Posts Tagged ‘Narendra Modi’

A new fantasy links Britain and India

by PANKAJ MISHRA/ graphic by MZUKRI
THE downbeat economic forecasts for Britain made in the early days of Brexit are finally beginning to come true. ...

Modi kept his job, Indians worry about theirs

Asad Ahmed, one of about 1.2 million young Indians entering the cutthroat job market each month, diligently scribbles notes at a computer class in New ...

Modi plots course after landslide election win

NEW DELHI • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (picture) met allies and former mentors last Friday to plot a course for his second term after a landslide ...

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 ...