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India has turned a grave crisis into a beacon of opportunity

2020-06-23T12:43:07+00:00June 18th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

With India’s most successful administrator at the helm, the country’s internal actions to announce a massive fiscal stimulus and bring back hundreds of thousands of citizens from around the world have burnished its credentials as a global crisis manager.

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, for India, the world has always been one

2020-07-01T05:32:15+00:00June 17th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

New Delhi’s return to the UN Security Council (UNSC) as a non-permanent member is a welcome moment, but it needs to give way soon to a permanent seat at the coveted council – for few other nations can today claim to be as responsible and reliable a global stakeholder as India.

Why India is ready for a permanent role at the UN Security Council

2020-07-01T05:32:32+00:00June 15th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

Amid chaotic geopolitics and isolationist behaviour from major world powers, India, with its decisive leadership and commitment to humanitarian initiatives, has demonstrated that it is clearly ready for a permanent role at the UN Security Council (UNSC) – the highest multilateral platform. This five-part special report establishes why, how and what needs to happen to enable it.

Democracy Trumps Terror

2020-08-20T07:06:51+00:00May 8th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – April 2019, India Inc News|

The UN’s blacklisting of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist is another big win for India’s proactive diplomacy, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. Who says democracies are ill-equipped to tackle global terror? The Narendra Modi government’s proactive diplomacy paid off big time when China removed its veto and allowed the United Nations to designate Pakistan-backed Jaish e-Mohammed (JEM) chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist. The US, the UK and France deserve a large part of the credit for this but it was the [...]

India must share leadership of the Commonwealth

2020-03-16T13:22:14+00:00April 10th, 2017|2017/2018, April 2017, Commonwealth, COMMONWEALTH, Special Edition – May 2017, Year|

It is time for the Commonwealth to introspect on its role for the 21st century and look at adding new members and acquiring a sharper financial focus. As a British citizen of Indian origin born in Uganda, I enjoy a triple connection with the Commonwealth. I was therefore drawn towards speaking in a recent debate on the Commonwealth in the House of Lords — almost like a magnetic field. The focus of my remarks was on two themes. Firstly, the [...]

In aid of a collaborative new relationship

2018-12-03T12:41:51+00:00March 15th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal March Edition, India-UK, Year|

Priti Patel took charge of the UK government’s Department for International Development (DfID) at a time when the country’s aid programme for India was evolving from the traditional hand-outs system to a more collaborative one. ‘India Investment Journal’ caught up with the minister as she completed six months in Britain’s Cabinet. “We don’t give traditional aid to India but if we look at the facts – the UK is one of the largest investors in India and India is one [...]

A contrarian economist

2018-12-03T13:02:04+00:00March 15th, 2017|2018/2017, Cover Feature, India Investment Journal March Edition, Year|

Newly appointed Principal Economic Advisor Sanjeev Sanyal is a polymath in more senses than one He has eclectic reading habits that range from the Rig Veda to philosophers like Karl Popper to physicists such as Werner Heisenberg to the history of the sub-continent – when he isn’t thinking deeply about “complex adaptive systems” or criticising Marxist-style planning or Indian policy making. Sanjeev Sanyal, Principal Economic Advisor And all this while doing his day job –as the newly appointed [...]