Rupee Sees Best Week in Eight Months; Hits 11-month High

The rupee strengthened to its highest level in 11 months on Friday and posted its best weekly gain in eight months as the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies headed towards an overwhelming majority in the country's elections, sending shares to record highs. May 17, 2014

Election Landslide to Embolden Modi on World Stage

If prime minister-elect Narendra Modi can revive a faltering economy, as his people clearly believe he can, India may finally be able to deal with overseas allies, foes and rivals from a position of strength. May 17, 2014

Obama Invites Modi to Visit U.S. Despite Past Visa Ban

U.S. President Barack Obama congratulated Narendra Modi on his election victory on Friday and invited him to the White House, even though he was barred from the country less than 10 years ago over massacres of Muslims. May 17, 2014

Poll Drubbing Leaves Gandhi Dynasty Fighting for Future

The Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, the towering force of Indian politics for the best part of a century, faces a fight for its very survival after an election drubbing at the hands of opposition leader Narendra Modi. May 17, 2014

Five Challenges for Modi's New Government

A landslide election victory for Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has created euphoria in India's financial markets, driving shares to life-time highs and the rupee to its strongest level against the dollar in 11 months. May 17, 2014

FA Cup Final: Perfect Opportunity for Arsenal to Silence the 'Trophy Drought' Bandwagon

Nine years is a long time for a club like Arsenal to go without a trophy, regardless of the various financial strife the club might have had to deal with in that timeframe. And one thing that every Arsenal player and fan will attest to is that they haven't been allowed to forget it – not by the media, the rival teams' fans or even the players/managers from other sides. May 17, 2014

Modi Selfie with Mother Inches to Million 'Likes'

The soon-to-be Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the man who gave Bharatiya Janata Party one of its biggest wins ever, tweeted a selfie with his mother this afternoon that has now gone viral. May 16, 2014