Features by Rahul Tandon
Posted In: India, weddings, gold
India is the world's largest gold importer. The government hiked import taxes on gold to control the outward flow of cash, but for weddings, the lure of the yellow metal is not fading.
Posted In: India, women, bank
India's finance minister has announced plans to set up the country's first ever women only bank. P Chidambaram says he hopes that it will be granted a license by October.
Posted In: India, guns
India is the world's second largest market for guns after the U.S. Gun control in India is tight, but the black market in arms flourishes. Some 85 percent of guns owned are illegally owned.
The retail giant is accused by some Indian politicians of giving $100 million to an Indian supermarket chain.
Posted In: India, Ben Bernanke, Timothy Geithner
U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke are visiting India today to encourage the Indian market to open up to U.S. firms.
Posted In: India, starbucks, coffee
What's the Hindi word for Frappuccino? India is set to get its first Starbucks next month in a posh neighborhood in Mumbai.
Posted In: India, McDonald's, fast food
The fast food giant makes a bold move in a country where about 50 percent of the people are vegetarian.
Posted In: India
In India, 600 million people lost power this morning. It's the second major blackout there in just two days.
Posted In: India, power
Today blackouts in northern India spread to the eastern states, affecting half of the country's 1.2 billion people. Many office buildings are running on generators; More than a hundred trains were stranded in the summertime heat.
India's economy grew almost 9 percent this spring.