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A demonstrator is detained by police during a protest after the death of a rape victim, in front of Uttar Pradesh state bhawan (building) in New Delhi, September 30, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Protesters clash with police after late night cremation of gang rape victim

Protests erupted in several parts of India on Wednesday after the authorities had the body of a gang rape victim cremated at a ceremony her family said took place without their permission.


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India retains full-year borrowing target, H2 borrowing

India will stick to its borrowing plan of 12 trillion rupees for the current fiscal year, economic affairs secretary Tarun Bajaj said on Wednesday, even as the government expects to fall short of its revenue targets.

Wall Street jumps on stimulus hopes, upbeat data

Wall Street's main indexes jumped on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 on course for its best two-quarter gain since 2009, as investors rekindled bets on an imminent fiscal stimulus package, while upbeat data suggested a domestic economic recovery was on track.


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