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    1. FT Photo Diary

      January 26, 2016

      Tea for two

      French President Francois Hollande attends a Republic Day reception held for him by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee...

    2. July 31, 2015

      Abdul Kalam, Indian aeronautical engineer and president, 1931-2015

      Known as “Missile Man” for his role in developing India’s early space rockets and ballistic missiles, Abdul Kalam was a...

    1. January 20, 2015

      India reforms hit political roadblock

      The Indian government’s stratagem to enact economic reforms in defiance of an opposition-packed upper house of...

    2. December 24, 2014

      Modi bypasses upper house to push through India insurance reform

      India’s cabinet has approved an emergency decree to raise the cap on foreign direct investment in the insurance...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      September 15, 2014

      Rows of perfection

      Kham/Reuters Captain Bui Sy Tung inspects the guard of honour before a welcoming ceremony for Pranab Mukherjee,...

    4. beyondbrics

      June 12, 2014

      Modi's challenges: the tech revolution

      Even before the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) published its election manifesto and before India’s new prime minister,...

    5. June 10, 2014

      Modi faces dilemma over ending India’s tax fight with Vodafone

      Might the battle that never seems to end finally be about to reach a conclusion? For seven years, Britain’s Vodafone...

    6. June 9, 2014

      India launches Chinese-style economic revival plan

      Narendra Modi’s new government in India on Monday announced ambitious, Chinese-style plans to revive the struggling...

    7. beyondbrics

      April 7, 2014

      India elections: a complex election explained

      Confused by the Indian elections? How many seats and how many votes? So many political figures from so many regions....

    8. beyondbrics

      March 25, 2014

      Indian election: Five who could be Modi's finance minister

      Let us again assume, for the sake of argument, that Narendra Modi will become India’s prime minister shortly after May...

    9. February 25, 2013

      Prudence set to win India’s budget battle

      A tussle in India between fiscal orthodoxy and free-spending populism will come to a head on Thursday when Palaniappan...

    10. beyondbrics

      February 25, 2013

      India offers new banking licences in bid to spread financial services

      Photo: Bloomberg Some 40 per cent of India’s 1.2bn people have no access to banking services so you might expect...

    11. February 9, 2013

      India hangs Kashmiri over terror attack

      Protests erupted after India executed a Kashmiri man convicted of providing logistical support for a 2001 attack on the...

    12. January 28, 2013

      Delhi rape suspect to be tried as juvenile

      NEW DELHI, January 28 – An Indian teenager accused of taking part in the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student...

    13. November 21, 2012

      Mumbai attacker executed in India

      Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving Pakistani gunman of the 2008 terror attack on Mumbai in which 166 people died,...

    14. October 4, 2012

      India to open up to more foreign capital

      India unveiled measures on Thursday to open the economy to outside investors, inviting more foreign capital into the...

    15. August 30, 2012

      Doubts remain over India tax proposals

      When India announced plans at the end of March to introduce new general anti-avoidance rules for its tax code, it...

    16. August 7, 2012

      India struggles to restore its fortunes

      After less than a week in office, Palaniappan Chidambaram, India’s new finance minister, is already being hailed by...

    17. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2012

      Further reading: trading places

      Monday’s picks from the beyondbrics team: as Pranab Mukherjee moves up to the presidency and Manmohan Singh takes over...

    18. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2012

      London headlines

      * Mukherjee elected India president after 40-year career * Citic to buy Credit Agricole’s CLSA unit for $1.25 Billion *...

    19. July 22, 2012

      Putting Delhi back on its growth track

      There is a buzz in the air in Mumbai. The news that Manmohan Singh, India’s prime minister, has taken over the finance...

    20. July 19, 2012

      Indian premier faces economic challenge

      After presiding over sharply slowing economic growth and persistent inflation since 2009, Pranab Mukherjee, former...

    21. June 22, 2012

      Tata wins West Bengal land grab ruling

      Tata Motors scored a legal victory on Friday, when a Calcutta court overruled a previous order forcing the group to...

    22. June 18, 2012

      Indian rates held amid pressure to cut

      India’s central bank opted to leave interest rates unchanged on Monday, withstanding pressure from big business and...

    23. beyondbrics

      June 15, 2012

      Mukherjee: master of ceremony

      With Pranab Mukherjee on his way out of the finance ministry to run for president, investors might be forgiven for...

    24. June 15, 2012

      India finance minister to step down

      Pranab Mukherjee, India’s finance minister, will step down this month to run for president, the ruling Congress party...

    25. June 14, 2012

      Indian inflation rises as food prices jump

      India’s inflation accelerated in May on the back of a double digit rise in food and energy prices, making it harder for...

    26. beyondbrics

      June 5, 2012

      India: this ain't 1991

      This is not 1991. That was the message India’s finance minister, Pranab Mukherjee (pictured), wanted to make plain on...

    27. beyondbrics

      May 23, 2012

      India: a primer on "black money"

      Tax all of the illicit money stashed abroad by India’s rich and powerful and the government can wipe out its...

    28. May 9, 2012

      Vodafone’s India tax battle to resume

      Earlier this month Vodafone’s Italian chief executive Vittorio Colao journeyed to New Delhi in a last-ditch attempt to...

    29. beyondbrics

      May 9, 2012

      Guest post: India's GAAR - generally aggravating and ambiguous rules

      By Bobby Parikh of BMR Advisors The sweeping general anti-avoidance rules (GAAR) have been under discussion India since...

    30. May 7, 2012

      India delays tax avoidance laws

      India will delay the introduction of wide-ranging proposed tax avoidance laws by one year, in a move designed to...

    31. May 7, 2012

      Clinton warns India over Iranian oil

      Hillary Clinton, US secretary of state, urged India to do more to reduce its oil imports from Iran, as part of...

    32. April 20, 2012

      US revises investment treaty approach

      The Obama administration has laid out its criteria for bilateral investment treaties in a move that could catalyse...

    33. beyondbrics

      April 20, 2012

      London headlines

      * Geithner presses India over tax plans * India tests long-range missile * Panetta says China assisting North Korean...

    34. April 20, 2012

      Geithner presses India over tax plans

      Tim Geithner, US Treasury secretary, raised the stakes over India’s proposed tax laws, telling Pranab Mukherjee, Indian...

    35. beyondbrics

      April 6, 2012

      India's great gold strike: finally over

      For the past three weeks, the steel rolldown gate at Motaba & Sons Jewellers on the Colaba Causeway in Mumbai has been...

    36. April 2, 2012

      World Bank: An exercise of influence

      Conventional wisdom about the World Bank goes something like this: dominated by the US – which by convention nominates...

    37. beyondbrics

      April 1, 2012

      India: foreign business blasts tax plans

      The big guns of international business have fired a salvo at India and the controversial tax plans contained in last...

    38. beyondbrics

      March 30, 2012

      FII taxes in India: as clear as mud

      Pranab Mukherjee, Indian finance minister, announced on Friday that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) will be...

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