India executes Mumbai bomber

Use of death penalty questioned after hanging of Yakub Memon

India to bury central bank controversy

New Delhi to entrench RBI direction of monetary policy

New Delhi should loosen grip on rates

India must not suffer more government meddling in monetary policy

A bus on a muddy Indian highway
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Asian Highway One mired in muddy reality

Obstacles block India’s plans for modern regional gateway

Bangalore steps out of the back-office

City enjoys a ‘second coming’ thanks to growing internet economy

India: Land in demand

As the country shifts from an agrarian to an industrialised economy, selling farmland fairly is a priority

Human rights group hits out at World Bank

Opponents of projects intimidated by governments, claims report

India infrastructure: Built on debt

Modi’s plans to improve roads, ports and railways look set to be hampered by debt-ridden companies

Developing nation growth slowing, warns World Bank

Rich countries to resume role as growth engine

Domestic investors board India equity run

Dominant foreign flows ebb but locals help pick up the slack

India cuts rates for third time this year

RBI hints easing cycle now on pause as monsoon season approaches

Tepid factory data add to Asian gloom

Manufacturing weakness raises questions over global demand

Analysts sceptical over India 7.5% growth

Experts say figures are out of sync with other indicators

Germany outpaces US in ‘wellbeing’ index

Inequality means Americans feel few benefits from rebound

Cheap oil fails to spark spending boom

Retail sales disappoint despite windfall

Productivity turns into global problem

Output per worker growing at slowest since millennium

Coal and solar executives clash on climate

Hayward rejects solar as power solution for countries such as India

India’s microfinance groups bounce back

Sector’s loan portfolio soars 61% last year to a record $6bn

India says it will overtake China growth

Finance minister promises to resolve tax disputes with investors

Narendra Modi: One direction

A year after he became prime minister the economy is growing, yet business is restless