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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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Villagers console each other as they watch a rescue operation at the site of a landslide in Malin...

Villagers console each other as they watch a rescue operation at the site of a landslide in Malin...

Barack Obama smiles as he talks about the economy at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City...

Barack Obama smiles as he talks about the economy at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City...

Rescue workers clear the debris at the site of a landslide in Malin village...

Rescue workers clear the debris at the site of a landslide in Malin village...

Palestinian man reacts next to the body of his relative...

Palestinian man reacts next to the body of his relative...

Palestinian boy comforts his father, whom medics said was wounded by Israeli shelling in Shejaia...

Palestinian boy comforts his father, whom medics said was wounded by Israeli shelling in Shejaia...

England's Whitlock competes in men's All-Around Artistic Gymnastics at 2014 Commonwealth Games...

England's Whitlock competes in men's All-Around Artistic Gymnastics at 2014 Commonwealth Games...

England's Stuart Broad celebrates with his teammates after running out India's Murali Vijay...

England's Stuart Broad celebrates with his teammates after running out India's Murali Vijay...

The debris of a hillock after a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

The debris of a hillock after a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

Siddaramaiah at the launch of a drinking water unit in Vidhan Soudha premises in Bengaluru ...

Siddaramaiah at the launch of a drinking water unit in Vidhan Soudha premises in Bengaluru ...

Over forty houses were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

Over forty houses were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

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