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    1. February 12, 2016

      India’s capital New Delhi to reprise anti-pollution car drive

      India’s capital city is to reprise a two-week experiment in road-rationing, imposing new rules to restrict car use, as...

    2. February 11, 2016

      Zuckerberg clashes with Andreessen over Facebook India

      Mark Zuckerberg has clashed with Marc Andreessen, a longstanding Facebook investor and board member, over what the...

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    1. February 9, 2016

      Apple should not be too excited over India

      Recent visitors to Mumbai’s domestic airport can hardly have failed to notice the extra love Apple is lavishing on...

    2. February 8, 2016

      Facebook’s Free Basics hits snag in India

      Indian regulators have dealt a major blow to Facebook’s controversial Free Basics online access plan by forbidding...

    3. January 31, 2016

      Hollowed-out Bengal economy struggles to regain its vigour

      Until recently the billboard slogan “Come to Bengal — Ride the Growth” that adorns the streets of Kolkata would have...

    4. January 29, 2016

      Indian coal goes from shortage to glut

      Coal India, the giant state-controlled mining group, has succeeded in boosting output by tens of millions of tonnes a...

    5. January 21, 2016

      India should seize its chance to shine

      India, long overshadowed by the greater global heft and economic might of China, is enjoying a rare moment in the sun....

    6. January 20, 2016

      Apple applies to open own-brand stores in India

      As the smartphone market in China slows, Apple has taken a big step towards expanding its presence in India by applying...

    7. January 19, 2016

      Mukesh Ambani plans Rs150bn rights issue for Reliance Jio

      Billionaire Mukesh Ambani is set to launch India’s second-largest rights issue, raising up to Rs150bn ($2.2bn) to fund...

    8. January 14, 2016

      India internet: Laying the foundations

      Narendra Modi will stand up in front of a packed house at New Delhi’s imposing Vigyan Bhavan conference hall on...

    9. January 14, 2016

      Infosys boosts full-year sales forecast

      Infosys, India’s second-largest IT outsourcing group by revenue, beat expectations with its third-quarter results,...

    10. January 12, 2016

      ‘Free Basics’ row presents India dilemma for Facebook

      India’s Narendra Modi exchanged an enthusiastic bear hug with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on a trip to Silicon Valley...

    11. January 10, 2016

      Blackstone to invest another $1bn in India in 2016

      Blackstone’s Indian operations have turned a corner according to the world’s largest manager of private investments,...

    12. January 4, 2016

      Investors look to India as the next solar power

      As recently as a few months ago, the alternative energy targets announced by Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s...

    13. January 3, 2016

      ‘The Turn of the Tortoise’, by TN Ninan

      At the start of 2016, the numbers suggest it really is the turn of the Indian tortoise to race ahead. With annual gross...

    14. January 1, 2016

      Delhi forces cars off roads in anti-pollution drive

      The Indian capital, one of the world’s largest and most polluted cities, has launched an experimental scheme banning...

    15. December 28, 2015

      India’s impermanent residents

      Friends of mine — a European couple who have been in India for more than 15 years, and whose two children were born...

    16. December 27, 2015

      Global steel industry eyes India lifeline

      It is tough to find a bright spot in the global steel sector, as prices plunge and struggling Chinese producers flood...

    17. December 21, 2015

      India entangled in bureaucracy and corruption

      In cricket-loving India, you would think it easy to buy match tickets if the stadium is half empty. Not so. A colleague...

    18. December 16, 2015

      New diesel car sales banned in Delhi as pollution war intensifies

      India’s Supreme Court has banned new luxury diesel vehicles in Delhi and doubled a recently imposed “green tax” on...

    19. December 16, 2015

      Languages to help lure India internet billions

      Google, the internet search engine, and Indian ecommerce group Snapdeal, are aiming to bring hundreds of millions of...

    20. December 15, 2015

      Man from Tiger earns his Indian stripes

      Few readers could pick my nominee for Indian business person of 2015 out of a line-up. He made no public appearances,...

    21. December 14, 2015

      Mahindra conglomerate snaps up Italian car designer Pininfarina

      Indian billionaire Anand Mahindra’s conglomerate bought Italian car designer Pininfarina on Monday as the group looks...

    22. December 10, 2015

      India close to $15bn high-speed rail deal with Japan

      The prime ministers of Japan and India are set to agree a $15bn preliminary deal to build India’s first high-speed rail...

    23. December 9, 2015

      Modi’s India reforms blocked amid opposition cries of ‘vendetta’

      Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s planned economic reforms have again been blocked by the opposition Congress...

    24. December 2, 2015

      India’s ecommerce groups face legal threat

      India’s $11bn — and rising — ecommerce industry is facing a serious threat. But it is not Amazon, nor any other...

    25. December 2, 2015

      India’s headline GDP growth disguises problems below the surface

      So it is official. India is the only Bric left standing. Brazil, which shrank 4.5 per cent year on year in the third...

    26. November 30, 2015

      COP21 Paris climate talks: The challenge of achieving equity

      Ever since the first global environmental summit in Rio de Janeiro more than 20 years ago, attempts to forge...

    27. November 26, 2015

      India is right to resist the west’s carbon imperialism

      A decade or two from now, the world should be able to look back at next week’s UN climate conference in Paris and say...

    28. November 24, 2015

      Vodafone hit by $300m charge to pave way for Indian IPO

      India’s Supreme Court has hit Vodafone with a Rs20bn ($301m) charge over its plans to bring together four regional...

    29. November 19, 2015

      India faces budget hole as civil servants head for big pay rise

      India’s 4.8m central government employees and 5.4m retired civil servants look set to receive a 23 per cent increase in...

    30. November 19, 2015

      Reserve Bank of India hit as 17,000 staff take ‘mass casual leave’

      India’s central bank ground to a halt on Thursday as 17,000 staff went on strike to protest against a proposed overhaul...

    31. November 18, 2015

      Modi plans to sell Coal India stake

      Prime minister Narendra Modi’s government has approved a further 10 per cent sale of Coal India, the mammoth...

    32. November 18, 2015

      Promises disappear as Indian politicians’ helicopters fly out

      For the jaded voters in the flat countryside of Bihar, one of India’s poorest and most populous states, helicopters are...

    33. November 18, 2015

      Indian carriers fined for fuel surcharge collusion

      India’s competition watchdog has imposed $40m in fines on three of the country’s private airlines after complaints from...

    34. November 18, 2015

      Ecommerce investment in India booms

      A few years after launching his ecommerce venture Paytm, Vijay Sharma came to a realisation about the future of India’s...

    35. November 18, 2015

      Ola raises fresh funds at $5bn valuation

      India’s leading taxi-hailing app Ola has raised $500m in fresh capital at a valuation of around $5bn, providing new...

    36. November 17, 2015

      Vijay Sharma, Paytm: an Alibaba for India

      Vijay Sharma’s moment of revelation came in October 2011 as he watched Alibaba’s Jack Ma give a talk in Hong Kong. The...

    37. November 17, 2015

      India’s Infosys forecasts tough third quarter

      Shares in Infosys continued their recent downward slide after the Indian IT group issued its second negative outlook in...

    38. November 15, 2015

      India’s Times Now news channel to launch in UK

      Times Now, India’s most-watched English-language news channel, is launching in the UK on Monday, as it accelerates...

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