India: Political Pulse & Road to Reforms

In parting shot, Obama prods India on religious freedom

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NEW DELHI - U.S. President Barack Obama weighed in on one of India's most sensitive topics as he wound up a visit on Tuesday, making a plea for freedom of religion to be upheld in a country with a history of strife between Hindus and minorities.

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"We have a deal" - insurance may unlock India-U.S. atomic trade

25 Jan 2015

NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled a plan centred on insurance on Sunday that they hope will convince U.S. companies to build nuclear power stations in India, but stopped short of demands to soften a liability law.

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Obama backs India's solar goals, seeks support for climate talks

25 Jan 2015

NEW DELHI - U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday offered to help finance India's ambitious solar energy target and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support at global climate talks in Paris later this year.

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Obama reveals nuclear breakthrough on landmark India trip

25 Jan 2015

NEW DELHI - In a glow of bonhomie, U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled plans to unlock billions of dollars in nuclear trade and to deepen defence ties, steps they hope will establish an enduring strategic partnership. | Video

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U.S.-China climate deal does not put pressure on India, says Modi

25 Jan 2015

NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a climate deal between the United States and China does not put pressure on India, but that global warming itself was reason to take action.

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Rahul Gandhi's New Innings

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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