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    1. November 29, 2013

      India faces WTO crunch in food wrangle

      Five years after another Indian trade minister, the private jet-flying Kamal Nath, helped to scupper the Doha round of...

    2. December 12, 2012

      India to probe Walmart’s lobbying activities

      India’s Congress-led government has bowed to opposition pressure and is appointing a retired judge to investigate the...

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      September 5, 2011

      India: Manmohan lifts veil on ministers' moolah

      There is much India’s anti-corruption campaigners could do to help clean up governance. One improvement would be a regularly...

    2. January 19, 2011

      Singh fails to revitalise Indian cabinet

      Manmohan Singh, India’s prime minister, has reshuffled his cabinet, leaving top lieutenants in office but reassigning some...

    3. December 14, 2010

      Singh hits out at India’s business leaders

      Manmohan Singh, India’s prime minister, has accused Indian business leaders of having an “ethical deficit” that could impair...

    4. 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...

    5. September 30, 2010

      India will cross the line only in its own good time

      It is a truth universally acknowledged that India has an infrastructure deficit and that closing it quickly is critical for...

    6. March 28, 2010

      A passage to Chindia

      When Jairam Ramesh, a Congress party politician, coined the term Chindia some time in 2005, hopes were running high that a...

    7. December 16, 2009

      Roads: Drive to make the traffic flow

      India’s 3.4m km of roads – one of the biggest networks in the world – are in for a big change, if the government’s $20bn...

    8. November 20, 2009

      Muted welcome in Asia for EU appointments

      News of the appointments of Herman Van Rompuy and Baroness Ashton received a polite but muted response in Asia, where the...

    9. November 17, 2009

      Michelin to invest $870m in India

      Michelin, the world’s largest tyre company, announced on Monday that it would invest Rs40bn ($874m, €580m, £517m) to set up...

    10. September 22, 2009

      New Delhi’s tough-talking showman

      Jairam Ramesh, India’s voluble environment minister, hit global headlines when he told Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of...

    11. August 28, 2009

      Harley-Davidson plots India sales drive

      Harley-Davidson said yesterday it planned to start selling its motorcycles in India next year, in a clear move to exploit...

    12. August 27, 2009

      Harley-Davidson plots India sales drive

      Harley-Davidson said it planned to start selling its motorcycles in India next year, in a clear move to exploit the...

    13. August 12, 2009

      Infrastructure delays ‘to cost India $200bn’

      Delays in implementing ambitious infrastructure development plans threaten to slice $200bn off India’s potential national...

    14. July 30, 2009

      India damps hopes of restart to Doha talks

      A top Indian official damped hopes of a revival of global trade talks yesterday, saying the economic downturn had damaged...

    15. July 29, 2009

      India damps hopes of new Doha talks

      A top Indian official damped hopes of a revival of global trade talks on Wednesday, saying the economic downturn had damaged...

    16. July 13, 2009

      India unveils plans for toll roads

      India’s drive to overhaul its outdated road transport network intensified yesterday as the government announced a target of...

    17. July 10, 2009

      India unveils plans for toll roads

      India’s drive to overhaul its outdated road transport network intensified on Friday as the government announced a target of...

    18. July 9, 2009

      India’s shaky FDI rules need clarification

      From Riding the Elephant blog India’s foreign direct investment (FDI) rules are in a muddle that no one in the government...

    19. July 6, 2009

      Delhi to ease land acquisition for industry

      India will introduce legislation in parliament this week to ease the acquisition of land for infrastructure development and...

    20. July 6, 2009

      New Delhi sets out to ease land acquisition for industry

      India will introduce legislation in parliament this week to ease the acquisition of land for infrastructure development and...

    21. July 5, 2009

      Delhi to ease land acquisition for industry

      India will introduce legislation in parliament this week to ease the acquisition of land for infrastructure development and...

    22. June 23, 2009

      India seeks foreign investment in roads

      India's Congress party-led coalition government is planning to invite foreign investors to participate in an ambitious move...

    23. June 23, 2009

      New Delhi ready to resume Doha round of world trade talks

      India's new government is eager to resume the Doha round of world trade talks, according to the country's new minister for...

    24. June 22, 2009

      India eyes huge rise in road building

      India’s Congress party-led coalition government is planning to invite foreign investors to participate in an ambitious move...

    25. June 22, 2009

      India ready to resume trade talks

      India’s new government is eager to resume the Doha round of world trade talks, according to the country’s new minister for...

    26. June 3, 2009

      Nath inherits a muddy highways programme

      From Riding the Elephant blog India’s Ministry of Surface Transport is well known as a cash cow for the political party in...

    27. May 30, 2009

      Trading places

      Kamal Nath, India's high-profile trade negotiator, has been replaced as the country's commerce and industry minister and...

    28. May 29, 2009

      India’s premier replaces trade minister

      Kamal Nath, India’s high profile trade negotiator, has been replaced as the country’s commerce and industry minister and...

    29. May 29, 2009

      Some good names in India’s new cabinet

      From Riding the Elephant blog There are some new and interesting names in the appointments announced this evening for...

    30. February 5, 2009

      Less than open

      Like charity, the battle against protectionism begins at home. Leaders currently warning about the dangers of protectionism...

    31. February 4, 2009

      Less than open

      Like charity, the battle against protectionism begins at home. Leaders currently warning about the dangers of protectionism...

    32. February 3, 2009

      Indian import shift stirs sugar market

      Sugar prices reached a four-month high on Tuesday after India, the world’s largest consumer, lifted duties on the import of...

    33. February 2, 2009

      Doha round hopes dashed by acrimony

      The completion of the Doha trade round appeared as far away as ever at the weekend, when a gathering of trade ministers at...

    34. February 1, 2009

      Acrimony dashes Doha hopes

      The completion of the Doha trade round appeared as far away as ever at the weekend, when a gathering of trade ministers at...

    35. January 28, 2009

      The agenda highlights

      Wednesday * The new economic era, with Trevor Manuel, Stephen Roach * Special session with Wen Jiabao * Opening plenary -...

    36. December 3, 2008

      India's local hero evokes mixed emotions on world trade circuit

      Kamal Nath points out of his helicopter window at the farmland of Madhya Pradesh slipping by. "Look at those farms," he...

    37. December 3, 2008

      World trade talks await word on local hero's future

      Kamal Nath points out of his helicopter window at the farmland of Madhya Pradesh slipping by. "Look at those farms," he...

    38. December 2, 2008

      Doha talks await word on local hero

      Kamal Nath points out of his helicopter window at the farmland of Madhya Pradesh slipping by. “Look at those farms,” he...

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