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    1. April 21, 2015

      Japan’s Daiichi closes book on India foray

      Daiichi Sankyo has made a final exit from its problematic 2008 acquisition of Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy, selling its entire...

    2. April 21, 2015

      RBI rate cuts evade India’s real economy

      When India held rates again this month it was less a sign of confidence in the economy or the end of inflationary fears and...

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      The World Economic Forum is convening at the start of a year which is likely to see an...
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    1. April 16, 2015

      Facebook’s Internet.org effort hits India hurdle

      A series of Indian media and technology groups have walked away from Internet.org, the Facebook-backed initiative to help...

    2. April 15, 2015

      India on collision course with investors over $6.4bn tax target

      India’s government has set itself on a collision course with global fund managers, after finance minister Arun Jaitley...

    3. April 14, 2015

      Narendra Modi must tame the turbulent tax system in India

      Had Benjamin Franklin lived in modern day India he might have used a different word from “certain” to link death and taxes....

    4. April 14, 2015

      India pickles are no longer preserve of SMEs

      Pickles and chutneys; glass bangles; mustard oil; incense, candles and matches. No, this is not the shopping list for an...

    5. April 14, 2015

      Fighter jets deal signals Indian procurement shift

      New Delhi’s decision to buy 36 “ready-to-fly” Rafale fighter jets from France has in effect ended commercial negotiations on...

    6. April 13, 2015

      More foreign funds to face India tax demands

      Fears that hundreds of international fund managers could face unexpected tax bills in India have been heightened after...

    7. April 10, 2015

      Flipkart joins forces with Mumbai’s army of meal delivery cyclists

      Flipkart joins forces with Mumbai delivery men While Amazon ponders whisking parcels to customers by drones, India’s leading...

    8. April 10, 2015

      India’s car industry gets back on the road

      Fresh interest rate cuts and persistently low oil prices are set to put India’s battered auto industry back on the road to...

    9. April 9, 2015

      Satyam founder Ramalinga Raju sentenced to 7 years

      Ramalinga Raju, former chairman of Satyam Computer, has been jailed for seven years by a court investigating a more than...

    10. April 8, 2015

      Foreign funds brace for India’s alternative tax demand

      Dozens of foreign funds investing in India are preparing to challenge a series of unexpected new tax demands, raising...

    11. April 7, 2015

      Indian ecommerce start-ups pile into cricket sponsorship

      Upstart businesses in India’s booming ecommerce sector will open a new front in their battle for customers over the next two...

    12. April 5, 2015

      Foreign insurers scramble for India foothold

      A good health or travel insurance policy protects its owner against unlikely but potentially significant future events — a...

    13. April 1, 2015

      Emerging markets: The great unravelling

      Faced with recession, decade- high inflation, a fiscal crisis and water rationing, more than 1m Brazilians took to the...

    14. March 31, 2015

      India: At the coalface

      A large, colourfully painted sign hangs above the entrance to the depths of Jhanjra, the largest underground mine in West...

    15. March 30, 2015

      Record Indian spectrum auction set to spur telecoms consolidation

      India’s mobile market is full of large numbers, from 850m active users to annual handset sales of 200m and revenues of...

    16. March 29, 2015

      Reformist Modi tries to shake off ‘anti-poor’ label

      Ten months into the administration of Narendra Modi, even some of the Indian prime minister’s ardent supporters have been...

    17. March 29, 2015

      India’s diamond polishers lose their sparkle

      Few brides-to-be are likely to be aware that the stone in their diamond ring has probably been cut and polished in a...

    18. March 24, 2015

      Coal India digs deep in pursuit of tough goals

      Mining group Coal India is seeking a spate of deals with “the world’s best” resources companies, as it hunts for...

    19. March 22, 2015

      India telecoms debt rises on record spectrum spend

      India will net a record Rs1tn ($16bn) windfall from intense bidding for the country’s latest spectrum auctions, but at the...

    20. March 18, 2015

      Conservative values deny Indian women jobs and hit growth

      India’s chattering classes often look with wistful admiration at the prosperity of east Asia’s Tiger economies, such as tiny...

    21. March 17, 2015

      Two giants with an opportunity for partnership

      Today, the most important bilateral relationship is that between the US and China. Tomorrow it will be the one between China...

    22. March 17, 2015

      Cairn’s woes turn spotlight on India business environment

      Jerry Seinfeld became the latest in a long line of foreign visitors to discover that India is a tough place in which to do...

    23. March 13, 2015

      Dollar drives emerging market gloom

      At the end of last year the world’s oldest international financial organisation made a dire prediction. If the dollar...

    24. March 12, 2015

      India raises foreign insurance stake limit to 49%

      India’s parliament on Thursday passed a long-delayed bill allowing foreign investors to increase stakes in local insurers...

    25. March 11, 2015

      Cairn’s troubles reveal risk of tackling India’s tax authorities

      The risks of grappling with India’s revenue authorities were made abundantly clear on Wednesday, as Cairn Energy’s shares...

    26. March 11, 2015

      India’s former leader Manmohan Singh summoned in coal block probe

      Manmohan Singh, India’s former prime minister, has been summoned by a special court investigating allegations of a criminal...

    27. March 10, 2015

      India has a real chance to excel on growth

      The most significant economic story of the past three and a half decades has been the rise of China. The second most...

    28. March 10, 2015

      Tech gets set for take-off in India

      One of the most lucrative tenants in Blackstone’s new office complex in Bangalore, the Indian Silicon Valley, will be...

    29. March 6, 2015

      India has more to offer early movers

      Fund managers who were among the earliest to tap into India’s stock market rally say its latest budget and rate cut have...

    30. March 5, 2015

      China and India need to make their growth numbers add up

      One thing is certain about the global economy: a slowdown is under way. What we do not know is how big the problem is...

    31. March 4, 2015

      India makes second rate cut

      India’s central bank lowered its policy interest rate by 25 basis points to 7.5 per cent in an unscheduled meeting on...

    32. March 3, 2015

      India: if you can make it there . . .

      Yogesh Mahansaria, chief executive of Mumbai-headquartered Alliance Tire, would make a good frontman for Prime Minister...

    33. March 3, 2015

      Paper Boat bases future on India’s drinks nostalgia

      It was during a daily tussle with his three business partners over a flask of home-made aam panna — a traditional Indian...

    34. March 2, 2015

      A budget that bodes well for future Indian growth

      There have been great expectations regarding India’s first full budget since Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata party stormed...

    35. March 2, 2015

      India budget brings little joy for shares

      After months of feverish speculation about imminent “big bang” economic reforms, investors welcomed India’s annual budget...

    36. March 1, 2015

      Investors optimistic about Modi budget

      Indian and international investors are optimistic about the prospects for accelerating growth in India, after New Delhi...

    37. February 26, 2015

      India plans $137bn rail investment

      The Indian government will modernise and expand the country’s huge but ageing rail network with investments of $137bn over...

    38. February 25, 2015

      Indian farmers balk at land law reforms

      Anna Hazare, the prominent social activist who led the mass anti-corruption movement that so rattled Delhi in 2011,...

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