled with rubys, emeralds and sapphires has been discovered after being buried for decades

Rahul Gandhi addressing a press conference in New Delhi

Indian politician Rahul Gandhi condemns 'nonsense' plan to protect convicted politicians

Gandhi - widely believed to be a future prime minister of India - says cabinet ordinance is 'complete nonsense and it should be torn up and thrown out'

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