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India: JPP demands ‘Greater Jharkhand’

Two days after the decision to form new Indian state of Telangana, Jharkhand People’s Party (JPP) on Thursday renewed its demand for ‘Greater Jharkhand’ merging parts of West Bengal, Odisha and Chhattisgarh with the existing state. ‘Greater Jharkhand’ consists of … Continue reading

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Telangana: Protests over new state in southern India

Protests are being held in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a day after the announcement that it will be split to form a new Telangana state. Anti-Telangana protesters have ransacked the ruling Congress party office in Anantapur district … Continue reading

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Iran, India to Sign Transit Agreement Soon

Tehran and New Delhi will soon ink an agreement to turn Iran’s Southern port city of Chabahar into a hub for the transit of Indian goods to Afghanistan. India is expected to sign a contract with Iran soon for transit … Continue reading

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India begins use of Chabahar port in Iran despite international pressure

Reacting to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s comments that the US was engaging in “very intense and very blunt” conversations with India and others like China and Turkey to stop importing oil from Iran in order to pressure Tehran … Continue reading

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