NEW DELHI - Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday he would investigate how a film crew managed to interview a death row convict who expressed no remorse for his part in the fatal gang rape of a woman in New Delhi in 2012, an attack that sparked outrage.
MUMBAI - Members of a Hindu nationalist group have forced several abattoirs in Maharashtra to shut after a law was passed banning the beef trade there, a leader of the group and a lawyer for meat traders said on Wednesday.
MUMBAI - The Reserve Bank of India unexpectedly lowered its policy rate for the second time this year on Wednesday, backing a government that is pushing to revive economic growth as inflation cools. | Video
MUMBAI - The BSE Sensex and Nifty fell on Wednesday, retreating from record highs hit earlier in the session, as the initial surge after an unexpected rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was offset by profit-taking and on speculation foreign investors sold blue-chips.
MUMBAI - India's latest auction of radio wave frequencies for telecoms networks got off to strong start on Wednesday, with the government receiving bids worth about 617 billion rupees ($9.9 billion), according to bidding data. http://bit.ly/1B6SANL
NEW DELHI - India expects higher rainfall from the monsoon this year after patchy rains affected farm output last season, weather office sources told Reuters.
MUMBAI - Government censors have said they will not allow the big-screen adaptation of erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" to be shown in cinemas, a decision most had anticipated in the largely conservative country.
MUMBAI - Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said he expected to see banks lower lending rates heading into a new fiscal year in April after the central bank unexpectedly cut interest rates on Wednesday.
DONETSK, Ukraine - Ten miners were confirmed killed and rescuers held out little hope for another 23 who were still missing after a blast at a coal mine in the rebel-held city of Donetsk near the battle front in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday. | Video
MUMBAI - Bollywood is looking for its next superhero, one who can swoop in to amuse audiences in a film industry bereft of fresh ideas. Its name might be Franchise Man.
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