from Breakingviews:

India’s wobbly economy needs a factory revival

May 6, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Expert Zone:

A shortcut to industrial recovery

May 5, 2014

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

A worker sprays water over piles of coal at Mundra Port Coal Terminal in the western Indian state of GujaratThe rate of growth in infrastructure industries falling to 2.6 percent in FY2013-14 came as a shock. That’s because these industries had been consistently growing at relatively high rates in the previous three years, in spite of the drop in production in other industries.

from Expert Zone:

India’s next foreign policy

By Jaswant Singh
April 30, 2014

(This piece comes from Project Syndicate. The opinions expressed are the author’s own)

from India Insight:

They say every vote counts, but mine wasn’t

By Ratnika Sharma
April 29, 2014

(Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters Corp.)

from Breakingviews:

Review: India’s Singh wasn’t king, Modi could be

April 25, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Expert Zone:

In defence of the defensives: Why IT, pharma stocks are not pariahs

By Mukesh Agarwal
April 21, 2014

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

Expectation that the ongoing general election will throw up a stable government has spurred a return to risk in domestic equities. The consequent rally has meant those favoured defensives of the sluggish times - information technology and pharma stocks - received a shearing.

from India Insight:

Interview: Nitin Gadkari on the election, BJP’s priorities and Amit Shah

April 18, 2014

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By Shyamantha Asokan

Nitin Gadkari is a top leader of India’s Hindu nationalist opposition party, which is forecast to emerge as the front-runner in the country’s mammoth general election. A series of opinion polls this year say that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, will win the biggest chunk of the 543 parliamentary seats up for grabs. Results are due on May 16.

from Breakingviews:

Diageo throws money at Indian empire-building

April 15, 2014

By Robert Cole and Una Galani

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from John Lloyd:

Modi: Democrat or divider

By John Lloyd
April 9, 2014

India’s 815 million voters started the five-week voting cycle earlier this week. It’s already being celebrated as a triumph just for taking place -- “the largest collective democratic act in history,” according to the Economist.

from India Insight:

Young professionals in Bangalore favour Modi’s promise, shrug off riots

April 9, 2014

As far as Vinod Hegde is concerned, Indian prime minister candidate Narendra Modi bears no responsibility for the 2002 Gujarat riots. More to the point, Hegde doesn't care.