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Mar 11, 2013

Delhi rape accused Ram Singh made our lives hell, neighbours say

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Some of Ram Singh’s neighbours grimaced with disgust as they remembered a man they described as a menace, who was violent, drank heavily and used to harass women by peeking at them as they undressed.

The alleged ringleader in a gang rape and murder case that sparked outrage across India, Singh was found dead in his prison cell on Monday, once again putting the New Delhi slum he used to call home in an unwanted spotlight.

Mar 11, 2013

India rape accused made our lives hell, neighbors say

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Some of Ram Singh’s neighbors grimaced with disgust as they remembered a man they described as a menace, who was violent, drank heavily and used to harass women by peeking at them as they undressed.

The alleged ringleader in a gang rape and murder case that sparked outrage across India, Singh was found dead in his prison cell on Monday, once again putting the New Delhi slum he used to call home in an unwanted spotlight.

Feb 18, 2013

Trade deficit at $20 billion in Jan; imports hit record high

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India posted its second highest ever monthly trade deficit of $20 billion in January as imports surged to record highs, piling pressure on a widening current account deficit and limiting scope for the central bank to cut interest rates.

Struggling to turn around an economy that is slowing to its lowest growth rate in a decade, the Reserve Bank of India cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points last month, but warned that future rate cuts would depend upon declines in both the current account deficit and inflation.

Feb 13, 2013

India posts $20 billion January trade deficit; imports hit record high

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India posted its second highest ever monthly trade deficit of $20 billion in January as imports surged to record highs, piling pressure on a widening current account deficit and limiting scope for the central bank to cut interest rates.

Struggling to turn around an economy that is slowing to its lowest growth rate in a decade, the Reserve Bank of India cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points last month, but warned that future rate cuts would depend upon declines in both the current account deficit and inflation.

Feb 13, 2013

India posts $20 bln Jan. trade deficit; imports hit record high

NEW DELHI, Feb 13 (Reuters) – India posted its second
highest ever monthly trade deficit of $20 billion in January as
imports surged to record highs, piling pressure on a widening
current account deficit and limiting scope for the central bank
to cut interest rates.

Struggling to turn around an economy that is slowing to its
lowest growth rate in a decade, the Reserve Bank of India cut
interest rates by 0.25 percentage points last month, but warned
that future rate cuts would depend upon declines in both the
current account deficit and inflation.

Feb 13, 2013

Trade deficit at $20 billion in Jan, second highest ever

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India posted its second highest ever monthly trade deficit of $20 billion in January, worsening from a $17.7 billion deficit in December, piling pressure on a widening current account deficit and limiting scope for the RBI to cut interest rates.

Struggling to turn around an economy that is slowing to its lowest growth rate in a decade, the Reserve Bank of India cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points last month, but warned that future rate cuts would depend upon declines in both the current account deficit and inflation.

Feb 13, 2013

India posts $20 billion trade deficit in January, second highest ever

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India posted its second highest ever monthly trade deficit of $20 billion (12.7 billion pounds) in January, worsening from a $17.7 billion deficit in December, piling pressure on a widening current account deficit and limiting scope for the central bank to cut interest rates.

Struggling to turn around an economy that is slowing to its lowest growth rate in a decade, the Reserve Bank of India cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points last month, but warned that future rate cuts would depend upon declines in both the current account deficit and inflation.

Feb 12, 2013

India economy recovery hopes dashed as output unexpectedly shrinks

NEW DELHI, Feb 12 (Reuters) – India’s industrial production
unexpectedly shrank for a second straight month in December,
weighed down by weak investment and consumer demand, casting
doubt on Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s view that
Asia’s-third largest economy is showing signs of recovery.

The index of industrial production (IIP) fell 0.6
percent annually in December, data released by the Central
Statistics Office showed on Tuesday.

Jan 28, 2013

Delhi gang rape teen to be tried as juvenile; victim’s family angry

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A teenager accused of taking part in the December 16 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student in New Delhi will be tried as a juvenile, facing a maximum of three years in prison if convicted, a special panel ruled on Monday.

The ruling shocked the victim’s father, who watched the news flash across his television screen.

Jan 28, 2013

India rape case teen to be tried as juvenile; victim’s family angry

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An Indian teenager accused of taking part in the December 16 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student in New Delhi will be tried as a juvenile, facing a maximum of three years in prison if convicted, a special panel ruled on Monday.

The ruling shocked the victim’s father, who watched the news flash across his television screen.

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      "I cover India's economic policies, and the people behind them, out of New Delhi. I also write on defence matters affecting the world's largest arms importer and contribute to the political and general file. I started my career with the Reuters Bangalore bureau in 2008."
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