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India

Manoj Kumar

India's incredulous data: Economists create own benchmarks

09 May 2019

NEW DELHI Economists and investors are increasingly showing that they have little or no confidence in India's official economic data – presenting whoever is elected as the next prime minister with an immediate problem.

Taiwan to improve ties with India, official says, despite Chinese disfavour

08 May 2019

NEW DELHI Taiwan will strengthen ties with India's new government, including more official visits, a top official of the self-ruled island said on Wednesday, despite China's continuing efforts to isolate what it considers to be a wayward province.

RPT-UPDATE 1-India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival -government sources

06 May 2019

* Officials advise banks to wait for new government on default

India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival: government sources

05 May 2019

NEW DELHI India's government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd, two senior finance ministry officials said, even as thousands of employees plead with the government for a rescue.

India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival - govt sources

05 May 2019

NEW DELHI, May 5 The Indian government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd , which halted operations last month, two senior finance ministry officials said.

RPT-UPDATE 1-India's April jobless rate rises to 7.6 pct - group says

03 May 2019

NEW DELHI, May 2 India's unemployment rate in April rose to 7.6 percent, the highest since October 2016, and up from 6.71 percent in March, according to data compiled by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) released late on Wednesday.

India's April jobless rate rises to 7.6 percent: CMIE

02 May 2019

NEW DELHI India's unemployment rate in April rose to 7.6 percent, the highest since October 2016, and up from 6.71 percent in March, according to data compiled by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) released late on Wednesday.

Exclusive: PepsiCo accused of coercing farmers by group close to BJP

29 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI An influential Hindu nationalist group with close ties to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused PepsiCo Inc of coercing four Indian farmers who have been sued by the U.S. company for allegedly infringing a patent.

Indian consumers face post-election fuel price shock, economy could be hit

26 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI Surging global oil prices will pose a first big challenge to India's new government, whoever wins an election now under way, especially as domestic prices have been allowed to lag, meaning consumers are in for a painful surge as they catch up.

India alleges big multinationals did not pass on tax benefits: source

25 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI Indian tax authorities have alleged that a number of big multinational companies have not passed on benefits from a tax cut to customers, a senior government official told Reuters.

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