Bangalore: Turned on by India's IT city

Bangalore may be a hub of hi-tech business, but there's also plenty to distract the inquisitive traveller, says Chris Leadbeater

Hussey: Australia are over India defeat

Mike Hussey is adamant that Australia are over the disappointment of their one-wicket defeat to India in Mohali in the first Test on Tuesday.

'Independent' expert shortlisted for book award

Hamish McRae, the chief economic commentator for The Independent, was named yesterday as a contender on the long list for the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award, for his book What Works. The awards is presented for the book which provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.

Leading article: Cameron must clear the air with our ally

The visit by the President of Pakistan to Britain, which starts tomorrow, will inevitably be overshadowed by the fallout generated by David Cameron's unexpectedly frank remarks about the ambivalent relationship of certain forces in Pakistan towards the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Cameron & Co woo India as demand for retail goods rockets

We've always enjoyed Indian imports, but the sub-continent's own market is now soaring – and the PM hopes it will rescue our economy

Cameron angers Pakistan with terror comments

David Cameron angered Pakistan today after warning that it should not be allowed "to promote the export of terror" in the world.

David Cameron turns on charm for 'jobs mission' in India

David Cameron mounted a charm offensive on India today, allowing it access to British nuclear expertise for the first time and sharply criticising Pakistan's record on terrorism.

Cabinet debated immigration cap says Cable

Vince Cable admitted today there was a "debate" in the Cabinet about the Government's plans for a cap on immigration.

Britain 'will have to earn' trade deals with India

Britain will have to earn job-creating trade deals with India rather than relying on historic links and "sentiment," David Cameron will say today.

Corruption and security alerts engulf India in escalating crisis

Players voice their World Cup concerns after IPL explosions while Modi denies betting accusations

IPL moves semi-finals after bombs go off in Bangalore

The Indian Premier League has switched the venue for the competition's semi-finals to Mumbai in response to Saturday's explosions outside the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, in which eight people were injured.

India police say bomb caused explosion in stadium

An explosion outside a cricket stadium in the southern Indian city of Bangalore today was caused by a bomb, a senior police officer said.

Matt Gatward: ITV 4's IPL would be bigger hit still with dash of Sky 3D

View From The sofa, IPL, ITV4, Premier League, Sky Sports

The guru, the sex tape and an unholy row

Spiritual leader claims he's victim of a conspiracy after saucy video triggers outrage

Morgan confirms his growing reputation by signing IPL deal

Eoin Morgan's growing status was confirmed yesterday when Royal Challengers Bangalore paid £134,000 for his talents at the Indian Premier League auction.

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links