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Thursday 27 January 2011
Security forces turned the Indian capital into a virtual fortress yesterday as the country celebrated its Republic Day with a spectacular parade.
Monday 17 January 2011
The award-winning historian William Dalrymple has found himself at the centre of a high-profile spat over claims that British authors writing about India are inheritors of "a Raj that still lingers".
Sunday 02 January 2011
Saturday 04 December 2010
Gautam Gambhir scored an explosive 126 not out as India thrashed New Zealand by nine wickets in the third one-day international in Baroda today to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.
Saturday 27 November 2010
Thursday 25 November 2010
India's ruling Congress Party is reeling after a charismatic opposition politician scored a landslide victory in a local poll, thereby undermining caste-based politics in one of the country's poorest states.
Sunday 21 November 2010
Saturday 30 October 2010
Officials say managers at the luxury resort where Katy Perry and Russell Brand married are being charged with violating noise laws during last week's wedding near an Indian tiger reserve.
Thursday 21 October 2010
Friday 15 October 2010
Monday 11 October 2010
Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Warne has expressed shock at the Board of Control for Cricket in India's decision to eject his team and the Kings XI Punjab from the next edition of the Indian Premier League.
Monday 11 October 2010
The world's largest and most successful cricket tournament, the Indian Premier League, was in turmoil last night after officials expelled two of its most successful teams amid allegations of corruption.
Saturday 09 October 2010
Today: In Hastings it's the start of a week-long programme of events marking the 944th anniversary of the Norman invasion. With an irony that will not be lost on the townspeople, it culminates in a bonfire and firework display on the beach next Saturday ( 1066.net/hastings-week).
Friday 08 October 2010
This gem of a book deserves to outshine the narcissistic platitudes of Eat, Pray, Love. After crises in both health and career, Rich "no longer had the language to describe my own life. So I decided I'd borrow someone else's". She went to India not to imbibe some mish-mash mysticism but to learn Hindi via "total immersion" in the lakeside city of Udaipur.
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