KARNAL, India Asin Sharma lies idle on a cot near his restaurant by a highway linking India's capital New Delhi with the northern state of Punjab.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) -India's retail inflation accelerated in May, at its fastest pace in six months as fuel and food prices rose at a higher pace, putting pressure on the central bank to tame prices amid a faltering economic recovery.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) -India's annual economic growth rate picked up in January-March compared with the previous three months, but economists are increasingly pessimistic about this quarter after a huge second wave of COVID-19 infections hit the country last month.
NEW DELHI India's economic growth likely picked up in the January-March quarter from the previous three months, but economists have grown more pessimistic about this quarter after a harsh second wave of COVID-19 hit the country last month.
NEW DELHI India's federal government will borrow $22 billion from the market to compensate the country's states for a shortfall in tax receipts this fiscal year, but it deferred cutting taxes on medicines and medical equipments used to treat coronavirus patients.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's top finance officials will at a meeting on Friday discuss compensation for states that are already battling lower tax revenues while also gearing up for more expenses linked to COVID-19 vaccinations, government and industry officials said.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) -Indian government leaders appealed to farmers to call off a mass protest this week for fear it could prove a viral "super-spreader" event as the country's overall death toll from COVID-19 crossed 300,000 on Monday. | Video
NEW DELHI Overwhelmed hospitals in India begged for oxygen supplies on Saturday as the country's coronavirus infections soared again overnight in a "tsunami" of disease, setting a new world record for cases for the third consecutive day. | Video
NEW DELHI, April 24 India's coronavirus
infections rose by 346,786 overnight, the health ministry said
on Saturday, setting a new world record for the third
consecutive day, as overwhelmed hospitals in the
densely-populated country begged for oxygen supplies.