India: Political Pulse & Road to Reforms

Suicide bombers attack two Afghan mosques, at least 72 dead

KABUL Suicide bombers attacked two mosques in Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 72 people including children, officials and witnesses said.


India's oil imports hit record high in September - trade

20 Oct 2017

NEW DELHI India imported a record 4.83 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil in September as several refiners resumed operations after extensive maintenance to meet rising local fuel demand.


U.S. tax plan hopes lift global stocks, dollar strengthens

1:55am IST

NEW YORK World stocks advanced, bond yields rose and the U.S. dollar strengthened on Friday on increased hopes President Donald Trump could make progress on his fiscal plans after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts.

U.S. begins anti-dumping probe into PTFE resin from China, India

20 Oct 2017

The U.S. Department of Commerce said on Thursday it had begun an investigation into whether imports of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin from India and China were being dumped on the U.S. market.


Matchmaker Merkel seeks awkward three-way embrace

2:22am IST

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened what promised to be marathon coalition talks on Friday, hoping to bring three opposing political camps into a stable government despite signs there would be less money to paper over differences.