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    1. January 27, 2015

      Delivering on the Obama and Modi ‘bromance’

      Let us not be too excited about the nuclear “breakthrough” between Barack Obama and Narendra Modi. The deal aims to cap the...

    2. January 27, 2015

      China’s churlishness shows strength of US-India relations

      China’s churlish reaction to Barack Obama’s visit to New Delhi this week suggests that the US president and Narendra Modi,...

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      The World Economic Forum is convening at the start of a year which is likely to see an...
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    1. January 27, 2015

      Obama says India can be ‘best partner’ for US

      President Barack Obama has elevated India to potentially the “best partner” of the US in a public speech at the end of a...

    2. January 26, 2015

      A calm moment in a stormy US-India marriage

      It was 15 years ago that US president Bill Clinton came to India on a five day, five city trip that felt like a new dawn in...

    3. January 26, 2015

      Mahindra to treble investment in solar energy push

      Mahindra Group, the Indian vehicle maker and industrial conglomerate, will treble its investments in solar energy this year...

    4. January 23, 2015

      Uber back on the road in New Delhi

      Uber resumed operations in New Delhi on Friday, six weeks after the taxi-hailing app suspended its services following an...

    5. January 22, 2015

      Suzlon sells German unit to Centerbridge for €1bn

      Suzlon Energy has agreed to sell its German unit for €1bn ($1.2bn) in an all-cash deal aimed at helping the struggling...

    6. January 21, 2015

      Rajasthan spearheads India’s reform drive

      A new phrase — “competitive federalism” — is on the lips of policy makers seeking to push forward the economic reforms of...

    7. January 20, 2015

      Narendra Modi has no room for complacency

      There were some stern words of caution in India for Narendra Modi’s new government last month. “India does not have time on...

    8. January 20, 2015

      Rate cut stokes India’s year-long bull run

      Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan handed investors a pleasant surprise to kick off 2015, offering up an...

    9. January 20, 2015

      Twitter seals first India deal with ZipDial purchase

      Twitter has made its first acquisition in India with the purchase of “missed calls” marketing company ZipDial, making the...

    10. January 16, 2015

      India has every chance to outstrip China if it tries

      Forecasts this week by the World Bank revived a prediction often made down the years: that growth in one of the Asian...

    11. January 16, 2015

      SpiceJet takes off on rescue plan

      Shares in struggling Indian airline SpiceJet soared more than 10 per cent in early trade on Friday, after the carrier...

    12. January 15, 2015

      India rate cut launches monetary easing

      India cut its key interest rate by 25 basis points at an impromptu meeting on Thursday in an effort to boost economic...

    13. January 14, 2015

      Delhi’s tortoise limbers up to challenge Beijing’s hare

      When India put a cut-price satellite in orbit around Mars last September, one media company could not resist a comparison...

    14. January 14, 2015

      Tata and NTT DoCoMo receive strong signal on ending collaboration

      India’s central bank has signalled that it is likely to allow Tata to complete a Rs72.5bn ($1.1bn) deal with Japan’s NTT...

    15. January 14, 2015

      Ride-sharing service Blablacar launches in India

      Blablacar, the ride-sharing service seen as one of Europe’s leading technology start-ups, is launching in India, saying it...

    16. January 12, 2015

      Rio Tinto seeks permission for $500m diamond project in India

      Rio Tinto is pursuing permission to build a $500m diamond project in India, showing the miner’s optimism about the state of...

    17. January 12, 2015

      Alibaba looks to spend $500m in Indian mobile payment group Paytm

      Alibaba is in advanced talks to buy an approximately $500m stake in the parent company of leading Indian mobile payment...

    18. January 12, 2015

      India solar panel deal illustrates foreign interest

      US-based solar power developer SunEdison and Indian billionaire industrialist Gautam Adani are to invest up to $4bn in an...

    19. January 11, 2015

      Diageo wins India United Spirits vote

      Diageo has scored an important victory in India with minority shareholder approval for its local subsidiary, United Spirits,...

    20. January 11, 2015

      India turns to new industries for economic revival

      India will focus on “entirely new industries” — including solar technology, LED lighting, small cars, medical appliances and...

    21. January 9, 2015

      Infosys quarterly profit tops forecasts

      Shares in Infosys jumped nearly 7 per cent after quarterly profit beat expectations, providing breathing room to recently...

    22. January 8, 2015

      India coal miners abandon nationwide strike

      Indian coal miners have abandoned a national strike that threatened electricity supplies after the government agreed to...

    23. January 4, 2015

      A wise bet is on a happier year for the economy

      In 2014, global output per head grew by close to 2 per cent, at purchasing power parity. Thus, at the end of the year, human...

    24. January 4, 2015

      Narendra Modi pledges India banking shake-up

      Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, has moved to address worries about his flagging economic reform agenda with a pledge...

    25. January 2, 2015

      India pumps up fuel taxes as crude prices fall

      New Delhi has raised the excise duty on petrol and diesel as it struggles to fund ambitious infrastructure development plans...

    26. December 28, 2014

      Doubts dog India’s banks’ sell-off plan

      India’s prime minister Narendra Modi this month unveiled plans to sell down government holdings in public sector banks,...

    27. December 28, 2014

      Emerging states must make their own mark

      Nothing irritates specialist investors in emerging markets more than seeing all middle-income countries lumped into a single...

    28. December 24, 2014

      Modi bypasses upper house to push through India insurance reform

      India’s cabinet has approved an emergency decree to raise the cap on foreign direct investment in the insurance industry to...

    29. December 23, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi should act more decisively in 2015

      On balance, Narendra Modi has had a good first six months in office. Domestically, India’s prime minister has struck the...

    30. 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...

    31. December 19, 2014

      Sluggish growth prompts India to rethink fiscal targets

      India’s economic recovery is so sluggish and private investment so weak that the finance ministry signalled on Friday it...

    32. December 19, 2014

      Former owner eyes SpiceJet rescue

      Hopes for the survival of India’s SpiceJet, the cash-strapped private carrier, soared on Friday amid reports that one of the...

    33. December 18, 2014

      Reliance payments to Indian politicians raise transparency issues

      Reliance Industries, the Indian conglomerate owned by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, paid undisclosed monthly legal consultancy...

    34. December 17, 2014

      SpiceJet cancels flights as fuel credit lines are cut off

      SpiceJet, the cash-strapped private Indian air carrier, was forced to cancel all its flights on Wednesday morning after...

    35. December 16, 2014

      Rupee sinks to year low on growth fears

      India’s rupee plunged to its lowest level in more than a year on Tuesday while stocks fell as much as 2 per cent amid rising...

    36. December 16, 2014

      India’s SpiceJet struggles to stay aloft

      Two years ago, Indians watched with dismay as Kingfisher Airlines, the popular carrier founded by spirits tycoon Vijay...

    37. December 11, 2014

      Russia pledges 10 more nuclear reactors in India

      Russia and India agreed on Thursday to renew their frayed relationships in energy, defence and trade, with leaders Vladimir...

    38. December 11, 2014

      Blissbasket spares India’s blushes in spite of risqué products

      Ancient India gave the world the Kama Sutra, a poetic guide to sexual pleasure, with in-depth descriptions of...

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