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Jeff Bezos’ Attempt at Being Approachable Gets Awkward During India Visit

The Amazon CEO paid tribute to Gandhi and flied a kite with school children on his first day.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to Face Protests From ‘Enraged’ Local Merchants During India Visit

Resentment is growing toward Amazon’s traditional cut-price approach. The Confederation of All India Traders plan to organize sit-ins and public rallies in 300 cities to protest Bezos’s visit.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to Face Protests From ‘Enraged’ Local Merchants During India Visit

Resentment is growing toward Amazon’s traditional cut-price approach. The Confederation of All India Traders plan to organize sit-ins and public rallies in 300 cities to protest Bezos’s visit.
After years of falling, poverty in India may have risen again since GST and demonetisation

After years of falling, poverty in India may have risen again since GST and demonetisation

Consumers are spending less on clothing, rent and even food.
This year, India’s power plants may consume less coal for the first time in a decade

This year, India’s power plants may consume less coal for the first time in a decade

The fall began in August and worsened over the next two months.
Modi is now a struggling prime minister saddled with a troubled economy

Modi is now a struggling prime minister saddled with a troubled economy

It was dubbed the “semi-final” before the national elections of 2019. So the big two national outfits—the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indian National…
After world-renowned economists, India’s handing its central bank to a history major

After world-renowned economists, India’s handing its central bank to a history major

In recent times, on issues ranging from bad loans to interest rates, India’s central bank and its government have not met eyes. But Shaktikanta Das,…
Two years after demonetisation, India is still struggling to create jobs

Two years after demonetisation, India is still struggling to create jobs

Two years since the Narendra Modi government derailed the Indian economy with the note ban, it is still limping, at least on the jobs front.…
The 5 Best Stocks and ETFs to Buy in China and India Now

The 5 Best Stocks and ETFs to Buy in China and India Now

Plus, how to buy Alibaba stock at a discount.
Indian Officials Predict 7% Growth in the First Half of the Next Fiscal Year

Indian Officials Predict 7% Growth in the First Half of the Next Fiscal Year

Some private economists have said the surprise currency ban could drag down India's growth.