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    1. August 30, 2016

      Ratan Tata and Nandan Nilekani to launch microfinance company

      Ratan Tata and Nandan Nilekani, two of India’s most prominent businessmen, have joined forces to launch a microfinance...

    2. August 29, 2016

      Alibaba-backed Paytm in talks to raise funds at $5bn valuation

      Paytm, one of India’s largest ecommerce companies, is in the final stages of talks to raise about $300m from investors...

    3. August 29, 2016

      India’s Bank of Baroda defends central bank bad-loans crackdown

      The chief executive of India’s second-largest state-owned bank has defended a central bank crackdown on distressed...

    4. August 26, 2016

      India’s ‘mini bang’ to boost corporate bond market

      India’s outgoing central bank governor Raghuram Rajan has unveiled a “mini bang” of liberalisation aimed at boosting...

    5. August 21, 2016

      India’s choice of central bank governor signals continuity

      When Raghuram Rajan quit in June as governor of the Reserve Bank of India, and after scurrilous at­tacks on him by a...

    6. August 21, 2016

      Reserve Bank of India opts for orthodoxy with Urjit Patel

      Days after his unexpected decision to return to the US when his term expired, Raghuram Rajan, India’s highly regarded...

    7. August 12, 2016

      India lifts ban on new luxury diesel vehicles

      India’s Supreme Court has lifted an eight-month ban on the registration of new diesel-fuelled SUVs and luxury cars in...

    8. August 10, 2016

      India tech: Reality call

      Deepinder Goyal had a moment of horror last year when he received an email from a would-be entrepreneur seeking...

    9. August 10, 2016

      Investors see opportunity in India bad-debt purge

      Even as distressed asset woes at state-owned banks cast a shadow over India’s economic outlook, other financial...

    10. August 9, 2016

      India’s one nation sales tax depends on local statesmanship

      One nation, one tax, one market. That is the aim of India’s goods and services tax, for which a constitutional...

    11. August 8, 2016

      Suzlon chief seeks greater green power support

      The chairman of India’s biggest listed renewable energy company by sales has called on multilateral development...

    12. August 7, 2016

      India sales tax: super hero

      India’s tax man is about to get smarter. On Wednesday the country’s parliament passed a tax bill aimed at replacing its...

    13. August 4, 2016

      India’s sales tax is a victory for Narendra Modi

      It took several decades but India got there at last. The upper house of parliament on Wednesday approved a bill...

    14. August 4, 2016

      India’s top power group sells ‘green’ masala bond

      India’s largest power group has raised Rs20bn ($299m) in masala bonds and added a twist to what is only the second deal...

    15. August 4, 2016

      India Inc celebrates tax reform milestone

      India’s Godrej makes everything from locks to office furniture. But rather than sending its wares straight from the...

    16. August 3, 2016

      India’s parliament passes landmark tax bill

      India’s parliament has approved a long-awaited overhaul of the country’s fragmented tax system to create a genuine...

    17. July 28, 2016

      Next Reserve Bank of India governor faces rough ride

      Five days before the UK voted to leave the EU, Indian media were abuzz with talk of “Rexit”: Raghuram Rajan’s sudden...

    18. July 28, 2016

      Japan claim threatens Tata steel and JLR assets

      Japan’s NTT DoCoMo has taken aim at Tata in Europe over an unpaid claim for $1.2bn, threatening to seize the Indian...

    19. July 24, 2016

      India reform is unfinished business

      Twenty-five years ago, India introduced an emergency budget that began the process of opening up its long-closed...

    20. July 24, 2016

      New companies offer Indians ultra-cheap smartphones

      Newly launched Indian companies are grabbing attention — and widespread scepticism — by promising smartphones at prices...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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