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    1. 6 hours ago

      Obama’s savvy bet on India’s rise

      With the big exception of India, all the Brics economies are slowing. For the first time since China’s cultural revolution,...

    2. 14 hours ago

      US and India strengthen ‘natural’ partnership

      US President Barack Obama and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugged each other and called their countries “natural”...

    1. January 22, 2015

      Obama and Modi bury hatchet to strengthen US-India ties

      Barack Obama and Narendra Modi — one a former lawyer, the other a former tea-seller, both consummate politicians — seem to...

    2. January 22, 2015

      Rightwing Hindus stir up ‘battle of the babies’ in India

      A telling photograph featuring John Kerry, US secretary of state, was published in India this month when he visited a Ford...

    3. January 20, 2015

      India reforms hit political roadblock

      The Indian government’s stratagem to enact economic reforms in defiance of an opposition-packed upper house of parliament...

    4. January 16, 2015

      India has every chance to outstrip China if it tries

      Forecasts this week by the World Bank revived a prediction often made down the years: that growth in one of the Asian...

    5. January 12, 2015

      India bars activist from overseas travel

      India has barred an environmental activist from leaving the country in an apparent escalation of pressure on groups it deems...

    6. January 8, 2015

      India coal miners abandon nationwide strike

      Indian coal miners have abandoned a national strike that threatened electricity supplies after the government agreed to...

    7. January 4, 2015

      Narendra Modi pledges India banking shake-up

      Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, has moved to address worries about his flagging economic reform agenda with a pledge...

    8. January 2, 2015

      India pumps up fuel taxes as crude prices fall

      New Delhi has raised the excise duty on petrol and diesel as it struggles to fund ambitious infrastructure development plans...

    9. December 24, 2014

      Modi bypasses upper house to push through India insurance reform

      India’s cabinet has approved an emergency decree to raise the cap on foreign direct investment in the insurance industry to...

    10. December 23, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi should act more decisively in 2015

      On balance, Narendra Modi has had a good first six months in office. Domestically, India’s prime minister has struck the...

    11. December 18, 2014

      Reliance payments to Indian politicians raise transparency issues

      Reliance Industries, the Indian conglomerate owned by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, paid undisclosed monthly legal consultancy...

    12. December 10, 2014

      Modi’s popular touch is a weapon in the battle for reform

      Narendra Modi has not made many sweeping reforms since he stormed to India’s premiership in May. But he has made some...

    13. December 8, 2014

      Modi struggles in first big battle of reform campaign

      India’s government and main opposition party publicly support it. Foreign investors and many local businesses are also in...

    14. December 5, 2014

      Dozens blinded at India cataract camp

      Indian authorities are investigating why at least 50 people who underwent free cataract surgery at a charitable event in...

    15. December 3, 2014

      Modi minister under fire for attack on Indian minorities

      Narendra Modi is under pressure to punish a government minister who told voters in Delhi they had to decide whether their...

    16. December 1, 2014

      The ‘godmen’ of India who bring out the vote, and wield earthly influence

      A five-storey home with 24 air-conditioned bedrooms, lift, indoor swimming pool and gym, luxury cars, a cache of firearms,...

    17. November 28, 2014

      India plans to reduce stakes in state lenders

      The Indian government is planning to reduce its stake in state-controlled banks as the burden of recapitalisation weighs on...

    18. November 23, 2014

      Doubt cast on Modi’s quest to find India’s black money overseas

      Campaigning for the premiership in this summer’s elections, India’s Narendra Modi tapped into popular anger against...

    19. November 20, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi joins the great power game

      The world looks a different place through the other end of the telescope. For westerners, the crisis in Ukraine is about the...

    20. November 19, 2014

      Sterilisation tragedy highlights India’s bad-drug crisis

      Probing the deaths of 13 women who participated in a government-organised mass sterilisation, Indian authorities last week...

    21. November 18, 2014

      Cricket chief cleared of Indian Premier League match-fixing

      India’s Supreme Court has cleared Narainswamy Srinivasan, chairman of the International Cricket Council, of involvement in a...

    22. November 16, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi faces awkward fiscal challenge

      India’s rebound in growth provides a rare sign of vitality among the world’s largest economies. But, even with inflation...

    23. November 13, 2014

      India raises tax rates on petrol and diesel

      India has raised tax rates on both petrol and diesel, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to take advantage of falling oil...

    24. November 13, 2014

      US and India end WTO stand-off

      India and the US have ended their stand-off at the World Trade Organisation over New Delhi’s vast food security programme,...

    25. November 11, 2014

      Indian women die after sterilisations

      A government-sponsored mass sterilisation programme in India went tragically wrong this week, with 10 women dying and dozens...

    26. November 10, 2014

      Modi expands cabinet before India reform push

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his cabinet and council of ministers on Sunday as India’s government prepared to...

    27. November 3, 2014

      Cracks in the Brics start to show

      Historians may record that Brics mania reached its height during the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil. President Dilma...

    28. October 23, 2014

      India eyes end to state coal monopoly

      New Delhi has paved the way for private sector companies to mine coal commercially in India, as fuel shortages threaten to...

    29. October 22, 2014

      India’s Congress party stares into the abyss

      Jayanti Keshri has fallen on hard times. For more than three decades, the man in the Nehru cap and the grubby white shirt...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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,...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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