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US and India forge a partnership to navigate new challenges

2020-12-04T12:11:34+00:00September 2nd, 2020|The Big Story - India Global Business|

As the international community grapples with a turbulent global landscape, New Delhi and Washington have successfully overcome the “hesitations of history” to forge a close alliance in dealing with new geopolitical realities – from China to Afghanistan and beyond.

Jaishankar’s Tunisia trip is important for its timing

2020-05-11T03:24:36+00:00February 14th, 2020|2020, Country Focus - India Global Business, Home Page, India Inc Views - India Global Business, North America Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020, UK Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020|

The Indian External Affairs Minister’s recent visit to Tunisia highlights India’s commitment to engaging with both larger and smaller economies of Africa alike. Highlights: In the last five years, Indian leaders have paid 29 visits to African countries to expand Indian presence and counter China’s dominance in the continent. Indian Foreign Minister Jaishankar’s visit to Tunisia shows that India recognises the latter’s repeated support. India wants to present itself as a more empathetic soft power and an ally on whom [...]

Modi’s team selection puts delivery first

2020-03-20T09:06:42+00:00July 5th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – June 2019|

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Council of Ministers signals both continuity and change. The most important changes in the so-called Modi 2.0 Cabinet were the induction of BJP President Amit Shah as Home Minister and the appointment of former Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar as External Affairs Minister. But from the perspective of foreign investors, the appointments of Nirmala Sitharaman as Finance Minister, Piyush Goyal as Commerce Minister (in addition to his old charge of the Railways Ministry) and Nitin Gadkari [...]