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    1. May 19, 2016

      Modi’s BJP on course to beat Congress in Assam state election

      India’s Narendra Modi and his nationalist Bharatiya Janata party are set to win control of the north-eastern state of...

    2. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Regional leaders triumph in Indian state elections

      Populist regional leaders in the big Indian states of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu have triumphed in state elections,...

    Special Reports

    1. Indian Banking and Finance

      Viewed from afar, 2015 should have marked the start of a golden age of Indian banking...
    2. Working in Asia

      In the latest video: the FT talks to women at leading IT companies, who see the sector...
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    1. May 17, 2016

      Apple chief Tim Cook to visit India in search for new growth

      Apple chief executive Tim Cook is due to visit India this week, as the US group trains its sights on a new source of...

    2. May 17, 2016

      ‘Truthiness’ takes hold of South Asian history

      An outbreak of the affliction Stephen Colbert calls “truthiness” has hit India and its neighbours. The US political...

    3. May 16, 2016

      Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and the lure of the strongman

      The rise of Donald Trump has been accompanied by predictable murmurs of “only in America”. But the Trump phenomenon is...

    4. May 15, 2016

      Fragile recovery in emerging markets

      An air of slightly uneasy calm hangs over the economies of emerging markets. EM asset prices — and currencies for the...

    5. May 15, 2016

      Two years on, Modi struggles to realise India’s dreams

      Narendra Modi’s sweeping victory in the May 2014 Indian general election prompted jubilation among his Hindu supporters...

    6. May 6, 2016

      Threat of seven years’ jail and $15m fine for ‘wrong’ India maps

      India is proposing a draconian new security law that could lead to seven years in jail and a $15m fine for anyone who...

    7. MBA blog

      May 6, 2016

      Foreign businesses must navigate obstacles of India's market

      When inspecting the current macro- and microeconomic contexts of India, one will find that the nation is not only...

    8. Fast FT

      May 2, 2016

      India's manufacturers growing, just

      India’s manufacturing sector remained just a nudge over the level demarcating growth from contraction last month,...

    9. April 29, 2016

      India’s wanted tycoon Vijay Mallya breaks his silence

      Vijay Mallya, the boisterous Indian beer and spirits tycoon, now cuts a chastened figure. His passport has been...

    10. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      India launches final satellite for rival network to US's GPS

      India has launched the seventh and last satellite for its space-based navigational positioning system, a regional...

    11. April 13, 2016

      India: Water wars

      Beti Khan is a domineering presence in the evening crowd around the old village well in Gusiyari. The 50-year-old...

    12. Fast FT

      April 12, 2016

      Mark Zuckerberg takes veiled swipe at Trump

      Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook chief executive, warned the world against turning inwards, including building walls, blocking...

    13. April 10, 2016

      More than 100 killed in Indian temple fireworks blast

      More than one hundred people were killed at a south Indian temple early on Sunday when sparks from a fireworks display...

    14. April 3, 2016

      Modi fails to exploit India’s great opportunity

      Narendra Modi has been prime minister of India for almost two years. The good news is that the Asian giant is now the...

    15. March 30, 2016

      Tata cuts UK steel loose as it grapples with $10bn debt

      Tata’s board met for seven hours on Tuesday in the company’s elegant stone headquarters in central Mumbai but one...

    16. March 29, 2016

      This is India’s moment — Narendra Modi must not waste it

      This should be India’s moment. The country has the highest growth rate among major economies. The International...

    17. March 22, 2016

      Case for a new India bullishness is strong

      Whatever happened to the India bulls? Rampant during the mid-2000s stock market boom, these Indian business optimists...

    18. March 21, 2016

      London’s mayoral hopefuls focus on ethnic minorities

      The campaign to be the next mayor of London officially began on Monday, with both sides focusing their attention on the...

    19. March 21, 2016

      India’s red tape causes trouble for exporting cats

      India is a land of irksome bureaucratic hurdles. They hit you soon after arrival and keep coming until the day you...

    20. March 10, 2016

      Sunil Mittal readies for 4G battle against Mukesh Ambani

      Billionaire tycoon Sunil Mittal has warned that India’s battered telecoms market must brace for new price wars, as his...

    21. Fast FT

      February 25, 2016

      Manufacturers boost Indian business confidence

      Business confidence rose across India’s biggest listed companies in February, led by a rise in optimism among...

    22. February 25, 2016

      Political problems mount for Narendra Modi

      Gone is the confident, mocking Narendra Modi of the 2014 election campaign, when he would promise the crowds economic...

    23. Fast FT

      February 24, 2016

      FirstFT - The art of the apology

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. India: If they can make it there The...

    24. February 22, 2016

      New Delhi Notebook: India tries and fails to curb booze and sex

      Indian institutions, as I have said before in this column, have long been criticised for their failure to achieve...

    25. February 21, 2016

      India divided over right to political freedom

      India has abruptly found itself at a crucial political juncture, with the arrest of an elite university student for...

    26. February 16, 2016

      India tells Vodafone to pay up $2.1bn or risk asset seizure

      India’s revenue office has threatened to seize Vodafone assets in the country if the UK telecoms group does not pay its...

    27. February 14, 2016

      Modi to refresh ‘Make in India’ manufacturing drive

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to reinvigorate his flagship “Make in India” drive to develop a Chinese-style...

    28. beyondbrics

      February 12, 2016

      India is no saviour for a sagging global economy

      By Derek Scissors, American Enterprise Institute Over the next few years, the Indian economy will seem to be doing...

    29. February 11, 2016

      India’s central bank governor warns of need for ‘deep surgery’

      India’s central bank governor Raghuram Rajan has warned that the country must brace for more than a year of “deep...

    30. February 9, 2016

      New Delhi’s courtship of Africa tested by violence

      Not long ago, India’s prime minister Narendra Modi hosted more than 40 African leaders for a glitzy jamboree to...

    31. February 8, 2016

      Masala bonds on the back burner

      India's efforts to launch an offshore rupee debt market are being stymied by New Delhi’s refusal both to take the lead...

    32. The World

      January 29, 2016

      How India sees the world

      This week, François Hollande, the president of France became the latest world leader to visit Delhi and pay court to...

    33. January 27, 2016

      India’s markets lose their Modi mojo

      Narendra Modi swept to election victory on a pro-business economic platform on May 16 2014, pushing India’s benchmark...

    34. January 21, 2016

      India should seize its chance to shine

      India, long overshadowed by the greater global heft and economic might of China, is enjoying a rare moment in the sun....

    35. FT Alphaville

      January 21, 2016

      India's Sensex, now pre-Modi

      This is more art than science but we’re going to mark it anyway. That’s India’s benchmark Sensex index closing below...

    36. January 20, 2016

      Dalit student’s suicide poses unexpected problem for India’s Modi

      The suicide of a PhD student from the lowest rung of Hinduism’s caste ladder is posing an unexpected political problem...

    37. January 17, 2016

      Modi pledges $1.5bn to buoy Indian start-ups

      Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, has launched initiatives designed to support the country's already buoyant...

    38. Tech blog

      January 15, 2016

      #techFT - India's second tech revolution

      India has mighty tech ambitions and huge infrastructure problems to overcome to achieve them, US start-up funding has...

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