from India Insight:

IMD monsoon forecast overweighing El Nino – Skymet CEO

By Reuters Staff
June 3, 2015

People run to take shelter during a heavy monsoon shower in New Delhi August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/FilesIndia has cut this year's monsoon forecast to 88 percent of the long-term average, prompted by the El Nino climate phenomenon and raising fears of the country’s first drought in six years. This makes India’s agriculture sector vulnerable with nearly half of farmland lacking irrigation.

from The Great Debate:

Why Pakistan is friends with everyone – and no one

By Paula Newberg
May 26, 2015

India's PM Modi shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Sharif as Nepal's PM Koirala and Afghanistan's President Ghani watch during the closing session of 18th SAARC summit in Kathmandu

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (front L) shakes hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (front C) as Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala (back 2nd L) and Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani (front R) look on at the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit in Kathmandu, November 27, 2014. REUTERS/Niranjan Shrestha/Pool

from Expert Zone:

Untangling the web of India, China and Pakistan diplomacy

By Raffaello Pantucci
May 25, 2015

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

from Expert Zone:

India Markets Weekahead: Bulls in control but no catalysts for next big move

By Ambareesh Baliga
May 24, 2015

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

from Expert Zone:

How India can support its start-ups

By Sajan Pillai
May 22, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

SoftBank lives up to its name with Indian startup

May 19, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

India online retail hierarchy looks far from fixed

May 14, 2015

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

from The Great Debate:

How an Iran nuclear deal means cheaper oil and why Tehran is OK with that

By Jan H. Kalicki
May 12, 2015

Facilities at phases 2-3 of the South Pars gas field are illuminated at night in Assaluyeh on Iran's Persian Gulf coast

Facilities at phases 2-3 of the South Pars gas field, owned jointly by Iran and Qatar, are illuminated at night in Assaluyeh on Iran's Persian Gulf coast, May 27, 2006. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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.