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Sai Sachin Ravikumar

RPT-As Uber gears up for IPO, many Indian drivers talk of shattered dreams

08 May 2019

* Stories of angry drivers come as Uber set for stock market debut

As Uber gears up for IPO, many Indian drivers talk of shattered dreams

08 May 2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI In 2016, Rajesh Raut started driving an Uber taxi in Mumbai, hoping he could earn more than the $215 he received each month for making flatbreads at a roadside stall.

India's major parties field few women in race to parliament

18 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Women running for India's parliament are barely a blip in the world's biggest democratic exercise, which began last week and will play out in seven rounds, with results expected on May 23.

India's major parties field few women in race to parliament

18 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Women running for India's parliament are barely a blip in the world's biggest democratic exercise, which began last week and will play out in seven rounds, with results expected on May 23.

India's major parties field few women in race to parliament

18 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Women running for India's parliament are barely a blip in the world's biggest democratic exercise, which began last week and will play out in seven rounds, with results expected on May 23.

Workers doing India's dirtiest job say Modi has failed them

07 Apr 2019

MUMBAI Five sanitation workers, all from the lowest rung of India's caste system, were chosen in late February to meet a very important guest: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Reddit, Telegram among websites blocked in India: internet groups

03 Apr 2019

MUMBAI Websites like Reddit and Telegram are being blocked in India by internet service providers, throwing into question the enforcement of net neutrality rules, advocacy groups said on Wednesday.

Reddit, Telegram among websites blocked in India -internet groups

03 Apr 2019

MUMBAI, April 3 Websites like Reddit and Telegram are being blocked in India by internet service providers, throwing into question the enforcement of net neutrality rules, advocacy groups said on Wednesday.

WhatsApp launches fact-check service to fight fake news during India polls

02 Apr 2019

MUMBAI WhatsApp on Tuesday launched a service for Indians to check the veracity of information, in the messaging platform's latest attempt to combat fake news in India ahead of national elections beginning this month.

India auctions fugitive billionaire's art, raises $8 million

26 Mar 2019

MUMBAI Indian tax authorities raised about $8 million in an auction on Tuesday of rare oil paintings that were once part of fugitive billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi's collection and seized by the government.

World News

Israel's Netanyahu teetering in close election race

Israel's election remained too close to call Wednesday morning, with television stations carrying unofficial results showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tied with his main rival, former military chief Benny Gantz.