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Exclusive: HDFC Bank taps Egon Zehnder to identify Aditya Puri's successor

24 Jan 2020

MUMBAI The HDFC Bank has chosen global executive search firm Egon Zehnder to identify a successor to managing director Aditya Puri, the country's top private lender said on Thursday.

REFILE-EXCLUSIVE-India's HDFC Bank to tap Egon Zehnder to identify Aditya Puri's successor -sources

23 Jan 2020

MUMBAI, Jan 23 India's HDFC Bank will retain global executive search firm Egon Zehnder to find a successor to managing director Aditya Puri, four sources familiar with the matter said, as its board seeks to end an impasse and zero in on a candidate.

EXCLUSIVE-India's HDFC to tap Egon Zehnder to identify Aditya Puri's successor -sources

23 Jan 2020

MUMBAI, Jan 23 India's HDFC Bank will retain global executive search firm Egon Zehnder to find a successor to managing director Aditya Puri, four sources familiar with the matter said, as its board seeks to end an impasse and zero in on a candidate.

In India, a firebrand's anti-Modi mantra resonates at nationwide protests

15 Jan 2020

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Standing on a stage in the centre of one of India's most prestigious universities, the firebrand politician looked out at the cheering supporters before him and issued a sharp challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Blindspot to backlash: Modi and BJP misread the mood

26 Dec 2019

MUMBAI Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government did not anticipate the protests against a new citizenship law that have raged across the country and is now scrambling to control the damage, members of his ruling party said.

EXPLAINER-What does passage of India's controversial citizenship bill mean?

12 Dec 2019

MUMBAI, Dec 12 India's parliament on Wednesday passed a contentious bill that will allow citizenship for persecuted Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians who fled Muslim-majority Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan before 2015.

India tightens security ahead of verdict on contested religious site

09 Nov 2019

MUMBAI, India India's top court is set to deliver a ruling on Saturday on a disputed religious site that has been fiercely contested by majority Hindus and Muslims for decades, lawyers said, as it beefed up security anticipating widespread violence.

India ramps up security ahead of verdict on contested religious site

08 Nov 2019

MUMBAI, India India has increased security a week before the Supreme Court rules on a disputed religious site that has been fiercely contested by majority Hindus and Muslims for decades, police and home ministry officials said on Friday.

Afghan presidential vote held in relative calm, but turnout low

28 Sep 2019

KABUL Tight security ensured Afghanistan's presidential election was held on Saturday in relative calm, though several small attacks, low turnout and complaints about the voting system heightened fears an unclear result could drive the country into further chaos. | Video

Afghanistan bolsters security as Taliban threatens presidential poll

26 Sep 2019

KABUL Afghanistan deployed more than 100,000 troops and police on Thursday to guard polling stations in a presidential election which the Taliban has threatened to disrupt with suicide bombings and rocket attacks.

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China scrambles to contain 'strengthening' virus

The ability of the new coronavirus to spread is strengthening and infections could continue to rise, China's National Health Commission said on Sunday, with nearly 2,000 people in China infected and 56 killed by the disease.