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Five million lost jobs in India between 2016 and 2018: report

17 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI At least five million Indians lost their jobs between 2016 and 2018, and young urban men are being hit hardest, a Bengaluru-based private university said in a report on Tuesday.

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.

India March inflation picks up slightly, June rate cut still seen

12 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India's consumer prices rose at a faster pace than anticipated in March, but remained below the central bank's target for an eighth straight month, increasing the chances for a key interest rate cut in June.

India's Modi may face some civil service departures from his office if re-elected - sources

10 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI The Indian government may have to make a series of major changes at the top of the nation's civil service if Prime Minister Narendra Modi is re-elected to a second term in May, according to multiple sources in the administration.

Ahead of election, BJP vows to strip Jammu and Kashmir of special rights

08 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India's Hindu nationalist ruling party vowed on Monday to strip decades-old special rights from the people of Jammu and Kashmir, making an election promise that provoked warnings of a backlash in the country's only Muslim-majority state.

Modi makes election vow to remove Kashmir's special rights

08 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party said on Monday it would remove decades-old special rights for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, making an election promise that could provoke a backlash in the country's volatile only Muslim majority state.

Indian companies squeezed as inflation falls but interest rates remain high

04 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI Indian businesses are getting squeezed. As economic growth slows and inflation sinks they have little ability to raise prices without losing sales, and yet they are getting almost no relief from borrowing costs with lending rates remaining high.

Congress promises to halve unemployment; Kashmir plan criticised

02 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India's main opposition Congress party made election pledges on Tuesday to halve unemployment in five years, but its promise to change a law on special powers for troops in disputed Kashmir drew criticism from the ruling party.

Key Jet Airways lender SBI says bankruptcy 'last option', rescue almost ready

20 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI Bankruptcy is the "last option" for Jet Airways, State Bank of India's (SBI) chairman said on Wednesday, adding that it might still be possible to draft in a new investor to keep the airline flying.

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