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

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

In Pictures: Indians Celebrate Brothers and Sisters Day Raksha Bandhan

blogs.wsj.com — Indians on Thursday were celebrating Raksha Bandhan, a Hindu festival that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters. To mark the day, sisters tie a "rakhi" or holy thread, symbolizing prayers for well-being and protection, on the wrist of their brothers, and give them sweets, and brothers give their sisters a gift.

India’s Outgoing Central Bank Governor Rajan Says He Didn’t Pay Attention to Personal Attacks

blogs.wsj.com — Outgoing Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that he "put aside" sometimes-personal attacks on him during his tenure in the top job at the central bank. Mr. Rajan will be returning to his teaching job at the University of Chicago after his term as governor ends Sept.

RBI’s Raghuram Rajan: This Has Been a Fantastic Journey

blogs.wsj.com — After his last monetary policy meeting Tuesday, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan dismissed his critics and said that he "enjoyed every minute" of his time at the helm of the central bank.

In Indian Olympic Hopeful’s Hometown, Judo Throws Are a Career Move

blogs.wsj.com — GURDASPUR, India-Indian Olympic athlete Avtar Singh has blazed a trail that 15-year-old Rohit hopes to follow-to sporting glory and, perhaps more important, to a secure government job. The first Indian man to qualify for the Olympics in judo in more than a decade, Singh, 24 years old, grew up here, in the same small town where Rohit lives, and trained for more than seven years in the same high-school gym.

In Indian Olympic Hopeful’s Hometown, Judo Throws Are a Career Move

wsj.com — GURDASPUR, India-Indian Olympic athlete Avtar Singh has blazed a trail that 15-year-old Rohit hopes to follow-to sporting glory and, perhaps more importantly, to a secure government job. The first Indian man to qualify for the Olympics in judo in more than a decade, Singh, 24 years old, grew up here, in the same small town where Rohit lives, and trained for more than seven years in the same high-school gym.

Indian Workers Describe Hardship as Thousands Are Stranded in Saudi Arabia

blogs.wsj.com — For seven months up until July, Indian migrant worker Ikbal Khan says he went to work in Saudi Arabia's port city of Jeddah without being paid. Each month, Mr. Khan said, his employer, the construction company Saudi Oger Ltd. told him and his fellow workers that they would be paid the next month.

Photos: Peek Inside Vijay Mallya Jet That Is Set to Be Auctioned

blogs.wsj.com — Indian tax authorities will next month auction a corporate jet leased by Kingfisher Airlines Ltd. and used by its founder Vijay Mallya, in a bid to recover more than 10 billion rupees ($149 million) of pending services tax from the airline, which stopped operating in 2012.

Could India Become a Cashless Economy?

blogs.wsj.com — Cash is set to lose currency in India, as an explosion in smartphone usage drives a digital payments boom, according to a new report. By year 2020, nearly $500 billion worth of transactions in India will happen digitally, using online wallets and other digital-payment systems, 10 times the level currently, according to a report by Google India and The Boston Consulting Group.

Photos: Indian Movie Fans Celebrate Release of ‘Kabali’ With Dancing, Rituals

blogs.wsj.com — Excitement over the release of a new Tamil movie, "Kabali," which stars veteran actor Rajinikanth went beyond fever pitch in India Friday, with fans dancing in the streets, setting off fire crackers and performing religious rituals. For breaking news, features and analysis from India, follow WSJ India on Facebook

India's Central Bank Surprises Markets With Interest Rate Increase

wsj.com — MUMBAI-India's central bank Friday surprised markets by raising its key lending rate for the first time in two years, demonstrating its commitment to fighting inflation even as the country struggles with a slowdown and a world-wide selloff in emerging-market assets.
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Jul 12, 2016

Indian companies fare better than their emerging market peers, in transparency: report  http://on.wsj.com/29La6n0 

Jul 07, 2016

RT @dpanjana: Pretty much everything you need to know about plot is in the trailer, but I still saw Sultan, so here's my review.  http://www.newslaundry.com/2016/07/06/sultan-shows-why-salman-khan-is-a-star/ 

Jun 27, 2016

On the plus side for Indian travelers/students: British currency is down 7% vs Indian rupee  http://on.wsj.com/28X9TJh  #Brexit

Jun 09, 2016

World's fastest-growing major economy India isnt generating enuf jobs to get people off the farm  http://on.wsj.com/1tbNz6Y 


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