MUMBAI -- Indian stocks slid 0.51% Monday, as the BSE Sensex fell 62.87 points to close at 12,173.91.

Gainers Monday were

Tata Steel

, which rose 2.21%,

Tata Motors

(TTM) - Get Report

, up 1.31%, and

Bharti Airtel

, up 1.02%.

Among the losers were

Grasim

, which lost 2%,

NTPC

, down 1.8%, and

ITC

, also off 1.8%.

Hindustan Construction

rose 5.2% on the news that the company got two contracts from

National Hydroelectric Power

.

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