Special Edition May 2017

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New road for India-UK ties

2019-10-22T11:34:18+00:00May 11th, 2017|2016, 2017/2018, BOOK REVIEW, India Inc News, Special Edition – May 2017, Year|

‘Winning Partnership’ edited by Manoj Ladwa, takes a fresh 360 degree look at a 400-year-old relationship and comes up with several interesting suggestions for keeping it relevant in the 21st century. What can you say after everything has already been said? Not much, right? Wrong. With so much literature on UK’s relationship with the former jewel in its crown, it takes a very intrepid intellectual to gather all his bravery to attempt to shed new light on the subject. But [...]

An all-weather relationship

2020-03-06T10:24:21+00:00May 11th, 2017|2017/2018, INDIA-UK, Special Edition – May 2017, Year|

‘India Global Business’ analyses UK-India relations and identifies key areas of cooperation that the two countries must build upon and key areas of divergence that they must bridge in order to fulfil the potential of the relationship. The potential of the relationship is massive, but India and the UK are barely scratching the surface. The optimism that the two countries would sign a trade deal in the immediate aftermath of Brexit and signal closer all round ties has waned considerably [...]

Not a time to pull up the drawbridge

2018-06-08T13:28:33+00:00May 9th, 2017|2017/2018, INDIA-UK, Special Edition – May 2017, Year|

Britain’s minister in charge of international trade makes the case for an open global trading order with the Commonwealth as its cornerstone.  I hosted the inaugural Commonwealth Trade Ministers’ Meeting, an event that brought together politicians, officials and policymakers from over twenty Commonwealth nations. It is a testament to the strength of the Commonwealth that so many of its countries were represented at this landmark meeting, during which we discussed the opportunities for trade, investment, and enhanced friendship that lie [...]

The woman behind calls for ‘Scexit’

2018-08-02T12:34:05+00:00April 11th, 2017|2017/2018, April 2017, Hotspot, HOTSPOT, Special Edition – May 2017, Year|

Nicola Sturgeon is the outspoken First Minister of Scotland who has been campaigning for a voice for Scotland in the post-Brexit scenario. Her call for a second referendum on Scotland’s independence from the United Kingdom has raised the spectre of a new kind of exit – Scotland’s exit from the UK (Scexit). Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon is the first woman to become leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) and First Minister of Scotland, a post created in 1999 when the [...]