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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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