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Sai Sachin Ravikumar

Gay rights rule change sets up cultural battle in conservative India

Sep 07 2018

NEW DELHI When R. Balaji, a 30-year-old gay man from India's IT hub Bengaluru, comes up for white-collar job interviews, recruiters are initially enthusiastic.

Gay rights rule change sets up cultural battle in conservative India

Sep 07 2018

NEW DELHI When R. Balaji, a 30-year-old gay man from India's IT hub Bengaluru, comes up for white-collar job interviews, recruiters are initially enthusiastic.

India's Jet Airways in talks to sub-lease aircraft to regional carrier

Aug 17 2018

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI India's Jet Airways Ltd is in talks to sub-lease nearly half its ATR turboprop aircraft to regional carrier TruJet, in a move that will reduce its presence in the competitive domestic market as the beleaguered airline struggles to raise money.

The elite engineers leading a challenge to India's homosexuality ban

Jul 18 2018

NEW DELHI When Akhilesh Godi was depressed and contemplated suicide while questioning his sexuality, he could not bring himself to see a therapist.

India ministry urges duty on Chinese solar cells, modules

Jul 16 2018

NEW DELHI India's trade ministry on Monday recommended imposing a 25 percent duty on imports of solar cells and modules from China for one year to try to counter what it sees as a threat to domestic solar equipment manufacturing.

Gay sex not an aberration, Indian judge says ahead of ruling on homosexuality ban

Jul 12 2018

NEW DELHI Gay people in India face deep-rooted trauma and live in fear, the Supreme Court said on Thursday before deciding whether or not to scrap a colonial-era ban on homosexuality.

India cuts Iranian oil imports in June ahead of U.S. sanctions

Jul 11 2018

NEW DELHI Indian refiners cut imports of Iranian oil last month as they started weaning their plants off crude from the country to avoid sanctions by the United States that are set to take effect in November.

Indian activists hopeful as top court hears challenge to gay sex ban

Jul 11 2018

NEW DELHI India's top court on Tuesday began hearing arguments challenging a colonial-era law banning homosexuality, and activists said they were optimistic it would be overturned it despite opposition from some ruling lawmakers. | Video

India's Iranian oil imports in June fall 15.9 pct from May as sanctions fears bite - sources

Jul 11 2018

NEW DELHI, July 11 India's oil imports from Iran declined by 15.9 percent in June, the first month after the United States said it would reimpose sanctions on the country, according to data from shipping and industry sources.

Indian court upholds death for 2012 Delhi gang rape convicts

Jul 09 2018

NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court on Monday upheld the death penalty for three men convicted in the gang rape of a young woman in Delhi in 2012, a landmark case that brought an unprecedented level of attention to violence against women in the country.

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