Posts Tagged ‘Narendra Modi’

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
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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 ...

Bank with worst India bad debt to sell RM6b of loans

MUMBAI • IDBI Bank Ltd, the lender with India’s worst bad-loan ratio, is seeking to curtail its soured debt by selling 100 billion rupees (RM5.71 billion) ...

India announces poll dates as Modi fights to remain

Counting will take place on May 23 and results are likely to be announced that day
By BLOOMBERG NEW DELHI • India will hold elections ...

Modi and Imran bask after ‘good’ Kashmir crisis

NEW DELHI • As tempers cool after an alarming confrontation between India and Pakistan, analysts said their leaders have emerged stronger — with Narendra ...