/Tag: Kashmir

A year of peace, prosperity, possibilities and opportunities

2020-08-20T03:48:10+00:00August 7th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

From ushering in an era of investment, development and employment, to improving education and health sectors and empowering local youth, the past year, since the end of Article 370 and Article 35A, has been a journey of transformation in Jammu and Kashmir, emerging from the shadows of an anachronistic provision.

Away from media glare, J&K, Ladakh are making real progress at last

2020-08-20T05:01:15+00:00August 5th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

The defanging of Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian Constitution has facilitated the applicability of many progressive laws to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir and this is contributing significantly to the socio-economic uplift of the people in the region.

Huge untapped economic potential of J&K, Ladakh slowly coming to the fore

2020-12-10T10:56:02+00:00June 26th, 2020|India Inc Views - India Global Business, Region Focus|

The two Union Territories, freed from the draconian provisions of Article 370 by the Modi government last year, are now ready to showcase their potential in diverse sectors such as hydropower, solar power, food processing, handicrafts and tourism.

The Kashmir factor in UK-India relations

2020-05-11T03:38:01+00:00March 2nd, 2020|2020, Bird's Eye View-India Global Business, Guest Columns - India Global Business, UK Edition – 28 Feb-12 March 2020|

The Boris Johnson government could open up pathways to de-hyphenate the UK’s relations with India and Pakistan and take a step towards a stronger strategic India-UK partnership. Highlights: The Pakistan/Kashmir issue remains an obstacle in furthering the India-UK bilateral relationship. In view of the unique opportunities in India’s relations with the UK post Brexit, it would be short-sighted for New Delhi to perceive the UK’s relations with Pakistan on an emotional basis or as a ‘zero-sum’ game for India. Boris [...]

Not a simple Left or Right question any more for British Indian voters

2019-12-10T06:52:53+00:00November 28th, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – 29 November 2019|

The UK General Election on December 12 will determine the course of the country’s history in many ways, not least in the context of its relationship with Europe and the wider world. One group that holds many of the cards, voters with their roots in the Indian sub-continent, can no longer be expected to vote predictably – either for Labour or Conservatives. Highlights: The first ever survey of British Indian Voter intentions ahead of the December General Elections confirmed some traditionally held notions but also helped bust many myths. Nearly 47 per cent British Indians in [...]

Modi uses soft power in G7 to disarm critics on Kashmir

2019-09-13T14:45:48+00:00September 12th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s participation in the G7 summit in Biarritz in Southwestern France at the end of August capped a month’s glorious diplomatic success for his government. At the beginning of August 5, India abrogated articles 370 and 35A that had, for nearly 70 years, granted special status to the country’s northern most state of Jammu & Kashmir. The fall out of the controversial if belated decision was expected to be vitriolic, both from within the state that [...]

The unveiling of Amit Shah

2020-08-20T07:00:07+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019|

This week witnessed Amit Shah’s dramatic dominance on India’s political landscape. His unveiling will have wide global implications. It’s time for the world to take note, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. A little more than five years ago, when Narendra Modi stormed to power in New Delhi for the first time, Amit Shah was a bit of an unknown quantity to most Indians, barring those from their home state of Gujarat. There was curiosity about the man people [...]