Modi tries to shake off ‘anti-poor’ label

Indian PM gives ground to critics on land reform and retroactive tax

India court rejects free speech curbs

Limits on online expression deemed ‘unconstitutional and untenable’

Baffling politics of Indian place names

It is surely a sign of insecurity to dictate how a word is spoken by people in their own language

‘Accommodating’ Beijing is no bad thing

The policy of Chinese containment could be a disastrous miscalculation

Conservative values deny India women jobs

Political elites do not see the division of labour, with most women at home, as a policy problem

Nun’s rape stokes Indian Christian fears

Incident comes amid growing rhetoric by Hindu groups

Cairn India pipeline construction

Cairn’s woes highlight India difficulties

Modi’s promises to smooth bureaucracy yet to bear fruit

IMF warns India on women’s exclusion

Lagarde says lack of female workers a ‘huge missed opportunity’

US should work from inside Asia’s bank

Washington should sign up and bless the desire of its friends to join, writes Fred Bergsten

Delhi to limit visibility of smog data

World’s most polluted city to halt real-time air quality releases

Singh summoned in India ‘coalgate’ probe

Former PM to appear in court investigating mining allocations

Modi starts Indian Ocean charm offensive

Visits aimed at countering Chinese influence in region

State of India’s government health system

Its failings should matter more to Indians

Growth in China and India must add up

Many politely accept the official line but those with money on the line do not, says Ruchir Sharma

Rape film row shines harsh light on India

Backlash after ban on documentary deemed conspiracy to malign nation

World Bank warns of surge in relocations

Trend comes amid dramatic rise in requests for help to fund infrastructure projects

India makes second rate cut

RBI decision at unscheduled meeting follows global easing moves

India takes tough stance on hidden wealth

Harsh new jail terms for those concealing wealth in tax havens

RBI's Rajan surprises with another rate cut

Governor cuts repo rate by a quarter point to 7.5%, but maintains cash reserve ratio at 4%

Riches and perils of the fossil-fuel age

Carbon tax would help create a less polluting energy future