News wrap: DefExpo 2014

The 2014 DefExpo, which took place February 6-9 in New Delhi, gave foreign vendors the opportunity to showcase new technology for the Indian market, but observers were quick to note the lack of major deals announced at the event.

AAP Sets Sights on National Stage

On January 30, the Aam Aadmi Party announced it would contest over 350 Lok Sabha seats in the upcoming general elections, making clear its national ambitions.

Coal Regulatory Authority Bill tabled

The 2013 Coal Regulatory Authority (CRA) Bill, which seeks to set up an independent coal regulator, was tabled during the recently concluded Winter Session of Parliament.

RBI’s surprise move met with approval

In a surprise move on Wednesday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) elected to leave its policy interest rate unchanged, defying broad expectations that the bank would raise rates for the third time in a row in response to rising inflation.