The economic mismanagement by the ruling UPA in the past few years – by putting politics and polls ahead of economy and prosperity, and slavish obedience to political masters – has created an environment of crisis and desperation in India. Where did the country’s so-called economic ‘dream team’ go wrong?
The opposition People’s Democratic Party in Bhutan won the National Assembly elections held on July 13 taking another large step towards democracy. However, India became the unwitting subject of campaign discourse after the government abruptly halted fuel subsidies to the country
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
Eurasia Review, a news and analysis website, republished an article by Srikanth Kodapalli on India's enhanced interest in its Look East Policy. He argues that surrounded by the rise of China, India can no longer afford to avoid the Southeast and the East Asian region.
During his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke of the need to increase bilateral consultations on strategic issues. This, and other moves, indicate new developments in India’s Look East Policy, with alternative security and economic scenarios for regional actors in the context of the rise of China
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to India next week is unlikely to fast-track a resolution of the Sino-Indian territorial dispute. Li may suggest confidence-building mechanisms on the border, but these proposals need scrutiny. China’s border agreements with other neighbours are indicators of what India can expect
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.
The New York Times quoted Gateway House's Director,Ambassador Neelam Deo in its article on the US Presidential Election.She opines that Indians will welcome the re-election of Barack Obama and the continuity in US-India policies will strengthen bilateral exchanges.
The New York Times quoted Gateway House's Neelam Deo in their article on the UPA's recent cabinet reshuffle. She criticizes these changes as being arbitrary and argues that they render a minister's years of expertise on a subject entirely worthless.
Originally formed to oppose polarities among nations following the Cold War, the Non-Aligned Movement is as relevant today as it was till two decades ago. How can it play a role in reducing the violence, and in tempering regional and global rivalries in West Asia and North Africa?