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India: Political Pulse & Road to Reforms

India fails to break deadlock on GST

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NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's plan to launch a new national sales tax next April got a jolt on Saturday after a two-day meeting with state officials ended without the resolution of a deadlock on who would administer the tax.

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China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president

4:09pm IST

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the self-ruled island Beijing claims as its own for the "petty" move. | Video

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Mosul residents fear cold and hunger of winter siege

8:52pm IST

BAGHDAD No food or fuel has reached Mosul in nearly a week and the onset of rain and cold weather threatens a tough winter for more than a million people still in Islamic State-held areas of the city, residents said on Saturday.

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On final trip, Carter looks to reassure Asia allies

1:15am IST

WASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter makes his last scheduled trip to Asia next week, and he will try to sooth anxieties caused by Donald Trump's election, U.S. officials said.

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Iran says extension of sanctions act shows U.S. unreliable

5:45pm IST

DUBAI A U.S. Senate vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for 10 years shows the world that Washington cannot be relied upon to act on its commitments, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.

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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