Modi’s embrace of free trade is taking India places

2020-03-19T10:48:41+00:00January 23rd, 2018|2018/2017, From The Top, India Investment Journal January Edition, Year|

The US must stop trying to create WTO hurdles in the path of global growth, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. The world seems to be standing on its head… well, almost. The free trade evangelists of yesterday have turned protectionist. Just look at the US under President Donald Trump. His America First agenda is actually a thinly-veiled protectionist programme that seeks to shield American companies from the competitive headwinds that they were in large measure instrumental in [...]

Gujarat: India’s laboratory of development

2019-01-02T08:23:05+00:00January 11th, 2017|2018/2017, From The Top, India Investment Journal January Edition, Year|

Gujarat is a laboratory of a development model that is uniquely home-grown. A lot has been written and even more spoken of the Gujarat Model of Development that has been praised the world over, including by the United Nations. But in India, the media narrative, disseminated mainly by people who view Prime Minister Narendra Modi – who authored this model as chief minister of Gujarat – solely through the prism of their opposition to everything he does, has been mixed. [...]