India’s lower house moved to create a new state in the south to resolve a 50-year dispute, risking unrest where Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have their offices as the ruling Congress Party seeks votes before elections.
Tanda Srinivas was lounging in the yard of his two-room house in the southern Indian village of Mondrai shortly after noon on Oct. 28 when his wife, Shobha, burst out of the door covered in flames and screaming for help.
The sudden popularity of India’s anti-graft Aam Aadmi Party is prompting concern at companies such as Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. that this year’s general election will fail to create a stable government.
India’s Andhra Pradesh state introduced its first solar-energy policy, offering tax benefits to projects and exemptions from power-transmission fees as the local government seeks investment to curb electricity shortages.
Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Ltd . surged by the daily limit in Mumbai, sparking a rally in its domestic rivals, after International Paper Co. agreed to pay more than twice the market price to buy the Indian company.
India braced for the country’s strongest storm in 14 years to make landfall tomorrow after moving oil vessels out to sea, closing one of its biggest ports and deploying rescue teams to the eastern coastline.