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Personal Finance and Careers Writer, — Wall Street Journal

I write about money, markets, & management, for The Wall Street Journal in India.

India’s Modi at One Year: ‘Euphoria Phase’ Is Over, Challenges Loom — NEW DELHI-A year after Indian voters handed Narendra Modi a once-in-a-generation mandate for change and economic revival, messy realities are sinking in. The Indian prime minister has swaggered across stages from New York to Paris to Sydney since taking office, helping put the country back on investors' maps.

Singapore Lender DBS Moves to Establish India Unit — DBS Group Holdings Ltd. said Tuesday that it has applied to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in India, a move that will allow the Singapore lender to expand its network of branches and better reach its target audience of small and medium enterprises, Chief Executive Piyush Gupta said.

India Taps K. V. Kamath to Lead New Brics Development Bank — The Indian government has named K. V. Kamath as chief of a new development bank created by the emerging Brics economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Like the World Bank, the New Development Bank, as it will be called, will finance...

Modi’s Plans to Fix India’s Infrastructure Blocked by Debt — A large pile of debt on the books of India's big infrastructure companies is complicating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plans to boost the country's economy and improve its woeful roads, electric grids and other public works.

India’s Debt Pile Up Complicates Growth Plans — MUMBAI-A large pile of debt on the books of India's big infrastructure companies is complicating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plans to boost the country's economy and improve its woeful roads, electric grids and other public works.

In U.K. Election, British Indian Votes Are Crucial — Stars and politicians are coming out to win over the large and influential Indian origin community in the United Kingdom ahead of that country's general election due May 7. Two of the main political parties -the Conservatives led by Prime Minister David Cameron and the opposition Labour party - seem particularly eager to sway Indian-origin citizens, who are Britain's largest non-white community.

India Says Only Court Can Decide on Minimum Tax on Investors — MUMBAI-The Indian government said it cannot end a new tax on foreign investors as the legality of the tax is being decided in court. Foreign investors, who have long been among the biggest buyers of Indian stocks, have been surprised with huge back tax bills in recent months.

India Inc. Ailing as Modi Nears Anniversary — MUMBAI-It has been close to one year since Narendra Modi became India's prime minister and companies here are still waiting for the so-called "Modi magic" to boost their bottom lines. As India entered its earnings season Thursday with the results of outsourcer Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., analysts are projecting profit growth for the financial year just ended to be the lowest in five years.

Rolta Bonds, Shares Tumble Following Short Seller’s Report — An Indian technology company was targeted by a short seller Thursday, but a slight twist to the usual strategy saw U.S.-based Glaucus Research Group California LLC betting against the company's bonds rather than its stock. In a report released Thursday morning in Asia, Glaucus Research recommended a 'strong sell' on Rolta India Ltd.

India’s Billion-Dollar Startups Balloon on Glut of Global Funds — Vikram Chopra spent the past three years building an online furniture-shopping site for Indian consumers that was funded mainly by annual capital injections from a German technology incubator. But during the past few months, investor interest in the site,, has soared, said the 32-year-old entrepreneur, who is based in the New Delhi suburb of Gurgaon.
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May 25, 2015

How well do you know Indian PM Narendra Modi? Take the @wsj quiz and find out

May 17, 2015

Genghis Khan, Bollywood and River Ganges...a look at India's connections w/Mongolia on @narendramodi visit

May 13, 2015

Singapore's DBS becomes 1st foreign bank to announce plans to set up a fully-owned Indian unit

Apr 22, 2015

Indian govt says it cant help with the new tax bills sent recently to foreign investors…

Apr 17, 2015

India Inc. happy abt govt’s long-term vision but wishes more was done in short-term, says billionaire @hcmariwala

Mar 13, 2015

Jerry Seinfeld cancels maiden visit to India due to lack of enuf parking space for attendees !!

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