Gateway Features

India-U.S. Partnership: $1 Trillion by 2030

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The United States and India must strive to create a $1 trillion economic relationship by 2030 not because it is easy, but because it is hard—to paraphrase that great American President and friend of India, John F. Kennedy. An ambitious bilateral agenda will help both countries: it will put in place thinking, planning, innovation and execution by the private sector and entrepreneurs of both nations for mutual benefit and beyond. It will lay out read more

Indian Americans and the mother country

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One of the important objectives of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States is to galvanise the large Indian American community towards contributing to India’s development. His office and the BJP are making a massive outreach effort to the nearly 3 million-strong Indian diaspora through community organisations, and the Indian Embassy and its five consulates in New York, Houston, San Francisco, Chicago and read more

India-China: evolving geoeconomics

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The geoeconomic relationship between India and China is gradually evolving—from “over-the-wall” trade exchanges to an integrated relationship defined by deeper business and financial links. India needs capital and it wants to build a manufacturing base. The government-led commercial MoUs and the $3.43 billion business deals facilitated by FICCI during President Xi Jinping’s recent visit seem to be working towards these goals. The $2.6 billion agreement read more

“India must not relent on Section 3(d)”

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Intellectual Property Rights issues are expected to figure prominently in the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama when they meet in Washington D.C. later this month. India’s patent regime has attracted the ire of U.S.-based pharmas who have been lobbying hard to get India included in the ‘priority foreign country’ list, which would have led to unilateral trade sanctions against the country. Speaking to read more


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Research Papers

The India-Australia Security Engagement

This paper explores the opportunities and challenges in the growing security relationship between India and Australia by tracing the evolution of their strategic roles, particularly in the Indian Ocean

Foreign Affairs

Passage to India

Prime Minister Modi's prompt acceptance of President Obama's invitation to meet him in Washington shows his clear intent to jump-start India-U.S. relations which gives Obama a unique opportunity to reciprocate


An action agenda for reform

'Getting India back on track: An Action Agenda for Reform' prescribes the revival of India’s economic growth as the number one priority for the new government

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