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    1. October 22, 2014

      India’s Congress party stares into the abyss

      Jayanti Keshri has fallen on hard times. For more than three decades, the man in the Nehru cap and the grubby white shirt...

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      May 13, 2014

      India elections: not blaming it on Rahul

      India is still awaiting its official election results on Friday. But with multiple exit polls all pointing to a definitive...

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      April 23, 2014

      India elections: Google search hierarchy reveals surprises, political jokes

      In the midst of one of the mostly closely fought elections in years, what is the Indian public looking for online? According...

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      April 15, 2014

      India elections: daily wrap

      Infosys kicked off earnings season on Tuesday morning and inflation numbers were released later in the day, putting the...

    3. beyondbrics

      April 14, 2014

      India elections: daily wrap

      It is a bank holiday in Mumbai, meaning markets are closed, but there was still lots for India to debate in the midst of a...

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      April 14, 2014

      India elections: how Sonia Gandhi undermined her PM

      It was the worst-kept secret in India, but the confirmation in a book by the prime minister’s former media adviser that...

    5. April 8, 2014

      India election body clashes with Bengali leader

      Populist Bengali leader Mamata Banerjee has clashed with India’s powerful Election Commission over its order for the...

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      April 5, 2014

      India elections: how will the Muslims vote?

      Rarely have Indian Muslims, who make up about 13 per cent of the country’s more than 1.2bn population, been as anxious about...

    7. March 26, 2014

      India’s Congress party pledges jobs for low-caste workers

      India’s governing Congress party has promised in its election manifesto to move towards affirmative action in private...

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      March 10, 2014

      India elections - no shortage of PM hopefuls

      In most democracies, by the time an election approaches the field of possible prime ministers or presidents has narrowed to...

    9. March 9, 2014

      Infosys co-founder enters India politics with a bang

      Nandan Nilekani, one of India’s best-known businessmen, will stand as a candidate for the governing Congress party in...

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      January 28, 2014

      Prospects glimmer for an easing in India gold import controls

      Restrictions on India’s gold imports will be reviewed by the end of March if concerns over the country’s external balances...

    11. January 17, 2014

      Rahul Gandhi avoids direct election fight with Narendra Modi

      India’s ruling Congress party, resigned to what most Indians believe will be a heavy electoral defeat, has decided not to...

    12. December 18, 2013

      India’s parties unite in outrage at US

      India’s deeply fractious parties have finally found a cause to unite them – resentment of the US. From Sonia Gandhi, head of...

    13. December 8, 2013

      India’s ruling party routed in state elections

      India’s governing Congress party was routed in three state elections for which votes were counted on Sunday and looked set...

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      October 25, 2013

      India: leading the world in insider corporate fraud

      From probes into a $750m AgustaWestland helicopter contract to an alleged land grab involving relations of Sonia Gandhi,...

    15. FT Alphaville

      September 23, 2013

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Free to be hungry. - Portugal: cooking up a storm. - Information, beliefs and trading. - Food from...

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      September 17, 2013

      Further reading: shale aplenty

      Tuesday’s treats from the BB team: shale aplenty in Russia, Argentina and Algeria, yet Saudi Arabia pumps out more oil than...

    17. August 19, 2013

      Rupee falls as India is hit by rising turmoil of emerging markets

      The 20 biggest emerging market currencies tumbled against the US dollar on Monday with India’s rupee particularly badly hit...

    18. August 15, 2013

      India restricts outward investment to bolster rupee

      India has unveiled restrictions on capital outflows in new moves to bolster the rupee that were likened by one analyst to “a...

    19. July 16, 2013

      India eases curbs on foreign direct investment to boost growth

      India has further opened its economy to foreign direct investment in the latest attempt by reformers in the government of...

    20. June 9, 2013

      Modi picked to head BJP’s push for India’s prime ministership

      The contest to become India’s next prime minister came into sharper focus on Sunday as the main opposition Bharatiya Janata...

    21. May 26, 2013

      Maoist rebels kill 28 in attack on Indian political convoy

      Maoist rebels have staged a daring attack on a convoy in the state of Chhattisgarh, killing 28 people, including two senior...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      May 2, 2013

      Sikh anger in New Delhi

      Tsering Topgyal/AP Police detain Indian Sikhs protesting outside the residence of ruling Congress party president Sonia...

    23. April 22, 2013

      Ambani gets highest-level security cover

      India’s Congress-led government is providing the kind of high-level security normally reserved for top politicians to Mukesh...

    24. beyondbrics

      March 27, 2013

      India: JWT staff leave after bondage ad

      The Indian units of JWT and Ford Motor have had to issue apologies after an offensive advert – never actually run in a...

    25. March 14, 2013

      India orders Italian envoy not to leave

      The Indian supreme court has ordered the Italian ambassador to New Delhi not to leave the country amid a deepening dispute...

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      March 1, 2013

      India's bank for women: is it for real?

      Photo: Bloomberg When Palaniappan Chidambaram, India’s finance minister, presented his budget on Thursday there were...

    27. February 27, 2013

      India calls end to economic downturn

      India’s finance ministry expects economic growth to accelerate next fiscal year, but has warned that a return to high growth...

    28. 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...

    29. December 30, 2012

      Death of Indian rape victim sparks anger

      The death of a 23-year-old rape victim has sparked an outpouring of grief and anger in India, with Sonia Gandhi, leader of...

    30. December 23, 2012

      Clashes as police battle Delhi rape protest

      India’s capital was rocked by violent protests for a second day on Sunday, as police fought pitched battles with thousands...

    31. October 29, 2012

      Mob justice for the chattering classes

      New Delhi has just entered its autumn social season, a few weeks of numerous soirées where stalwarts from the ruling...

    32. October 26, 2012

      Indian foreign minister resigns

      India’s foreign minister, S.M. Krishna, has resigned ahead of a cabinet reshuffle that is expected to elevate younger...

    33. September 25, 2012

      India: Big bang, or parting shot?

      Two weeks ago, frustrated business leaders and foreign investors had all but abandoned hope of any significant economic...

    34. September 16, 2012

      India to test Singh’s ‘big bang’ theory

      When the Indian government of Manmohan Singh, prime minister, decided last Thursday to slash diesel fuel subsidies to curb...

    35. August 15, 2012

      India’s Singh stands by Mars mission

      Manmohan Singh, India’s prime minister, has confirmed a high-tech space mission to Mars but simultaneously announced...

    36. July 19, 2012

      Indian premier faces economic challenge

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

    37. beyondbrics

      July 18, 2012

      India's jugaad: showing the developed world the way

      Rarely has India been on the receiving end of so much bashing from abroad. Time magazine of the US and the Independent...

    38. beyondbrics

      June 19, 2012

      Indian web censorship: high on rhetoric, low on success

      What are you looking at? Delhi is finally making a little headway in one of the defining struggles of our time. Not in its...

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