Holiday Travel in India - States and Interests

India is the world's largest democracy, consisting of 28 states and 7 union territories. The states are demarcated, broadly on the basis of the spoken language.

Himalayan North India consists of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand.These beautiful mountains welcome the spiritual and adventurous tourists. This area has many of the most popular hill stations and religious places. Kashmir is a honeymoon vacation paradise.

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Shia cleric killed in violence during Waqf Board 'nomination' protest in Lucknow - Hindustan Times


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Shia cleric killed in violence during Waqf Board 'nomination' protest in Lucknow
Hindustan Times
A Shia cleric was killed and 22 including 10 police personnel were injured here on Friday after cleric Kalbe Jawad, along with thousands of followers, moved towards minister Azam Khan's house to stage a protest. Jawad had announced the protest to oppose ...
Protest erupts in Lucknow over Waqf Board, one feared dead, 12 injuredFirstpost
One dead as Shia protest in Lucknow turns violent, cleric blames Azam KhanZee News
Watch: Shia protestors beat up policeman over property dispute in LucknowIBNLive
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Narendra Modi charisma fading? Congress sweeps Uttarakhand Assembly bypolls - Financial Express


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Narendra Modi charisma fading? Congress sweeps Uttarakhand Assembly bypolls
Financial Express
SummaryThe bypoll outcome deals a blow to BJP in the state reducing the number of its MLAs in the state assembly from 30 to 28. Related Articles. Narendra Modi govt does U-turn on Sardar Sarovar Dam in GujaratArun Jaitley contradicts BJP MP, says will ...
Congress clean sweeps Uttarakhand by-polls: Is BJP losing its sheen?Oneindia
Bypoll victory a blessing of people: RawatPress Trust of India
Uttarakhand by-polls: BJP loses all 3 seats; easy win for CM RawatHindustan Times
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'Why am I being picked on?' asks a tearful Sania Mirza after being targeted about ... - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

'Why am I being picked on?' asks a tearful Sania Mirza after being targeted about ...
Daily News & Analysis
World Doubles No 5 Sania Mirza on Thursday was dragged into a controversy when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress politicians from Telangana questioned her Indianness over the event of her being nominated as Telangana's brand ambassador.
Won`t let anyone to question my Indian roots, says Sania MirzaZee News
Would I be troubled if I'd married a person not from Pakistan?: Sania MirzaFirstpost
Unfair That I Have to Assert My Indian-ness: Emotional Sania Mirza Breaks DownNDTV
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Pakistan rakes up Samjhauta Express blast as India protests 26/11 trial delay - The Hindu


The Hindu

Pakistan rakes up Samjhauta Express blast as India protests 26/11 trial delay
The Hindu
Pakistan has told India that the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks trial was a judicial matter and there was nothing the government could do over the adjournment of the trial, The Hindu has learnt. Along with that, Pakistan also expressed its concern over the delay in ...
India summons Pakistan's deputy high commissioner over 2008 Mumbai attack ...Times of India
MFN status to India will boost direct trade with PakistanEconomic Times
India summons Pak Deputy HC over delay in 26/11 Mumbai attack trial Jul 25, 6 ...ANINEWS

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Sushil Modi describes Sharad Yadav as his 'political guru' - Oneindia


India Today

Sushil Modi describes Sharad Yadav as his 'political guru'
Oneindia
Patna, July 25: Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday described JD-U president Sharad Yadav as his "political guru". "I respect Sharad Yadav as my political guru," Sushil Modi said while speaking in the Legislative Council regretting yesterday's ...
Peace Brokered Between JD(U), BJP, Nitish Returns to HouseOutlook
Top BJP Leader In Bihar Springs Surprise: Praise For Sharad YadavNDTV
Blame game for uproar in Bihar Assembly begins between JD-U and BJPFree Press Journal

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New govt promises low and stable tax regime for economic revival

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's new government pledged on Friday to pursue a low, stable and simple tax regime as it looks to win back investor confidence and spur economic activity, both of which have nosedived due to mounting tax disputes.







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Rahul visits Amethi, thanks people for support in elections - Business Standard


Times of India

Rahul visits Amethi, thanks people for support in elections
Business Standard
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today visited villages in his parliamentary constituency and thanked people for their support in the recent Lok Sabha elections. Gandhi went to villages where Congress got the highest number of votes in a Block.
Rahul slams Centre over price rise, Maharashtra Sadan rowEnewspaper of India
To cement BJP ascendance, Narendra Modi must ensure a Gandhi-mukt CongressFirstpost
Narayan Rane meets Rahul GandhiEconomic Times
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Govt says it won't allow injustice to UPSC aspirants amid din in House - Hindustan Times


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Govt says it won't allow injustice to UPSC aspirants amid din in House
Hindustan Times
The government said on Friday that it will not allow any injustice to students on the basis of language in UPSC examinations and had sought a report within a week from the three-member panel looking into the issue. The assurance from minister of state for ...
UPSC exam issue stirs ParliamentLivemint
UPSC Aspirants' Protest: Delhi Metro Shuts Two StationsNDTV
UPSC aspirants shutdown shops in Mukherjee NagarBusiness Standard
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All Indians in Hindustan Are Hindus: Goa Dy CM - Outlook


Times of India

All Indians in Hindustan Are Hindus: Goa Dy CM
Outlook
A day after a Goa minister ignited a controversy by his remark that India will develop as a Hindu nation under Narendra Modi, the state's Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza today stoked it further, saying India is already a Hindu nation and will always ...
The sounds of silence: When Narendra Modi becomes 'Maunmohan' 2Firstpost
India is already a Hindu nation, Goa's deputy chief minister saysTimes of India
PM Modi on silent modeTruthDive
Hindustan Times -Zee News
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SC concerned over acid attack cases,says situation is pathetic - Press Trust of India


Press Trust of India

SC concerned over acid attack cases,says situation is pathetic
Press Trust of India
New Delhi, Jul 25 (PTI) The Supreme Court today expressed concern over acid attacks cases by jilted lovers and others, saying the situation is "pathetic" and questioned the Centre for its "laxity" in dealing with the menace. "It is pathetic. Such incidents still ...
Situation is very pathetic: Supreme Court on acid attacksZee News
SC issues notices to centre, state on acid attack victims' rehabilitationBig News Network.com
Supreme Court pulls up the government for laxity to acid attack victimsDaily News & Analysis

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Unfair That I Have to Assert My Indian-ness: Emotional Sania Mirza Breaks Down - NDTV


India.com

Unfair That I Have to Assert My Indian-ness: Emotional Sania Mirza Breaks Down
NDTV
New Delhi: In comments that have been strongly criticised by political parties and others, K Laxman, a BJP legislator from Telangana, has questioned the credentials of Sania Mirza, 27, as brand ambassador for India's youngest state, saying she is married to ...
Remarks against Sania only to argue for students denied scholarship: BJPFirstpost
Sania dragged into unnecessary controversy: Asha BhosleZee News
'Honoured to be brand ambassador'Times Now.tv
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Jadeja fined over Anderson altercation in first test

LONDON (Reuters) - India's Ravindra Jadeja has been fined half his match fee for his involvement in an altercation with England quick bowler James Anderson during the drawn first test at Trent Bridge.







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We have to deliver quickly: Sushma Swaraj - IBNLive


IBNLive

We have to deliver quickly: Sushma Swaraj
IBNLive
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Friday said living up to people's expectations is a big challenge for Modi government as those "who give a mandate with so many aspirations don't have much patience" and it has ...
Sushma Swaraj hails return of workers, nurses from strife-torn Iraq Jul 25, 2:49 pmANINEWS
5th India-US Strategic Dialogue to be held in Delhi on July 31NetIndian
Sushma Swaraj appeals to Iraqi captors to release Indians as Eid giftTimes of India
SikhSiyasat.Net -Hindustan Times
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Remarks on Sania only to argue the case of students: G Kishan Reddy - IBNLive


IBNLive

Remarks on Sania only to argue the case of students: G Kishan Reddy
IBNLive
New Delhi: Telangana BJP president G Kishan Reddy on Friday tried to defend his party MLA's controversial remarks about Sania Mirza, saying he was not opposing her being made the state's brand ambassador but was only arguing for students who have ...
Salman Khan supports her but Oneindia survey shows wave against Sania MirzaOneindia
Salman Khan backs Sania Mirza over 'India's daughter' rowIndia Today
Sania dragged into unnecessary controversy: Asha BhosleYahoo India News
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Sushil Modi describes Sharad Yadav as his 'political guru' - Economic Times


Economic Times

Sushil Modi describes Sharad Yadav as his 'political guru'
Economic Times
PATNA: Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today described JD-U president Sharad Yadav as his "political guru". "I respect Sharad Yadav as my political guru," Sushil Modi said while speaking in the Legislative Council regretting yesterday's clash.
Top BJP Leader In Bihar Springs Surprise: Praise For Sharad YadavNDTV

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Sahara Chief Has to Conduct Asset Sale Talks From Jail: Court - NDTV


NDTV

Sahara Chief Has to Conduct Asset Sale Talks From Jail: Court
NDTV
The Supreme Court on Friday said Sahara chief Subrata Roy has to negotiate asset sale with foreign clients within Tihar Jail's premises, adding that they don't want to provide any "comfort" to him. Mr Roy had pleaded with the top court to allow him to use an ...
Supreme Court looks at facilities for Sahara chief for property saleIndia Today
Dealmaking from an Indian jail apparently not so easyFT Alphaville (registration)
Subrata Roy Demands Deal Room At TiharBusinessinsider India

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Situation is very pathetic: Supreme Court on acid attacks - Zee News


Situation is very pathetic: Supreme Court on acid attacks
Zee News
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over growing number of acid attacks in the country. The apex court, while taking note of the matter, issued notices to the Central and state governments on a public interest litigation (PIL) for ...

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Centre may take Presidential reference to resolve Punjab, Haryana SGPC row - IBNLive


IBNLive

Centre may take Presidential reference to resolve Punjab, Haryana SGPC row
IBNLive
New Delhi: The row over a separate Gurudwara Committee for Haryana is intensifying every minute. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday. Sources say that the government ...
Punjab, Haryana leaders head for showdown over HSGPC (News Analysis)Business Standard
Hooda govt, Akali Dal in face-off over Haryana gurdwara committeeindiablooms
Sikh forums call for restraint on separate SGPC issueThe Hindu
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'Told Smriti Irani History books Must Change', says Man Behind Ban on Wendy ... - NDTV


NDTV

'Told Smriti Irani History books Must Change', says Man Behind Ban on Wendy ...
NDTV
New Delhi: Activist-author Dinanath Batra, who invited massive criticism for having American scholar Wendy Doniger's book pulped on grounds that it insulted Hindus, is now rooting for changes in school history books. Mr Batra told NDTV that he has written ...

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SC sets up special court for coal scam trial - The Hindu


The Hindu

SC sets up special court for coal scam trial
The Hindu
The Supreme Court on Friday appointed senior advocate R.S. Cheema as Special Public Prosecutor for the coal blocks allocation trial. Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar will hold trial in all cases arising out of coal scam, said the apex court.
Supreme Court appoints RS Cheema as spcial public prosecutor in coal block ...Daily News & Analysis
Coal scam: Special public prosecutor appointedZee News

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Police detain BJP leader Sadhvi Prachi in Bijnor, halt her Jalabhishek March ... - Business Standard


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Police detain BJP leader Sadhvi Prachi in Bijnor, halt her Jalabhishek March ...
Business Standard
Police today detained Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sadhvi Prachi here while she was on her way to Moradabad to take part in the Vishwa Hindutva Parishad's proposed 'Jalabhishek March'. At the epicentre of the trouble in Moradabad is a temple in ...
Tension in Moradabad as VHP Leader Plans Puja at Temple Caught in a DisputeNDTV
VHP prepares for yatra in Moradabad; Sec 144 imposed, Sadhvi Prachi detainedZee News
UP: Section 144 imposed in Moradabad ahead of VHP plan of Jal Abhishek ...IBNLive

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Man gets death sentence for acid attack in Morena district - Times of India


Daily News & Analysis

Man gets death sentence for acid attack in Morena district
Times of India
BHOPAL: A local court in Morena on Thursday sentenced a man to death for throwing acid on 28-year-old woman, who succumbed to burns in few hours. Three others, including two cousins and grandmother of the woman had sustained injuries in an acid ...
Acid attacker gets death sentence in Madhya PradeshPress Trust of India
Historic Judgment: A Madhya Pradesh court sentences acid attacker to deathDaily Bhaskar

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Why is India not agreeing to the WTO trade facilitation agreement? - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Why is India not agreeing to the WTO trade facilitation agreement?
Daily News & Analysis
India has made its stance clear that it will not easily give in to pressure from the Western world over trade protocols of the World Trade Organisation, as was also discussed during the talks in Bali in December 2013. India fears that agreeing to the trade ...
India should get its deal at WTO before saying yes to US, EUFirstpost
India blocks WTO deal on customs rules as deadline nearsMumbai Mirror
India Blocks WTO Deal on Customs Rules, Angering Fellow MembersNDTV
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India summons Pakistan's deputy high commissioner over 2008 Mumbai attack ... - Times of India


Times of India

India summons Pakistan's deputy high commissioner over 2008 Mumbai attack ...
Times of India
NEW DELHI: India, on Friday, summoned Pakistan's deputy high commissioner and lodged a strong protest against the adjournment of the ongoing Mumbai terror attack case trial in Pakistan. While the Pakistan deputy high commissioner was summoned to ...
India summons Pakistan High Commissioner over delays in 26/11 terror attacks ...Daily News & Analysis
Indian summons Pakistan Dy High Commissioner over 26/11 attacks trialZee News
Pak adjourns 26/11 trial for seventh time in a row: India summons envoyFirstpost
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Vijay Diwas: Army chief pays tribute to Kargil war martyrs - Firstpost


Times of India

Vijay Diwas: Army chief pays tribute to Kargil war martyrs
Firstpost
Jammu: Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Friday paid tribute to the martyrs of 1999 Kargil war in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region on the occasion of 15th Vijay Diwas. Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh will retire on 31 July. AFP. Singh, who is ...
Army fully geared up to take on challenges: ChiefPress Trust of India
Army fully geared up to take on challenges Army ChiefJagran Post
Troops ready to safeguard nation's boundary, says Army ChiefANINEWS

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Who needs an Indian VISA?

Foreigners coming to India need a valid passport from their country of origin and a valid Indian VISA.

Indian Yoga : India Yogic Retreats

India recipes: Indian Cuisine

India - Indian History

Indian history starts with evidence of human activity in the southern state of Tamil Nadu 75,000 years ago. Evidence of Homo Erectus activity dates back to 500,000 years.

The Indus Valley Civilization, along the river Indus in the North West of India, was a very advanced culture that existed from 3000 to 1300 BCE. This was , the first major Indian civilization.

India Embassy : Indian missions abroad

Here is a list of all the Indian Missions Abroad.

Control F to search for your  country. This list is from this India government site

AFGHANISTAN

Embassy of India

Malalai Watt, Shahre-Nau,
Kabul, Afghanistan.

Telephone: 00-873-763095560

Fax: 00-873-763095561

India Language, Indian Hindi

Indian languages fall under two major and two minor families : the Indo-European languages—Indo-Aryan (70%)—and the Dravidian languages (22% ), Austro-Asiatic and Tibeto-Burman families and a few isolated languages.

India Kids, Indian Children

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