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    1. 9 hours ago

      Modi asks India to clean up

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

    2. 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      Chinese ambassador withdrawn from India before president’s visit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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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 –...

    15. 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,...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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,...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. August 4, 2014

      Mumbai’s young professionals struggle to buy homes

      Mumbai’s 580-year housing dilemma Armed with an engineering degree from his native Rajasthan, Ankush Khandelwal migrated to...

    30. August 3, 2014

      India bank chief arrested in bribery probe

      Indian investigators have arrested the head of a state-owned bank and at least five other suspects in the first big...

    31. July 29, 2014

      India struggles to build up infrastructure dream

      India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes no secret of his desire to preside over a Chinese-style infrastructure boom,...

    32. July 17, 2014

      ONGC: disinvestment department

      Welcome to the Department of Disinvestment. You will probably be seeing a lot more of this section of the Indian Finance...

    33. July 17, 2014

      India’s ONGC stake sale is first deficit test for Narendra Modi

      India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated a renewed push to offload government assets, outlining plans to raise...

    34. July 14, 2014

      India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley chooses to ‘talk the talk’ rather than ‘walk the talk’ in budget

      Campaigning for parliamentary elections this year, Narendra Modi, now India’s prime minister, and his Bharatiya Janata...

    35. July 11, 2014

      India and China – clash of the titans

      Britain’s chancellor George Osborne was in India this week, praising the new government of Narendra Modi for its “ambition,...

    36. July 10, 2014

      India vows to revive growth to 8% within three years

      India’s recently elected government has vowed to revive economic growth to 7-8 per cent within the next three years and...

    37. July 9, 2014

      India’s Narendra Modi picks controversial Amit Shah as BJP leader

      Amit Shah, one of the closest confidants of India’s prime minister Narendra Modi, has been named president of the ruling...

    38. July 7, 2014

      George Osborne praises new Indian PM Narendra Modi

      George Osborne has welcomed the “ambition, drive and pace” of Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister, as the chancellor...

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