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16 March 2016

Budget 2016: what’s in the bag?

For all intents and purposes, the Union Budget for 2016 is in the right direction. But what is lacking is clarity, or the nuts and bolts of how Finance Minister Jaitley intends to achieve some of its ambitious objectives.

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10 March 2016

India’s Act East Policy and Myanmar’s Role

Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia delivered a lecture on India's Act East Policy at the Jadavpur University, Kolkata as part of the Ministry of External Affairs' (MEA) Distinguished Lecture Series. The lecture was featured in the MEA's website.

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9 March 2016

An energy crisis too big to ignore

The problems of the power sector have been created over the last several decades and can obviously not be resolved in a hurry. Renewable energy will have to be part of the solution. It would be good to see the government think creatively about this.