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  1. July 23, 2014

    Western anti-capitalists take too much for granted

    There is something paradoxical about the crisis of capitalism that has unfolded since the financial turmoil of 2008....

  2. July 6, 2014

    Modi walks a fine line with maiden budget

    Modi walks fine line with maiden budget Two months after he tweeted jubilantly that “good days are coming” in celebration of...

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  1. June 30, 2014

    India’s building accidents push regulation into spotlight

    More than 10 people were killed after a residential building collapsed in the Indian city of Chennai, the latest in a series...

  2. June 25, 2014

    India steps back from rail fare increases

    India’s new government has partially rolled back increases in railway fares in the face of public protests, highlighting the...

  3. June 22, 2014

    Coal India: lumpy

    Picture the most outdated stereotype of mining that you can possibly imagine: grimy musclemen, perhaps, hacking out rock...

  4. June 20, 2014

    India tightens controls on foreign funding for Greenpeace

    New Delhi has tightened controls on foreign funding for Greenpeace India, part of a wider crackdown on environmental groups...

  5. June 19, 2014

    Mismanagement blamed for New Delhi’s water crisis

    Hunting for one of the necessities of life was not how Lakhvinder Singh, a former civil servant from India’s...

  6. June 18, 2014

    Modi targets India inflation with onion export controls

    India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a new push to curb rising inflation in advance of next month’s annual...

  7. May 18, 2014

    New role for India’s ‘common man’ after Modi win

    The broom-wielding anti-corruption activists of the Aam Aadmi (Common Man) party hoped their quest to clean up money-driven...

  8. May 17, 2014

    Manmohan Singh yields to triumphant Narendra Modi as Indian PM

    BJP supporters celebrate as Congress concedes defeat A chastened Manmohan Singh of the Congress party has resigned after a...

  9. May 16, 2014

    Pockets of wariness amid the delirium in new leader’s home state

    India’s next prime minister looked eerily calm as he pushed through heavy crowds and ducked into a waiting vehicle outside...

  10. May 16, 2014

    Modi’s victory is little short of an electoral revolution

    In what has turned out to be the most definitive election verdict in three decades, India has turned to the right, both...

  11. May 16, 2014

    Narendra Modi, polarising outsider set to revolutionise Indian politics

    Narendra Modi is different – different, that is, from other Indian leaders.The man set to become prime minister of the...

  12. May 14, 2014

    Narendra Modi should stick to his pledge of toilets before temples

    Narendra Modi, the man most likely to become India’s next prime minister, has a wicked turn of phrase. In one of his most...

  13. beyondbrics

    May 14, 2014

    India elections: it's all up in the air

    A general election in India is a busy time for the media, it’s a busy time for the gambling industry – and it’s also a busy...

  14. May 11, 2014

    Voters take a punt on India’s political future

    By the end of Monday, more than 500m people will have voted in India’s vast general election, and opinion polls seem certain...

  15. May 9, 2014

    World Bank eyes biggest global poverty line increase in decades

    The World Bank is considering the biggest increase in two decades of its global poverty line after calculations of the size...

  16. May 7, 2014

    India’s Congress party has done itself out of a job

    For the Congress party, which has ruled over independent India for 54 of the past 67 years, the only thing in doubt about...

  17. beyondbrics

    May 6, 2014

    India elections: a festival of vote buying

    The rise of the fledgling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in this general election has helped bring corruption and good governance...

  18. May 6, 2014

    India launches probe into ecommerce websites

    Indian authorities are investigating whether Flipkart and Myntra, two of the country’s fast-growing ecommerce websites, are...

  19. beyondbrics

    May 6, 2014

    Guest post: making India an easier place to do business

    By Ravi Venkatesan India will soon have a new government and prime minister. That new leader will not have to do much to woo...

  20. beyondbrics

    May 5, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    With votes due to be counted next week, Victor Mallet takes a look at four obstacles that stand in the way of the national...

  21. April 24, 2014

    Modi shows political muscle in Indian holy city

    Thousands of fervent supporters of Narendra Modi, favourite to become India’s next prime minister, surged through the...

  22. beyondbrics

    April 22, 2014

    India elections: a tale of criminals in the House

    Crime, ill-gotten gains and violence are closely linked with electoral politics in India and with 30 per cent of lawmakers...

  23. beyondbrics

    April 17, 2014

    India elections: the state that might save Congress?

    It is what might be dubbed “super Thursday” in India, the biggest voting day in the country’s month-long election. 121...

  24. April 16, 2014

    Fragile Middle: India’s petty entrepreneurs face uncertain future

    Fragile Middle: India’s anxious middle class It makes for a curious combination of businesses under one roof, but Bheem...

  25. April 9, 2014

    India election: Narendra Modi looks to woo hostile southern states

    With voting under way in India’s month-long election, opposition leader Narendra Modi addressed tens of thousands of...

  26. April 7, 2014

    India election: Ruling Congress party faces poll drubbing

    India starts mammoth election process On the plains of Kurukshetra – the site of an epic Indian mythological battle – Naveen...

  27. April 6, 2014

    Final India opinion polls boost Narendra Modi’s campaign

    Hindu nationalist opposition leader Narendra Modi has strengthened his polling lead and appears poised to inflict a heavy...

  28. beyondbrics

    April 3, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    There are just a few more days left before polling begins in the world’s biggest democracy and the opposition Bharatiya...

  29. beyondbrics

    April 3, 2014

    Guest Post: the rural/urban divide dies out

    By Neelanjan Sircar and Milan Vaishnav Come election time, a standard trope goes that India is engaged in a relentless...

  30. March 28, 2014

    Australian galleries embroiled in Indian antiquities scandal

    Two of the biggest public art galleries in Australia have become embroiled in a controversy over their purchases of...

  31. beyondbrics

    March 26, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    The incumbent Congress party published its manifesto on Wednesday, with mentions for low-caste and tribal people, labour...

  32. March 26, 2014

    Modi’s silence on crony capitalism speaks volumes

    It is not hard to see why hopes are rising in India Inc. Polls suggest opposition leader Narendra Modi will win outright in...

  33. beyondbrics

    March 25, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    The looming general election just got more exciting, as Arvind Kejriwal, leader of the anti-corruption Aam Aadmi Party has...

  34. March 23, 2014

    Indian business looks to Modi to spark capex revival

    India’s opinion polls put opposition leader Narendra Modi as the country’s next prime minister, shortly after election...

  35. March 19, 2014

    A vote for Modi could make India more Chinese

    China’s ability to get things done has long caused many Indians to marvel. Whether the planners in Beijing are overseeing...

  36. March 19, 2014

    Who features on the AAP candidate list?

    The Aam Aadmi party’s main agenda is to eradicate corruption and criminality from India’s political system. But otherwise,...

  37. March 19, 2014

    India’s Common Man party oozes charisma on its poll mission

    Clad in jeans, sandals and a block-print cotton kurta, the typical sartorial markers of an Indian social activist, Rachna...

  38. March 17, 2014

    Turbans and feathers but no skullcap

    Modi’s hat-trick Storming across India wooing voters, Narendra Modi has worn virtually every piece of traditional or exotic...

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