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Sensex erases early gains, up 150 points

The 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange also surged in a similar fashion in early trade. It gained 94.60 points or 1.33 percent and was trading at 7,217.75 points after crossing 7,400 points in the early trade.

Google to introduce new features for "LIVE" election results

Google said Wednesday it will introduce new features to help provide comprehensive latest news and live update of election results scheduled for May 16.

Business looks to Narendra Modi to defuse India's jobs time bomb

Backers highlight Modi`s economic success over more than a decade as Gujarat CM, which boasts one of the highest growth rates among Indian states.

Chidambaram to have 'final' meeting with FinMin secretaries today

In what could be his last before the formation of the new government next month, Finance Minister P Chidambaram will on Monday meet all the five secretaries in his ministry to clear the backlog of files.

Stable govt post-elections to help India grow: Crisil

Rating agency Crisil has said a stable government post-elections is likely to help the country grow at an average of 6.5 percent for the next five years.

Vote and get 50p/litre discount on petrol price

As Delhi and the NCR goes to vote on April 10, as many as 67 petrol pumps across Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon and Rohtak will be offering a discount of 50-paise per litre on petrol to consumers who exercise their voting rights.

Petrol pumps to offer 50 p/litre discount to voters on Apr 10

As many as 67 petrol pumps across Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon and Rohtak will offer 50-paise per litre discount on petrol to consumers who exercise their voting rights on April 10.

BJP promises growth & investment, but says no to FDI in retail

Describing the UPA's 10-year rule as "decade of decay", BJP on Monday promised to restore investor confidence by promoting growth, checking inflation, pushing tax reforms and encouraging foreign investments, but said no to FDI in multibrand retail.

Sensex ends 16 pts lower; Sun Pharma gains nearly 3%

Sensex Monday closed over 16 points lower with investors turning cautious after the first phase of voting in Lok Sabha elections got under way, amid weakness in global equities.

BJP assures stable prices, taxes but no to FDI in retail

Foreign investment will be allowed only in areas that create jobs and assets and will be disallowed in retail trade, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday, while promising better infrastructure and stability in prices and taxation.

Post-election showdown looms for Raghuram Rajan

India`s high-profile RBI governor is likely to come under political pressure to retreat from his hawkish stance on inflation if opposition leader Narendra Modi wins power in the general election.

'Chidambaram ruined country's economy'

Accusing Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram of ruining the country's economy and also of his constituency, BJP leader H Raja Tuesday said this district was as backward as 30 years ago despite the FM occupying important Cabinet positions.

Airport privatisation only after elections: Aviation Ministry

Privatisation of six major airports, including Chennai and Kolkata, has been put on the back-burner and will now take place only after the elections, a top official in the Ministry of Civil Aviation said.

Pak to strike trade deal with new govt in India: Rashid

Pakistan on Friday said it will strike a liberalized trade deal with India only after a new government takes over following the Lok Sabha elections.

Narendra Modi led BJP to win general elections 2014: Moody's

Projecting the ouster of the UPA government after a disappointing second term, research firm Moody's Analytics on Thursday said the BJP is likely to form the next government after the general elections.

Elections won't kick-start investments: Credit Suisse

With better earnings revisions and growth than most other EMs, as well as declining inflation, India looks relatively more attractive than other emerging markets, Credit Suisse said.

Investments to gain momentum post polls: India Ratings chief

Many foreign investments are being held back as investors are sitting on the fence for a new government to be formed.