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  1. 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...

  2. September 21, 2014

    Disney eyes bigger picture with Bollywood link

    To promote last week’s release of Khoobsurat, a Bollywood film produced by Disney’s Indian subsidiary, actress Sonam Kapoor...

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  1. September 15, 2014

    Gilead in deal with India labs to produce Sovaldi

    Gilead Sciences will allow seven large Indian generic drug producers to make and sell its blockbuster hepatitis C drug...

  2. September 15, 2014

    Amazon hits India tax snag

    Amazon, which is pouring $2bn into its fast-growing ecommerce business in India, has run into regulatory trouble in the...

  3. September 14, 2014

    HDFC Bank in renewed push for India’s rural rich

    HDFC Bank, India’s second-largest private sector lender by revenue, is planning a renewed push into the country’s vast rural...

  4. September 14, 2014

    Modi allure dims for multinationals awaiting ‘big bang’ in India

    Narendra Modi’s honeymoon is nearing its end for the growing ranks of investors disappointed by the dearth of radical...

  5. September 12, 2014

    India’s ‘vegetarian’ edict dismays cosmetics industry

    Are your soaps, shampoos, body lotions and cosmetics derived from animal products? India’s recently elected Hindu...

  6. September 11, 2014

    India steps up privatisation programme

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is accelerating plans to raise up to $7bn from the sale of stakes in three state-backed...

  7. September 11, 2014

    Suzlon to float subsidiary in London

    Suzlon Energy, India’s largest wind power company by sales, plans to push ahead with a $600m London flotation of its German...

  8. September 9, 2014

    Concern grows as power crisis looms for India

    On the campaign trail earlier this year, Narendra Modi often promised to bring power to the 400m Indians who lack basic...

  9. September 8, 2014

    India revamps intellectual property policy in face of western anger

    India is hiring 1,000 officials for its patent offices and has vowed to clear the backlog of all pending applications over...

  10. September 7, 2014

    India’s Piramal earmarks $2bn for foreign tie-ups

    Billionaire Indian industrialist Ajay Piramal is planning a further $2bn in tie-ups with pension funds and other global...

  11. September 4, 2014

    Diageo’s emerging market woes deepen

    Diageo’s emerging markets headache worsened after United Spirits, the Indian drinks company it controls posted a Rs44bn...

  12. September 2, 2014

    Vijay Mallya feels full force of frustration within India’s banks

    In January 2012 – when India’s ailing Kingfisher Airlines urgently needed cash for jet fuel to keep its aircraft flying –...

  13. September 1, 2014

    India eyes China as economic confidence returns

    When the talk turns to China, you can tell India is feeling improved. During Delhi’s late 2000s boom, bullish types often...

  14. August 29, 2014

    India’s economy expands at fastest rate in two years

    During India’s recent election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigned on the slogan “Good days are coming”. On Friday, he...

  15. August 28, 2014

    India’s Modi seeks bank accounts for 75m poor households

    Narendra Modi on Thursday kick-started a drive to open bank accounts for 75m poor Indian households, part of a campaign to...

  16. August 27, 2014

    India pressures Pepsi to reduce sugar in drinks and snacks

    India has urged PepsiCo, the US-based drink and snack-food company, to reduce the sugar content in its carbonated beverages,...

  17. August 27, 2014

    India plans crackdown on securities fraud

    India is set to launch a fresh crackdown on securities fraud with a long-awaited revamp of insider trading rules and powers...

  18. August 27, 2014

    India court’s coal ruling fuels confusion

    “Coal is king and paramount lord of industry,” wrote India’s Supreme Court this week. Few in the country’s fuel-starved...

  19. August 26, 2014

    China and India balk at state sell-off

    Two Asian giants, one shared economic problem: China and India face a common challenge in how to reform their outsized state...

  20. August 26, 2014

    India competition watchdog fines carmakers over spare parts

    India has fined major carmakers for suppressing competition in the market for spare parts, just days after authorities in...

  21. August 22, 2014

    India poised to appoint Arvind Subramanian as economic adviser

    US-based economist Arvind Subramanian is poised to become chief economic adviser to the government of prime minister...

  22. August 20, 2014

    IFC launches $2.5bn rupee bond programme

    The International Finance Corporation, an arm of the World Bank, has launched a $2.5bn rupee bond programme, the largest...

  23. August 19, 2014

    Everstone Capital hires Brooks Entwistle as chief executive

    Private equity group Everstone Capital has hired former senior Goldman Sachs executive Brooks Entwistle as chief executive,...

  24. August 18, 2014

    Indian stocks reach new high on reform hopes

    Indian stocks closed at new all-time highs on Monday, following better than expected corporate results and renewed optimism...

  25. August 17, 2014

    Canada pension fund sees long-term India opportunity

    The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, one of the world’s largest pension groups with assets of $229bn, plans to ramp up...

  26. August 13, 2014

    Review: Defying the Odds – The Rise of Dalit Entrepreneurs

    Defying the Odds: The Rise of Dalit Entrepreneurs By Devesh Kapur, D Shyam Babu and Chandra Bhan Prasad Random House India,...

  27. August 11, 2014

    India’s online retailers gear up for turf war

    When two young graduates of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 2007 launched Flipkart, an Amazon-inspired online...

  28. August 5, 2014

    Confidence in India’s state lenders shaken by bribery scandal

    Facing rising bad loans, declining profits and falling market share, the heads of India’s public sector banks have plenty to...

  29. August 4, 2014

    Mumbai’s young professionals struggle to buy homes

    Mumbai’s 580-year housing dilemma Armed with an engineering degree from his native Rajasthan, Ankush Khandelwal migrated to...

  30. August 3, 2014

    India bank chief arrested in bribery probe

    Indian investigators have arrested the head of a state-owned bank and at least five other suspects in the first big...

  31. July 30, 2014

    India’s Tata group earmarks $35bn for global expansion plan

    India’s Tata group, the country’s largest conglomerate by revenue, has outlined plans to invest $35bn over the next three...

  32. July 29, 2014

    Indian ecommerce site Flipkart raises $1bn

    Flipkart, the Indian ecommerce website started by two former Amazon employees, has raised $1bn in fresh funding, as it...

  33. July 29, 2014

    India struggles to build up infrastructure dream

    India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes no secret of his desire to preside over a Chinese-style infrastructure boom,...

  34. July 29, 2014

    India must tackle bad bank debts to grow

    A few weeks ago, State Bank of India auctioned off $700m in the debts of Hotel Leelaventure. The event was noteworthy for...

  35. July 17, 2014

    ONGC: disinvestment department

    Welcome to the Department of Disinvestment. You will probably be seeing a lot more of this section of the Indian Finance...

  36. July 17, 2014

    India’s Essar suffers fresh blow with steel unit’s bankruptcy

    The lossmaking Canadian steel division of India’s Essar conglomerate has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US as part...

  37. July 17, 2014

    India’s ONGC stake sale is first deficit test for Narendra Modi

    India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated a renewed push to offload government assets, outlining plans to raise...

  38. July 14, 2014

    India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley chooses to ‘talk the talk’ rather than ‘walk the talk’ in budget

    Campaigning for parliamentary elections this year, Narendra Modi, now India’s prime minister, and his Bharatiya Janata...

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