PM Narendra Modi sworn in for an historic second term along with his ministers, a week after the Hindu right-wing party's landslide victory in general election.
PM Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party hits best ever score, giving it an even bigger majority than five years ago and defying predictions of a dip, final results confirm.
UN blacklists leader of Jaish-e-Mohammad, based and proscribed in Pakistan, on its list of global terrorists as China lifts objections. India hails decision, but Pakistan says listing approved after Kashmir dispute was de-linked from the group.
India warns Pakistan of consequences after a suicide bombing by a local Kashmiri militant killed at least 44 Indian paramilitary soldiers in disputed Kashmir. Islamabad rejects New Delhi's accusations.
The favourable treatment given to corporate agriculture and a government culture of negligence and disregard for small farmers is killing India's agricultural sector, and killing the farmers themselves.
Prime Minister Modi's government has indicated this year's budget would include increased spending for farmers and concessions for small businesses.
The ruling BJP's move to change the currency bills last year has affected the visually impaired. Unlike the previous rupee bills, the new banknotes are indistinguishable from one another based on their texture and dimensions.
The airline is trying to slash costs ahead of its proposed privatisation in 2018, a move that the trade unions do not support.
The new tax regime will replace a messy mix of state and federal taxes built up over seven decades of Indian commerce. It is hoped that this will reduce rampant tax evasion.
Fiscal plan devoted to the well-being of villages, farmers and the poor, Indian Prime Minister Modi said shortly after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley delivered his two-hour budget speech.
The Indian government's scheme to expose and hurt black market economies in the country has had some success, but critics argue it doesn't get to the heart of the problem.
Workers are demanding higher salaries and protesting against the government's economic reforms.
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