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    1. FT Photo Diary

      October 1, 2015

      Cleaning Gandhi

      A butterfly flutters as an Indian labourer showers water onto a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti...

    2. September 17, 2015

      Modi phenomenon weathers India’s economic storm

      Narendra Modi remains overwhelmingly popular among India’s 1.3bn people a year after his election triumph at the head...

    1. August 26, 2015

      Modi calls for calm in Gujarat caste protest

      The Indian government sent in the army and 5,000 paramilitaries to restore order in the state of Gujarat on Wednesday,...

    2. August 3, 2015

      BJP cries foul over delays to India goods and services tax reform

      Arun Jaitley, India’s finance minister, has attacked the opposition Congress party for “obstructionism” as the ruling...

    3. July 31, 2015

      Abdul Kalam, Indian aeronautical engineer and president, 1931-2015

      Known as “Missile Man” for his role in developing India’s early space rockets and ballistic missiles, Abdul Kalam was a...

    4. July 30, 2015

      India executes Mumbai bomber despite protests

      India’s use of the death penalty came under renewed debate on Thursday, after authorities hanged a 53-year-old Muslim...

    5. 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...

    6. March 11, 2015

      Cairn’s troubles reveal risk of tackling India’s tax authorities

      The risks of grappling with India’s revenue authorities were made abundantly clear on Wednesday, as Cairn Energy’s...

    7. February 23, 2015

      Doubts grow over Rahul Gandhi’s future

      The Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty He has been called the Hamlet of Indian politics: the reluctant heir apparent to the...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. January 27, 2015

      Obama says India can be ‘best partner’ for US

      President Barack Obama has elevated India to potentially the “best partner” of the US in a public speech at the end of...

    11. MBA blog

      November 6, 2014

      The benefits of a prestigious university

      Trinity college photo before the matriculation ceremony What does it mean to be ‘embedded within a world-class...

    12. October 22, 2014

      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...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      October 2, 2014

      Indian children dress as Mahatma Gandhi

      Adnan Abidi/Reuters School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi take part in a march to mark the 145th anniversary of the...

    14. October 2, 2014

      Modi asks India to clean up

      Not since Mahatma Gandhi, the revered independence campaigner, has any Indian leader appeared particularly concerned...

    15. beyondbrics

      May 23, 2014

      Guest post: BJP faces tough task reversing the damage

      By Ajay Chhibber, Director General, Independent Evaluation, Government of India The world’s largest exercise in...

    16. May 18, 2014

      New role for India’s ‘common man’ after Modi win

      The broom-wielding anti-corruption activists of the Aam Aadmi (Common Man) party hoped their quest to clean up...

    17. May 17, 2014

      Manmohan Singh yields to triumphant Narendra Modi as Indian PM

      BJP supporters celebrate as Congress concedes defeat A chastened Manmohan Singh of the Congress party has resigned...

    18. May 16, 2014

      National unity will be hard to achieve despite ‘saffron’ triumph

      When it finally came on Friday after a five-week campaign, the scale of Narendra Modi’s victory at the head of the...

    19. May 16, 2014

      Congress defeat dents Gandhi family business

      Like many young Indians pushed unwillingly into family businesses, Rahul Gandhi, scion of the Congress party’s...

    20. May 16, 2014

      Modi and BJP sweep to power in Indian election

      BJP supporters celebrate as Congress concedes defeat Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party...

    21. beyondbrics

      May 15, 2014

      India elections: who is Modi's likely coalition partner?

      Just one day to go, and with the overall result seemingly a forgone conclusion after Monday’s exit polls, speculation...

    22. May 14, 2014

      Narendra Modi should stick to his pledge of toilets before temples

      Narendra Modi, the man most likely to become India’s next prime minister, has a wicked turn of phrase. In one of his...

    23. beyondbrics

      May 14, 2014

      Guest post: strong man, strong woman - Modi and Indira Gandhi​

      By Shruti Kapila The biggest and what feels like the longest election season on the planet ends on Friday in India. If...

    24. beyondbrics

      May 13, 2014

      India elections: record turnout, big spending, shady accounts and narcotics

      As elections in India draw to a close, it’s time for number crunching in the world’s largest democracy of 815m eligible...

    25. beyondbrics

      May 13, 2014

      India elections: not blaming it on Rahul

      India is still awaiting its official election results on Friday. But with multiple exit polls all pointing to a...

    26. beyondbrics

      May 13, 2014

      Indian elections: the devil is in the details

      And the winner is….Narendra Modi, and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). That, at least, is the...

    27. beyondbrics

      May 12, 2014

      Indian elections: the return of caste

      The issue of caste never really went away during this election campaign. How could it in a country where government...

    28. May 11, 2014

      India election marathon heads into final stretch

      Voters in the Hindu pilgrimage town of Varanasi will cast their ballots in a hard fought contest on Monday, as India’s...

    29. beyondbrics

      May 9, 2014

      India elections: voting for prohibition?

      It’s a scene to strike terror into the heart of the most hardened foreign correspondent. After a long, hot day on the...

    30. beyondbrics

      May 8, 2014

      India elections: did the media do it?

      Indians are braced for May 16, when votes in the country’s protracted parliamentary elections are finally due to be...

    31. May 7, 2014

      India’s Congress party has done itself out of a job

      For the Congress party, which has ruled over independent India for 54 of the past 67 years, the only thing in doubt...

    32. beyondbrics

      May 7, 2014

      India elections: four grim challenges for a demoralised Congress

      It’s only fair. After our provocative blog on Monday on the four things that could go wrong for Narendra Modi and the...

    33. beyondbrics

      May 2, 2014

      India elections: Modi campaign makes waves in Bangladesh

      The election campaign by Narendra Modi of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to become India’s next...

    34. beyondbrics

      April 29, 2014

      India elections: daily wrap

      As India’s lengthy general election rolls on, we’ve entered the he-said-she-said phase. Victor Mallet, bureau chief,...

    35. April 28, 2014

      India needs a jolt – and Modi is a risk worth taking

      There is something thrilling about the rise of Narendra Modi. Indian politics has been dominated by the Gandhi dynasty...

    36. beyondbrics

      April 28, 2014

      India elections: daily wrap

      As results day draws nearer, Deepak Lal writes a guest piece for beyondbrics weighing up the two sides of Narendra...

    37. beyondbrics

      April 28, 2014

      India elections: the troublesome son-in-law

      Priyanka Gandhi, daughter and grand-daughter of slain former Indian prime ministers, has in theory opted for only a...

    38. beyondbrics

      April 28, 2014

      Guest Post: is Modi a Thatcher or a Hitler?

      By Deepak Lal In the midst of an interminable election, all the opinion polls are predicting an absolute majority for...

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