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Comeback bid: Musharraf shows love for anti-India militants

PAKISTAN’S former leader Pervez Musharraf called yesterday for a more gradual approach against Islamic militants such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, saying they enjoyed sympathy for fighting...

Obama backs India’s drive for UN power

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama yesterday backed India’s quest for a permanent UN Security Council seat, inviting the world’s largest democracy to take its “rightful”...

Kalmadi quits political post

THE CHIEF organiser of the Delhi Commonwealth Games, Suresh Kalmadi, has stepped down from a senior post in India’s ruling Congress party amid a...

Top Indian minister resigns over ‘war widow’ scam

THE CHIEF minister of Maharashtra, one of India’s richest states, was forced to resign today over his alleged role in a housing scam involving...

Obama hints at support for UN seat for India

PRESIDENT Barack Obama hinted today the US could lend support to India’s demand to have a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, a...

Harry Potter blamed for India’s owl crisis

INDIA’S environment minister Jairam Ramesh has blamed fans of Harry Potter for the demise of wild owls in the country as children seek to...

India talks up Headley extradition ahead of Obama trip

INDIA said yesterday it was pursuing the extradition of American David Headley who pleaded guilty to helping scout targets for the 2008 Mumbai attacks,...


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