The central government must not now waver on its intended labour reforms, that it started last year before the COVID-19 crisis, says India Inc. Group Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa in the second of this 6-part series of articles on his vision for reforming India’s economy. Highlights: Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab announced significant labour reforms last week. Labour laws in these states are now comparable to those in India’s peer nations in South East Asia. At the federal level, the government has been working at reforming India’s [...]
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 [...]
The President and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum touches upon the various areas the Indian government must focus on as it aims to secure a fruitful US-India trade deal. Highlights: The current US-India partial trade deal should be visualised as the beginning of an important chapter towards a larger Free Trade Agreement. Allowing negotiations for a trade deal covering a handful of market access issues shows the Trump administration’s recognition of the value of the US-India partnership. India needs [...]
The first-ever India Inc. survey of voter intentions confirms the obvious dealignment of British Indians from the UK’s Labour Party; what is less obvious is where these votes will finally go, writes India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa. Winston Churchill famously described politics as the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year; and then to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen. The landmark India Inc. Optimus [...]
The lack of Indian-origin representatives in the coming election has not done much to pacify the anti-India allegations aimed at the Labour Party.
India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa outlines five ways in which India can attract companies looking for alternative markets to China. Soon after cutting corporate tax rates last month, India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman explained that the move would help shed some light on what foreign companies were looking for when setting up manufacturing plants in India. A few days ago, she was explicit, saying that the Indian government will soon prepare a plan to woo multinational companies looking [...]