Elections in Uttar Pradesh will be the most keenly watched.
This could be a year of reckoning for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party. Five states, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur are set to go to the polls in…
Demonetisation is just the latest example of post-truth politics at work.
Only by privileging an English-speaking, Western position can we say that 'post-truth' emerged in 2016.
Conference wheels turning.
The historical animosity remains.
Spot the difference.
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Both men are polarising figures, who espouse deeply divisive agendas – but with different views on globalisation.
The Modi government is getting rid of RS500 and RS1,000 notes to try and combat the black market and corruption.
Business Briefing: Former chief World Bank economist on inequality and doing away with big money
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A former chief economist to the World Bank and economic adviser to the Indian government says doing away with big currency notes is a noble idea but an ineffective tool.
Problems occur when a country falls in love with gold, and silver might be about to get a boost from proposed solutions.
Fistful of nothing.
India is engulfed in chaos after Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the wrong policy at the wrong time.
The Indian government recently demonetised 86% of its country’s cash – and kicked off a logistical nightmare.
India’s crackdown on black money has inconvenienced a large group of people.
The currency switch is one of a number of steps taken by the Modi government to crack down on corruption and tax avoidance.
Cyrus Mistry pictured leaves after a meeting in Mumbai, Oct 26.
Theresa May was supposed to meet with bosses of the Indian conglomerate, but an age-old issue with the family firm has got in the way.
Members of Hindu Sena, a right wing Hindu group, shout slogans during a protest against Hillary Clinton in New Delhi.
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Regardless of US presidential results, India needs to keep the United States close to maintain the balance of power in South Asia.
Narendra Modi's government is drumming up war hysteria on the eve of crucial state elections. The gathering storm threatens India's increasingly beleaguered democracy.
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Britain and India may be linked by colonial ties, but India is intent on forging a new relationship based on in its own interests.
The Indian government risks a serious escalation of violence if the Pakistani government and militant groups in that country respond with even more attacks.
As the latest attack on an Indian army camp shows, India's shift in policy from strategic restraint to preemptive self-defence is a serious gamble.
People at a temple in Ahmedabad, India. The country’s government struggles to come to terms with racism against African immigrants.
Racial violence has its parallels in other forms of violence in India. The prejudice runs across multiple channels from caste, region, religion to gender.
India's prime minister won a landslide victory promising to improve his people's lives. There's a very long way to go.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta address a news conference at State House in Nairobi.
Narendra Modi’s first trip to Africa has widely been heralded as a success, but his brand of diplomacy has left the most pressing issues for the continent unaddressed.
Pressing on: Narendra Modi.
While Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government can take heart, the political landscape is fragmenting along caste, religious and ideological lines.
Don't assume a UK outside of the EU will be able to rewrite its trade deal with India.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hits the street with cleaners to promote Swachh Bharat.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to bring 1.5 million toilets to the 600 million Indians without access by 2019. If he fails that could prove dangerous in an election year.