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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. October 13, 2014

      India car sales fall in September

      Car sales dropped in India in September, putting the brakes on four consecutive months of expansion in the automotive...

    12. October 12, 2014

      India’s challenge on corporate taxation

      Foreign companies are depressingly used to run-ins with the Indian taxman. A string of groups, including Vodafone, IBM and...

    13. October 12, 2014

      State Bank of India head calls for regulatory shake-up

      India’s banks have endured a torrid time of late, caught out by an economic slowdown and beset by bad debts – and now a...

    14. October 10, 2014

      Fireworks as India’s newest league prepares to kick off

      A capacity crowd of nearly 70,000 football fans are expected to cram into the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Sunday to...

    15. October 9, 2014

      Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg plays the long game in India

      Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg outlined his growth plans for India on Thursday – by barely mentioning Facebook. The...

    16. October 9, 2014

      Strong demand fuels renaissance of India microfinance

      It is a hot morning and 47-year-old driver’s wife Geeta Rajendra is in a queue with scores of brightly-dressed,...

    17. October 7, 2014

      Nokia to mothball India plant in tax row

      Nokia plans to shut down production at its Indian factory following a long-running battle with the country’s government over...

    18. October 7, 2014

      Mahindra to buy controlling stake in Peugeot scooter unit

      Mahindra & Mahindra is to acquire a majority stake in Peugeot Citroen’s scooter division for €28m, signalling a renewed...

    19. October 7, 2014

      India’s start-ups are pulling in Silicon Valley’s big hitters

      Amazon’s Jeff Bezos grinned widely from the window of a traditional Indian truck during a visit to Bangalore last week,...

    20. October 6, 2014

      Indian coal import growth outstrips China

      Could India soon overtake China as the world’s biggest consumer of seaborne thermal coal? For many miners and traders, the...

    21. September 28, 2014

      Narendra Modi plays Madison Square Garden to woo Indian diaspora

      Once barred from the US, Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, was treated to a rock star’s reception on Sunday as he...

    22. September 28, 2014

      The Modi reset to US-India relations

      Since the turn of this century US diplomats have invested grand ambitions in the promise of a “natural alliance” with a...

    23. September 26, 2014

      Bonds for Bollywood

      The stock exchange’s retail bond market will shortly welcome one of its more exotic issuers after Indian film group Eros...

    24. September 26, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi seeks economic redemption in US

      It was inevitable that Narendra Modi would announce “the start of a new chapter in our strategic relationship” on the eve of...

    25. September 25, 2014

      Narendra Modi issues a ‘Make in India’ plea to business

      Founded in 1983 to supply dials to India’s state-owned watchmaker, KDDL is a tiny Indian outpost in a global watch supply...

    26. September 25, 2014

      Ambani abandons $1.6bn hydropower deal

      Indian billionaire Anil Ambani has abandoned a Rs100bn ($1.6bn) deal to purchase three hydroelectric power assets from...

    27. September 24, 2014

      India’s tough trade talks stance wins few friends in poor nations

      When India scuppered a World Trade Organisation deal in July New Delhi defended the decision to blow up years of...

    28. September 24, 2014

      Why corruption is a messy business

      On some maps of the world, most of the countries of Asia, along with many of those in Africa and Latin America, are coloured...

    29. September 22, 2014

      Nepal launches hydropower growth plan with $1.4bn deal

      Nepal is to start exploiting the untapped hydropower resources of its Himalayan rivers by signing the biggest foreign...

    30. September 21, 2014

      India’s Lodha Group homes in on London property market

      Lodha Group, India’s largest housing developer by sales, is launching an aggressive drive to become one of the biggest...

    31. September 21, 2014

      Disney eyes bigger picture with Bollywood link

      To promote last week’s release of Khoobsurat, a Bollywood film produced by Disney’s Indian subsidiary, actress Sonam Kapoor...

    32. September 15, 2014

      Gilead in deal with India labs to produce Sovaldi

      Gilead Sciences will allow seven large Indian generic drug producers to make and sell its blockbuster hepatitis C drug...

    33. September 15, 2014

      Amazon hits India tax snag

      Amazon, which is pouring $2bn into its fast-growing ecommerce business in India, has run into regulatory trouble in the...

    34. September 14, 2014

      HDFC Bank in renewed push for India’s rural rich

      HDFC Bank, India’s second-largest private sector lender by revenue, is planning a renewed push into the country’s vast rural...

    35. September 14, 2014

      Modi allure dims for multinationals awaiting ‘big bang’ in India

      Narendra Modi’s honeymoon is nearing its end for the growing ranks of investors disappointed by the dearth of radical...

    36. September 12, 2014

      India’s ‘vegetarian’ edict dismays cosmetics industry

      Are your soaps, shampoos, body lotions and cosmetics derived from animal products? India’s recently elected Hindu...

    37. September 11, 2014

      India steps up privatisation programme

      Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is accelerating plans to raise up to $7bn from the sale of stakes in three state-backed...

    38. September 11, 2014

      Suzlon to float subsidiary in London

      Suzlon Energy, India’s largest wind power company by sales, plans to push ahead with a $600m London flotation of its German...

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