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Personal Finance and Careers Writer, India.WSJ.com — Wall Street Journal

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

Why India Just Executed Yakub Memon

blogs.wsj.com — India executed a man early Thursday accused of being behind a series of explosions that rocked Mumbai in 1993, killing more than 250 people and injuring more 700. For many Mumbaikars, Yakub Abdul Razak Memon's hanging Thursday was justice that was a long time coming.

GIFT, the Indian Smart City That Would Cost $23,500 a Person

blogs.wsj.com — AHMEDABAD, India-Two 29-story steel-and-glass office buildings rise above a dusty wasteland in the Indian state of Gujarat, the most conspicuous sign of progress on an ambitious project conceived by the man who is now India's prime minister, Narendra Modi.
Jul 29, 2015

One of Modi's "smart cities" is already open for business. We gave it an IQ test. on.wsj.com/1ONZkGd pic.twitter.com/42kZr5hkqq

Jul 29, 2015

RT @EricBellmanWSJ: One of Modi's "smart cities" is already open for business. We gave it an IQ test. on.wsj.com/1ONZkGd pic.twitter.com/42kZr5hkqq

Jul 29, 2015

Modi's first smart city is still largely vacant and would cost $23,500 per person to replicate blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/…

In India, a GIFT Waiting to Be Opened

wsj.com — AHMEDABAD, India-Two 29-story steel-and-glass office buildings rise above a dusty wasteland in the Indian state of Gujarat, the most conspicuous sign of progress on an ambitious project conceived by the man who is now India's prime minister, Narendra Modi.
Jul 28, 2015

In India, a GIFT waiting to be opened: Modi’s ambitious ‘smart’ city project in Gujarat is slow to take off on.wsj.com/1LPj7VP via @WSJ

How the Tiny Indian State of Sikkim Is Transforming Itself Into a Spiritual Tourism Destination

blogs.wsj.com — When a new route to Mount Kailash, considered to be the home of Hindu god Shiva, in Tibet, opened up to pilgrims through the Indian state of Sikkim last month, it marked a fresh step in India-China relations. Now a tiny Himalayan state hopes it will mark the beginning of a rush of visitors.
Jul 15, 2015

RT @WSJIndia: The mainly Buddhist state of Sikkim is hoping that if they build it, Hindus will come. on.wsj.com/1Mvlvzx pic.twitter.com/Mwci7FFzK2

Jul 16, 2015

RT @WSJIndia: The mainly Buddhist state of Sikkim is hoping that if they build it, Hindus will come. on.wsj.com/1Mvlvzx pic.twitter.com/Mwci7FFzK2

Jul 16, 2015

How the Tiny Indian State of Sikkim Is Transforming Itself Into a Spiritual Tourism Destination fb.me/7C7a3QBtJ

Jul 17, 2015

RT @sumit12agrawal: How the Tiny Indian State of Sikkim Is Transforming Itself Into a Spiritual Tourism Destination ~ by @shefalianand lnkd.in/eq_hMFC

India’s New Route to Mount Kailash Gets China’s Blessing

blogs.wsj.com — When hours of rain gave way to clear skies deep in the Himalayas in late June, Amar Lal Menda said, he saw the face of God. From the back of a horse in a remote part of Tibet, the 69-year-old gazed up at Mount Kailash, which devout Hindus believe is the abode of Shiva, and saw the deity's face and long hair in the snows of the peak.
Jul 15, 2015

An analysis of improving Indo-China relations, told the sweetest way possible - through faith @shefalianand @WSJIndia blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/…

Jul 15, 2015

When hours of rain gave way to clear skies deep in the Himalayas in late June, Amarlal Menda saw God on.wsj.com/1SmlEqD

Jul 15, 2015

RT @shefalianand: When hours of rain gave way to clear skies deep in the Himalayas in late June, Amarlal Menda saw God on.wsj.com/1SmlEqD

Jul 28, 2015

RT @shefalianand: When hours of rain gave way to clear skies deep in the Himalayas in late June, Amarlal Menda saw God on.wsj.com/1SmlEqD

Indians’ Trek Gets China’s Blessing

wsj.com — NATHU LA, India-When hours of rain gave way to clear skies deep in the Himalayas in late June, Amar Lal Menda said, he saw the face of God. From the back of a horse in a remote part of Tibet, the 69-year-old gazed up at Mount Kailash, which devout Hindus believe is the abode of Shiva, and saw the deity's face and long hair in the snows of the...
Jul 14, 2015

Indian pilgrimage to Tibetan mountain helps bridge gaps with China on.wsj.com/1K60Ios via @WSJ

Jul 14, 2015

Pilgrim diplomacy? Indian Hindus visiting holy mountain in Tibet cross into China via new route. wsj.com/articles/india…

Jul 15, 2015

Indian pilgrimage to Tibetan mountain helps bridge gaps with China on.wsj.com/1K60Ios via @WSJ & @shefalianand

Jul 15, 2015

Indian pilgrimage to Tibetan mountain helps bridge gaps with China on.wsj.com/1K60Ios Photos: @mansimidha for WSJ pic.twitter.com/VWfW7nZqpW

Indian Companies Bypass Banks

wsj.com — MUMBAI-When Deepak Nitrite Ltd. needed working capital in April, the chemical company didn't call its bankers. Instead, it sold short-term bonds directly to investors at more-favorable interest rates. Issuance of this sort of debt, known as commercial paper, has surged in India as companies look to do an end-run around the country's troubled and...

How Sophisticated Investors Were Hurt in India

blogs.wsj.com — The first rule of investing is buy assets cheap and sell them high, but a recent report shows that some professional investors in India bought at the market's peak and haven't yet been unable to cash their investments in. Of the $103 billion invested by private-equity funds in India since 2001, consulting firm McKinsey & Co.

India Court Upholds Freeze on Minimum Tax on Aberdeen Asset Fund

wsj.com — Authorities are seeking to collect revenue from foreign funds not liable for other taxes due to exemptions MUMBAI-The Bombay High Court Tuesday left in place a stay of proceedings against a fund of U.K. money-manager Aberdeen Asset Management, which is being asked to pay a minimum tax demand by Indian authorities.
Jun 30, 2015

India Court Upholds Freeze on Minimum Tax on Aberdeen Fund on.wsj.com/1IJZARI via @WSJ

Foreign Investors Push for Indian Stock Exchange IPO on Jaitley’s U.S. Trip

blogs.wsj.com — As Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley traveled coast-to-coast in the U.S. to woo investors, he faced questions over when India will list its stock exchanges. A clutch of powerful investors, including George Soros ' Quantum fund and Argonaut Private Equity, bought stakes in India's stock exchanges between 2007 and 2010, hoping to ride the country's growth story.
Jun 25, 2015

When will India's stock exchanges hav an IPO? Foreign investors ask Indian finance ministr on US trip on.wsj.com/1eHckkH

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Jul 17, 2015

RT @sumit12agrawal: How the Tiny Indian State of Sikkim Is Transforming Itself Into a Spiritual Tourism Destination ~ by @shefalianand lnkd.in/eq_hMFC

Jul 15, 2015

When hours of rain gave way to clear skies deep in the Himalayas in late June, Amarlal Menda saw God on.wsj.com/1SmlEqD

Jul 14, 2015

Last yr, a Jet Airways flight dropped 2,500 feet while its captain was asleep n co-pilot was absorbd in her tablet on.wsj.com/1JeJIa0

Jul 02, 2015

Some private equity funds in India seemed to hav missed Investing 101: Buy Low & Sell High on.wsj.com/1NyHaaL

Jun 25, 2015

When will India's stock exchanges hav an IPO? Foreign investors ask Indian finance ministr on US trip on.wsj.com/1eHckkH

Jun 09, 2015

To do Surya Namaskar or not to? That's become a loaded q ahead of International Day of Yoga on.wsj.com/1B2C0BZ

May 25, 2015

How well do you know Indian PM Narendra Modi? Take the @wsj quiz and find out on.wsj.com/1FShk1G

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