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India’s guarded stimulus unlikely to revive Indian growth

NEW DELHI: India’s new federal budget is unlikely to drag Asia’s third- biggest economy out of its worst slowdown in more than a decade as the government has proposed only moderate spending increases and small cuts in personal taxes, economists

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Students, youth wing of pro-ruling party outfit clash in India’s capital

NEW DELHI: Clashes broke out late yesterday between students of New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), who were protesting against a fee hike, and youth wing members of a group closely tied to India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), injuring

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India’s budget: Pressure on Central Bank to spur growth

NEW DELHI: The Indian government’s annual budget statement yesterday included measures aimed at improving the investment climate but lacked any direct steps to stimulate a sagging economy, adding to pressure on the central bank to provide more immediate help. Finance

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