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    1. 15 hours ago

      India’s Congress party stares into the abyss

      Jayanti Keshri has fallen on hard times. For more than three decades, the man in the Nehru cap and the grubby white shirt...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2014

      India elections: who's ahead?

      Though opinion polls are predicting that the Bharatiya Janata Party will lead India’s next government, there are some...

    4. April 7, 2014

      India’s BJP woos investors as world’s biggest election begins

      Narendra Modi promised to revive Indian growth and boost foreign investment as voting began for over 800m eligible Indians...

    5. April 6, 2014

      Failure of Congress hands chance to Modi

      That Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata party, is favourite to become...

    6. beyondbrics

      April 5, 2014

      India elections: NOTA clue

      Indian politicians from the incumbent Congress Party and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the fledgling Aam...

    7. beyondbrics

      March 26, 2014

      India elections: jumping the gun on Modi

      Equity investors are taking it for granted. Bookies are putting money on it. And even the international media are taking it...

    8. beyondbrics

      March 25, 2014

      India elections: clandestine bookies tip Modi

      We have heard a lot about how unreliable opinion polls are in the world’s largest democracy. But there is another – albeit...

    9. March 16, 2014

      Narendra Modi in parliamentary bid from India’s Hindu heartland

      Modi’s hat-trick Narendra Modi, the Indian prime ministerial hopeful from the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata party, is...

    10. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2014

      India's 'third front' has too many cooks

      Eleven parties came together on Tuesday to launch a ‘third front’ in India’s elections, seeking to overcome the incumbent...

    11. February 14, 2014

      Anti-corruption chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal resigns

      Arvind Kejriwal, the Indian anti-corruption campaigner and self-styled revolutionary, who challenged established political...

    12. February 5, 2014

      India business hits at fuel subsidy plans

      Indian business leaders have criticised politicians for seeking to attract voters with fuel subsidies, special favours for...

    13. The A-List

      January 23, 2014

      How Davos makes a major deal out of minor things

      I had hoped that my 25th trip to Davos would be marked by the award of a silver fondu set, at the very least. No such luck....

    14. January 3, 2014

      India’s Manmohan Singh attacks rival Narendra Modi in parting shot

      India’s octogenarian prime minister, Manmohan Singh, attacked his most likely successor, Narendra Modi, saying his victory...

    15. December 8, 2013

      India’s state voters turn their back on Congress party

      Voters have handed a crushing defeat to India’s governing Congress party and its leaders, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, as the...

    16. September 27, 2013

      Rahul Gandhi’s 3-minute speech stuns India’s ruling party

      India’s governing Congress party was thrown into confusion on Friday when Rahul Gandhi, who controls it with his mother...

    17. October 26, 2012

      Indian foreign minister resigns

      India’s foreign minister, S.M. Krishna, has resigned ahead of a cabinet reshuffle that is expected to elevate younger...

    18. March 14, 2012

      Congress party gambles on rail fare rise

      India’s state-owned railway, one of the largest and most profitable networks in the world, has raised passenger fares for...

    19. March 11, 2012

      Blow to Indian coalition ahead of budget

      The defeat suffered by India’s ruling Congress party in state elections in Uttar Pradesh last week is taking a toll on the...

    20. March 7, 2012

      The slow lingering death of Delhi’s dynasty

      He came, he saw, he failed to conquer. Rahul Gandhi, the great hope for the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, has spent two years in...

    21. March 6, 2012

      Sonia Gandhi’s maternal dilemma

      Mamma mia! Sonia Gandhi returned home from medical treatment abroad this week just in time to face the recriminations...

    22. March 6, 2012

      India’s ruling party in bruising poll defeat

      India’s Congress party suffered a bruising defeat in the key Uttar Pradesh state elections on Tuesday in what is a severe...

    23. March 4, 2012

      Low vote for India Congress party

      Initial exit polls suggest that India’s Congress party could have finished as low as fourth in the Uttar Pradesh state...

    24. March 2, 2012

      Priyanka Gandhi’s time will come

      When Priyanka Gandhi appeared with her two young sons at a stump speech at her family’s constituency of Amethi last month,...

    25. February 28, 2012

      Sonia Gandhi goes abroad for medical checks

      NEW DELHI – Sonia Gandhi, the head of India’s ruling Congress party, has travelled abroad for routine medical checks six...

    26. February 15, 2012

      India’s ‘bumble bee’ defies gravity

      Who is the most powerful person in India? Manmohan Singh, the 79-year-old prime minister whose second term has been a...

    27. February 7, 2012

      ANC report rejects nationalisation of mines

      South Africa’s mining industry appears to have fended off calls for nationalisation as a report commissioned by the ruling...

    28. February 7, 2012

      Congress hopes state poll will revive party

      Jitin Prasada, one of the young leading lights of India’s ruling Congress party, is top billing at a modest roadside rally...

    29. January 24, 2012

      India’s central bank warns on ‘fiscal slippage’

      With five hotly contested state elections pending in February and March, India’s central bank has issued a stern warning to...

    30. January 10, 2012

      India opens part of its retail sector

      India’s cabinet has agreed to open up its retail sector to allow 100 per cent foreign ownership of single brand stores in...

    31. December 21, 2011

      Sonia Gandhi attacks India’s anti-graft crusader

      Sonia Gandhi, president of India’s ruling Congress party, came out boldly in defence of the government’s efforts to tackle...

    32. December 11, 2011

      Singh faces anti-graft fight after retail loss

      Anna Hazare, the Indian anti-corruption campaigner, returned to New Delhi at the weekend to demand the introduction of...

    33. November 29, 2011

      Congress defends path of reform in India

      Manmohan Singh, India's prime minister, and Sonia Gandhi, the president of the ruling Congress party, took a united stand in...

    34. November 28, 2011

      Indian retail: Black Friday’s big event

      Black Friday did not disappoint. Newspapers got what they wanted: queues, crushes, and the first recorded use of pepper...

    35. November 16, 2011

      India plays politics with petrol price cut

      Indian state-controlled refiners cut petrol prices for the first time in three years on Wednesday, after one of the ruling...

    36. October 28, 2011

      Sonia Gandhi

      Writing a biography of Sonia Gandhi is no easy task. The first obstacle for those few who have tried is that they gain no...

    37. October 16, 2011

      Graft scandal hits Indian opposition

      India’s Hindu nationalist opposition Bharatiya Janata party has suffered a big setback in its anti-corruption campaign...

    38. October 3, 2011

      Tensions grow in Gandhi-Singh partnership

      They have always looked like India’s odd couple: the reforming development economist and the left-leaning torchbearer of...

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