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Bombay vs Mumbai - One British newspaper ditches the city's most recent name

The editor of the Independent, Amol Rajan, has ruled that the newspaper will now be using "Bombay" and not "Mumbai" to describe the Indian city. The name Mumbai has been controversial in India ever since Bombay was renamed by Hindu nationalists in 1995. Mr Rajan told Dan Damon why he had decided to make the change.

(Image: Mumbai Railway Station on Republic Day Credit: PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)

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