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India suspends cross border trade in Kashmir in new crackdown

18 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India suspended cross-border trade with Pakistan-controlled Kashmir because it was being used to funnel weapons and drugs, the government said on Thursday, in a further crackdown in the volatile territory.

India's March exports pick up, help contain trade deficit

15 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India's goods exports picked up in March, boosted by the weaker rupee despite a slowdown in global trade growth, helping the country to contain its trade deficit despite a surge in oil imports.

UPDATE 1-India's March exports pick up, help contain trade deficit

15 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI, April 15 India's goods exports picked up in March, boosted by the weaker rupee despite a slowdown in global trade growth, helping the country to contain its trade deficit despite a surge in oil imports.

Election Commission buried under tide of complaints, bias accusations

08 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI Did Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi break election rules by addressing the nation on an anti-satellite test recently? Is it right to have a channel dedicated to the leader? Can the country's armed forces be called "Modi's soldiers"?

Avoiding temptation, India likely to cut key rate by just 25 bps

02 Apr 2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI The Reserve Bank of India is likely to cut its policy interest rate by 25 basis points on Thursday, despite some analysts believing the country's weakening economic growth and subdued inflation outlook warrant a larger reduction.

Rescue deal is no panacea for India's struggling Jet Airways

29 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI Jet Airways' investors are cheering this week's government-led rescue deal, but the cash-strapped Indian airline's future looks mired in uncertainty as convincing a new investor to come on board may not be easy.

Indian court acquits four men in 2007 India-Pakistan train blast case

20 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted four Hindu men accused of bombing a train between India and Pakistan in 2007 that killed 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, citing a lack of evidence, defence lawyers said.

Exclusive: India government asked banks to save Jet, avoid bankruptcy - sources

19 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI India's government has asked state-run banks to rescue privately held Jet Airways without pushing it into bankruptcy, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to avert thousands of job losses weeks before a general election, two people within the administration told Reuters.

Jet Airways pilots seek government help to recover unpaid salaries, with interest

15 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI Cash-strapped Indian carrier Jet Airways' pilots union has for the first time sought government help to recover pending salaries and dues from the airline, saying pleas to management have fallen on deaf ears.

Jet Airways pilots seek government help to recover unpaid salaries, with interest

15 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI Cash-strapped Indian carrier Jet Airways' pilots union has for the first time sought government help to recover pending salaries and dues from the airline, saying pleas to management have fallen on deaf ears.

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