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India dragged into turmoil

The Indian equity market is being dragged into the global turmoil and there is little end in sight as the Union Budget is unlikely to be a meaningful catalyst for the markets, says a Bank of America M

Sensex ends black week

After witnessing one of their worst falls in recent months on Thursday, the domestic equity markets closed the day marginally higher, but posted their worst weekly fall since July 2009 as weaker than

Factory output dips, inflation up

India’s industrial production contracted for the second straight month in December, while retail inflation unexpectedly edged up to a 16-month high in January throwing a challenge to the Narendra Mod

Car sales dip after 14 months

Car sales in India fell for the first time after 14 months of continued growth in January as discounts dried up during the month with automakers correcting inventory at dealer levels post year-end fre

Internet to drive sales by 2020

Nearly two-thirds of the total $17 billion sales of beauty and hygiene products in the FMCG sector would be influenced by the internet by 2020 as more and more users get online to research in this cat

Gold crosses 29,000, yet fails to woo Chindians

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As gold trades near its highest in a year on a wave of safe-haven buying, traditionally active buyers of physical gold in the major Asian markets have shown little interest so far.

Push to "Make in India" threatens vulnerable workers, activists say

India is regarded a low-cost manufacturing hub for industries ranging from autos to textiles.

The "Make in India" is aimed at luring greater investment to increase output and create more jobs.

Don’t panic; we are still strong: Arun Jaitley

FM Arun Jaitley (right) interacts with the media in New Delhi on Friday. Revenue secretary Shaktikanta Das looks on. (Photo: PTI

He was trying to reassure investors amid biggest weekly drop in Sensex in over six years.

Don’t panic, we are still strong: Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley interacts with the media on the market volatility in New Delhi.  (Photo: PTI)

Trying to reassure inves-tors amid biggest weekly drop in Sensex in over six years, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that investors must keep faith in the “inherent strength” of Indian ec

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.