Had India not closed its markets, the country might have faced a shortage of chapatis - India's ubiquitous, unleavened daily bread. People, rich or poor, don't consume wheat; they buy flour to make chapatis.
Going into the pandemic, the Indian tycoon to watch was Mukesh Ambani. Coming out of it, all eyes are on Gautam Adani.
The celestial algorithm that keeps the moon in its orbit around the earth clearly works a lot better than the one that governed Luna and Terra.
In trying to squeeze one last drop of output from an empty barrel of monetary elixir, India's central bank made the serious mistake of not only ignoring the country's inflation buildup, but pretending that it didn't exist.
Their bruising battle for control of a bankrupt Indian retailer isn't over yet, and two of the world's richest men are already heading for a second round in their contest - this time on the cricket field.
After 45 years in business, the underwriter of homes for millions of Indians is moving in with its 28-year-old banker offspring.
India wants to go on trading with Russia for reasons that are more practical than to swipe at the West. For one thing, New Delhi relies heavily on Moscow for defense procurement, a dependency that will be hard to shed overnight with new suppliers.
Ola Electric Mobility Pvt., a Bengaluru-based startup, will get state support to manufacture EV batteries that can store a total of 20 gigawatt-hours of power, the government said on March 24.
Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani tiptoed around each other for years to reach the top two rungs of Asia's wealth ladder. While one of them built an empire in telecom and retail, the other established a lock on transport and energy distribution.
In the end, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani settled the dispute over who gets to own the assets of beleaguered Future Retail Ltd. not in an arbitration tribunal in Singapore, or in a courtroom in New Delhi, but in a shopping aisle.
Long before the war in Ukraine, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided that international card networks could be used as instruments of statecraft - and that he should channel the rising economic power of his country's 1.4 billion people.
India has surprised the payments world by announcing that its central bank will issue a digital currency as early as the coming financial year, a crucial decision that most other major economies are refusing to make in a hurry.
From smartphones to Tesla Inc. cars, lithium-ion batteries are everywhere. But when Asia's richest man went shopping in England with 100 million pounds ($136 million), he came back with humble sodium.
What should be an ordinary commercial dispute between Amazon.com Inc. and the founders of a near-bankrupt retailer is shining a harsh light on the quality of legal and regulatory protection investors actually receive in India.