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Stories By Avneet Arora

21 STORIES

  • 1
    18 Aug 2014 Mon

    Video Hundreds of thousands hit by floods in India

    Hundreds and thousands of people have been affected by torrential rain and flooding in northern and eastern India.

  • 2
    15 Aug 2014 Fri

    Video India can't move ahead if there is disunity in govt: Modi

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first Independence Day speech, has emphasised the need for better governance. He said the country cannot move ahead if there is disunity in the government.

  • 3
    10 Aug 2014 Sun

    Video India's aspiring civil servants up in arms over English language exam section

    Hindi-speaking aspirants to India's prestigious civil service said they want the English language component of the entrance exams scrapped. They claimed it is disciminatory to non-fluent English speakers.

  • 4
    04 Aug 2014 Mon

    Modi wraps up Nepal visit

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrapped up his two-day visit to Nepal after meeting Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav on Monday (4 August).

  • 5
    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    Video Kerry ends India trip, rifts remain

    US Secretary of State John Kerry concluded his three-day visit to India after holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (August 1).

  • 6
    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    Video Salons, spas may become a no go in India's Goa

    Salons and spas have been placed under very close scrutiny by state authorities in the western Indian province of Goa, with police claiming that many massage parlours are simply a front for prostitution

  • 7
    28 Jul 2014 Mon

    India political parties in blame game over communal violence

    Political parties in India have been trading barbs over Saturday's (July 26) violence in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. At least three people were killed and dozens injured, when Sikh and Muslim communities attacked each other over disputed land.

  • 8
    21 Jul 2014 Mon

    Video Uttarakhand on flood alert after heavy rain

    Heavy rain is battering the northern Indian province of Uttarakhand. With major rivers edging closer to dangerous levels, there are fears of a repeat of the severe flooding that hit the region last year.

  • 9
    11 Jul 2014 Fri

    Mixed reactions to India's plan to increase defence FDI

    The Indian government on Thursday proposed raising the country's foreign direct investment (FDI) limit to 49 per cent in the defence sector. While the move has largely been welcomed by experts and local industry manufacturers, critics said the proposal may endanger India's security.

  • 10
    07 Jul 2014 Mon

    High expectations ahead of India's railway budget

    The new Indian government's recent fare hikes has raised expectations of big improvements to the country's dilapidated railway system. Analysts are expecting bold policy decisions in the upcoming railway budget, while commuters hope for better services.