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India looks to tighten sexual harassment laws - government officials

Oct 18 2018

NEW DELHI India is considering tightening sexual harassment laws, government officials said on Thursday, after an avalanche of complaints of abuse lodged by women in recent weeks thrust the issue to the forefront of politics.

UPDATE 1-India looks to tighten sexual harassment laws - government officials

Oct 18 2018

* Politician seeks prosecution of journalist for defaming (Adds detail from court proceeding)

India looks to tighten sexual harassment laws: government officials

Oct 18 2018

NEW DELHI India is considering tightening sexual harassment laws, government officials said on Thursday, after an avalanche of complaints of abuse lodged by women in recent weeks thrust the issue to the forefront of politics.

India's September retail inflation picks up, remains below RBI's medium-term target

Oct 12 2018

NEW DELHI India's retail inflation rose marginally in September, nudged up by food and fuel prices, but short of the Reserve Bank of India's 4 percent medium-term target, strengthening views it could tighten monetary policy in December following unchanged rates last week.

India's passenger vehicle sales hurt by higher fuel costs, weaker rupee

Oct 12 2018

NEW DELHI India's domestic passenger vehicle sales fell 5.6 percent in September from a year ago, data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed on Friday, with demand hurt by rising fuel prices and interest rates.

UPDATE 1-India's passenger vehicle sales hurt by higher fuel costs, weaker rupee

Oct 12 2018

NEW DELHI, Oct 12 India's domestic passenger vehicle sales fell 5.6 percent in September from a year ago, data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed on Friday, with demand hurt by rising fuel prices and interest rates.

India's rescue of debt-ridden IL&FS may spell major losses for lenders: sources

Oct 03 2018

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's move to take control of debt-laden Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) will only succeed if lenders agree to take substantial losses, government sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters.

India's rescue of debt-ridden IL&FS may spell major losses for lenders -sources

Oct 03 2018

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Oct 3 India's move to take control of debt-laden Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) will only succeed if lenders agree to take substantial losses, government sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters.

Government takes control of infrastructure group IL&FS to stem contagion

Oct 01 2018

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India on Monday took control of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS), in a rare move that it said was needed to protect the country's financial system and markets from potential collapse.

UPDATE 4-India takes control of infrastructure group IL&FS to stem contagion

Oct 01 2018

* Govt intervention could derail debt restructuring plan (Adds details from govt statement)

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