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    1. 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 Modi...

    2. 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 pre-election...

    1. 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 in New...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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. He...

    6. 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 for...

    7. 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 the...

    8. 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. His...

    9. 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 the...

    10. 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...

    11. 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 “ambition,...

    12. 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 ruling...

    13. 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 groups...

    14. 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,...

    15. 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...

    16. 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 economy...

    17. 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 those who...

    18. 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 get a...

    19. 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 Yadav,...

    20. 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 as...

    21. 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 victory of...

    22. 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 of...

    23. 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...

    24. 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 millions...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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 he...

    28. 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 national...

    29. 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 outside...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      May 16, 2014

      BJP supporters celebrate preliminary results

      Anupam Nath/AP Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters hold a shivling, a symbolic representation of Hindu God Shiva, and...

    31. beyondbrics

      May 16, 2014

      Guest post: election over, what now for India's economy?

      By Derek Scissors, American Enterprise Institute The Indian election is over. Does this mean Indian economic reform will...

    32. beyondbrics

      May 15, 2014

      Guest post: Key tasks for a strong Modi government

      By Amitabh Dubey, Director of India Research, Trusted Sources Equity and currency markets seem to have priced in a strong...

    33. beyondbrics

      May 15, 2014

      Guest post: Modi's blitzkrieg campaign heralds a new era

      By Siddharth Mazumdar, Citizens for Accountable Governance (which campaigned for Modi) It has long been assumed that Indian...

    34. beyondbrics

      May 14, 2014

      India election: the "other" parties - feast or famine?

      The rise of regional parties remains one of the great trends of modern Indian politics. This election was meant to be no...

    35. beyondbrics

      May 13, 2014

      India elections: daily wrap

      After exit polls came out last night, supporting the view that Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will come...

    36. beyondbrics

      May 12, 2014

      India elections: the bookies back Modi

      India’s underground gambling industry, like its opinion polls, is predicting a win for Narendra Modi and the opposition...

    37. beyondbrics

      May 12, 2014

      India elections: daily wrap

      It’s the final day of voting in India, with exit polls published tonight. That explains the strong rally on the equity...

    38. May 12, 2014

      India election: exit polls put Modi on course for strong victory

      Narendra Modi of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party looks set to become India’s next prime minister after exit...

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