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Parag Agrawal: Why Indian-born CEOs dominate Silicon Valley

Parag Agrawal, who was appointed this week as Twitter's CEO, has joined at least a dozen other Indian-born techies in the corner offices of...

Indians sent $2 billion abroad in September, some for a few cryptos more

Resident Indians sent close $2 billion abroad in September under the Liberalised Remittances Scheme(LRS), touching a three year high which analysts speculate could be...

Fake social media profiles targeting Sikhs exposed

A network of fake social media profiles of people claiming to be Sikhs, and promoting divisive narratives, has been exposed. A new report shared exclusively...

Online child abuse rises in India during Covid-19 pandemic

In July 2020, police in India's north-eastern state of Assam received a complaint about a suspicious Facebook page. A non-profit organisation had informed them that...

Liberty sites sold to Coventry automotive supplier Evtec

About 175 jobs have been saved after two aluminium parts factories were bought by an automotive supplier. After Jaguar Land Rover intervened, the Liberty Aluminium...

India PM Narendra Modi repeals controversial farm laws

Indian PM Narendra Modi has announced the repeal of three controversial farm laws after a year of protests. Since last November, thousands of farmers have...

Viewpoint: When Hindus and Muslims joined hands to riot

A hundred years ago, colonial Bombay (now Mumbai) was convulsed by one of the most unusual riots in Indian history. Hindus and Muslims fought...

A Nobel prize-winning economist’s guide to cooking

Abhijit Banerjee was 15 years old when he first cooked a meal. Those who recognise his name will know that that first meal was not...

Parambir Singh: The case of the missing top police officer

On 1 October, Indian authorities made a sensational announcement: the former police chief of Mumbai, the country's financial capital, was missing. Parambir Singh, a high-profile...

Chennai floods: Heavy rains bring Indian city to standstill

Heavy showers and thunderstorms have caused severe flooding in the southern Indian city of Chennai. Although no deaths have been reported, officials in the state...

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