Finance minister Arun Jaitley’s 2015-16 Budget resonates only partially with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s arc of economic diplomacy; it lacks strategic intent that could invest India with some geo-strategic heft in the years to come
The Narendra Modi government’s first budget comes at a time when the prime minister has been substantially responsive to the world that has reached out to him. It is apparent that the new government will combine politico-strategic concerns with economic advantage
A brief visit to Stockholm for a conference provided an opportunity to the author to participate in discussions on India under Prime Minister Modi. It also opened his eyes to many India related things in the Swedish capital
For too long, India's intellectual elite and foreign policy establishment have ignored economic statecraft, focusing instead on the immediacy of security and political diplomacy. Now with Narendra Modi, a focused push to gain lost ground seems likely - and Indian business can play a vital role.
Manjeet Kripalani, Co-founder and Executive Director, Gateway House, makes a case for why de-regulation and economic diplomacy should be the priority for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
At various meetings, Indian and Chinese women researchers are using a gendered lens to discuss the changes in their economies. Making these exchanges a part of bilateral dialogues and India-China summits can be a way to rethink economic policies and change the terms of trade
To broaden its Look East initiatives with Asian nations, Indian policymakers must establish mechanisms and institutional structures to monitor these initiatives