Obama In India

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers an address to India's parliament in New Delhi, November 8, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Obama backs India's quest for permanent U.N. seat

U.S. President Barack Obama endorsed on Monday India's long-held demand for a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council, a largely symbolic move that may put diplomatic pressure on rival regional power China.  Full Article | Slideshow 

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Finmeccanica settles with Italy prosecutors to end Indian chopper deal probe

MILAN - Italy's Finmeccanica said on Tuesday it had reached a agreement with prosecutors to settle legal proceedings over a high profile helicopter contract between one of its units and India, adding this did not equal an acknowledgment of any wrongdoing.

Top News, Business 29 Jul 2014
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Rural votes, old traumas drive India's WTO brinkmanship

NEW DELHI - With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an avowed market champion for prime minister, India's threat to trash a global trade deal in the name of food security appears puzzling.

Top News, Business 29 Jul 2014
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Bharti Airtel misses quarterly profit estimate on Africa woes

REUTERS - Top Indian mobile carrier Bharti Airtel posted a 61 percent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday but fell short of analyst estimates as its African business continued to weigh.

Business, Top News 29 Jul 2014
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ITC Q1 sales jump on demand for smaller smokes, consumer goods

MUMBAI - ITC Ltd , India's largest cigarette maker, reported a better-than-expected 25 percent rise in quarterly sales as demand for smaller and cheaper cigarettes grew and its consumer goods business put in a stronger performance.

29 Jul 2014
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Ranbaxy posts loss on provision for U.S. settlement

MUMBAI - Generic drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd posted a net loss for the quarter to end-June after making a provision related to "ongoing settlement discussions" with U.S. government authorities.

29 Jul 2014

E-tailer Flipkart raises $1 billion in funding

MUMBAI - Flipkart, India's largest e-tailer, said on Tuesday it raised a fresh round of funding worth $1 billion as it tries to aggressively scale up after Amazon.com Inc's rapid expansion in the country has heated up competition.

Business, Tech, Top News 29 Jul 2014

Havells India falls; depreciation, taxes weigh on earnings

Reuters Market Eye - Havells India Ltd falls 1.9 percent after April-June net profit lags estimates.

28 Jul 2014
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Hindustan Unilever sees no demand recovery though sales improve

MUMBAI - Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) sees no immediate sign of recovery in demand for consumer goods after a transport strike last year helped sales volume in April-June outgrow estimates for the first time in eight quarters.

28 Jul 2014

Bank of Baroda gains; lower provisions help profits

Reuters Market Eye - Shares in Bank of Baroda gain 1.4 percent as April-June earnings at 13.62 billion rupees ($226.64 million) beat estimates.

28 Jul 2014
Obama's Asia trip
    Alistair Scrutton

    Exclusive Video

    A Reuters video discussion with the Brookings Institution.  Full Article 

    Lisa Curtis

    Global Role

    Obama's India visit should affirm New Delhi’s global role, says Lisa Curtis.  Full Article 

    C. Uday Bhaskar

    India Bowled Over?

    Obama's visit to India has become a veritable one-day cricket match with a ball-by-ball commentary.  Full Article 

    Henry Foy

    India Calling

    Could Obama’s loss be India’s gain, asks Henry Foy.  Full Article