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    1. April 14, 2015

      Narendra Modi must tame the turbulent tax system in India

      Had Benjamin Franklin lived in modern day India he might have used a different word from “certain” to link death and taxes....

    2. April 14, 2015

      Modi reforms crucial to Siemens’ India plans

      Siemens is preparing to build two new rail infrastructure factories in India but cautioned that further investment increases...

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    1. April 14, 2015

      Fighter jets deal signals Indian procurement shift

      New Delhi’s decision to buy 36 “ready-to-fly” Rafale fighter jets from France has in effect ended commercial negotiations on...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      April 13, 2015

      Merkel and Modi at tech fair

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi look at a UMI robotic arm at the world’s largest...

    3. March 31, 2015

      India: At the coalface

      A large, colourfully painted sign hangs above the entrance to the depths of Jhanjra, the largest underground mine in West...

    4. March 29, 2015

      Reformist Modi tries to shake off ‘anti-poor’ label

      Ten months into the administration of Narendra Modi, even some of the Indian prime minister’s ardent supporters have been...

    5. March 24, 2015

      Coal India digs deep in pursuit of tough goals

      Mining group Coal India is seeking a spate of deals with “the world’s best” resources companies, as it hunts for...

    6. March 17, 2015

      Two giants with an opportunity for partnership

      Today, the most important bilateral relationship is that between the US and China. Tomorrow it will be the one between China...

    7. March 17, 2015

      Nun’s rape stokes Indian Christian fears

      At a recent ceremony honouring the Catholic Church’s canonisation of two Indian saints, Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed...

    8. March 12, 2015

      India raises foreign insurance stake limit to 49%

      India’s parliament on Thursday passed a long-delayed bill allowing foreign investors to increase stakes in local insurers...

    9. 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 shares...

    10. March 11, 2015

      Chindia Inc: trading places

      Countries are not companies (unless they are Apple, considerably bigger on some measures than many sovereign states). But...

    11. March 10, 2015

      Modi launches charm offensive in Indian Ocean backyard

      Narendra Modi is due to arrive in Mauritius on Tuesday at the start of visits to three Indian Ocean island nations, as part...

    12. March 2, 2015

      A budget that bodes well for future Indian growth

      There have been great expectations regarding India’s first full budget since Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata party stormed...

    13. March 2, 2015

      India budget brings little joy for shares

      After months of feverish speculation about imminent “big bang” economic reforms, investors welcomed India’s annual budget...

    14. February 28, 2015

      Jaitley’s India budget prioritises infrastructure

      Arun Jaitley, Indian finance minister, announced a panoply of economic and tax reforms and promised billions of dollars of...

    15. February 27, 2015

      India flirts with double-digit growth

      The Indian economy could grow more than 8 per cent this year — surpassing China’s likely expansion rate — and has a historic...

    16. February 26, 2015

      India plans $137bn rail investment

      The Indian government will modernise and expand the country’s huge but ageing rail network with investments of $137bn over...

    17. February 25, 2015

      Indian corporate scandal will test Modi’s relations with business

      Indian corporate arrests It resembled a low-grade spy caper: a bungled late-night break-in aimed at stealing documents from...

    18. beyondbrics

      February 25, 2015

      Modi's reforms spell lasting change for the economy of rural India

      Narendra Modi, India’s pro-business prime minister, swept to power last year offering a new efficient form of government and...

    19. beyondbrics

      February 25, 2015

      Guest post: the need for a business friendly India budget

      By Sanjeev Prasad, Kotak Institutional Equities The Indian government’s annual budget – to be announced on Saturday – will...

    20. beyondbrics

      February 25, 2015

      Guest post: India tackles archaic labour laws

      By Bibhas Saha, Durham University Business School When Narendra Modi, the India prime minister, assumed office in May 2014...

    21. February 24, 2015

      Clothes make the man, and Indian nation

      Arvind Kejriwal, leader of India’s fledgling Aam Aadmi (Common Man) party and recent victor of New Delhi’s local election,...

    22. February 24, 2015

      India’s $250bn arms shopping list tempts wary investors

      Veteran Indian industrialist Baba Kalyani is not given to flights of investment fancy — he calls his Bharat Forge group a...

    23. 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...

    24. February 22, 2015

      Indian corporate espionage scandal deepens as employees held

      A corporate espionage scandal involving allegations of stolen documents from India’s government deepened this weekend,...

    25. February 22, 2015

      China criticises Narendra Modi visit to disputed Arunachal Pradesh

      The Chinese government summoned India’s ambassador at the weekend over Narendra Modi’s recent visit to a disputed Himalayan...

    26. February 20, 2015

      Narenda Modi at centre of storm over university project

      An ambitious project to revive an ancient centre of Buddhist learning in one of India’s poorest areas has descended into...

    27. February 18, 2015

      Narendra Modi calls for ‘new era’ for Indian defence groups

      Narendra Modi, Indian prime minister, sharply criticised local state companies dominating the country’s huge arms industry...

    28. February 17, 2015

      Narendra Modi should do more to lift India’s growth rate

      It is not only things like cereal and toothpaste that can be “new and improved”. In India’s case, so too can growth...

    29. February 13, 2015

      The Ganges: holy, deadly river

      Nearly 13,000ft up in the foothills of the Himalayas, Amod Panwar, an Indian hotel owner and devout Hindu, reverently places...

    30. February 12, 2015

      Delhi election rout sends powerful message to Narendra Modi

      Could it have been because of his suit? Narendra Modi, the Indian prime minister, set tongues wagging last month when the...

    31. February 11, 2015

      Developing economies: Taking a load off

      Morocco’s leaders held their breath as the moment approached. Would riots erupt? Would inflation jump? But the day came and...

    32. February 10, 2015

      Sanskrit epic Mahabharata to be retold on Twitter

      A UK-based academic has distilled the Mahabharata, a Sanskrit epic often invoked by India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi,...

    33. 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 prime...

    34. February 5, 2015

      India’s HDFC Bank seeks $1.6bn in share sale

      Shares in HDFC Bank rose 2 per cent on Thursday morning as India’s second-largest bank by assets aimed to wrap up a Rs100bn...

    35. 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 Aam...

    36. February 1, 2015

      Statistical revisions add shine to India growth

      India’s attempts to catch up with China’s rate of economic expansion have received an unexpected boost from statistical...

    37. beyondbrics

      January 30, 2015

      Guest post: Take your pick - how markets love or ignore reform

      By Jonathan Fenby of Trusted Sources Though it offers the best path to medium-term sustainability and growth, economic...

    38. January 28, 2015

      Modi government to sell up to 10% of Coal India

      India’s government will sell up to 10 per cent of Coal India, the state-controlled mining company, on Friday as it...

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