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23 Feb 2017
A fitting tribute to a local legend or a grotesque misuse of money? The decision to build the world's tallest statue just off Mumbai's coast has divided the city.
8 Feb 2017
Limits on cash withdrawals will be removed entirely from March 13, India's central bank said Wednesday, as it left interest rates on hold for the second time since a ban on high-value rupee notes.
21 Jan 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has overturned a Supreme Court ban on a bull-wrestling festival that fuelled massive protests in southern India by demonstrators who called it an attack on their culture.
31 Dec 2016
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday unveiled a series of cash handouts, cheaper loans and tax breaks for women, farmers and businesses as he defended the move to ban high-value banknotes.
30 Dec 2016
A deadline for Indians to deposit invalid rupee notes at banks closes on Friday as attention turns towards the potential political ramifications of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bold currency shakeup.
24 Dec 2016
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday laid the foundation stone for what is set to be the world's tallest statue, as its projected multi-million-dollar cost sparked criticism and an online petition against the project.
8 Dec 2016
Nandan Nilekani, a high-profile member of the opposition Indian National Congress party, has joined a committee to map a path to digital payments. India is trying to end its reliance on cash, especially in rural areas where almost every.....
5 Dec 2016
“All present in the (cinema) hall are obliged to stand up to show respect to the national anthem,” Justices Dipak Misra and Amitava Roy wrote.
28 Nov 2016
Tens of thousands of people joined nationwide protests Monday against India's ban on high-value banknotes, which organisers say has caused a "financial emergency" in a country that operates almost entirely on cash.
26 Nov 2016
The death of Cuba's Fidel Castro brought praise Saturday from some world leaders who remembered him as a friend and ally, but was greeted with celebrations in Miami.
24 Nov 2016
India's former prime minister said Thursday the government's shock move to withdraw all high-value notes from circulation would slow growth in the world's fastest expanding major economy, calling it "legalised plunder".
21 Nov 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi over yesterday’s train disaster in which more than 100 passengers lost their lives near Pukhrayan.

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