Author: RISHI IYENGAR, CNN BUSINESS

India's tech cities are choking on their success

Like thousands of others, Megha Mathur moved to the Indian city of Gurgaon for a coveted job in tech. She soon realized she wouldn't be able to live there very long. The pollution was so bad she had to check an air quality app on her phone several times a day to see whether it was safe to go outside without a mask.

India out of China-backed trade deal

India is ducking out of one of the world's largest free trade agreements, saying it wants to protect its farmers and local businesses. That decision risks hurting the country's already struggling economy.

China exempts US soybeans and pork from tariffs

China will exempt American soybeans and pork from its latest round of tariffs, in what appears to be another move to ease tensions between the countries as they prepare for a new round of trade talks.