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India's beleaguered prime minister, Manmohan Singh, on Monday sought to defend allocations of coal fields without competitive bidding as opposition lawmakers called for his resignation over an audit report that says the exchequer may have lost up to $33 billion by not auctioning off the mines.

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Indian activist calls off fastupdated: Mon Jul 30 2012 03:25:00

Ailing crusader Anna Hazare calls off his three-day hunger strike but pledges to continue fighting for his cause.

Pakistan's president visits India amid warming tiesupdated: Sun Apr 08 2012 09:19:00

Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari met with the Indian prime minister in New Delhi on Sunday -- the first visit to India by a Pakistani head of state in seven years.

Pakistan's Zardari visits Indiaupdated: Sun Apr 08 2012 09:19:00

Asif Ali Zardari meets the Indian prime minister -- the first visit to India by a Pakistani president in 7 years.

Pakistan president to visit India amid warming tiesupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 08:56:00

President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan is scheduled to visit India on Sunday, the first by a Pakistani head of state in seven years, amid thawing relations between the two nuclear-armed archrivals.

BRICS leaders edge closer to setting up development bankupdated: Thu Mar 29 2012 22:19:00

The leaders of five of the world's top emerging economies moved closer Thursday toward establishing a development bank that could one day serve as an alternative to the World Bank.

Report on coal fields creates fresh furor for Indian governmentupdated: Fri Mar 23 2012 06:15:00

India's scandal-tainted government has come under fresh attack from opposition parties after a leading newspaper ran a front-page report alleging that auditors had found that the awarding of coal fields to private companies had deprived the treasury of $211 billion.

Unions strike across India, results mixedupdated: Tue Feb 28 2012 06:02:00

A one-day strike by India's unions closed businesses and slowed public transit Tuesday as workers protested rising prices and what they say are the government's anti-labor policies.

Singh signals sharp slowdown for economyupdated: Sun Jan 08 2012 21:53:00

Manmohan Singh, India's prime minister, has cut his forecast for his country's economic growth rate to 7% this year signaling a sharp slow down in the world's fastest growing large economy after China.

Indian activist calls off fast as anti-graft bill heads to upper houseupdated: Wed Dec 28 2011 16:11:00

Ailing crusader Anna Hazare called off his three-day hunger strike Wednesday but pledged a campaign against politicians who rejected his version of a landmark bill aimed at fighting endemic corruption.

India's government seeks way forward on controversial anti-corruption billupdated: Wed Dec 28 2011 06:50:00

India's beleaguered government huddled with various political parties Wednesday, trying to come up with a way forward on an anti-corruption bill as ailing, elderly campaigner Anna Hazare continued his fast for a second day to protest legislation he slammed as too weak to deal with endemic graft.

Indian activist to end fast after parliament agrees to his demandsupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 13:05:00

India's Parliament resolved Saturday to accept demands raised by 74-year-old activist Anna Hazare to tackle chronic corruption in the country.

Signs of a thaw as India corruption fast enters 9th dayupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 03:32:00

Anti-corruption activists and federal ministers have begun negotiations to end their deadlock over an anti-corruption bill as a 74-year-old campaigner's hunger strike entered its ninth day Wednesday.

Anna Hazare released from jailupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 03:32:00

Anna Hazare walks out of a New Delhi jail to carry on his anti-corruption campaign. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.

Booming India battles poverty at 64updated: Mon Aug 15 2011 11:53:00

In New Delhi's upscale diplomatic district, Ram Dhan lives in a parallel world.

Activists consign India's graft bill to flamesupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 06:19:00

Activists fighting what they see as rampant corruption in India burnt copies of a new anti-graft bill they reject as lame-duck legislation.

Indian police crack down on yoga guru's anti-graft fastupdated: Sun Jun 05 2011 09:15:00

Riot police broke up an anti-corruption hunger strike led by India's most famous guru in an overnight night raid in New Delhi, giving fresh impetus to the nation's Hindu nationalist opposition to target the federal government for its handling of graft.

India bids farewell to ascetic revered as a 'living god'updated: Wed Apr 27 2011 05:23:00

Famed Indian spiritual guru Sri Sathya Sai Baba was laid to rest Wednesday as hundreds of thousands of followers bid a tearful farewell to the ascetic they revered as a living god.

Indian PM calls on bureaucracy to confront corruptionupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 19:14:00

India's prime minister Thursday made an impassioned appeal to his country's powerful bureaucracy to put its foot down harder against corruption as a spate of scandals weakened his administration.

India's 20 years of new prosperityupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 19:14:00

Inflation headwinds hit rising India economy. CNN's Pauline Chiou reports.

India vows corruption ombudsman after fast pulls crowdsupdated: Sat Apr 09 2011 11:41:00

India's beleaguered prime minister pledged to introduce a long-pending anti-graft legislation in parliament after a 72-year-old reformist indefinite hunger strike over corruption galvanized public support.

Support grows for India's anti-corruption fastupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 04:25:00

Support swelled for an anti-corruption crusader in India, as his indefinite hunger strike seeking tough new graft laws entered its third day Thursday.

Indian activist says he is willing to die to end corruptionupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 03:50:00

A veteran social activist in India has launched an indefinite hunger strike to seek tough, overarching laws to tackle corruption as a rash of scandals undermined the reputation of the country's government.

India, Pakistan in talks ahead of 'cricket diplomacy' summitupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 08:28:00

Home secretaries of India and Pakistan were meeting in New Delhi Monday as prime ministers of the two countries prepared to watch a World Cup cricket match between the South Asian rivals together this week as part of efforts to rebuild ties broken off by the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Singh admits 'error' in corruption chief appointmentupdated: Mon Mar 07 2011 08:37:00

India's prime minister, Manmohan Singh, Monday admitted making a mistake in the selection of the country's top anti-corruption investigator, whose appointment was quashed last week by the nation's Supreme Court over allegations of fraud.

India offers 'hands of our friendship' to Pakistanupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 17:31:00

Full growth of the Asian subcontinent hinges on normalization of ties between New Delhi and Islamabad, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday as the two arch-foes prepared to resume their dialogue frozen by the 2008 terror attacks on Mumbai.

India makes high-profile arrests in Commonwealth Games scandalupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 03:14:00

India's federal police have arrested two senior officials involved in organizing last year's troubled Commonwealth Games in New Delhi for suspected corruption.

India orders cross-party probe into massive scandalupdated: Tue Feb 22 2011 02:59:00

Cornered by his critics over his handling of corruption in government, India's prime minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday accepted opposition demands for a wider, cross-party investigation into a massive telecom scandal that has rattled his administration, now in its second term.

India mulls cross-party probe into telecom scandalupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 06:12:00

A decision on a cross-party probe into India's massive telecom scandal that has rattled the federal government may be taken as early as next week, an official said Friday.

Indian PM tries to soothe frustration over government corruptionupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 11:16:00

India's prime minister vowed Wednesday that his government is "dead serious" about fighting corruption within its ranks, a scourge he said threatens to tarnish India's reputation worldwide.

New wave of competition for India telecomsupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 01:09:00

India set the stage for a new wave of competition in its booming telecom industry Thursday as it allowed its 750 million mobile users to change operators without losing their existing cellphone numbers.

Investing in Indiaupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 01:09:00

CNN's Sara Sinder explains why U.S. investors are turning to India.

No overhaul of Singh's team in Indian Cabinet reshuffleupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 10:18:00

India's prime minister carried out no overhaul of his Cabinet as he realigned his team in the face of scathing criticism of his handling of corruption in the government.

Corruption 'alarms' Indian executivesupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 07:28:00

A group of India's top business leaders and eminent citizens are urging the nation's political establishment to tackle corruption as a series of high-profile scandals rocked the world's second-fastest growing major economy.

India, Russia mark decade of strategic ties with Medvedev visitupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 08:12:00

Close allies since the Soviet days, India and Russia marked the first decade of their strategic partnership with a slew of agreements at their annual summit Tuesday.

Indian PM: 'I have nothing to hide' in telecom scandal probeupdated: Mon Dec 20 2010 06:45:00

India's prime minister said he has nothing to hide and would be "happy" to appear before a parliamentary panel looking into a multi-billion dollar telecom scandal.

Eight executives arrested in latest Indian financial scandalupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 09:26:00

Indian federal police have arrested eight financial executives suspected of facilitating loans in exchange for bribes, the latest in a string of corruption scandals jolting Asia's third-largest economy.

Indian prime minister calls Games crisis meetingupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 17:20:00

India's prime minister called a meeting with two ministers for Thursday evening as the country scrambles to pull together the problem-plagued Commonwealth Games.

Why some athletes worry about Indiaupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 17:20:00

Phil Black reports on the concerns held by athletes and teams about India's readiness to host the Commonwealth Games.

Fuel hike sends Indians to the streetsupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 01:31:00

Usri Das Mahapatra's kitchen budget has soared the past year. Now, she fears worse.

Strikes over high gas prices spread across Indiaupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 11:44:00

Strikes fueled by higher prices for gasoline, diesel and kerosene spread across sections of India on Monday, disrupting rail and port traffic in some areas.

Security tight for Indian premier's visit to Kashmirupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 13:49:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived on a two-day visit to Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday amid a complete shutdown and curfew-like restrictions in parts of the capital city.

India makes elementary education compulsoryupdated: Thu Apr 01 2010 08:50:00

A new law went into effect in India Thursday making education a fundamental right for every child.

Obama's first state dinner blends pageantry with politicsupdated: Wed Nov 25 2009 11:13:00

President Obama toasted a growing U.S. friendship with India at the first state dinner of his administration Tuesday, an evening of regal pageantry and symbolic politics in a tent on the White House South Lawn.

Singh goes to Washingtonupdated: Wed Nov 25 2009 11:13:00

CNN's Fareed Zakaria speaks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who is visiting Washington.

Obama touts partnership with Indiaupdated: Tue Nov 24 2009 23:45:00

President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh agreed Tuesday to team up and tackle a checklist of economic, nuclear, security and environmental challenges.

Singh commits India to financial reformupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 01:28:00

Manmohan Singh, India's prime minister, on Sunday sought to override divisions in his ruling coalition by pledging to fulfil a deep financial reform program in Asia's third-largest economy.

Militants attack police officers in Srinagarupdated: Sun Nov 01 2009 20:33:00

A police officer was killed and another wounded critically when militants fired at them while they were on duty in the capital, Srinagar, Sunday, authorities said.

Indian teen tossed from train loses legupdated: Sun Sep 13 2009 10:33:00

Doctors had to amputate the leg of a 13-year-old snack vendor who was thrown off a moving train after he reportedly did not have money to bribe a guard, authorities said Sunday.

India launches nuclear submarineupdated: Sun Jul 26 2009 07:43:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh launched the country's first locally built nuclear-powered submarine on Sunday.

Indian PM Singh sworn in for a second termupdated: Fri May 22 2009 12:03:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh took the oath of office Friday for a second consecutive term after winning a mandate for his Congress party.

Indian PM celebrates electionupdated: Fri May 22 2009 12:03:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Congress Party celebrates an election victory. CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar reports

Indian PM Singh resigns to form new governmentupdated: Mon May 18 2009 06:10:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resigned Monday to make a fresh claim to power, after his Congress party won an election mandate over the weekend.

Indian PM prepares to reclaim power with resounding mandateupdated: Sun May 17 2009 20:43:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is set to reclaim a second term with a resounding mandate for his Congress party.

Indian prime minister looks set for second termupdated: Sat May 16 2009 09:07:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appeared set for a second term as his Congress party and its allies scored a decisive lead over their opponents on Saturday in a vote count after the country's monthlong general elections.

India elections: Facts behind world's biggest voteupdated: Sun Apr 19 2009 22:54:00

Indians are voting in their tens of millions in a monthlong general election that creates huge logistical issues in the world's largest democracy. The first round of polling was held on April 16. There are a further five voting phases before the final count is due on May 16.

Summit anticsupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 06:43:00

A protester uses his head to break a window. CNN's Jeanne Moos gives the G-20 summit the royal treatment.

Boost global funding for developing countries, India saysupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 06:43:00

India's prime minister, in a speech ahead of the G-20 economic summit, called for added funding to developing nations as a way to maintain demand in a troubled global economy.

Indian PM in recovery after heart surgeryupdated: Mon Jan 26 2009 00:59:00

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is recovering more quickly than anticipated after having a coronary artery bypass Saturday in New Delhi, the Indian government announced.

Indian PM recovering after successful heart surgeryupdated: Sun Jan 25 2009 02:19:00

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is "stable, comfortable and making rapid progress" after a successful heart surgery, his office said Sunday.

Ties with India in Obama eraupdated: Sun Jan 25 2009 02:19:00

Journalist Vir Sanghvi speaks with CNN about how U.S. relations with India may develop under Obama.

World leaders condemn attacksupdated: Thu Nov 27 2008 23:38:00

Leaders from around the world condemn the Mumbai terrorist attacks. CNN's Sasha Herriman reports.

World leaders condemn Mumbai attacksupdated: Thu Nov 27 2008 23:38:00

World leaders have condemned the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, in which more than 100 people died. Kashmir Shuts Down in Prime Minister Protestupdated: Sun Oct 12 2008 02:25:00

Shops, businesses and schools were shut in the Indian portion of Kashmir on Saturday to protest a visit by the Indian prime minister

India PM inaugurates Kashmir train amid curfewupdated: Sat Oct 11 2008 05:32:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated the first intra-Kashmir train Saturday, even as police and paramilitary enforced an undeclared curfew in parts of Srinagar, the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir.

End of India nuclear ban paves way for U.S. trade dealupdated: Sun Sep 07 2008 05:04:00

The leaders of the United States and India on Saturday hailed a decision by 45 nations that withdraws a worldwide ban on nuclear trade with India.

Bush calls Indian PM to push nuke dealupdated: Thu Jul 24 2008 14:08:00

President George W. Bush called India's prime minister Thursday to push a proposed nuclear partnership that sparked an unsuccessful no-confidence vote against the Indian leader this week, a White House spokesman said. India's Government Survives Voteupdated: Tue Jul 22 2008 12:00:00

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh easily won a vote of confidence in the Indian Parliament on Tuesday evening, more than two hours behind schedule but with a comfortable margin of victory

Indian government wins crucial voteupdated: Tue Jul 22 2008 11:38:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh won a vote of confidence Tuesday, allowing his ruling party to keep in play a controversial, proposed nuclear partnership with the United States.

India's dangerous dealupdated: Mon Jul 21 2008 07:03:00

A proposed nuclear power deal with the U.S. threatens to topple India's ruling government. CNN's Sara Sidner reports. China and India Try to Make Up updated: Thu Jan 17 2008 04:00:00

Analysis: Business is booming between the two Asian juggernauts, but decades of geopolitical hostility remain unresolved The Demise of an India Nuke Dealupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 16:00:00

Analysis: If the India-U.S. nuclear pact fails, it could bring down the government and impede India's economic reforms

Assessing India's independenceupdated: Wed Aug 15 2007 03:44:00

Assessing India's independence

How Bush sealed a nuclear deal with Indiaupdated: Mon Mar 06 2006 14:08:00

It came down to the final minutes.

Gandhi: 'I chose not to be a PM'updated: Fri Dec 30 2005 09:56:00

In her first major interview since turning down the Indian prime ministership in May 2004, Sonia Gandhi says she has no regrets over her decision not to take up the post.

India: Foreign links to bombingsupdated: Mon Oct 31 2005 00:18:00

India's prime minister has told Pakistan's president there are indications of foreign links to the New Delhi bombings and reminded him of his country's pledge to fight terrorism.

Indian PM's bid for peace mountainupdated: Mon Jun 13 2005 00:49:00

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says it is time to convert the world's highest battlefield into a peace mountain.

Pakistan, India meet on Kashmirupdated: Sun Apr 17 2005 04:01:00

Indian Premier Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf met for two-and-half hours in a bid to negotiate a solution to the conflict in the disputed region of Kashmir.

India PM visits remote islandsupdated: Sat Jan 08 2005 09:23:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has visited the tsunami-ravaged Andaman and Nicobar islands, mingling with grief-stricken women and children, and promising to speed up the relief and rehabilitation.

India PM rebuffs border proposalupdated: Wed Nov 17 2004 01:09:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on his first visit to Kashmir since taking office, has poured cold water on a Pakistani plan to redraw the disputed territory's borders.

'Historic day' for India, Pakistanupdated: Sat Sep 25 2004 01:10:00

The leaders of India and Pakistan have held their first meeting together which they hailed afterwards as a "historic day."

India, Pakistan leaders meetupdated: Fri Sep 24 2004 11:12:00

The leaders of nuclear rivals India and Pakistan have held their first meeting -- a one-hour session that produced a joint statement calling for more bilateral talks, the pursuit of peace in Kashmir, and an idea for a gas pipeline between the two countries.

India, Pakistan ready to talkupdated: Thu Sep 23 2004 23:57:00

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called for a sustained war on terrorism and reaffirmed his willingness to continue peace talks with nuclear neighbor Pakistan.

India's PM charts a careful pathupdated: Thu Sep 09 2004 20:33:00

From the moment Manmohan Singh became prime minister in May, analysts in New Delhi began questioning the longevity of the United Progressive Alliance government.

India unveils inaugural budgetupdated: Thu Jul 08 2004 02:27:00

India's new communist-backed government is unveiling its first budget as it seeks to tackle a worrying fiscal deficit while boosting spending for the poor.

Thumbs up for new India policyupdated: Fri May 28 2004 01:08:00

Indian business has welcomed the new government's economic agenda, saying it gives a clear direction and will deliver high growth rates.

Singh sworn in as India PMupdated: Fri May 21 2004 15:58:00

India's newly appointed prime minister, Manmohan Singh, was sworn in Saturday evening, marking the first time a non-Hindu has led the country.

Singh: Poster boy of changeupdated: Thu May 20 2004 08:47:00

A career bureaucrat, professor, economist -- there are many things that distinguish Manmohan Singh but politics is not one of them.

Singh: Reform with 'human face'updated: Thu May 20 2004 03:06:00

In his first address to the Indian nation, prime minister-elect Manmohan Singh said the country needed reform but with a "human face."

Indian stocks continue comebackupdated: Wed May 19 2004 02:03:00

India's markets continued to make ground Wednesday after Monday's meltdown that saw investors dump shares on worries about the country's new Congress-led government.

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