Arun Kumar has seen many Indian governments try and fail to eliminate middlemen at produce markets who are blamed for hoarding and stoking inflation. He expects nothing to change under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
America’s $93 billion pipeline of generic pharmaceuticals often starts in places like Toansa, a village in northern India where a drug-making facility rises up beside mustard fields and manure-flecked ox-cart tracks.
Outside a two-room shanty littered with onions, Narendra Modi’s in-laws recalled the look on his wife’s face last month after the frontrunner to be India’s next leader acknowledged her for the first time in decades.
India’s worst power-grid failure in a decade exposed the urgency behind Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s bid to attract $400 billion in investment and ease an electricity deficit that is holding back economic growth.
India Cements Ltd., which owns the Chennai Super Kings cricket team, says its association with the nation’s favorite sport is helping drive sales of the building material as it expands across the country.