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    1. February 23, 2017

      Telenor to exit India with sale to Bharti Airtel

      Bharti Airtel, India’s largest mobile phone operator, has struck a deal to buy the Indian business of Norway-based...

    2. FT Alphaville

      February 21, 2017

      Snap AV: Is India's demonetisation supporting the rupee?

      Future historians may eventually conclude the most significant event of 8 November 2016 was the Indian government’s...

    3. February 21, 2017

      India’s bold experiment with cash

      On November 8 2016, Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India, announced that the Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes (worth about...

    4. February 21, 2017

      India’s Reliance to start charging for data services

      Reliance Industries will finally start charging for its telephone data services from April, the company has announced —...

    5. February 16, 2017

      Foreign retailers seek to overcome barriers to India expansion

      Foreign retailers are embarking on ambitious expansion plans in India, where regulatory reform, the rise of e-commerce...

    6. February 16, 2017

      Tata in turmoil: the battle inside India’s biggest business

      Immortalised in dark sun-beaten bronze, his shoulders garlanded with fresh orange flowers, Jamsetji Tata gazes out over...

    7. February 15, 2017

      Bank results spotlight stubborn India bad-loans problem

      For several weeks near the end of last year, Indian banks were besieged by snaking queues of customers waiting to...

    8. February 14, 2017

      Plunging profits at India’s Tata Motors hit share price

      Shares in India’s Tata Motors slumped nearly 8 per cent on Tuesday after it reported a 96 per cent fall in quarterly...

    9. February 13, 2017

      Infosys rejects founder’s claims of corporate governance failings

      The chairman of Infosys has rejected allegations of governance failings, seeking to defuse an unusual public spat that...

    10. February 13, 2017

      Uber’s Indian drivers strike for fourth day over earnings squeeze

      Uber is suffering serious disruption in India, with its drivers on strike for the past four days over cuts to pay and...

    11. February 12, 2017

      India optimistic of being coal-free by 2050

      India will not need to build another coal power plant after 2025 if renewables continue to fall in cost at their...

    12. February 9, 2017

      Vijay Mallya rejects formal plea to quit United Breweries

      Vijay Mallya has rejected a formal plea from United Breweries, India’s largest beer company, to resign as chairman...

    13. February 8, 2017

      New India banks spark hopes of industry overhaul

      Amid the rush-hour crowds in a New Delhi market, in a shop owned by the world’s third-largest mobile phone...

    14. February 8, 2017

      US work visa threat alarms Indian IT sector

      Indian executives are warning that a move by the US to limit visas for skilled workers would strike at the heart of the...

    15. February 7, 2017

      India tops global FDI league for second year running

      Foreign investment has emerged a driver of India’s fast-paced economy, as the government has added momentum to a...

    16. February 6, 2017

      India to consign its 125,000 train track inspectors to history

      India is phasing out the daily track inspections conducted by an army of 125,000 engineers across its vast colonial-era...

    17. February 6, 2017

      Insurance groups see opportunity in India’s demonetisation move

      India’s radical experiment in demonetisation is providing an opportunity for international insurance groups to reach a...

    18. February 3, 2017

      Apple takes step towards India iPhone production

      Apple is inching towards its goal of opening stores in India after securing regional government approvals that could...

    19. February 2, 2017

      India eyes merger of state-controlled oil and gas groups

      India is planning to merge its state-controlled oil and gas companies to create a new international player that would...

    20. FT Alphaville

      February 2, 2017

      India bucks trend, is less populist than expected

      Once past the terrifying sight of Narendra Modi (barely) in fatigues — presented without fair warning — in this...

    21. January 31, 2017

      US work visas: outsourcers outfaced

      He meant it. Indian outsourcing groups are the latest constituency to discover that Trump the president is not so...

    22. January 31, 2017

      India expects growth uptick as economy recovers from banknote ban

      India’s economy is expected to grow 6.75-7.5 per cent in the coming year as it recovers from the disruption caused by...

    23. January 30, 2017

      Vodafone India/Idea: tamasha smasher

      What a tamasha! Only this Hindi word, redolent of an escalating snarl-up, adequately describes Vodafone’s predicament...

    24. January 30, 2017

      Vodafone in talks to merge India unit with Idea Cellular

      Vodafone is in talks about a merger of its Indian operations with rival Idea Cellular, a deal that would create a...

    25. January 25, 2017

      India charges ex-Kingfisher chief Vijay Mallya

      Indian authorities have charged Vijay Mallya with criminal conspiracy, dishonesty and corruption following months of...

    26. January 24, 2017

      Mumbai: Airport plan flies into trouble

      The site of Mumbai’s future airport is a mess of crocodile-filled swampland, jungle and the odd river. It is a daunting...

    27. January 24, 2017

      Reliance Jio’s big giveaway gamble reshapes India’s mobile world

      On a cool morning in Mumbai’s vast slum district of Dharavi, Prakash Babu sits on a roadside bench next to stacked...

    28. January 23, 2017

      SpiceJet’s plane order underlines renaissance

      Just two years ago, SpiceJet was on the brink of collapse. The Indian no-frills airline looked on course to become the...

    29. January 22, 2017

      Nandan Nilekani, Infosys, on rebooting India

      Banning bank notes is an unorthodox way to accelerate change. India’s decision in November to scrap and replace...

    30. January 22, 2017

      PayTM plots move into asset management in India

      PayTM, the Alibaba-backed Indian smartphone payments platform, plans to enter the asset management market a month...

    31. January 16, 2017

      Jio hints free offer will continue in Indian mobile war

      Reliance Industries has raised the stakes in the multibillion-dollar battle for India’s mobile market, hinting that it...

    32. January 16, 2017

      Investors in India await Modi’s long-promised reforms

      The wide, freshly tarmacked roads leading to Gandhinagar, the purpose-built state capital of Gujarat, are adorned with...

    33. January 13, 2017

      India’s Infosys and TCS warn of Trump impact on US hires

      Indian outsourcing companies are bracing for Donald Trump’s administration to clamp down on a controversial visa class...

    34. January 13, 2017

      Gruelling challenges await new Tata Sons chairman

      At Tata Consultancy Services‘ quarterly press conference on Thursday, Natarajan Chandrasekaran grinned broadly when...

    35. January 12, 2017

      Tata names new chairman to steady ship after turbulent period

      Tata Sons has named as its new chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran, the chief executive of its hugely profitable IT...

    36. January 11, 2017

      Indian foreign minister threatens to expel Amazon workers

      India’s foreign minister has threatened to expel all foreign Amazon employees from the country after discovering that...

    37. January 9, 2017

      India cash recall sparks jobs crunch, says industry body

      India’s small service companies cut a third of their jobs and lost half of their revenues in the month after...

    38. January 2, 2017

      Indian banknotes: Modi’s push unfriended

      Narendra Modi likes to defy expectations. The Indian prime minister overused “mitron” — Hindi for “friends” — when...

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