Indian shares end lower as Reliance drags

* NSE index down 0.50 pct, BSE index 0.41 pct lower

* Mahindra & Mahindra down 5 pct

Feb 11 (Reuters) – Indian shares fell on Monday, dragged by declines in energy stocks including index-heavyweight Reliance Industries Ltd RELI.NS , as investors fretted over global uncertainties and lacklustre quarterly earnings.

While a Sino-U.S. trade dispute continues to worry investors, a breakdown in talks on border security funding between Democratic and Republican lawmakers sparked fears of another government shutdown in the United States. MKTS/GLOB

The benchmark BSE index .BSESN settled 0.41 percent lower at 36,395.03. The broader NSE index .NSEI declined 0.50 percent to 10,888.8.

Reliance Industries was the top drag on the NSE index, closing 1.8 percent lower, while Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd MAHM.NS slumped 5.07 percent after posting disappointing quarterly results on Friday.

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