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    1. beyondbrics

      August 21, 2014

      Japan's Toto is flush at ease of launching India plant

      Japanese and Indian culture could hardly be more different, but senior executives at Toto, the Kitakyushu-based toilet...

    2. November 16, 2012

      The road ahead

      Indian or foreigner, you will not be surprised to hear that one of the first and most shocking things I learnt when I moved...

    1. beyondbrics

      October 17, 2012

      India: making it easier to buy land

      India’s Congress-led government has been deeply divided within itself over how to overhaul the country’s antiquated land...

    2. October 9, 2012

      India toilet campaign lifts lid on graft

      If India’s laws had been enforced, Parmeshwari would have lost her job years ago. The fact that she still plies her...

    3. beyondbrics

      August 29, 2012

      India land bill gets new name but no consensus

      New legislation aimed at updating Indian land acquisition laws from the existing colonial-era rules adopted in 1894 has been...

    4. May 28, 2012

      Academics lament lack of respect and reward in India

      When Bakul Dholakia was a young man, he says being a teacher meant something. The former dean of the elite Indian Institute...

    5. 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...

    6. FT Alphaville

      July 12, 2011

      Singh reshuffles Indian cabinet

      Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh completed a limited cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, disappointing those hoping for a...

    7. July 12, 2011

      Singh reshuffles Indian cabinet

      Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh completed a limited cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, disappointing those hoping for a...

    8. April 8, 2011

      India magnate refuses to abandon dream city

      On 23,000 acres of scrubby hills surrounding the Warasgaon dam’s backwaters, a Mumbai construction magnate dreams of...

    9. March 18, 2011

      Former watchdog attacks Delhi’s nuclear plan

      India’s plans for a huge expansion of its nuclear power industry have been strongly criticised by the industry’s former...

    10. January 31, 2011

      India agrees to $12bn Posco steel plan

      India has approved a controversial $12bn steel investment in the eastern state of Orissa after a six-year struggle between...

    11. FT Alphaville

      January 24, 2011

      India proposes environmental incentives

      Jairam Ramesh, India’s feisty environment minister, has proposed that New Delhi give fiscal incentives, such as tax breaks,...

    12. January 24, 2011

      India proposes environmental incentives

      Jairam Ramesh, India’s feisty environment minister, has proposed that New Delhi give fiscal incentives, such as tax breaks,...

    13. January 20, 2011

      India’s ineffective cabinet reshuffle

      From Riding the Elephant blog The Indian government’s political weakness was demonstrated on Wednesday when prime minister...

    14. FT Alphaville

      January 18, 2011

      Indian environment law no ‘barrier to growth’

      India’s environment minister, Jairam Ramesh, has mounted a robust defence of his record in office, denying that he is...

    15. January 18, 2011

      Indian environment law no ‘barrier to growth’

      India’s environment minister, Jairam Ramesh, has mounted a robust defence of his record in office, denying that he is...

    16. December 9, 2010

      Severstal nears $5bn India steel plant deal

      Severstal, Russia’s biggest steelmaker, is set to sign a deal with India’s largest iron ore producer to build a $5bn steel...

    17. December 8, 2010

      UN chief calls for compromise at climate talks

      Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general, urged government ministers meeting in Mexico for climate change talks to agree to a...

    18. November 28, 2010

      Delhi orders building halt to new hill station

      New Delhi has ordered an immediate halt to an ambitious private sector effort to build a modern-day hill station180km from...

    19. October 21, 2010

      Vedanta facing legal action over refinery

      Vedanta Resources is facing fresh trouble in India after environmental authorities ruled that it undertook a huge expansion...

    20. October 18, 2010

      Setback for Posco’s Indian project

      South Korean steel giant Posco’s long-delayed plans for a $12bn integrated steel mill and dedicated port in India’s eastern...

    21. September 29, 2010

      Fresh blow to Vedanta’s green credentials

      When New Delhi recently rejected plans by London-listed Vedanta Resources to mine bauxite from a mountain sacred to a...

    22. FT Alphaville

      September 14, 2010

      India watchdog denies Lafarge plant plan

      Lafarge’s plans to build a cement plant in the Himalayas have been blocked by India in a further sign of a tougher approach...

    23. September 14, 2010

      India watchdog blocks Lafarge plant plan

      Lafarge’s plans to build a cement plant in the Himalayas have been blocked by India in a further sign of a tougher approach...

    24. September 1, 2010

      Growth models

      India grows faster than many countries, but often finds itself in the shadow of China’s even greater heft. Look under the...

    25. August 29, 2010

      Mining mogul with a mountain to climb

      Anil Agarwal, founder and executive chairman of Vedanta Resources, is a man accustomed to getting what he wants, especially...

    26. August 24, 2010

      India rejects Vedanta bauxite plans for Orissa

      India has rejected plans by Vedanta Resources to mine bauxite in a pristine mountain deemed sacred to an indigenous tribe,...

    27. August 16, 2010

      Vedanta under fire over Orissa mine

      Vedanta has suffered a setback in its quest to build a controversial bauxite mine in Indian eastern state of Orissa, with an...

    28. May 12, 2010

      Huawei in India charm offensive

      Chinese expatriates working in India for Huawei Technologies, China's biggest telecoms equipment maker, are adopting local...

    29. May 12, 2010

      India eyes pact with China to save tigers

      India wants to agree a pact with China to protect its fast dwindling tiger population from extinction, as part of an attempt...

    30. May 12, 2010

      India eyes pact with China to save tigers

      India wants to agree on a pact with China to protect its fast dwindling tiger population from extinction, as part of an...

    31. May 11, 2010

      Huawei staff in charm offensive

      Chinese expatriates working in India for Huawei Technologies, China’s biggest telecoms equipment maker, are adopting local...

    32. May 10, 2010

      Asian scepticism on climate deal

      India and China said it would be difficult to reach a strong agreement on climate change at a planned summit in Mexico this...

    33. May 9, 2010

      Big Asian powers sceptical on climate deal

      India and China said it would be very difficult to achieve a strong international agreement on climate change at the summit...

    34. May 4, 2010

      India moves to protect coal reserves

      Mining companies in India will be blocked from tapping up to a third of the country's biggest coal reserves after the...

    35. May 3, 2010

      India to protect forests from mining

      Mining companies in India will be blocked from tapping up to a third of the country’s biggest coal reserves after the...

    36. April 13, 2010

      India to copy China's 'name and shame' database of worst polluters

      India plans to launch a public database of the country's worst polluters, modelled on a list compiled by China last year,...

    37. April 12, 2010

      India to take leaf out of China grime drive

      India plans to launch a public database of the country’s worst polluters, modelled on a list compiled by China last year,...

    38. March 31, 2010

      India embarks on world’s largest census

      India on Thursday embarks on the world's largest census in an exercise that will compile a register of fingerprints,...

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