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Aditya Kalra

India says will not scrap Rafale deal; opposition demands inquiry

24 Sep 2018

NEW DELHI India has vowed to stand firm on a multi-billion dollar deal to buy warplanes from France's Dassault Aviation, as the opposition Congress party called on Monday for an inquiry into allegations of wrongdoing.

Google tweaks privacy policy for Indian payment app after Paytm complaint

21 Sep 2018

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Google has tweaked the privacy policy of its Indian digital payments mobile application, days after local rival Paytm complained that the U.S. tech giant's platform allowed disclosure of customer data for advertising and other purposes.

Global tech firms gear up to fight India's planned data law

19 Sep 2018

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Global tech companies plan to oppose new legislation in India that would require Facebook, PayPal and others to store user data in the country, arguing it will hurt investment and the business models of foreign and domestic firms.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Indian police scrutinize major law firm in PNB fraud probe after documents moved

19 Sep 2018

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, Sept 19 India's largest law firm, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM), is being scrutinized by federal agents after they seized documents related to the $2 billion fraud at state-run Punjab National Bank from CAM’s premises in February, a lawyer representing the government and a police source told Reuters.

Exclusive: CBI scrutinizes India's largest law firm Cyril Amarchand in PNB fraud investigation after documents moved

19 Sep 2018

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India's largest law firm, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM), is being scrutinized by federal agents after they seized documents related to the $2 billion fraud at state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) from CAM’s premises in February, a lawyer representing the government and a police source told Reuters.

Exclusive: India, U.S. closing in on package deal to remove trade irritants

18 Sep 2018

NEW DELHI Indian farmers and U.S. manufacturers of medical devices could be among the main winners in a trade package under negotiation, as Washington and New Delhi look to remove long-standing irritants to ties, sources familiar with the talks said.

BJP faces Twitter backlash over confusing graphic

11 Sep 2018

NEW DELHI As Indians' anger grows over record fuel prices, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is getting advice on social media to seek lessons in mathematics and graphic design after it posted a bar-chart graphic that showed fuel prices lower than in prior years.

J&J to work with India on compensation for recalled hip implants

07 Sep 2018

MUMBAI Johnson & Johnson (J&J) said it would work with the Indian government to compensate patients who had suffered from hip implants that were recalled by the U.S. healthcare firm eight years ago after data showed high failure rates.

J&J says to work on India compensation for recalled hip implants

07 Sep 2018

MUMBAI, Sept 7 Johnson & Johnson (J&J) said on Friday it would work with the Indian government to compensate patients who suffered from artificial hip implants the U.S. healthcare company recalled eight years ago.

Postmen to turn bankers with Modi's new payments bank

01 Sep 2018

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a payments bank on Saturday to turn postmen into bankers so they can offer financial services to the poor in rural areas and boost digital transactions.

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