KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Nepal’s national unity is under attack and its people must act to save it, former King Gyanendra said on Wednesday, in some of his most critical political comments since being toppled by a parliamentary vote eight years ago.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel will not appear on Thursday before parliament’s finance committee to brief it on the government’s decision to scrap high-value bank notes, the panel’s chairman said on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party denied allegations by Congress politician Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday that Modi had accepted $6 million in suspicious cash payments in the months before winning a 2014 general election.
LONDON (Reuters) – “My tax return was on my yacht … which caught fire” – just one of the dozens of unusual excuses the British government’s tax collector said it receives each year from customers who fail to complete their returns on time.
MUMBAI (Reuters) – Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy committee (MPC) has shifted its focus towards inflation while playing down concern about economic growth, minutes from its meeting this month showed on Wednesday.