A butcher cuts up portions of beef for sale in an abattoir at a wholesale market in Mumbai (Reuters)

Election Front-Runner BJP Could Curb Beef Exports

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) says it plans to clamp down on beef exports if it takes power after general elections that end on Monday, threatening supplies from one of the world's biggest shippers of the meat. May 11, 2014

Ranbaxy Posts Loss after Write-offs on U.S. Import Bans

Drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd (RANB.NS), which has agreed to be acquired by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (SUN.NS) for $3.2 billion, posted a loss in the March quarter, hit by write-offs related to regulatory sanctions. May 10, 2014