The Rice Bowl

India fails to pass anti-corruption law


Attention now turns to electoral politics, and who takes the blame

New studies show role of caste and creed in Indian inequality

The World

India’s market is in the tank. Should you double down?

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A Kim Jong-Il impersonator mourns


George Soros to spread his wealth in Burma?


The failed promise of India’s once beloved prime minister

In an essay worth saving for posterity, historian Ram Guha assesses the many failings of a man once projected as India’s best prime minister

India opens stock markets to foreigners

Move allows individuals to trade in Indian markets

India’s reforms spurred inequality

Former finance minister explains public distrust of economic reforms

Islamic rebels in Philippines aid search for kidnapped Australian man


Moro Islamic Liberation Front agrees to help find man likely kidnapped by other rebel group

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Indian PM’s plans for 2012: Raise funds, control spending

Singh pins hopes on goods and services tax