Posts Tagged ‘Narendra Modi’

Modi claims India victory as BJP surges to single party majority

Nearly all exit polls forecast that Modi’s BJP and its allies would sweep to a comfortable victory
By BLOOMBERG NEW DELHI • Indian Prime Minister (PM) ...

Modi’s coalition will sweep to victory in India, exit polls show

The polls should reassure investors amid worries that the Opposition would pull off an upset in India
By BLOOMBERG NEW DELHI • Exit polls showed Prime ...

‘Cyber warriors’ sway Indian election

Real-life insults traded by Modi and Gandhi get shared thousands of times on WhatsApp and Twitter within minutes
NEW DELHI • India’s election watchdog ...

Money, money, money — the tycoon factor in India’s election

Parties are becoming more reliant on donations from anonymous businessmen, leading to a lack of transparency and worrying conflicts of interest
MUMBAI ...

Modi favourite as India’s election begins

Yesterday marked the 1st of 7 phases in the election to take place from the tea plantations of Darjeeling to the slums of Mumbai, and everywhere in ...

Rahul Gandhi: Destiny’s child or an ‘empty suit’?

By AFP
NEW DELHI • Rahul Gandhi, vying to become the latest prime minister (PM) from India’s most famous dynasty, has worked hard to shed his image as ...

India’s RM287b car market could use a jump

By Anjani Trivedi / BLOOMBERG
Heading into an election, India’s enthusiasm for cars and motorbikes has all but evaporated. It’s unlikely to return ...

Modi pledges RM5.9t on infrastructure

NEW DELHI • Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pledged to spend US$1.44 trillion (RM5.9 trillion) on infrastructure to ...

Flows to India stock funds rebound as rally spurs risk appetite

MUMBAI • Flows into Indian equity mutual funds hit a five-month high in March, induced by the rally that recently lifted the US$2.2 trillion (RM9.02 ...

Modi’s popularity back to peak levels on air strike

MUMBAI • India’s air strikes against a terrorist camp in Pakistan, a new jobs quota and cash handouts to farmers have lifted Prime Minister (PM) Narendra ...

India’s reform story intact despite election headwinds

By TAN WEI YINE / Pic By BLOOMBERG
India’s third-quarter (3Q) GDP growth for financial year 2018-2019 (FY18/19) came in at 6.6%. The Ministry of ...

Sell-off roils India stocks on growth concerns

MUMBAI • A global stocks sell-off that started in the US last Friday has extended to Indian equities. US futures signalled further declines after a range ...