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    1. May 5, 2013

      Julie Mehretu, White Cube, London – review

      Art dealers have always wanted to look edgy and exotic, yet how instantly today their powerful branding assimilates...

    2. September 12, 2012

      The art of misunderstanding

      On the eve of Bharti Kher’s 2008 exhibition at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England, the centrepiece...

    1. May 11, 2012

      Bangalore rebooted

      It is 9pm and about 200 people are crowding into Gallery Ske, Bangalore, for the opening of a new show titled Four Projects...

    2. beyondbrics

      February 23, 2012

      Bharti Airtel faces $3.1bn suit

      An update to the dispute between Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecoms group, and Econet Wireless, a rival which operates...

    3. February 2, 2012

      Indian court revokes 122 mobile licences

      India’s congested telecoms market is poised for shake-up after the 122 mobile telephone licences awarded in 2008 by...

    4. January 13, 2012

      The art market: January blues banished

      There was a time, not so long ago, when January was a fallow month for the art market, with hardly a fair or an auction in...

    5. November 20, 2011

      Vodafone and Bharti raided in spectrum probe

      Indian authorities raided the offices of Vodafone and Bharti Airtel, India’s two largest telecoms operators by revenues,...

    6. July 25, 2011

      Bharti Airtel raises its mobile call rates

      Shares of Indian telecom groups rose as much as 16 per cent on Monday, after Bharti Airtel raised a number of call tariffs,...

    7. June 10, 2011

      Reliance buys Bharti’s insurance stake

      Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries has unveiled a deal to buy a majority stake in an insurance joint venture with Europe’s...

    8. February 14, 2011

      Net debt rise caps turbulent spell for RCom

      Reliance Communications, India’s second biggest mobile operator by subscribers, reported a jump in net debt and a 57 per...

    9. February 13, 2011

      Ambani heats up India telecoms row

      As India’s multibillion-dollar telecoms scandal probe escalates, Anil Ambani’s embattled group attacked its telecom rivals...

    10. December 3, 2010

      The Art Market: Confidence in Miami

      Nick van Woert’s ‘Untitled’ (2010) resin and plaster work at Yvon Lambert Art Basel Miami Beach got off to a good start in...

    11. September 12, 2010

      Africa

      Since the scramble for Africa in the 1880s, the continent’s rise has always been just around the corner. But now that the...

    12. July 4, 2010

      Bharti upbeat on profiting out of Africa

      Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman of Bharti Airtel For Sunil Bharti Mittal, the $10.7bn acquisition in June of most of the...

    13. May 23, 2010

      Telecoms M&A

      From a distance it looks like a great party. Money is pouring into emerging market telecoms: deals worth $60bn, double the...

    14. May 20, 2010

      Bharti criticises 'inflated prices' in India's 3G sale

      The UK's Vodafone and Indian rivals Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications paid between $1.8bn and $2.6bn each for third...

    15. May 19, 2010

      Bharti criticises ‘inflated’ India 3G prices

      The UK’s Vodafone and Indian rivals Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications paid between $1.8bn and $2.6bn each for third...

    16. April 23, 2010

      Orascom shares suspended as MTN talks expand

      MTN of South Africa is in talks with Orascom Telecom about buying the Cairo-based company’s African mobile phone...

    17. February 19, 2010

      Nitel

      Oh yes you did. Oh no we didn’t! Long-delayed attempts to privatise Nitel, Nigeria’s former state telecoms monopoly,...

    18. February 16, 2010

      Zain to clear $5bn in asset sale

      Zain, the Kuwaiti telecoms company, plans to pocket about half of the proceeds of the proposed $10.7bn sale of its African...

    19. January 23, 2010

      Vodafone ekes gains but Footsie suffers sharp fall

      Vodafone was among a short list of gainers on Friday as the FTSE 100 hit its weakest level in a month. Shares in Vodafone...

    20. January 22, 2010

      Vodafone gains as Footsie suffers sharp fall

      Vodafone was among a short list of gainers on Friday as the FTSE 100 hit its weakest level in a month. Shares in Vodafone...

    21. FT Alphaville

      October 1, 2009

      Bharti Airtel, MTN end merger talks

      Bharti Airtel, India’s largest mobile operator, revealed on Wednesday that merger talks with MTN, South Africa’s biggest...

    22. October 1, 2009

      Bharti merger talks with MTN fail as S Africa refuses approval

      Merger talks to create an emerging market powerhouse in mobile communications with 200m subscribers across Africa, the...

    23. September 30, 2009

      Bharti shares jump as MTN merger called off

      Bharti Airtel shares jumped as much as 11.6 per cent on Thursday on news that it had called off merger talks with MTN after...

    24. September 28, 2009

      India calls for fair conduct over Bharti-MTN merger

      Manmohan Singh, the Indian prime minister, has urged fair treatment for Bharti Airtel, one of India's biggest mobile...

    25. September 27, 2009

      Indian PM in call on Bharti-MTN talks

      Manmohan Singh, the Indian prime minister, has urged fair treatment for Bharti Airtel, one of India’s biggest mobile...

    26. September 16, 2009

      Bharti merger talks with MTN hit opposition

      A familiar pattern has been unfolding this week in negotiations over a tie-up between Bharti Airtel, India’s biggest mobile...

    27. September 13, 2009

      Doubts raised over Bharti-MTN deal

      A deal between MTN, of South Africa, and Bharti Airtel, of India, to allow the telecoms groups to exploit markets in Africa...

    28. August 21, 2009

      Bharti extends MTN talks deadline

      Bharti Airtel yesterday said it had extended the deadline for exclusive talks with South Africa's MTN over a possible...

    29. August 6, 2009

      A complicated journey from farm to table

      At Dharmavir Singh's mango orchard, hired labourers drift around, harvesting the raw, green fruits that hang in abundance...

    30. August 4, 2009

      The mango’s journey

      By Amy Kazmin MangoesIndia At Dharmavir Singh’s mango orchard, hired labourers drift around, harvesting the raw, green...

    31. May 28, 2009

      Bharti Airtel/MTN

      Talk about threading the needle. The structure of the proposed partnership between Bharti Airtel and MTN announced this week...

    32. May 26, 2009

      Indian mobiles leader reopens SA talks

      India's biggest mobile operator Bharti Airtel has revived talks with South African rival MTN for a cross-share holding deal...

    33. February 6, 2009

      Tate Britain’s triennial

      What sort of art needs a new name? Either the brilliantly original – cubism, minimalism – or the utterly worn-out, such as...

    34. September 26, 2008

      Large retailers to triple market share in India by 2015, says report

      India's largely "mom and pop" retail market will be transformed during the next seven years by the creation of an organised...

    35. September 25, 2008

      Large retailers to ‘triple market share in India’ by 2015

      India’s largely “mom and pop” retail market will be transformed during the next seven years by the creation of an organised...

    36. July 24, 2008

      Reliance takes over wooing elusive target MTN

      For India’s Reliance Communications, the breakdown of talks between its arch-rival Bharti Airtel and MTN must be a relief.A...

    37. May 25, 2008

      Reliance woos elusive MTN

      For India’s Reliance Communications, the breakdown of talks between its arch-rival Bharti Airtel and MTN must be a relief. A...

    38. May 24, 2008

      Bharti Airtel walks away from MTN

      Bharti Airtel, India’s largest mobile operator, has broken off talks with MTN, the South African telecoms group, dashing...

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