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Exclusive: Arun Jaitley unlikely to remain finance minister in Modi's new term - sources

25 May 2019

NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter.

India's Modi will need to hit the ground running with economy, Pakistan

23 May 2019

NEW DELHI From a shortage of job opportunities and a stuttering economy to tense ties with old foe Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will face a host of challenges after winning a big majority on Thursday.

India's Modi will need to hit the ground running with economy, Pakistan

23 May 2019

NEW DELHI From a shortage of job opportunities and a stuttering economy to tense ties with old foe Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will face a host of challenges after winning a big majority on Thursday.

Modi will need to hit the ground running with economy, Pakistan

23 May 2019

NEW DELHI From a shortage of job opportunities and a stuttering economy to tense ties with old foe Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will face a host of challenges after winning a big majority on Thursday.

UPDATE 4-India's PM Modi wins historic general election victory, party says

23 May 2019

* Coalition led by PM Modi's alliance expected to win second term

In an Indian village, Muslims talk of leaving as divide with Hindus widens

22 May 2019

NAYABANS, India Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths, and people from either faith chatted when they frequented each other's shops and went to festivals together.

Exclusive: PNB likely to take control of 2-3 small state-run banks - sources

21 May 2019

NEW DELHI India's Punjab National Bank is looking to merge with two or three government owned banks that could include Oriental Bank Of Commerce, Andhra Bank and Allahabad Bank, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, as New Delhi tries to cut the number of state-owned lenders.

EXCLUSIVE-PNB likely to take control of 2-3 small state-run banks -sources

21 May 2019

NEW DELHI, May 21 India's Punjab National Bank could take control of two or three small state-run banks, that could include Oriental Bank Of Commerce, Andhra Bank and Allahabad Bank, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Modi set to return to power with a bigger majority, exit polls show

19 May 2019

NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to return to power with an even bigger majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, exit polls showed, a far better showing than expected in recent weeks.

Next government seen relying on RBI rate cuts to spur growth

15 May 2019

NEW DELHI India's slowing economy will need a boost soon after the current election but budget stresses mean New Delhi probably has to rely on the Reserve Bank of India to provide it through more interest rate cuts, according to two senior finance ministry officials.

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