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    1. 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...

    2. October 16, 2014

      Narendra Modi accelerates economic reform drive

      Narendra Modi, Indian prime minister, has accelerated his economic reform drive a day after his party won two state...

    1. October 15, 2014

      BJP has won Indian state elections, say exit polls

      India’s governing Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) won two crucial state elections on Wednesday, according to early exit polls,...

    2. 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...

    3. October 14, 2014

      Modi hits campaign trail with populist campaign to woo India anew

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi struck a conciliatory note at the end of a hectic day of rallies in Mumbai this weekend. “I...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. October 9, 2014

      India warns Pakistan over Kashmir clashes

      India has warned its nuclear-armed neighbour Pakistan to stop what New Delhi calls “unprovoked firing and shelling”, after...

    7. 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,...

    8. 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...

    9. October 2, 2014

      Modi asks India to clean up

      Not since Mahatma Gandhi, the revered independence campaigner, has any Indian leader appeared particularly concerned about...

    10. September 29, 2014

      Chinese ambassador withdrawn from India before president’s visit

      China unexpectedly recalled its ambassador to India shortly before a state visit to the country this month by President Xi...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. September 28, 2014

      Indian politician jailed for lavish corruption

      Jayalalithaa, the imperious yet popular chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, has been jailed for four...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. September 22, 2014

      Kashmir’s floods leave a watery Doomsday

      They call this part of Kashmir simply the valley. Walnut trees, apple orchards and the willows used to make cricket bats...

    17. September 18, 2014

      China-India border stand-off overshadows Xi Jinping’s deals

      A confrontation between Indian and Chinese troops in the Himalayas and Tibetan street protests in New Delhi cast a shadow...

    18. September 17, 2014

      India’s flood response failings stoke Kashmir separatist passions

      Kashmir floods Angry refugees hunt for food and drinking water nearly two weeks after their homes were destroyed in the...

    19. 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...

    20. September 12, 2014

      Xi to meet Modi amid shift in Sino-Indian ties

      The common wisdom has been that China and India have nothing in common – except size. But that is changing. The shift is...

    21. 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...

    22. September 9, 2014

      Concern grows as power crisis looms for India

      On the campaign trail earlier this year, Narendra Modi often promised to bring power to the 400m Indians who lack basic...

    23. September 8, 2014

      India revamps intellectual property policy in face of western anger

      India is hiring 1,000 officials for its patent offices and has vowed to clear the backlog of all pending applications over...

    24. September 2, 2014

      Vijay Mallya feels full force of frustration within India’s banks

      In January 2012 – when India’s ailing Kingfisher Airlines urgently needed cash for jet fuel to keep its aircraft flying –...

    25. September 2, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi chides China as he embraces Japan

      Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, has issued a thinly veiled attack on Chinese “expansionism” during a visit to Tokyo,...

    26. September 1, 2014

      India eyes China as economic confidence returns

      When the talk turns to China, you can tell India is feeling improved. During Delhi’s late 2000s boom, bullish types often...

    27. August 29, 2014

      India’s economy expands at fastest rate in two years

      During India’s recent election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigned on the slogan “Good days are coming”. On Friday, he...

    28. August 27, 2014

      India court’s coal ruling fuels confusion

      “Coal is king and paramount lord of industry,” wrote India’s Supreme Court this week. Few in the country’s fuel-starved...

    29. August 26, 2014

      China and India balk at state sell-off

      Two Asian giants, one shared economic problem: China and India face a common challenge in how to reform their outsized state...

    30. August 25, 2014

      Thames clean-up inspires Modi’s Ganges plans

      Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister, could look to the clean-up of the once filthy Thames in London as a model for...

    31. August 25, 2014

      Hindu nationalists flex muscles in Narendra Modi’s India

      Less than three months into Narendra Modi’s new Indian government, worried liberals say their fears of a lurch to the right...

    32. August 22, 2014

      India poised to appoint Arvind Subramanian as economic adviser

      US-based economist Arvind Subramanian is poised to become chief economic adviser to the government of prime minister...

    33. August 22, 2014

      Kerala’s prohibition plan deals blow to tourism

      India’s southern Kerala state, whose tropical, palm-fringed beaches are among the country’s top tourist draws, has decided...

    34. August 15, 2014

      Modi prioritises factories and toilets in Independence Day speech

      Narendra Modi, Indian prime minister, has launched a drive to modernise and clean up the world’s largest democracy with the...

    35. August 13, 2014

      Review: Defying the Odds – The Rise of Dalit Entrepreneurs

      Defying the Odds: The Rise of Dalit Entrepreneurs By Devesh Kapur, D Shyam Babu and Chandra Bhan Prasad Random House India,...

    36. August 11, 2014

      Food policy moves highlight conflicting pressures on India

      After Indian inflation unexpectedly shot up this summer, driven by a sharp rise in the price of basic foodstuffs, the...

    37. August 6, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi confounds devotees and detractors alike

      At first they thought he would do too much. Now they worry he will not do enough. When Narendra Modi was swept to power in...

    38. August 5, 2014

      Confidence in India’s state lenders shaken by bribery scandal

      Facing rising bad loans, declining profits and falling market share, the heads of India’s public sector banks have plenty to...

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