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Foreign investors hope India dials back policy shocks after Modi win

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Foreign companies in India have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election victory for the political stability it brings, but now they need to see him soften a protectionist stance adopted in the past year. BJP President Amit Shah and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gesture after the election results in New Read More

‘People gave their verdict’: India’s opposition leader Gandhi concedes defeat, congratulates Modi

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The leader of India’s biggest opposition party Rahul Gandhi has admitted defeat and congratulated Narendra Modi on his party’s victory in the national elections. He could now lose his own seat in the Gandhi family’s ‘bastion.’ “The people… have given their verdict,” the National Congress president told journalists at the party headquarters in Delhi as Read More

Energy, commodities policy continuity seen as Modi-led alliance nears India election win

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Singapore — India’s National Democratic Alliance inched closer Thursday to be elected for a second term, a sign that the series of reforms in the energy and commodities sector undertaken during their first term in power would continue in the same direction, analysts and market participants said. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes Read More

‘Our eyes in the sky’: India launches all-weather satellite to control borders

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India successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite featuring radar imaging capable of penetrating through thick clouds. The new technology is believed to be used by the military for border control. RISAT-2B, New Delhi’s brand new low-orbit satellite was launched on early Wednesday morning from the space center on the Sriharikota island in south-eastern India. Read More

Indian general warns Pakistan ‘dare not try’ any cross-border military actions near Kashmir

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Islamabad will inevitably face a “befitting reply” from New Delhi should Pakistani forces engage in any kind of ‘misadventure’ in the disputed Kashmir territory, a high-ranked Indian general said on Monday. A tough message to the arch-rival came from Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, commander of Northern Indian Army as he was talking to the media Read More

Indian women abduct, demand ransom for Mumbai top manager they accuse of rape

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Indian police have raided a home in New Delhi to rescue a wealthy businessman, who was taken hostage by a group of women over alleged sexual abuse. Rape is a major problem in India, as well as growing number of false accusations. The managing director of a Mumbai-based marine engineering company was kidnapped during a Read More

Indian Navy test fires medium range air defense missile, boasts ‘enhanced combat effectiveness’

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The Indian Navy has successfully tested a Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) developed by the national military research agency in cooperation with Israel Aerospace Industries. “The firing was undertaken on the Western Seaboard by Indian Naval Ships Kochi and Chennai, wherein the missiles of both ships were controlled by one ship to intercept different aerial Read More

Indian airbases in Kashmir on alert amid warning of terrorist attacks – report

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Two Indian airbases in Kashmir have been placed on high alert in response to a warning of planned terrorist attacks, reports say. One of the sites houses jets that participated in aerial combat with Pakistan in February. Fresh intelligence data shows that terrorists plan to target two military sites on the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, Read More

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross leaves after he addressed a gathering at the Trade Winds Indo-Pacific Trade Mission and Business Forum in New Delhi, India, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into Read More