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Article 370: A step forward in resolving the Kashmir issue?

2019-08-27T07:40:19+00:00August 23rd, 2019|2019, UK Edition – August 2019|

The removal of Jammu and Kashmir’s special is an unprecedented step taken by India but one which raises more questions than it answers, writes a strategic expert. The former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir is India’s only Muslim-majority state and acceded to India in 1947 on the basis that it would retain considerable autonomy. Under article 370 the state had its own constitution and freedom to make laws on a number of issues, excluding foreign policy, defence and communications. [...]

Tackling India’s many fault lines

2020-08-20T07:06:46+00:00May 17th, 2019|India Inc News|

In tackling it’s many deep-rooted fault lines, India needs continuity, businesses need consistency, and the world needs stability, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. Yesterday, India’s Opposition Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi tweeted what looked like a page from the online ‘Oxford English Dictionary’ and claimed a new word, Modilie – meaning “to constantly modify the truth”, had been added to the English language. It was obviously an attack on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who Gandhi has [...]

Only a brave punter will bet against Modi in 2019

2020-08-20T07:10:40+00:00December 23rd, 2018|2017/2018, Home Page, Yearender- December 2018|

A western foreign diplomat’s rumoured punt against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading his party to victory in 2019 is brave, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. A very senior Western diplomat serving in Delhi is widely rumoured to have placed a wager against a big Indian industrialist that Modi won’t win in 2019. The elections to the five Indian states are done and dusted. In an upset, the ruling BJP lost the three states, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh [...]

Rahul Gandhi’s assessment of Islamic State is Irresponsible & Bizarre

2020-08-20T07:11:50+00:00August 23rd, 2018|India Inc News|

Speaking in Hamburg earlier this week, the Congress president and candidiate for the prime ministry of India, Rahul Gandhi, made a strange and convoluted assessment of the roots of the Islamic State. He linked the creation of the Islamic State to the alleged denial of jobs to a particular tribe (presumably a Sunni Muslim tribe) by US-led forces after the removal of Saddam Hussein in Iraq. These suddenly unemployed people then “connected with the global Internet”, and moved into “empty [...]