The talk about the missing Malaysian airlines being hijacked for an attack on an Indian city has necessitated an assessment of India’s counter-terrorism preparedness. India has strengthened its air defences on the tactical front but lags behind in intelligence sharing in aerial, land and maritime terror attacks
The U.S. economy is recovering, and the dollar strengthening, the lack of which has been behind much of the Global Financial Crisis over the past four years, and one that is largely responsible for the slowdown in China’s manufacturing. This is not a crisis, it’s a rebalancing, and the same is true for India.
In the face of a sagging rupee and FDI flight from the country, three top ministers recently visited the U.S. to retell the growth story of India and its potential. However, American political and business leaders seem largely unimpressed by the pitch and want more from the India-U.S. equation
The government, knowing well what the markets wanted, ensured that there were no surprises for the 2013-14 budget by forecasting a fiscal deficit of 4.8%. A closer look at the math, however, reveals a different story.
On 13 July, the bustling city of Mumbai was rocked by three bomb blasts. Amid heavy rains, the perpetrators leave few leads. The Asian arm of the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune - Asia edition, quotes Neelam Deo, director of Gateway House, on the probable suspects and city’s reaction to the event.