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India: Political Pulse & Road to Reforms

Fed's Yellen says rate hike likely appropriate in coming months

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WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve should raise interest rates "in the coming months" if economic growth picks up as expected and jobs continue to be generated, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday.

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Tata Group enters e-commerce market with apparel, electronics website

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MUMBAI India's biggest conglomerate Tata Group launched an e-commerce venture on Friday, as it seeks to cash in on rising purchasing power in a market dominated by deep-pocketed international retailers and startups backed by global tech investors.

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India will have 8-10 state-owned banks after consolidation - Jayant Sinha

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India's junior Finance Minister Jayant Sinha said on Friday the country would have 8 to 10 "very competitive" state-owned banks after an ongoing consolidation phase, a sharp reduction from the 27 currently in existence.

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Girls code in India to tackle challenges of slum living

9:58pm IST

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Adolescent girls in the Mumbai slum of Dharavi are battling the daily challenges they face, one mobile app at a time.

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Automakers recall 12 million U.S. vehicles over Takata air bags

9:52pm IST

WASHINGTON Eight automakers said on Friday they are recalling more than 12 million U.S. vehicles for defective Takata air bag inflators, widening the largest-ever auto safety effort to more passenger-side devices.

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Rahul Gandhi's New Innings

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Gujarat Model

Gujarat Model

Modi's Gujarat growth model might not work across India.  Full Article 

Poilitical Predictions

Poilitical Predictions

BREAKINGVIEWS - India braces for last year of political stability.  Full Article 

What's on Modi's Mind

What's on Modi's Mind

Modi draws business praise, avoids talk of higher office.  Full Article 

Delhi Too Far

Delhi Too Far

BREAKINGVIEWS - Modi's Gujarat win doesn't mean he will rule India.  Full Article 

Concerns over Aadhar

Concerns over Aadhar

India risks backlash hurrying through Aadhaar project.  Full Article 

Banking in Rural India

Banking in Rural India

Blog: Fighting challenges to transform banking in rural India.  Full Article | Related Story