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    1. December 21, 2014

      Indian football league off to a winning start

      Many observers were sceptical about football’s glitzy new Indian Super League, with its bold talk of taking on cricket in...

    2. December 12, 2014

      Kochi-Muziris Biennale: peculiar optimism

      “What runs this project is not resources, or conventional forces, but a peculiar kind of optimism. The only way to do it is...

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    1. December 12, 2014

      FT reporter on how Mumbai has changed since she was a child

      There are times, by no means rare, when life in Mumbai gets too much — monsoon rains cripple the office ceiling, the...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      December 12, 2014

      Feature length viewing

      A cinemagoer watches Bollywood movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (The Big Hearted Will Take the Bride), inside the Maratha...

    3. December 12, 2014

      Women of 2014: Arundhati Bhattacharya, head of State Bank of India

      Arundhati Bhattacharya is fuming. A few days before our meeting last month in her Mumbai office, she had flown to Australia...

    4. December 8, 2014

      India rape claim puts Uber on defensive

      Two months ago, Dheeraj Khanna quit his gruelling Rs30,000 ($485) per month job at a Mumbai travel agency for a new...

    5. December 8, 2014

      Modi struggles in first big battle of reform campaign

      India’s government and main opposition party publicly support it. Foreign investors and many local businesses are also in...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      December 1, 2014

      Red ribbon awareness

      A volunteer pins a red ribbon on a sex worker during an Aids awareness event in the red light area on World Aids Day in...

    7. December 1, 2014

      Diageo ‘disappointed’ at United Spirits vote

      Diageo said it was “surprised and disappointed” that minority shareholders in its United Spirits subsidiary had rejected a...

    8. November 27, 2014

      India unlikely to appeal Vodafone Rs30bn tax victory

      India is unlikely to launch an appeal against the recent Rs30bn ($490m) tax victory won by British telecoms group Vodafone,...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      November 26, 2014

      Remembering the Mumbai attacks

      Divyakant Solanki/EPA Indian police pay tribute to the victims of the Mumbai terror attacks at a Mumbai memorial on...

    10. November 26, 2014

      India’s gym generation

      In a basement gym in the south of Mumbai, music channels blare on flat screen televisions, as four young men work out late...

    11. November 14, 2014

      Lunch with the FT: Katherine Boo

      Have you ever tried to prise away that little plastic lining from the inside of a metal beer-bottle cap? It is a horrible,...

    12. November 13, 2014

      India regains position as world’s top gold consumer

      India regained its position as the world’s top gold consumer overtaking China in the third quarter as demand for jewellery...

    13. November 12, 2014

      Land sale bolsters Tata Steel

      A one-off land sale helped Tata Steel to report a 36 per cent increase in post-tax profits in the second quarter, boosting...

    14. beyondbrics

      November 12, 2014

      Indian telecoms: sorely stretched

      On a hot Tuesday afternoon Neha Arora, 32, stands outside an upmarket café in south Mumbai, struggling with two mobile...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      November 7, 2014

      The Rambo circus

      Danish Siddiqui/Reuters A female member of an acrobatic team looks from behind the curtains as she waits backstage before...

    16. The World

      November 7, 2014

      What did the ancient Hindus ever do for us?

      By Victor Mallet Narendra Modi, Indian prime minister, has relaunched his country’s controversial claims to some of the...

    17. FT Alphaville

      November 5, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - “A tender offer is still how you signal that you’re serious about your hostile bid. Even though...

    18. November 4, 2014

      Indian car sales still stuck in slow lane

      A week after Diwali, the Hindu festival of light in India, streamers still hang from the ceiling of a small Maruti Suzuki...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      October 28, 2014

      Cleaning Mumbai

      Rajanish Kakade/AP Volunteers of the sect, Dera Saccha Sauda, participate in a cleanliness drive at a public ground in...

    20. October 21, 2014

      Corporate India frets over debt levels

      Anil Ambani may be feeling a little smug. Barely two weeks after India’s election in May, the canny billionaire rushed to...

    21. October 20, 2014

      A bittersweet rebirth for India’s Jews

      Nariman House, a Jewish cultural centre in southern Mumbai, looks more than a little like a fortress. Heavy gates separate...

    22. October 20, 2014

      Jindal Steel shares sink after police raid at coal mine

      Shares in Jindal Steel and Power, the industrial group owned by Indian billionaire Naveen Jindal, fell as much as 10 per...

    23. October 16, 2014

      Investors await next Tata step after steel sale

      Tata Steel’s planned sale of parts of its lossmaking European division has prompted immediate anxiety about possible plant...

    24. October 15, 2014

      BJP has won Indian state elections, say exit polls

      India’s governing Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) won two crucial state elections on Wednesday, according to early exit polls,...

    25. beyondbrics

      October 15, 2014

      India's super league: we have kick-off but do we have lift-off?

      The Indian Super League, the country’s new professional football league, kicked off last weekend. Sceptics who doubted its...

    26. October 14, 2014

      India’s growing interest in adventure sports mirrors rise in wealth

      Round the back of a college auditorium in Matunga, central Mumbai, a handful of young people are crowded around a yellow...

    27. October 14, 2014

      Modi hits campaign trail with populist campaign to woo India anew

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi struck a conciliatory note at the end of a hectic day of rallies in Mumbai this weekend. “I...

    28. October 14, 2014

      Terror suspect had Blair address, court told

      A man suspected of plotting a Mumbai-style terrorist attack in Britain may have identified former prime minister Tony Blair...

    29. October 10, 2014

      Fireworks as India’s newest league prepares to kick off

      A capacity crowd of nearly 70,000 football fans are expected to cram into the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Sunday to...

    30. October 10, 2014

      Mumbai’s towering ambitions brought low by legal disputes

      Three things stand out about industrialist Gautam Singhania’s new home in Mumbai, the first being its scale. The 36-storey...

    31. October 3, 2014

      Why commuter journeys in London are the slowest of any major city

      Perhaps it is the case that the city above ground has made a replica of itself below.” Thus ventures historian Peter Ackroyd...

    32. October 3, 2014

      India’s growing interest (and confidence) in homegrown design

      A tour of the historic chambers of the Hofburg palace in the Alpine town of Innsbruck is surprisingly reminiscent of the...

    33. MBA blog

      October 2, 2014

      Until we meet again...

      I have been putting off writing this blog for a while as it will be my last one. But, as they say, all good things must come...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      September 24, 2014

      Pond prayers

      Danish Siddiqui/Reuters A Hindu prays in a holy pond on the auspicious day of Mahalaya in Mumbai. Hindus offer prayers with...

    35. September 21, 2014

      India’s Lodha Group homes in on London property market

      Lodha Group, India’s largest housing developer by sales, is launching an aggressive drive to become one of the biggest...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      September 15, 2014

      Chicken economy

      Danish Siddiqui/Reuters A Mumbai poultry market worker carries birds on Monday as government figures showed India’s...

    37. beyondbrics

      September 15, 2014

      Guest post: $100bn from Xi's visit to India? Not likely

      By Anil K. Gupta and Haiyan Wang Chinese president Xi Jinping’s visit to India this week will likely be the most significant...

    38. September 15, 2014

      Rajan attacks banks for ‘outsourcing’ of risk assessment

      Central bank governor Raghuram Rajan has urged Indian lenders to begin “rooting out the bad apples” amid rising corruption...

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