Beijing is using Pakistan and Nepal to keep India off-balance as it tries to establish its supremacy across Asia. But, unlike previous Indian governments, the Modi administration is standing up.
The Indian tech environment is fast evolving to compete on the global stage and collaborate with various global players.
Islamabad is abetting international terrorism and trying to derail the Afghan peace process.
The capability, capacity and aptitude for doing the right thing that India has been displaying, across multiple platforms, must be evaluated when member countries study its candidature.
As the balance of power shifts towards Asia and a vacuum emerges within the continent, due to the need to diversify away from China, India finds itself in an opportune position to step in and fill the gap with human capital.
Close collaboration between India’s federal government, its various research institutions, the state governments and the country’s highly fragmented textiles industry helped create the world’s second-largest PPE industry from scratch in 60 days. If this can be made the norm across sectors, New Delhi will have little trouble in attracting companies looking for alternatives to China. In India, under normal circumstances, one wouldn’t expect the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), better known for developing inter-continental ballistic missiles, the Institute of [...]
The US-China face-off over Covid-19 is escalating. While Washington is right to take Beijing to task it must study its actions and not leave any loose ends to discipline China. The US Senate has unanimously passed a Bill to delist Chinese companies from US exchanges. About 800 Chinese companies with a combined market capitalisation of $1 trillion, or 5 per cent of the total value of all stocks traded in the US, could be impacted. This does not immediately threaten [...]
Analysts and economists criticising the Indian Finance Minister's stimulus-cum-reforms package are missing the woods for the trees. As increased liquidity improves the velocity of money, the economic growth engine could well start purring once again. The Indian stock markets have crashed about 5 per cent over two days following the announcement of a $290-billion stimulus-cum-reforms package by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The reason? A series of reports by global and Indian research agencies that claim the package is really worth [...]
The stage is set for a possible adjustment of global dynamics with India at the forefront. The gloves for Asian supremacy are set to come off with India co-sponsoring a resolution, led by Australia, the European Union and 62 other countries, for an independent probe under the World Health Organisation (WHO) on the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus that was first detected in central China’s Wuhan city late last year. Related Stories: Why India is ready to lead the post-Covid [...]