from India Insight:

Bollywood holds breath as Salman Khan faces jail

May 5, 2015

(UPDATE: Salman Khan sentenced to five years in prison in hit-and-run case)

A guilty verdict for Salman Khan on Wednesday in a 13-year-old hit-and-run could derail some of Bollywood’s most prized projects if India's most bankable actor is put behind bars.

from Breakingviews:

India’s aborted central bank plan has few mourners

May 4, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Expert Zone:

India Markets Weekahead: Spring clean your portfolio and buy pedigree stocks

May 3, 2015

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters)

from India Insight:

China? India? We’re grateful for their help: Nepal’s ambassador to India

April 28, 2015

By Mayank Bhardwaj and Ratnajyoti Dutta

A 7.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Nepal and parts of northern India on Saturday, killing more than 4,300 people and injuring thousands more. It is the most destructive earthquake that Nepal has suffered since 1934. Several countries have offered relief, most notably China and India. The rival nations, which together surround Nepal, have made an effort to woo the stricken nation even as they eye each other from their own borders.

from Breakingviews:

India’s poor state banks will test investor limits

April 22, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Daiichi Sankyo scrubs out Indian M&A nightmare

April 21, 2015

By Una Galani

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from India Insight:

Movie Review: Court

April 17, 2015

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

Chaitanya Tamhane's "Court" is a chronicle of the mundane - a housewife cooks dinner, a lawyer reads something in a monotone, another character shops for groceries. Yet, it is through the mundane that Tamhane weaves magic. "Court" is a rare film that creates drama out of the humdrum lives of ordinary people, whose limited world view and biases affect the lives of others in more ways than they can imagine.

from Breakingviews:

Tax shockers ramp up India investor risk premium

April 17, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from India Insight:

100 ‘smart cities’? Getting just one done will be a challenge

April 15, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plan to build 100 "smart cities" by 2022 to decongest existing urban centres probably will take longer to achieve. Reuters visited the foundations of one of these cities in Gujarat, a finance centre called Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT).

from MacroScope:

Surprise monetary policy moves may become new norm in India

April 14, 2015

File photo of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan during a news conference in Mumbai

For all the measures India's central bank has taken to increase transparency in policy making, predicting rate moves by Governor Raghuram Rajan is still difficult.