Search for Bharatiya Janata Party India and
    1. August 31, 2015

      India faith census spurs debate

      Since India’s anti-colonial struggle, right-wing Hindu ideologues have depicted Islam and Christianity as “alien...

    2. July 21, 2015

      India reforms in the balance as opposition smells blood

      India’s opposition Congress party has vowed to block or delay economic reforms proposed by the government of Prime...

    1. June 29, 2015

      A cricket mogul tests the image of the Modi government

      Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power last year promising a “corruption-free government” for a population...

    2. March 17, 2015

      Nun’s rape stokes Indian Christian fears

      At a recent ceremony honouring the Catholic Church’s canonisation of two Indian saints, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

    3. February 15, 2015

      Common man takes helm in New Delhi

      Arvind Kejriwal, leader of the two-year-old Aam Aadmi (Common Man) party, described his landslide victory in Delhi’s...

    4. February 12, 2015

      Delhi election rout sends powerful message to Narendra Modi

      Could it have been because of his suit? Narendra Modi, the Indian prime minister, set tongues wagging last month when...

    5. February 10, 2015

      Modi’s BJP crushed in Delhi poll

      Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata party has suffered a crushing defeat in Delhi’s city election, undermining the Indian...

    6. February 8, 2015

      Exit polls point to BJP defeat in Delhi

      India’s Aam Aadmi party, known as the Common Man party, appears poised to retake control of New Delhi, after the city’s...

    7. February 3, 2015

      Aam Aadmi activist Arvind Kejriwal battles with BJP for Delhi

      Arvind Kejriwal electrified Indian politics just over a year ago, as the unexpectedly strong performance of his upstart...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      December 8, 2014

      Support for Modi

      Indian supporters of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party shout slogans as they listen to Indian Prime Minister Narendra...

    9. beyondbrics

      December 4, 2014

      As India struggles to rediscover growth, is luck on Modi's side?

      So far, things have been going the right way for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he strives to meet ambitious...

    10. beyondbrics

      November 27, 2014

      Indian consumer confidence in the Modi era

      Economists and investors have turned optimistic about the Indian economy since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took over...

    11. November 23, 2014

      Doubt cast on Modi’s quest to find India’s black money overseas

      Campaigning for the premiership in this summer’s elections, India’s Narendra Modi tapped into popular anger against...

    12. beyondbrics

      November 12, 2014

      Indian telecoms: sorely stretched

      On a hot Tuesday afternoon Neha Arora, 32, stands outside an upmarket café in south Mumbai, struggling with two mobile...

    13. November 10, 2014

      Modi expands cabinet before India reform push

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his cabinet and council of ministers on Sunday as India’s government prepared to...

    14. September 29, 2014

      Modinomics: no illusionist

      Narendra Modi is right. India is not a country of snake-charmers. But neither is the Indian prime minister a magician....

    15. August 25, 2014

      Thames clean-up inspires Modi’s Ganges plans

      Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister, could look to the clean-up of the once filthy Thames in London as a model...

    16. August 15, 2014

      Modi prioritises factories and toilets in Independence Day speech

      Narendra Modi, Indian prime minister, has launched a drive to modernise and clean up the world’s largest democracy with...

    17. beyondbrics

      August 13, 2014

      Has India's Modi really been such a disappointment?

      Just three months ago, this blog reflected the widespread public interest in Narendra Modi, now India’s prime minister....

    18. August 11, 2014

      A shock to Delhi’s durbar culture

      India’s capital, New Delhi, has long been known for its “durbar” culture, a word dating back to the Mughal court, and...

    19. July 14, 2014

      India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley chooses to ‘talk the talk’ rather than ‘walk the talk’ in budget

      Campaigning for parliamentary elections this year, Narendra Modi, now India’s prime minister, and his Bharatiya Janata...

    20. July 11, 2014

      India and China – clash of the titans

      Britain’s chancellor George Osborne was in India this week, praising the new government of Narendra Modi for its...

    21. July 9, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi picks controversial Amit Shah as BJP leader

      Amit Shah, one of the closest confidants of India’s prime minister Narendra Modi, has been named president of the...

    22. July 1, 2014

      Modi plans overhaul of land law to boost India’s development

      India’s recently elected government is planning to revise a 10-month-old land acquisition law criticised by business...

    23. beyondbrics

      June 12, 2014

      Modi's challenges: the tech revolution

      Even before the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) published its election manifesto and before India’s new prime minister,...

    24. beyondbrics

      June 10, 2014

      India capital raising shifts to bull phase

      It is an understatement to say that confidence has returned to Indian entrepreneurs following the election victory of...

    25. June 9, 2014

      India launches Chinese-style economic revival plan

      Narendra Modi’s new government in India on Monday announced ambitious, Chinese-style plans to revive the struggling...

    26. beyondbrics

      June 5, 2014

      Modi's India: e-commerce to be retail winner

      The young assistants in the tiny store by the FT Mumbai bureau are exemplary shopkeepers. They have everything for...

    27. beyondbrics

      June 4, 2014

      Now for the hard part: India's infrastructure challenge

      Within an hour of landing in most Indian cities, visitors see what is holding back Asia’s third largest economy. They...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      June 2, 2014

      Protest in Uttar Pradesh

      Pawan Kumar/Reuters Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters are stopped from moving towards the office of Akhilesh...

    29. beyondbrics

      May 28, 2014

      Modi's cabinet: meritocracy at work?

      It seems everyone is optimistic about India as Narendra Modi, the new prime minister, takes charge. His track recored...

    30. May 26, 2014

      Modi needs superpowers to meet investor expectations

      Financial markets and investors have welcomed the prospect of a Narendra Modi-led Indian government. The stunning...

    31. May 25, 2014

      Modi faces tough task kick-starting investment

      A challenging to-do list awaits Narendra Modi once he is sworn in on Monday evening as India’s prime minister, in front...

    32. May 24, 2014

      Pakistan’s Sharif to attend inauguration of Indian PM Modi

      Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s prime minister, is to attend the oath-taking ceremony of India’s newly elected prime minister...

    33. May 23, 2014

      Narendra Modi to be India’s first social media prime minister

      “India has won! Good days are coming.” That tweet – in a mixture of Hindi and English – was the confirmation that...

    34. beyondbrics

      May 21, 2014

      India's new cabinet - as chosen by social media users

      Who do India’s social media masses want to see in Narendra Modi’s new cabinet? Simplify360º, a media monitoring...

    35. May 19, 2014

      Modi courts allies for economic reform push 

      To judge by India’s newspapers, the real winner in last week’s landslide election was not Narendra Modi, the prime...

    36. beyondbrics

      May 19, 2014

      Guest post: Modi's task is Thatcher-style revolution

      By Srivatsa Krishna There is enormous speculation about the complexion of the economic regime of Narendra Modi now that...

    37. beyondbrics

      May 19, 2014

      Guest post: what India expects of Modi

      By Sanjeev Prasad of Kotak Institutional Equities In two words, development and governance! The results of the 2014...

    38. May 16, 2014

      Pockets of wariness amid the delirium in new leader’s home state

      India’s next prime minister looked eerily calm as he pushed through heavy crowds and ducked into a waiting vehicle...

    Search for Bharatiya Janata Party India and