Arnab Miitra

/Arnab Mitra

About Arnab Mitra

Arnab Mitra is a senior journalist based in Delhi. He writes on business and politics.

Collaboration with US key to India diversifying energy basket

2020-09-23T10:04:47+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

The Strategic Energy Partnership between New Delhi and Washington has emerged as one of the most important components of the larger strategic convergence between the two countries. This engagement is helping India balance the imperatives of development with the need to protect the environment.

High time a reformed UNSC admitted India as a permanent member

2020-09-23T13:01:19+00:00September 22nd, 2020|The Big Story - India Global Business|

India has been a model global citizen, a founding member of the United Nations, is the world’s fifth largest economy, is home to one-sixth of humanity and contributes more troops to UN peacekeeping missions than all the P5 countries combined. These are just some of the reasons why it deserves a seat at the global high table.

Apple, Samsung take the E-com route to boost consumption

2020-09-21T09:52:06+00:00September 21st, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

Global smartphone market leaders Apple and Samsung are eager to connect with Indian consumers. So, they are increasing their online presence in this country, a clear indication that foreign investors think discretionary spending will pick up very soon.

Goyal offers a new template to UK, US to close out trade deal negotiations

2020-09-21T02:50:04+00:00September 18th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

India has offered to negotiate and sign limited trade deals, covering a few dozen important items, with the US and the UK even as talks on comprehensive FTAs carry on. This could provide a formula for settling outstanding trade negotiations with the EU, ASEAN and other nations.

Telangana’s progress is fuelling the Indian dream

2020-09-17T14:27:30+00:00September 17th, 2020|India Inc Views - India Global Business, Region Focus|

Successive progressive, industry-friendly governments, deep rooted reforms and a strong focus on far reaching labour and land reforms have helped India’s newest state emerge as a major industrial hub. This is helping India emerge as a preferred manufacturing destination for many foreign companies.

India-Japan-Australia supply chain plan to check China’s dominance

2020-09-16T13:30:04+00:00September 16th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

In an initiative to attract companies leaving China and to provide the world with an alternative to over-dependence on one country, New Delhi, Tokyo and Canberra are considering a deal that could change the paradigm of global trade for decades to come.

US plus Russia, a new paradigm in India’s foreign policy matrix

2020-09-16T13:06:31+00:00September 15th, 2020|The Big Story - India Global Business|

Russia’s support in organising two recent high-level political meetings with China in Moscow shows that the Kremlin still remains an important pole for the Indian foreign policy establishment. This relationship could help shape the free world’s pushback against a rising new hegemon.

Ambani-Bezos rivalry heats up; market awaits Amazon’s next move

2020-09-18T15:21:17+00:00September 15th, 2020|In Focus: Covid-19 impact, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

The fight to dominate India’s $700-bn retail market gathers intensity as Reliance acquires its nearest rival, leaving Amazon far behind. Even as there is speculation of Walmart buying a minority stake in Reliance Retail, the market is awaiting Bezos’ next move with bated breath.