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India's Modi gives $1.4 billion aid to Maldives amid worry over its China debt

17 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI India will give financial assistance of $1.4 billion (1.11 billion pounds) to the Maldives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday, the biggest aid yet to the Indian Ocean island nation that is grappling with debt from a Chinese building spree.

'Indira Gandhi 2.0': India central bank coup a sign of Modi's authoritarian ways

14 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI When Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Urjit Patel abruptly resigned on Monday, it stunned many people in government and business circles.

India's Modi suffers biggest state election loss, boosting opposition

11 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI India's ruling party lost power in three key states on Tuesday, dealing Prime Minister Narendra Modi his biggest defeat since he took office in 2014 and boosting the opposition ahead of national polls next year.

Indian state elections could halt Prime Minister Modi's winning streak

10 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is staring at election losses in big heartland states, polls show, suggesting that farm distress and a lack of jobs for growing numbers of young people could prove stumbling blocks for his re-election bid in May.

India's ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

07 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party is likely to lose two heartland states while a third is too close to call, exit polls showed on Friday in the final test of popularity before a national election due by May next year.

Indian court remands British businessman accused in AgustaWestland 'copter deal

05 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI An Indian court on Wednesday remanded to custody a British businessman accused of paying bribes to Indian officials to win a helicopter deal for Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland, following a rare extradition.

Indian court remands British businessman accused in AgustaWestland 'copter deal

05 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI, Dec 5 An Indian court on Wednesday remanded to custody a British businessman accused of paying bribes to Indian officials to win a helicopter deal for Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland, following a rare extradition.

Saudi crown prince meets India's Modi in Argentina, plans to ramp up investments

30 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI/CAIRO Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and told him about plans to scale up investments in India's tech, farm and energy sectors, an Indian official and the Saudi news agency (SPA) said on Friday.

India's Modi and China's Xi aim to build on thaw in ties at G20 meeting

28 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet on the sidelines of a G20 meeting this week, aiming to build on a thaw in ties after a military standoff on their disputed border last year, officials said.

Maldives says China is building projects at inflated prices

26 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI Maldives' new finance minister said on Monday that China is executing infrastructure projects at vastly higher prices than originally proposed but the island nation cannot get out of its commitments now.

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