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India: Political Pulse & Road to Reforms

Special court to try Naveen Jindal over alleged coal scam

MUMBAI An Indian court on Friday ordered businessman Naveen Jindal to face trial on charges of criminal conspiracy over an alleged scam involving government allocations of coalfields.

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NSE nominates new chairman, sources say

6:33pm IST

MUMBAI The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has nominated Ashok Chawla, the former head of the Competition Commission of India, to become its new chairman, three sources close to the matter told Reuters.

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GLOBAL ECONOMY WEEKAHEAD - U.S. jobs may offer solace after stalled growth

8:17pm IST

BRUSSELS After almost stalling in the first quarter, the U.S. economy will show whether it has got back into gear in the coming week with the monthly report on the labour market that has so far shrugged off global concerns and the strong dollar.

India denies visas to China dissidents hoping to join democracy meeting

12:45pm IST

NEW DELHI India has declined to issue visas to two Chinese activists hoping to attend a conference on promoting democracy, days after it revoked a visa for an exiled ethnic Uighur leader who China says backs militant violence.

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Muslim leader in India under fire from activists for supporting FGM

8:30pm IST

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The leader of the only South Asian Muslim community known to practise female genital mutilation (FGM) came under criticism on Friday by campaigers who accused him of urging followers to continue the centuries-old custom.

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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