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Manmohan Singh: new infrastructures to jumpstart India's economy
PM pledges one trillion dollars in highways, ports and airports over five years. He wants to attract new investments and boost voters' support ahead of the 2014 parliamentary elections.
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Putin in India to renew ties between the two nations
Analysts and politicians expect the two countries to discuss ways to renew the once close ties, now largely overshadowed by those with the United States ad China. A possible joint-venture in oil and gas exploration in Siberia will be on the table.
Christian to be India's new defence minister
A K Anthony from Kerala takes over from Mukherjee, who moves to External Affairs, a post vacant for almost a year.
Manmohan Singh investigated in coal scandal: I will prove my innocence
The former Prime Minister is still under investigation, but if charged and found guilty faces a life sentence. The Congress has expressed solidarity with him. Singh, 82, is known as one of India's most honest politicians.
Economic growth slowing down as rate of inflation catches up
Agriculture is the most affected sector with hundreds of millions of people facing hardships, who might turn against the government in next year’s elections. Experts say if the growth slows down India will not be able to reduce poverty.
Religious sectarianism only seeks divisions, says PM Singh
Singh tells religious leaders from India and around the world that India is a secular and tolerant country, the byproduct of various cultures coming together, where every religions has equal dignity. He condemns religious sectarianism quoting a Hindu philosopher from the past.
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