Sudarshan Varadhan

A week late, but India's monsoon arrives in Kerala

08 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI India's annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country's rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of Kerala on Saturday, the weather office said, a week later than usual.

Vedanta seeks international arbitration to settle Zambia dispute

31 May 2019

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU Global mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources said on Friday it was seeking international arbitration over Zambia's appointment of a provisional liquidator to run the company's Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business.

Exclusive: Arbitration court rejects India's plea in case against Nissan - sources, document

29 May 2019

NEW DELHI The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore has rejected India's argument that the court does not have the jurisdiction to rule on a case brought against India by Japan's Nissan Motor, according to two people and documents reviewed by Reuters.

A year on, Indian anti-Vedanta protesters say still await justice

22 May 2019

THOOTHUKUDI, India A year after Indian police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in this hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community and between residents and the police are still running high.

RPT-A year on, Indian anti-Vedanta protesters say still await justice

22 May 2019

* No officer arrested or charged in connection with shootings

Adani stocks cheer incumbency wave in India, Australia

20 May 2019

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU Shares in various Adani Group companies, including those of flagship Adani Enterprises Ltd, surged on Monday after exit polls predicted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would return to power, even as Australian poll results also spelled good news for the Indian conglomerate.

Indian zinc miner sees output rebounding in 2019-20 financial year

01 May 2019

NEW DELHI India's Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) (HZL), the world's second largest zinc miner, expects its output to grow in 2019/20 after a drop in the previous financial year, a senior executive said, a move that could put pressure on global prices.

Police raid houses in Kerala a week after Sri Lanka bombings

29 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Sunday it raided houses of three suspects in Kerala in connection with a case concerning 15 people who left India to join the militant Islamic State group, a week after bombings in Sri Lanka that killed more than 250.

Madras High Court moves to lift ban on Chinese video app TikTok

24 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI The Madras High Court on Wednesday moved to lift a ban on popular video app TikTok in the country, two lawyers involved in the case said, in a boost for its developer Beijing Bytedance Technology Co.

India's copper exports fell 70 percent in 2018/19 - trade body

24 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI The value of India's copper products exports declined 70 percent in the year ended in March 2019 primarily due to the shutdown of Vedanta Ltd's copper smelter, an industry association said on Wednesday.

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