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    1. June 21, 2016

      Is India really the most open economy for FDI?

      Narendra Modi claims his relaxation on foreign direct investment, announced this week, makes India “the most open...

    2. June 20, 2016

      Raghuram Rajan’s exit raises doubts about reforms in India

      Raghuram Rajan has long been regarded as one of the most impressive central bankers on the world stage. So his decision...

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    1. June 20, 2016

      Raghuram Rajan urges Indians to continue war against inflation

      Raghuram Rajan, India’s outgoing central bank governor, mounted a spirited defence of his battle against persistently...

    2. June 20, 2016

      Raghuram Rajan’s departure from RBI unnerves India investors

      Central bankers are rarely compared to James Bond, the fictitious British spy. But Raghuram Rajan, the respected...

    3. June 19, 2016

      Raghuram Rajan’s departure is huge setback for reform in India

      The announcement that Raghuram Rajan will leave his position as governor of India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of...

    4. June 19, 2016

      Micromax rounds on Chinese rivals over India sales

      The co-founder of India’s biggest smartphone maker has accused Chinese rivals of dumping unsold inventory in India at...

    5. June 16, 2016

      India’s e-pharmacy start-ups prove a bitter pill

      India has recently seen a clutch of e-pharmacy start-ups aiming to take the hassle, and financial sting, out of filling...

    6. June 13, 2016

      India ecommerce growth found in translation

      In a trendy converted factory building on the outskirts of Bangalore, the head of one of India’s top ecommerce sites...

    7. June 12, 2016

      India seizes properties belonging to Vijay Mallya

      Indian authorities have seized properties worth about $210m belonging to tycoon Vijay Mallya, prompting him to complain...

    8. June 10, 2016

      Google Street View hits India hurdle

      Google’s efforts to roll out Street View in India are stuck at a red light, as New Delhi awaits passage of a bill that...

    9. June 8, 2016

      Amazon to deliver $3bn investment in India

      Amazon plans to invest $3bn in its Indian subsidiary, more than doubling its effort to become the leading ecommerce...

    10. June 7, 2016

      Raghuram Rajan deflects speculation on future at RBI

      Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday refused to comment on the prospects of staying on as India’s central bank governor after his...

    11. June 6, 2016

      Netflix to make first original series in India

      Netflix is diving into Mumbai’s criminal underworld with its first Indian drama series, as it seeks original...

    12. June 2, 2016

      Darjeeling tea leaps into the digital era

      The Darjeeling tea trade is jumping into the digital era with the launch of an Indian Tea Board online auction platform...

    13. May 29, 2016

      Apple sets sights on bigger target in India

      As the Gujarat Lions cruised to an easy win over the Kolkata Knight Riders, Tim Cook stood on the edge of the pitch...

    14. May 24, 2016

      India’s banks face long job of cleaning up balance sheets

      The first-quarter earnings of India’s banks do not make for happy reading for short-term investors. Stressed assets,...

    15. May 17, 2016

      Tension remains high in West Bengal over Tata factory

      The roads that wind around the district of Singur in West Bengal, where the Tata Group a decade ago had hoped to put a...

    16. May 15, 2016

      India’s central bank governor warns on stimulus overuse

      Central banks and governments of rich countries are running out of ammunition for stimulating their economies, says...

    17. May 12, 2016

      India passes national bankruptcy law

      India’s parliament has passed the country’s first national bankruptcy law, a move that could turn one of the slowest...

    18. May 11, 2016

      India closes tax loophole with Mauritius

      India has closed a loophole that has long allowed domestic and foreign investors to escape taxes on short-term...

    19. May 10, 2016

      Indian group emerges as late bidder for Tata Steel

      JSW Steel, one of India’s largest steel groups, has emerged as a last-minute bidder for Tata Steel’s ailing UK steel...

    20. MBA blog

      May 6, 2016

      Foreign businesses must navigate obstacles of India's market

      When inspecting the current macro- and microeconomic contexts of India, one will find that the nation is not only...

    21. May 5, 2016

      The fall of Vijay Mallya

      Vijay Mallya is on time. The Indian tycoon — branded a “fugitive from justice” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s...

    22. April 29, 2016

      India’s wanted tycoon Vijay Mallya breaks his silence

      Vijay Mallya, the boisterous Indian beer and spirits tycoon, now cuts a chastened figure. His passport has been...

    23. April 28, 2016

      India’s central bank considers peer-to-peer lending rules

      India’s central bank has unveiled an outline for proposed regulation of peer-to-peer lending, a move that leaders in...

    24. April 27, 2016

      India’s lack of change causes frequent fibs at the checkout

      Life in India posed many questions, but having just finished nearly five years living there, one vexed me above all:...

    25. April 26, 2016

      Indian Marlboro-maker falls amid government plan to ban FDI

      Shares in India’s licensed producer of Marlboro-branded cigarettes fell 17 per cent on Tuesday on news of a government...

    26. April 26, 2016

      Making a late bid to make it in India

      To get to the industrial estates on the outskirts of India’s capital, the best way is by Delhi Metro, since the broad...

    27. April 24, 2016

      Consolidation looms in cut-price Indian solar sector

      One executive in the Indian solar energy sector describes the mood as “over-exuberance”. Another calls it “suicidal”....

    28. April 22, 2016

      Vodafone invites bankers to pitch on potential IPO of India unit

      Vodafone has asked investment banks to submit their proposals to handle a potential initial public offering of its...

    29. April 20, 2016

      India’s banks face up to corporate debt problems

      India’s highly indebted tycoons and their anxious bankers have long hoped that time, and an economic upturn, would help...

    30. April 18, 2016

      Indian court issues arrest warrant for Vijay Mallya

      An Indian court has issued a warrant for the arrest of tycoon Vijay Mallya, India’s erstwhile “king of good times”, who...

    31. April 17, 2016

      Tata Consultancy Services to appeal $940m fine in US

      Tata Consultancy Services said it would appeal a US jury’s decision to fine the Indian IT group $940m for allegedly...

    32. April 13, 2016

      Good morning Gurugram: north India’s business city renamed

      Gurgaon near Delhi, the India headquarters for scores of multinational businesses, is henceforth to be called Gurugram...

    33. April 12, 2016

      Stakes high as India seeks to clean up banks’ balance sheets

      A new bankruptcy law is moving through the lower house of India’s parliament. Even before its possible passage, the...

    34. April 11, 2016

      RBS to close Indian banking operations

      Royal Bank of Scotland is to close its banking operations in India having given up on efforts to find a buyer amid...

    35. April 11, 2016

      India’s fledgling online grocery sector faces shake-up

      Coddled by protective government policies, the millions of small “mom-and-pop” shops that dominate India’s $350bn...

    36. April 4, 2016

      Moment of reckoning for Tata group chairman

      Tata Steel’s decision last week to put its UK steel plants up for sale was a dark development for the British economy,...

    37. April 3, 2016

      Modi fails to exploit India’s great opportunity

      Narendra Modi has been prime minister of India for almost two years. The good news is that the Asian giant is now the...

    38. April 3, 2016

      India’s ITC smoulders over cigarette packet requirement

      India’s largest cigarette manufacturer has shut down its factories in the face of a government order to increase the...

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