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5 Perks for Passengers in India’s Railway Budget

blogs.wsj.com — Passengers will now be able to book a railway ticket through the IRCTC website up to 120 days ahead of travelling. That's up from a 60-day maximum before. Those booking online will also now be able to reserve bed linen, food, and even a spot in a waiting room.

India’s Land Acquisition Amendment Bill

blogs.wsj.com — Money Sharma/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The Short Answer Sort of. In 2013, India passed a long-awaited law that overhauled the country's ancient rules on land acquisition. Purchasing land for factories and other commercial development had long been a major stumbling block for investors looking to set up or expand operations in India, with scores of multimillion-dollar projects held up in recent years as farmers opposed land-purchase plans, sometimes resorting to violence.

How Rahul Gandhi Fell Off the Radar

blogs.wsj.com — It was the first day of the new term for India's members of Parliament on Monday, but there was one significant (though becoming less significant) absence: Rahul Gandhi, vice president of the Congress party. Mr. Gandhi has taken a few weeks furlough to reflect on recent events, Abishekh Manu Singhvi, a spokesman for the party, told reporters in Delhi on Monday.

Four Held in Alleged Rape of Nigerian Woman in Delhi

blogs.wsj.com — Indian police said they had arrested four men on Friday in connection with the alleged kidnap and gang rape of a Nigerian woman in a moving car in New Delhi.

India Shining: We Unravel the Secret Behind Delhi’s Dazzling Sweater Vests

blogs.wsj.com — Sweater season is coming to an end in northern India where each winter, Delhi's men add a dash of color and a bit of bling to their usually monochrome wardrobes with sparkly sweater vests. In a tribute to these pieces of knitted plumage that are about to be shed for another sweltering summer, we've selected a few shining examples of the classic half-sweater or 'sleeveless.'

Where to Get the Biggest Raise in Asia

blogs.wsj.com — Want a big pay increase this year? Consider a job in India's real estate or pharmaceutical industry, where annual salary rises are expected to be around 12% in 2015. That's the finding of a survey of over 500 organizations in India by human resource consulting firm Aon Hewitt.

Uber given deadline for Delhi operations

marketwatch.com — Uber Technologies Inc. has a week to fix omissions in an application to operate its ride-finding app legally in Delhi before the city's transport department makes a final decision whether or not to grant it a permit to do so, according to a notice sent by the agency to Uber.

Uber Given Deadline for Delhi Operations

blogs.wsj.com — Uber Technologies Ltd. has a week to fix omissions in an application to operate its ride-finding app legally in Delhi before the city's transport department makes a final decision whether or not to grant it a permit to do so, according to a notice sent by the agency to Uber.

Why Arvind Kejriwal’s Super-Majority Isn’t Super News for the Aam Aadmi Party

blogs.wsj.com — Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party won all but three of the 70 seats in the Delhi state assembly. That is the kind of majority most political parties in democratic countries can only dream about. But AAP shouldn't be too cocky about it, analysts warn.

How Arvind Kejriwal and AAP Grew Up

blogs.wsj.com — Debate not dharna, sit-down meetings instead of sit-ins: The Aam Aadmi Party and its leader, Arvind Kejriwal, appears to have grown up in recent weeks. Even before the party's landslide election victory in Delhi, there were hints the upstart party had matured in its approach to politics.
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Feb 24, 2015

Wondering why Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal have teamed up again? The short answer: on.wsj.com/17sY4Yw

Feb 20, 2015

I met the wool wala. The man behind the women behind Delhi men's shiny sweater vests. on.wsj.com/1EbYwat pic.twitter.com/MgmEPIR0ue

Feb 19, 2015

Delhi's sparkly sweater vests are about to be shed for another year. Our tribute to them here. on.wsj.com/1EbYwat pic.twitter.com/WyMel1RjIo

Feb 15, 2015

RT @WillMHDavies: Beautiful World Cup start for India. Not for Pakistan. And what a pic Adelaide (Getty) on.wsj.com/1DUlFhH pic.twitter.com/YZnJKpbpJY

Feb 13, 2015

RT @WSJIndia: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif this morning. Here's what they spoke about. on.wsj.com/1J7EiTD

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