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Mumbai bets on all-night shopping to lift India's economy

Mumbai bets on all-night shopping to lift India's economy

Residents of Mumbai will be able to shop and dine out until dawn from late this month as the Indian city plans to lift restrictions on retail trading hours in order to boost the local economy.

India's top court gives govt more time to explain divisive citizenship law

India's top court gives govt more time to explain divisive citizenship law

India's Supreme Court declined calls to suspend the implementation of a new citizenship law on Wednesday, deciding that a constitutional bench of five judges was needed to hear all the challenges to legislation

India to auction rare art belonging to diamond magnate arrested in UK

India to auction rare art belonging to diamond magnate arrested in UK

The seized assets of Indian diamond magnate Nirav Modi, arrested in Britain last year over fraud allegations, will be auctioned within the next two months, the Mumbai-based Saffronart auctioneers said ...

To defuse palm row, Davos diplomacy likely between India, Malaysia

To defuse palm row, Davos diplomacy likely between India, Malaysia

Trade ministers from India and Malaysia are likely to meet on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos next week amid a palm oil spat between the two countries ...

India's top court says indefinite Kashmir internet shutdown is illegal

India's top court says indefinite Kashmir internet shutdown is illegal

India's Supreme Court said on Friday that an indefinite shutdown of the internet in Kashmir was illegal, rebuking the government for the communications lockdown imposed

Huge march in southern India to protest citizenship law

Huge march in southern India to protest citizenship law

Over one hundred thousand protesters, many carrying the Indian tricolour flag, took part in a peaceful march in the southern city of Hyderabad on Saturday

Aster plans major expansion with more hospitals, other facilities

Aster plans major expansion with more hospitals, other facilities

Aster DM Healthcare Group, which has a substantial presence in Qatar, is set for expanding its services by opening new hospitals and other healthcare centres in India and the GCC region.

India's internet shutdowns costing mobile carriers millions of rupees in lost revenue

India's internet shutdowns costing mobile carriers millions of rupees in lost revenue

Indian mobile operators are losing around 24.5 million rupees ($350,000) in revenue every hour they are forced to suspend internet services on government orders to control protests against a new citizenship law

Thousands protest in rival demonstrations over new India law

Thousands protest in rival demonstrations over new India law

Thousands protested in rival demonstrations in India Friday as tensions deepen over a citizenship law seen as anti-Muslim

Director urges Bollywood stars to break silence over citizenship law, violence

Director urges Bollywood stars to break silence over citizenship law, violence

One of Bollywood's leading directors called on three superstar actors to break their silence about a new citizenship law that has triggered riots in India, saying they could influence millions of fans.

India beefs up security amid outrage against new law, anger with police

India beefs up security amid outrage against new law, anger with police

Indian authorities stepped up security and shut down the internet in various places on Tuesday while members of the ruling party planned marches backing a new citizenship law ...

IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid slowdown

IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid slowdown

India's government must take steps quickly to reverse the economic slowdown of an economy that has been one of the engines of global growth, the International Monetary Fund said Monday.