Among shares of other blue chips, Axis Bank Ltd fell 1.8 percent, while Tata Motors Ltd ended lower 0.5 percent. Power producers slumped for a second day on media reports that the state government in Maharashtra, home to Mumbai, was planning to cut power tariffs.
Tata Power Co Ltd fell 2.8 percent, adding to a 2.6 percent decline in the previous session, while Reliance Infrastructure Ltd ended lower 1.7 percent. It fell 0.5 percent on Monday.
Among the gainers, tyremakers rose on expectations of higher margins as the key Tokyo Commodity Exchange rubber contract <JRUc6 0#2JRU:> hit a five-week low on Tuesday, weighed down in part by weak Chinese services sector data. Apollo Tyres Ltd rose 0.4 percent, Ceat Ltd gained 0.3 percent and Goodyear India Ltd advanced 0.8 percent.
ICICI Bank Ltd also gained 0.9 percent on value-buying after falling nearly 5.3 percent over the previous four sessions, dealers said.
FACTORS TO WATCH
* Dollar rebounds, gains limited by weak U.S. data
* Brent rebounds above $107 as Libya conflict escalates
* Asian shares falter to near 4-month low
* Foreign institutional investor flows