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      Chess and Monopoly branded luxury items in India

      Chess, Scrabble and Monopoly are about to get up to 20 per cent more expensive in India after the government decided to...

    2. May 28, 2017

      India’s central bank urged to relax bad loan requirements

      The chairman of India’s largest bank has called on the central bank to allow lenders more time to make provisions for...

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    1. May 26, 2017

      Indian recruiters see surge in job seeking among tech workers

      Indian recruitment companies are seeing a surge in job applications from laid-off IT services workers, as the sector...

    2. May 24, 2017

      India power grid move highlights China tensions

      An Indian move to ban Chinese companies from investing in its power grid has highlighted the tension between the...

    3. May 24, 2017

      Indian disruption offers promise and threats for investors

      Indian stocks are near record highs, but reflect an exuberance that has little to do with the country’s economy....

    4. May 23, 2017

      India’s plan to tax solar panels higher than coal prompts alarm

      India is at risk of undermining its own ambitious solar power targets, executives have warned, after it emerged that...

    5. May 23, 2017

      India eyes US as it seeks alternatives to Opec

      India said oil output cuts by Opec producers could prove a threat to its energy security, which together with higher...

    6. May 23, 2017

      India’s new private ports challenge ageing state giants

      Off a dusty stretch of coast under the scorching Gujarat sun, dredgers are reclaiming hundreds of hectares of land from...

    7. May 18, 2017

      India’s Paytm raises $1.4bn from SoftBank

      Paytm, the Indian digital payments and ecommerce company, has raised $1.4bn from SoftBank, the Japanese telecoms and...

    8. May 16, 2017

      How India will benefit from Trump’s protectionist visa curbs

      Protectionism usually backfires. To protect US software workers, President Donald Trump has issued executive orders to...

    9. May 16, 2017

      Indian agents raid former finance minister’s home

      Indian agents have raided the home of the country’s former finance minister as part of an investigation into alleged...

    10. May 16, 2017

      India offers the next frontier for Chinese property developers

      Monetary tightening in China suggests that the best days of the current property market cycle are now over for local...

    11. May 15, 2017

      New Delhi under pressure for bolder action on bad loan malaise

      India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley was in bullish form last week, touting the government’s move to give the central...

    12. May 8, 2017

      Carmakers take direct route to Indian middle class

      When Koo Young-key arrived in India as a sales executive for Hyundai Motor, the country was an afterthought for most in...

    13. May 7, 2017

      India property developers face tough building rules

      Hundreds of Indian property developers could be forced to shut up shop as a result of tough rules introduced this month...

    14. May 5, 2017

      Reserve Bank of India given new powers against defaulters

      India’s central bank has been given sweeping powers to force banks to take action against companies that fall behind on...

    15. May 2, 2017

      Infosys to hire 10,000 Americans after Trump visa crackdown

      Infosys, the Indian IT services company that stands to be one of the biggest losers from a US visa crackdown, plans to...

    16. April 26, 2017

      India’s alcohol restrictions prompt growth warning from hoteliers

      International hoteliers are warning that a growing tendency towards prohibition in India could curb their expansion...

    17. April 22, 2017

      High costs drive foreign asset managers from India

      When India woke up on November 8 last year to find 86 per cent of its banknotes had been banned overnight by the prime...

    18. April 20, 2017

      SoftBank seeks change of tack after Snapdeal woes

      Flush from the huge success of his bet on China’s Alibaba, SoftBank chairman Masayoshi Son in November 2014 targeted a...

    19. April 20, 2017

      IT sector dims as beacon of Indian job creation

      In a lab deep within a landscaped campus in the western Indian city of Pune, 16 recent graduates are experimenting with...

    20. April 19, 2017

      SoftBank in talks to invest $1bn in India’s Paytm

      SoftBank is in talks to invest more than $1bn in Indian digital payments business Paytm, as part of an overhaul of its...

    21. April 18, 2017

      Lack of local parts hampers Make in India campaign

      In February, weather stations located around the north-east Indian state of Meghalaya recorded 600mm of rainfall in...

    22. April 18, 2017

      Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya faces extradition after London arrest

      Vijay Mallya, the flamboyant Indian tycoon who came to symbolise elite excess in the country, was arrested in London on...

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      April 18, 2017

      Vijay Mallya arrested by UK police

      Vijay Mallya, the absconding Indian liquor tycoon, has been arrested in the United Kingdom, as New Delhi seeks his...

    24. April 17, 2017

      India’s phonemakers cry foul on Chinese rivals 

      India’s smartphone makers are seeking government action after a dramatic loss of market share to deep-pocketed Chinese...

    25. April 16, 2017

      India’s motorcycle makers burnish brand credentials

      On the wall of a dimly lit room at a research park in the British Midlands, Mark Williams proudly summons to life a...

    26. April 13, 2017

      The new back office: inside Goldman Sachs’ Bangalore hub

      When Goldman Sachs opened its wholly owned Bangalore operation in 2004, it was a typical back office. Just under 300...

    27. April 12, 2017

      India’s ambitious plan to tax goods and services

      After a tortuous legislative battle, India is finally about to enact a unified goods and services tax that could...

    28. April 12, 2017

      Britain changes strategy on selling arms to India

      India is the world’s largest importer of weapons, but when Britain’s defence minister meets his counterparts in New...

    29. FT Alphaville

      April 12, 2017

      India's cash crunch and the risk to its non-bank lenders

      A thought from Ambit’s Saurabh Mukherjea on the risks to India’s non banking financial companies: ... Prime Minister...

    30. April 11, 2017

      Vodafone complains to India regulator about Jio tactics

      Vodafone has complained to India’s telecoms regulator about an alleged breach by disruptive new entrant Reliance Jio,...

    31. April 10, 2017

      Flipkart raises $1.4bn from tech giants to take on Amazon

      Global technology groups Tencent, eBay and Microsoft have injected $1.4bn into Indian ecommerce group Flipkart to boost...

    32. April 10, 2017

      Calls for delay to India’s long-awaited goods and services tax

      Businesses that have lobbied for years for India to replace its morass of regional taxes with a national goods and...

    33. April 10, 2017

      India dessert makers in frosty legal dispute

      When is an ice cream not an ice cream? In India, this question lies at the heart of a court battle between two...

    34. April 9, 2017

      SoftBank pushes for merger of India’s Snapdeal and Flipkart

      Japan’s SoftBank is attempting to engineer a merger of Snapdeal and Flipkart, India’s two biggest homegrown ecommerce...

    35. April 6, 2017

      Lloyd’s of London opens Indian office in reinsurance push

      Lloyd’s of London, the UK insurance market, has opened an Indian office as part of a broader push into the market by...

    36. April 5, 2017

      Air India future in doubt as auditors’ report raises concerns

      It was a humbling moment for India’s national airline.  Air India, which finally turned a profit last year after at...

    37. April 5, 2017

      WhatsApp plans Indian digital payments

      WhatsApp is preparing to enter India’s booming digital payments industry, setting up a clash between the popular...

    38. April 5, 2017

      India dents UK trade hopes with lapsed deal

      The UK has become the latest country to lose a key investment deal with India after New Delhi let it lapse just days...

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