Category: India News

India’s Suzlon Energy founder Tulsi Tanti dies

MUMBAI, Oct 2 – Tulsi Tanti, the founder and chairman of Indian wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy Ltd (SUZL.NS), died on Saturday aged 64, the company said in a statement. Tanti, who was also the chairman of the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association, suffered a cardiac arrest and passed […]

Gandhi loyalist, ex-UN diplomat in race to lead India’s opposition Congress party

NEW DELHI, Sept 30 – An ex-United Nations diplomat and a veteran politician emerged on Friday as contenders to lead India’s main opposition Congress party as it prepares to elect a new president from outside the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty for the first time in nearly 25 years. Shashi Tharoor, […]

Family, supporters demand justice in alleged murder of Indian woman

LUCKNOW,India, Sept 25 – Protesters in India’s northern Uttarakhand state turned out on Sunday to demand an impartial probe into the alleged murder of a young woman who worked at a resort owned by the son of a former state minister, officials said on Sunday. Police found the […]

Tightening liquidity may force Indian banks to compete harder for deposits

MUMBAI, Sept 23 – Indian banks may be forced to compete harder to boost deposits amid tightening liquidity and rising credit demand ahead of the festive season, analysts warned. Indian banking system liquidity slipped into deficit for the first time in nearly 40 months earlier this week, prompting […]

Traffic, water shortages, now floods: the slow death of India’s tech hub?

BENGALURU, Sept 15 – Harish Pullanoor spent his weekends in the late 1980s tramping around the marshes and ponds of Yemalur, an area then on the eastern edge of the Indian metropolis of Bengaluru, where his cousins would join him catching small freshwater fish. In the 1990s, Bengaluru, […]

Fire at e-scooter showroom in India kills eight in deadliest such incident

MUMBAI, Sept 13 – A fire that started at an electric scooter showroom in India killed at least eight people and injured 11, police said on Tuesday, in what is the deadliest such incident involving electric vehicles in the country. A spate of electric scooter fires this year […]

Lt Governor addresses ‘Badlte Bharat mein Nikharta Kashmir’ event organized in memory of outstanding writer Shri Dushyant Kumar at Meerut

Lt Governor addresses ‘Badlte Bharat mein Nikharta Kashmir’ event organized in memory of outstanding writer Shri Dushyant Kumar at Meerut Shri Dushyant Kumar has made an enormous contribution to enrich the literary & cultural heritage of the country, which provides unending source of energy & motivation to people: […]

EXCLUSIVE India’s rice export curbs trap 1 mln T at ports as buyers refuse to pay duty

MUMBAI, Sept 9 – Rice loading has stopped at Indian ports and nearly one million tonnes of grain are trapped there as buyers refuse to pay the government’s new 20% export levy on top of the agreed contract price, five exporters told Reuters on Friday. India banned exports […]

India’s top court grants bail to journalist two years after his arrest

NEW DELHI, Sept 9 – India’s Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to a journalist two years after he was arrested on accusations of incitement and terrorism while reporting on the alleged rape of a young woman whose death sparked nationwide protests. Siddique Kappan, a journalist from the […]

Tractors to the rescue as floods submerge India’s tech hub

BENGALURU, Sept 6 – Authorities in the Indian city of Bengaluru used tractors on Tuesday to rescue residents of posh housing estates marooned by floods after two days of torrential rain brought chaos to the fast-growing technology hub. Many parts of the city in which several global companies […]

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