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    1. November 30, 2016

      Demonetisation casts shadow over India GDP

      India’s economy expanded at an annual rate of 7.3 per cent in the three months to September, indicating that it was...

    2. November 30, 2016

      Indian troops killed in third militant attack this year

      India’s defence ministry has been accused of failing to protect forces near the Pakistan border after seven soldiers...

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    1. November 29, 2016

      India’s largest bank demands compensation for cash deluge

      India’s largest lender has demanded compensation for the burden of managing a flood of deposits since the government’s...

    2. November 29, 2016

      Rural Indians on frontline in Modi’s black money battle

      The houses have been cleaned and decorated in rural Odisha in eastern India, ready for the weekly visit of Lakshmi, the...

    3. November 28, 2016

      India plans to seize portion of black money deposits

      India has unveiled plans to seize a significant portion of any black money deposited in the nation’s bank accounts...

    4. November 27, 2016

      Indian lenders forced to deposit cash deluge at central bank

      Indian banks will have to deposit as cash all the extra money they have been given as a result of demonetisation with...

    5. November 25, 2016

      India’s supreme court bans firecrackers to combat pollution

      India’s supreme court on Friday said it was banning the sale of all firecrackers in the capital city, New Delhi, in a...

    6. November 25, 2016

      Modi defends demonetisation as India backlash mounts

      India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, has lashed out at critics of his draconian ban on high-value currency notes,...

    7. November 23, 2016

      Rupee clean-up will do little to purify Indian politics

      Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s unexpected ban on Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes was designed like a game of musical...

    8. November 21, 2016

      Indians return $80bn worth of banned banknotes

      Indians have returned $80bn worth of high-value currency notes to banks since Prime Minister Narendra Modi banned their...

    9. November 17, 2016

      India: Narendra Modi’s bonfire of the rupees

      India, at the start of this year, began requiring retailers that received more than Rs200,000 ($3,000) in cash from a...

    10. November 16, 2016

      India fintech groups look to cash in on banknote crunch

      Two days after the shock news that 86 per cent of India’s cash by value was being scrapped overnight, a full-page...

    11. November 14, 2016

      Modi seeks to rally public behind India’s currency crackdown

      Indian prime minister Narendra Modi sought on Monday to rally public support for his draconian decision to scrap most...

    12. November 14, 2016

      My quest for cash in Modi’s India

      I had just slapped a Rs500 note on the counter of a south Indian snack stand when my phone rang. “Are you watching...

    13. November 13, 2016

      India’s cash chaos sparks growing backlash

      Indians’ desperate quest for cash intensified at the weekend, as public resentment grew at New Delhi’s chaotic effort...

    14. November 11, 2016

      Indians endure currency pain with touch of schadenfreude

      As he ran for India’s highest office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wooed voters with a promise to crack down on those...

    15. November 9, 2016

      India struggles to digest withdrawal of high-value banknotes

      New Delhi’s Chidambaram Hotel restaurant usually struggles to keep pace with demand for its south Indian food. But...

    16. November 8, 2016

      India scraps high-value banknotes in black economy clampdown

      India unexpectedly scrapped all larger-denomination banknotes overnight in what New Delhi said was a move to stop...

    17. November 8, 2016

      India suspends 24-hour ban on TV news channel NDTV

      India has suspended a controversial 24-hour ban on a national television news channel, in a case that has highlighted...

    18. November 6, 2016

      May’s Indian journey is a hard test on immigration

      If Theresa May hopes to return from her trip to India this week with evidence of substantial progress on trade, she has...

    19. The Exchange

      October 28, 2016

      China steps in to protect its Pakistan project

      China’s diplomats have taken the unprecedented step of intervening in Pakistan’s complex domestic politics to ensure...

    20. October 23, 2016

      India launches race to build fighter jet

      India has kick-started a race to supply fighter jets for its air force in what could be among the world’s most...

    21. The Exchange

      October 18, 2016

      The way forward for India and Pakistan over Kashmir

      The bellicosity between India and Pakistan has subsided for now but the issues that have caused the trouble remain,...

    22. October 14, 2016

      Modi and Putin to meet as longstanding alliance drifts

      Last month about 70 Russian troops arrived in Pakistan for their first joint combat exercise with their south Asian...

    23. October 9, 2016

      Drinks industry: India’s battle with the bottle

      Carlsberg, the Danish brewer, opened its seventh brewery in India two years ago: a $25m plant, capable of brewing 50m...

    24. October 4, 2016

      India industry welcomes interest rate cut

      India’s central bank, led by its new chief Urjit Patel, took advantage of lower inflation to cut its key interest rate...

    25. October 4, 2016

      Pakistanis turn to pigeons as propaganda war with India escalates

      First it was balloons, then mischievous broadcasts to pilots, and now it is a pigeon — Pakistanis are turning to...

    26. October 3, 2016

      India and Pakistan’s spectacular border show takes a dark turn

      Skirmishes between nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan at the de facto border that divides the disputed Kashmir...

    27. October 2, 2016

      India tax amnesty draws $9.8bn in asset declarations

      A four-month amnesty for tax evaders in India has resulted in the declaration of hidden assets worth nearly $10bn, the...

    28. September 30, 2016

      India spectrum auction faces headwinds

      Indian telecoms operators will start bidding on Saturday in a multibillion-dollar spectrum auction with implications...

    29. September 29, 2016

      India launches ‘strikes’ on Pakistan terror targets

      India says its armed forces carried out overnight attacks across its de facto border with Pakistan to destroy terror...

    30. September 29, 2016

      Tax change threatens close ties between India and Mauritius

      An imposing 12-storey building opposite the cathedral in the heart of Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, is best...

    31. September 28, 2016

      India sparks boycott of South Asia summit in Pakistan

      November’s meeting of South Asian countries in Islamabad is hanging in the balance after four countries, led by India,...

    32. FT Data

      September 27, 2016

      Datawatch: Modi remains popular

      About two-thirds of Indians are satisfied with the direction of the country, up from less than a third in 2013. An...

    33. September 26, 2016

      India celebrates space programme milestone

      India’s space programme took a major step forwards on Monday with the launch of a rocket carrying satellites that will...

    34. September 25, 2016

      India’s Rafale deal belies strained procurement ability

      India has finally inked an €8bn agreement to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France’s Dassault. Last week’s deal is one...

    35. September 25, 2016

      India’s Modi threatens to ‘isolate Pakistan’ after Kashmir attack

      Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, hit out at Pakistan following a deadly attack on an Indian army camp in Kashmir...

    36. September 22, 2016

      India poised to sign €8bn deal to buy 36 fighter jets from France

      India’s decade-long process to acquire new fighter jets to renew its ageing air force fleet will take a significant...

    37. September 22, 2016

      Guarded optimism beats gloom for emerging economies

      When the world’s leading policymakers gather in Washington next month, we will hear a lot about the gloomy global...

    38. September 20, 2016

      Indian troops kill suspected militants in Kashmir

      Tensions between nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan mounted on Tuesday as Indian officials said they had...

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