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    1. July 21, 2016

      Masala bonds: a market fighting to take off

      The first issuance last week of an offshore “masala bond” by an Indian company has revived hopes of a major new...

    2. July 19, 2016

      Mahindra electric car to test UK appetite

      Several years before Tesla’s Elon Musk lent a fashionable sheen to electric cars, the world’s leading producer was a...

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    1. July 17, 2016

      India’s Narendra Modi seeks to realise long-awaited tax reform

      India begins its four-week monsoon session of parliament on Monday, with prime minister Narendra Modi’s government...

    2. July 12, 2016

      Cairn Energy seeks $1bn in India tax wrangle

      Cairn Energy, the UK-based oil explorer, is seeking $1bn in compensation from New Delhi after the Indian revenue...

    3. July 11, 2016

      EM companies ‘going backwards’ on transparency

      The largest emerging market companies have become less transparent in the past three years, undermining attempts to...

    4. July 6, 2016

      Indian business welcomes UK trade deal

      A bilateral trade agreement between the UK and India would be a deal “made in heaven” and would pave the way for...

    5. July 5, 2016

      Indian IT services groups adjust to cloud and big data

      At one end of a room at Wipro’s headquarters on the southern edge of Bangalore stands a shelf stacked with packets of...

    6. July 4, 2016

      Indian tech start-ups in hiring freeze

      India’s internet companies are racing to cut costs amid a cooling of investor sentiment towards the sector, which had...

    7. June 29, 2016

      India’s RBI warns on rise in bad loans

      India’s central bank has warned that bad loan ratios will continue to rise this year, raising pressure on the...

    8. June 27, 2016

      India accentuates the positive on Brexit

      As the UK’s Brexit vote sparks widespread global dismay, some lawmakers and businesspeople in India are seeing the...

    9. June 27, 2016

      Extent of India’s bad loans ‘not fully recognised’

      The founder of one of India’s top private-sector banks has accused rival lenders of refusing to face up to the scale of...

    10. June 26, 2016

      Flawed Indian flight reforms face uphill struggle

      Since the days of India’s independence New Delhi has treated aviation as a luxury business that caters mainly to the...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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,...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

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      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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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:...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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