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Latest Manmohan Singh Items
India's main opposition party is demanding that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh explain a leaked e-mail from an American official that the party says shows the Obama administration is seeking to link U.S. investment in India to damages for the 1984 Bhopal gas leak.
Government troops fired into crowds of protesters Monday as tens of thousands of people across Indian-controlled Kashmir demonstrated their rejection of India's rule over the predominantly Muslim region, police said. Five protesters were killed and more than 30 wounded.
David Cameron, the United Kingdom's novice prime minister, couldn't have expected to re-establish “the raj.” But he hoped to burnish the British commercial image during a summer doldrums India visit.
On Thursday, heavily armed Maoist rebels attacked a police station and the home of a Congress leader in the state of Chhattisgarh in India's heartland. On June 29, they assaulted and killed 26 members of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The Maoist movement, tens of thousands strong, is active in more than half of India's states, a red ribbon that stretches from the Nepalese border down the Bay of Bengal coast. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calls the Maoists India's top internal security threat; Home Minister P. Chidambaram terms Maoism "a graver problem than jihadi terrorism." In U.S. terms, the rebels' geographical reach extends from New York City to Key West, Fla., and Washington, D.C., to Indianapolis.
Seven managers convicted over the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster have appealed, a newspaper reported Tuesday as India said again it would urge the U.S. to extradite the company's former American boss.
President Obama is so intent on dispelling doubts about his commitment to India that he plans to attend a reception this week at the State Department for Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna.
BEIJING (Agence France-Presse) — Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here yesterday for talks with China's leaders as the two most populous nations look to turn their combined clout into a major force in global affairs.
NEW DELHI — Communist Party leaders say they are trying to keep U.S. influence at bay and protect India's poor from ruthless foreign enterprises by blocking a deal on nuclear energy with the United States.