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Why an Indian 'freedom' speech has become a viral remix

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
When an Indian university student leader charged with "sedition" chanted slogans about "freedom", it struck a chord in the country - literally.

Morning News Call - India, May 3

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
To join the conversation, click on the link: here INDIA TOP NEWS India's coal efficiency drive risks ire of powerful unions Plans by India's coal monopoly to buy billions of dollars of new machinery and outsource work are facing resistance from ...
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Italy claims UN Arbitration court rules in its favour in marines case, India disagrees

The Indian Express - ‎4 hours ago‎
italy, united nations, india, india italian marine case, un court india italian The statement was based on an Italian wire service report that the UN tribunal has ruled in favour of Girone.
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India and Pakistan Replace Conflict With Cooperation

STRATFOR - ‎11 hours ago‎
India and Pakistan have long had a troubled relationship, but over the past few months, a hint of cooperation has begun to emerge from the conflict.
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India's Himalayas are on fire due to high temperatures and low rains

Mashable - ‎16 hours ago‎
According to India's environment minister Prakash Javadekar, 70% of the blazes had been doused by May 2 and their numbers reduced from 1,200 to 60.

There are just 18359 (taxpaying) crorepatis in India

The Indian Express - ‎5 hours ago‎
There are just 18,359 (taxpaying) crorepatis in India. Consumption and spending data for the year, especially of luxury products, shows how deceptive these numbers may be and blows holes in the government's official estimate of the number of taxpayers.
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Intolerance in India rose in 2015, says USCIRF

Economic Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Religious freedom in India was on a "negative trajectory" in 2015 as religious tolerance "deteriorated" and religious freedom violations "increased", alleged US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its 2016 annual report.
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Malaysian Minister Apologises For Wrong Depiction Of India Map

NDTV - ‎8 hours ago‎
New Delhi: A visiting Malaysian minister tendered an apology in New Delhi on Monday after an incorrect depiction of an Indian map in his presentation at a business event showed PoK as part of Pakistan that triggered strong protests from a section of ...
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5-day week for Tata Starbucks baristas

Times of India - ‎5 hours ago‎
MUMBAI: Baristas at Tata Starbucks will now have a five-day week schedule, making the coffee chain operator perhaps the first to incorporate such office-like structure in the Indian cafe industry. This shows that the industry is gearing up to break ...
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On Close Inspection, India's Sharp Growth Picture Gets Fuzzy

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 1, 2016‎
KOLKATA—India's economy expanded by 7.3% last year, outpacing every other major nation, including China, for the first time in nearly two decades.
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India keen on setting up LNG terminal at Iranian port

Economic Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: India has expressed interest in setting up an LNG terminal at Chahabar port in Iran to ship back home natural gas from Persian Gulf nation, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.
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Armed guards at India's dams as drought grips country

The Guardian - ‎21 hours ago‎
Desperate farmers from a neighbouring state regularly attempt to steal water from the Barighat dam, forcing authorities in central Madhya Pradesh to protect it with armed guards to ensure supplies.

Trainset project: Setback to Railways Make-in-India programme

Economic Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Railways' ambitious Rs 2500 crore trainset project, a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative, suffered a major setback with none of the shortlisted bidders filing tenders. Today was the last day for submitting the ...

India's coal efficiency drive risks ire of powerful unions

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
State-run Coal India Ltd (COAL.NS), the world's biggest coal miner, has already doubled output growth since Modi came to power two years ago, owing to the removal of hurdles to production like environmental clearances and land acquisition.

Not angry at India, China or Japan, but at incompetent US leaders: Trump

The Indian Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has said he is angry at the “incompetent” American leadership and not at countries like India, China, Japan or Vietnam, which he alleged are taking away jobs from the United States. “I'm not angry at China.
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AgustaWestland: The helicopter scam that's unsettling India's political class

Quartz - ‎21 hours ago‎
On Monday (May 02), Shashindra Pal Tyagi, the former chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF), was questioned by government investigators over alleged kickbacks in a Rs3,600-crore ($542 million) helicopter deal that is sending shockwaves through India's ...

Greening India's Financial Markets: A Role for Green Bonds and Green Banks

Natural Resources Defense Council - ‎7 hours ago‎
The two interim reports are a part of the NRDC-CEEW India Clean Energy Finance Series, which strives to highlight through research locally applicable solutions for scaling up clean energy markets in India. The first report in the series with a ...
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Spooked by Beijing, India Embraces Closer US Ties

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
With a still-unresolved border dispute simmering between the two countries, and with recent Chinese moves in the South China Sea providing an alarming glimpse of what a rejuvenated Beijing is really after, India seems closer than it has in years to ...
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Cong turns to KG fuel for Agusta firefight

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Faced with relentless attacks from the government over the AgustaWestland chopper deal, Congress on Monday tried to shift the battle to the rival's terrain by raking up alleged irregularities in Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation's KG basin ...

An accidentally rising India?

Livemint - ‎6 hours ago‎
In 2004, when the Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance unexpectedly did poorly in the general election and the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) was about to be sworn into office, I had shared my anxieties on what awaited India with a few ...