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Post-election market zest lost on consumers

 Two years of near double digit inflation, stubbornly high because of market inefficiencies and supply bottlenecks rather than strong demand, combined with faltering growth and stagnating wages have squeezed Indias consumers.

Software engineer Sanjay Bhatnagar used to watch a new Bollywood movie every week with his family, but now goes to the cinema once a month...

Capital approach: Insured, and unsure

The Narendra Modi government's keenness to get things going a few weeks into the new government is clear with the decision to raise the FDI...

Flying high: Jet, Etihad re-engineer tarmac

 Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal and CEO Cramer Bell along with Etihad Airways President and CEO James Hogan attend the first Etihad Airways-Jet Airways joint press conference in New Delhi to announce Etihad Airways acquiring 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways. PTI Photo

Jet Airways and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways have outlined plans to reinforce their long-term commitment to the growth of India's economy and aviation industry...

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Vikas Shive Gowda of India throws the discus in the men's discus final...

Vikas Shive Gowda of India throws the discus in the men's discus final...

Babita Kumari of India holds up her gold medal as she poses for photographs...

Babita Kumari of India holds up her gold medal as she poses for photographs...

A diver is seen underwater during a practice session at the 2014 Commonwealth Games...

A diver is seen underwater during a practice session at the 2014 Commonwealth Games...

Palestinian firefighters inspects the damage of a destroyed milk factory...

Palestinian firefighters inspects the damage of a destroyed milk factory...

NDRF personnel with a body of a victim of landslide at Malin village...

NDRF personnel with a body of a victim of landslide at Malin village...

Abhisekh Bachchan with singer Usha Utthup cheers his team during Pro Kabaddi League match...

Abhisekh Bachchan with singer Usha Utthup cheers his team during Pro Kabaddi League match...

South Africa's Rhett Halkett in action against India's Chandanda Nikkin in CWG 2014...

South Africa's Rhett Halkett in action against India's Chandanda Nikkin in CWG 2014...

Abhisekh Bachchan greets his team players after Pro Kabadi League match win against Telugu Titans...

Abhisekh Bachchan greets his team players after Pro Kabadi League match win against Telugu Titans...

India's Yogeshwar Dutt celebrates after winning the Gold Medal in CWG 2014...

India's Yogeshwar Dutt celebrates after winning the Gold Medal in CWG 2014...

India's Navjot Kaur celebrates after winning a bronze medal against Scotland's Sarah Jones during...

India's Navjot Kaur celebrates after winning a bronze medal against Scotland's Sarah Jones during...

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