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2005-11-06 13:46:21

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India announced a probe on Sunday that would look into whether foreign minister Natwar Singh or the ruling Congress party had received favors from Saddam Hussein as stated in an U.N. report released late last month. Both Natwar Singh and the Congress, which heads the coalition government, have denied any wrongdoing and the Indian foreign minister has termed the U.N. report's findings as "outrageous." A spokesman for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Office said a...

2005-11-01 00:57:11

By Terry Friel NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Anguished and weary relatives looked for loved ones among rows of charred bodies on Tuesday as Indians marked the biggest Hindu festival of the year clouded by the worst militant attack on the heart of their nation. The sound of firecrackers greeted the day in Delhi as the city began Diwali, the festival of lights marking the triumph of good over evil, days after three bombs killed at least 59 people and injured 200 more, some still fighting for...

2005-10-31 13:14:56

By Y.P. Rajesh and Terry Friel NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told Pakistan on Monday that weekend bomb blasts in Delhi were probably linked to foreign elements, while Indian officials said Pakistan could have been involved. Pakistani officials responded by urging New Delhi to provide evidence of the involvement of Pakistani militant groups in the blasts which killed 59 people, and promising to cooperate with the investigations. Singh made the comments...

2005-10-31 11:09:40

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Monday weekend bomb blasts were probably linked to foreign elements and Indian officials said Pakistan could have been involved. Singh made the comments when Musharraf called him to offer his condolences for the death of 59 people, killed on Saturday when bombs exploded at two busy Delhi markets, a statement said. A third bomb went off near a bus and wounded several people. "The...

2005-10-30 08:52:57

By Shailendra Bhatnagar and Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An obscure Kashmiri militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for bomb blasts in India's capital which killed at least 59 people, but analysts said it was probably a front for a larger Pakistan-based group. New Delhi has so far refused to speculate on who was behind Saturday's trio of blasts, but security experts see the hand of Lashkar-e-Taiba (Force of the Pure) behind the attacks, in an attempt to derail the...

2005-10-30 06:31:38

By Shailendra Bhatnagar and Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An obscure Kashmiri militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for bomb blasts in India's capital which killed at least 57 people, but analysts said it was probably a front for a larger Pakistan-based group. New Delhi has so far refused to blame anyone for Saturday's trio of blasts, but security experts see the hand of Lashkar-e-Taiba (Force of the Pure) behind the attacks, in an attempt to derail the peace process...

2005-10-29 22:08:54

By Terry Friel NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian police combed the sites of three bombings in New Delhi on Sunday for clues as to who was to blame for a coordinated militant attack that killed at least 55 people, just days before major Hindu and Muslim festivals. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who cut short a visit to Kolkata to rush back to the capital, blamed the attacks in crowded pre-holiday markets on Saturday on terrorists, but said it was too early to speculate who was behind the...

2005-10-29 18:51:55

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful bombs tore through New Delhi markets packed with families and shoppers on Saturday ahead of the biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals of the year, killing at least 55 people and wounding more than 100. Charred bodies, blood, glass and smoking debris littered the blast scenes as rescuers frantically pulled out the dead and wounded while thousands of shocked survivors milled around trying to find out what had happened to missing...

2005-10-29 18:03:00

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful bombs tore through New Delhi markets packed with families and shoppers on Saturday ahead of the biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals of the year, killing at least 55 people and wounding more than 100. Charred bodies, blood, glass and smoking debris littered the blast scenes as rescuers frantically pulled out the dead and wounded while thousands of shocked survivors milled around trying to find out what had happened to missing...

2005-10-29 14:07:10

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful bombs tore through New Delhi markets packed with families and shoppers on Saturday ahead of the biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals of the year, killing more than 50 people and wounding scores. Charred bodies, blood, glass and smoking debris littered the scenes as rescuers frantically pulled out the dead and injured while thousands of shocked survivors milled around trying to find out what had happened to missing relatives. The...