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  1. beyondbrics

    March 21, 2014

    India elections: old men and dynasties vie for power

    India may be a young country – with half the population under the age of 25 – but it has typically been ruled by a lot of...

  2. December 4, 2013

    India is out of the woods but a long way from safe

    New Delhi is no longer in panic mode. After a few really dicey months this summer when the rupee was sinking and the...

  1. August 28, 2013

    Rupee suffers worst sell-off since 1995

    India’s battered rupee endured its worst day on foreign exchange markets in almost two decades, plunging nearly 4 per cent...

  2. July 31, 2013

    India plans liberalisation measures to boost capital inflows

    India’s Congress-led government is considering a sovereign bond issue and liberalising overseas borrowing rules for...

  3. June 30, 2013

    India’s jewellers become frontline in gold battle

    The elegant, marble-floored showroom of Zaveri & Co – an upmarket jewellery shop in the Indian city of Ahmedabad – houses...

  4. June 27, 2013

    India’s current account deficit falls to 3.6% of GDP

    India’s current account deficit fell unexpectedly in the quarter ending in March, helping the rupee recover from Wednesday’s...

  5. June 13, 2013

    Chidambaram says no need for ‘panic’ over Indian economy

    India’s finance minister has urged investors not to panic over the sharp weakening of the rupee, saying that India’s economy...

  6. March 28, 2013

    India current account gap at record high

    India’s current account deficit rose to a record high of 6.7 per cent of GDP in the October to December quarter, driven...

  7. February 28, 2013

    India taps ‘super-rich’ in budget

    India’s government proposed a one-year 10 per cent tax surcharge on the wealthy and the raising of import duties on luxury...

  8. February 4, 2013

    India defends tough interim law on rape

    India’s Congress-led government has defended its controversial emergency decree to impose harsher punishments, including the...

  9. January 7, 2013

    Rape protests mark India turning point

    A few days after Indian police used water cannon, teargas and long sticks to disperse tens of thousands of young anti-rape...

  10. beyondbrics

    November 5, 2012

    London headlines

    * Indonesia’s GDP growth exceeds 6% as investment climbs * China communist party to probe Wen family wealth * Chidambaram...

  11. FT Alphaville

    July 14, 2011

    Indian police focus on homegrown terror

    Investigators probing Wednesday’s bomb blasts in Mumbai which killed at least 18 people are focusing in on the likely...

  12. July 14, 2011

    New Delhi takes cautious stance on Mumbai bombs

    Since February 2010, India’s leading cities have suffered some half a dozen terrorist attacks. No country ever gets used to...

  13. July 14, 2011

    Indian police focus on homegrown terror

    Investigators probing Wednesday’s bomb blasts in Mumbai which killed at least 18 people are focusing in on the likely...

  14. February 1, 2011

    BlackBerry could face ban in India

    BlackBerry services in India could be at risk after the country’s home minister said that Research in Motion had failed to...

  15. January 16, 2011

    The rise of the MBA politicians

    Business and politics: Hank Paulson holds an MBA from Harvard Business School What do William Hague, Hank Paulson and P....

  16. October 13, 2010

    Disappointment at team to ease Kashmir tension

    New Delhi has appointed a mediation team to ease tensions in its restive Muslim-majority Kashmir province, after a summer of...

  17. August 4, 2010

    India probes ‘false alarm’ Maoist rebel attack

    Indian security forces battling Maoist rebels airdropped 300 commandos to a remote jungle in heavy rain on Wednesday to...

  18. July 7, 2010

    Army takes to streets of Kashmir capital

    India sent its army on to the streets of Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir, on Wednesday to enforce a strict curfew, after...

  19. May 18, 2010

    Maoist insurgents get support of India's elite

    On a recent hot night, nearly 200 activists, intellectuals and professionals met in Hyderabad to celebrate a new translation...

  20. April 16, 2010

    Massacre pushes Maoists to top of Indian agenda

    Indian security chiefs are testing unmanned aerial surveillance drones - made by US-based Honeywell International - for...

  21. April 15, 2010

    India eyes use of drones against Maoists

    Indian security chiefs are testing unmanned aerial surveillance drones – made by US-based Honeywell International – for...

  22. April 7, 2010

    India rebel attack kills 74 police

    Maoist rebels ambushed Indian paramilitary forces in the eastern state of Chhattisgarh yesterday, killing 74 policemen in...

  23. April 7, 2010

    Security forces face uphill battle

    Just a few days ago, P. Chidambaram, India's interior minister, mocked the country's radical Maoist guerrilla movement,...

  24. February 23, 2010

    Maoist guerrillas offer India talks

    India’s Maoist guerrillas have offered to call a 72-day ceasefire and engage in talks with the government if New Delhi halts...

  25. February 16, 2010

    India vows to retaliate against Maoist rebels

    Indian authorities vowed to step up their battle against Maoist guerrillas on Tuesday after scores of rebels armed with...

  26. February 5, 2010

    Mumbai gunman could be Indian, says Delhi

    The Indian government has acknowledged the possibility that one of the plotters of the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008 may...

  27. February 4, 2010

    Mumbai plotter ‘could be an Indian’

    The Indian government has acknowledged the possibility that one of the plotters of the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008 may...

  28. January 26, 2010

    India strives to project its military’s might

    The massed bands of the Indian army overcame a thick fog in New Delhi on Tuesday in a traditional show of force to celebrate...

  29. January 8, 2010

    Gunfight in hotel puts focus on India's security

    A day-long gunfight between militants and security forces in Srinagar, the capital of the Indian- administered Kashmir...

  30. January 8, 2010

    Gunfight in hotel puts focus on India's security

    A day-long gunfight between militants and security forces in Srinagar, the capital of the Indian-administered Kashmir region...

  31. January 7, 2010

    Militants die as Kashmir gunbattle ends

    Flames engulf the hotel where militants were holed up during a gun battle with Indian security forces in Srinagar A day-long...

  32. December 11, 2009

    Division of Andhra Pradesh unnerves capital Hyderabad

    Hyderabad, India's southern IT hub that has been paralysed by a week of violent protests, faces an uncertain future after...

  33. December 11, 2009

    Fears for capital as Andhra Pradesh is carved up

    Hyderabad, India's southern IT hub that has been paralysed by a week of violent protests, faces an uncertain future after...

  34. December 10, 2009

    Protests as India carves up Andhra Pradesh

    Hyderabad, India’s southern IT hub that has been paralysed by a week of violent protests, faces an uncertain future after...

  35. August 17, 2009

    Singh warns of terror threat from Pakistan

    Manmohan Singh, India’s prime minister, warned on Monday that highly sophisticated terror groups based in neighbouring...

  36. June 14, 2009

    Transcript: Interview with Pakistan’s foreign minister

    Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Pakistan’s foreign minister, spoke at length to Farhan Bokhari, the FT’s Pakistan correspondent, on...

  37. June 13, 2009

    India vows to pull back Kashmir force

    India says it will pull troops out of cities and towns in the troubled Muslimmajority state of Kashmir, a first cautious...

  38. June 13, 2009

    India to pull back Kashmir troops

    India says it will pull troops out of cities and towns in the troubled Muslim-majority state of Kashmir, a first cautious...

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