Government e-Market Place targets $100-bn sales in 5 years

2020-09-25T15:04:25+00:00September 25th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

The Modi government has launched the biggest-ever reforms of India’s public procurement system by taking the process online. This has substantially reduced human interface and, with it, brought down corruption, delays and inefficiency. It has the potential of becoming the Indian government’s answer to Amazon.

India’s ties with Israel will acquire a new definition

2020-09-17T10:56:09+00:00September 17th, 2020|Country Focus - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

With the Arab World reestablishing diplomatic links with Tel Aviv the opportunities for New Delhi, to engage across multiple platforms, now appears to be limitless given its fruitful associations with Israel and multiple Arab states.

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.