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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. December 10, 2014

      Mahindra poised to seal deal for remnants of Saab car group

      Indian billionaire Anand Mahindra is close to sealing a long anticipated deal to buy the remnants of collapsed Swedish car...

    3. December 9, 2014

      Uber rape allegation exposes the dangers faced by India women

      Ria Singh, a 26-year-old New Delhi lawyer, often used Uber to get home safely after nights out with friends. Using the San...

    4. December 9, 2014

      Former chairman of India IT group Satyam jailed

      The former chairman of Indian software group Satyam Computer has been jailed for six months, drawing a line under a $1bn...

    5. December 8, 2014

      Infosys co-founders sell $1bn of stock

      Shares in Infosys dropped nearly 5 per cent on Monday following the sale of Rs64.8bn ($1bn) worth of stock owned by some of...

    6. December 8, 2014

      Modi struggles in first big battle of reform campaign

      India’s government and main opposition party publicly support it. Foreign investors and many local businesses are also in...

    7. December 7, 2014

      Uber under fire in India after driver accused of sexual assault

      Uber, the taxi-hailing service, was on the defensive in India after a 25-year-old woman in New Delhi claimed that she was...

    8. December 5, 2014

      Shades of grey in the ethics of designer babies

      As a guide to improbable gifts, the Neiman Marcus roll call of fantasy Christmas presents takes some beating. There is the...

    9. December 4, 2014

      Indian companies facing wave of shareholder activism

      Diageo is the latest in a string of companies to feel the force of investor displeasure in India, as the country experiences...

    10. December 1, 2014

      Diageo ‘disappointed’ at United Spirits vote

      Diageo said it was “surprised and disappointed” that minority shareholders in its United Spirits subsidiary had rejected a...

    11. November 28, 2014

      India plans to reduce stakes in state lenders

      The Indian government is planning to reduce its stake in state-controlled banks as the burden of recapitalisation weighs on...

    12. November 27, 2014

      India unlikely to appeal Vodafone Rs30bn tax victory

      India is unlikely to launch an appeal against the recent Rs30bn ($490m) tax victory won by British telecoms group Vodafone,...

    13. November 23, 2014

      Doubt cast on Modi’s quest to find India’s black money overseas

      Campaigning for the premiership in this summer’s elections, India’s Narendra Modi tapped into popular anger against...

    14. November 20, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi joins the great power game

      The world looks a different place through the other end of the telescope. For westerners, the crisis in Ukraine is about the...

    15. November 19, 2014

      India approves tougher insider trading rules

      The Indian markets regulator has approved tough new regulations on insider trading as part of an effort to shake off the...

    16. November 18, 2014

      Court rules in favour of Shell in $3bn India tax battle

      Royal Dutch Shell has won a significant victory in its long-running $3bn battle with India’s revenue authorities, in a...

    17. November 17, 2014

      Narendra Modi pushes ahead with Coal India stake sale

      The government of India is pushing ahead aggressively with plans to raise about $3.6bn by selling a 10 per cent stake in...

    18. November 16, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi faces awkward fiscal challenge

      India’s rebound in growth provides a rare sign of vitality among the world’s largest economies. But, even with inflation...

    19. November 13, 2014

      India regains position as world’s top gold consumer

      India regained its position as the world’s top gold consumer overtaking China in the third quarter as demand for jewellery...

    20. November 10, 2014

      Modi-mania boosts Indian stock markets

      India currently stands out as a rose among thorns in the Bric group of emerging markets. The Indian stock market has rallied...

    21. November 10, 2014

      India car sales fall for a second month

      Car sales in India dropped for a second consecutive month in October, further evidence the earlier revival in the industry...

    22. November 4, 2014

      Indian car sales still stuck in slow lane

      A week after Diwali, the Hindu festival of light in India, streamers still hang from the ceiling of a small Maruti Suzuki...

    23. November 3, 2014

      Notebook: India is a nation in need of a trade deal with itself

      It was easy to calculate road trip times when we lived in the wide open spaces of southern Africa. The rule of thumb was to...

    24. October 30, 2014

      Former Alstom UK manager to be charged with India bribes

      The first individual to face charges stemming from the UK Serious Fraud Office’s investigation into Alstom, the French...

    25. October 26, 2014

      India’s ONGC plans $180bn spending spree

      India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation plans to launch a “huge” global acquisition spree, as the state-backed energy...

    26. October 23, 2014

      India eyes end to state coal monopoly

      New Delhi has paved the way for private sector companies to mine coal commercially in India, as fuel shortages threaten to...

    27. October 21, 2014

      Corporate India frets over debt levels

      Anil Ambani may be feeling a little smug. Barely two weeks after India’s election in May, the canny billionaire rushed to...

    28. October 20, 2014

      Reliance and BP plans still uncertain despite India gas price rise

      India's sudden decision to raise natural gas prices this weekend cast a glow of decisive zeal over Narendra Modi, prime...

    29. October 20, 2014

      Jindal Steel shares sink after police raid at coal mine

      Shares in Jindal Steel and Power, the industrial group owned by Indian billionaire Naveen Jindal, fell as much as 10 per...

    30. October 19, 2014

      Modi to axe India’s diesel subsidies

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on one of his biggest reforms yet to modernise India’s economy, ending...

    31. October 17, 2014

      Disappointing results sink TCS in Mumbai

      Shares in software outsourcer Tata Consultancy Services dropped as much as 8 per cent on Friday morning, following...

    32. October 16, 2014

      Investors await next Tata step after steel sale

      Tata Steel’s planned sale of parts of its lossmaking European division has prompted immediate anxiety about possible plant...

    33. October 14, 2014

      Infrastructure bars India’s growth path

      Whenever Air India cancels its flight to Delhi from Kullu Manali in the foothills of the Himalayas – as it often does – it...

    34. October 14, 2014

      Activist TCI drops Coal India campaign and sells stake

      The Children’s Investment Fund, the UK-based hedge fund known for high-profile shareholder interventions, has abandoned its...

    35. October 14, 2014

      India’s DLF sinks 25% on fundraising ban

      Shares in DLF, India’s largest real estate group by sales, fell 25 per cent on Tuesday following a hard-hitting order from...

    36. October 14, 2014

      Spectacular fall for Subrata Roy – India’s ‘Mr Sahara’

      For flamboyant tycoon Subrata Roy, the fall from India’s pantheon of billionaires to a New Delhi prison cell has been...

    37. October 13, 2014

      Reliance reports modest increase in second-quarter profit

      Reliance Industries, India’s largest private sector industrial company, reported modest growth in second-quarter profit on...

    38. October 13, 2014

      Xiaomi hires ex-Google executive to lead push into India

      Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has hired a former Google executive to help drive its push into India, as the company ramps...

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