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Sudarshan Varadhan

Angry mob pelts stones at police at site of Amritsar rail accident

21 Oct 2018

AMRITSAR, India An angry mob threw stones at police on Sunday near the site of a deadly railway accident in north India, demanding immediate financial compensation for the families of the victims and government jobs for those who lost wage-earners.

Officials exchange blame for train plowing into festival crowd in Amritsar

20 Oct 2018

AMRITSAR, India India's railway officials and local community leaders traded blame on Saturday over an accident in which a train ran over scores of people gathered on the railway tracks for a festival in Amritsar. | Video

Indian officials exchange blame for train plowing into festival crowd

20 Oct 2018

* India railways have bad safety record due to underinvestment

BP criticises price controls, days after India cuts cost of fuel

15 Oct 2018

NEW DELHI Global oil major BP said on Monday fuel price controls were "not good", days after India asked state-run fuel retailers to shield customers from record-high costs by cutting margins.

BP says price controls "not good", days after India cuts cost of fuel

15 Oct 2018

NEW DELHI, Oct 15 Global oil major BP said on Monday fuel price controls are "not good", days after India asked state-run fuel retailers to shield customers from record-high costs by cutting margins.

Saudi to meet India's oil demand, absorb supply shocks - Falih

15 Oct 2018

NEW DELHI Saudi Arabia is committed to meeting India's rising oil demand and is the "shock absorber" for supply disruptions in the oil market, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday.

Focus: Labour strife in manufacturing hubs may undermine Modi's jobs push

15 Oct 2018

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI Labour unrest is on the rise at two centres in India where motorcycles and components are manufactured, underlining the problems Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government faces in creating new manufacturing jobs that are sustainable and pay attractive wages.

Hindu hardliners force meat sellers to shut shop in Gurugram

13 Oct 2018

Gurugram, India Indian Hindu hardliners are forcing meat sellers to shut shops in Gurugram, which is home to global outsourcing firms, saying they must respect the feelings of majority Hindus celebrating a nine-day festival.

Gas pipeline fire at SAIL's Bhilai plant kills at least nine

09 Oct 2018

NEW DELHI A fire on Tuesday in a natural gas pipeline at a smelting plant owned by Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) in Chhattisgarh killed at least nine people, the company said.

India's aluminium makers win Japan sales in market shake-up

09 Oct 2018

TOKYO/NEW DELHI Indian aluminium makers including Hindalco Industries and Vedanta Ltd are boosting sales to Japan as U.S. sanctions against Russia's Rusal and import tariffs shake up traditional supply routes.

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