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Elections in Sri Lanka Benefit India

The fate of Mahinda Rajapaksa has been decided by the people of Sri Lanka, and when Maithripala Sirisena takes his oath as the new President of Sri Lanka, the island will leave behind what has been a tumultuous period of transition since the end of the Civil War in 2009. Despite having won his first […]

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India attempts to enter the African market

It may have taken India’s government a long time to notice, but optimistic forecasts on Africa’s economic growth may finally be pushing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to pinch away at the daunting gap of Chinese investment on the continent, where trade between both nations has ballooned to valued figures over $200 Billion USD. […]

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India can become the economic driver of the BRICS

Headlines concerning a slumping rouble in Russia, infrastructure issues in Johannesburg, and slow growth in both Brazil and China might not be the bearer of bad news for everyone. For India, such a time represents an opportunity in the face of global economic woes. It has not been a good year in economic terms for […]

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Why Secularism is the Pillar of India’s Defense against Al-Qaeda

In wake of the recent announcement by Al-Qaeda chief, Ayman al Zawahiri, calling for an Islamist resurgence, India has become the organization’s newest target, but despite the fiery rhetoric, the futile attempt to influence and tap into India’s 175 million Muslim population for recruitment hasn’t in the slightest had the effect Ayman al Zawahiri was […]

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Indo-Japanese Summit Inspires Closer Ties

By: Arman Sidhu As part of Narendra Modi’s regional foreign policy, the prime minister’s most recent visit to Japan has solidified India and Japan’s historically friendly ties. With Japan serving as example for Modi’s vision for a flourishing economic powerhouse, the talks between both governments have rendered increasing strategic partnerships in trade, a subject of […]

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From India with Love: how the Reserve Bank of India is giving freedom to investors

This article is intended to be a short update as a first-hand witness in India scrutinising the various views of investment here. As I write from the Pai family home in the centre of Mumbai, I notice just how much inflation has affected the retail market, which I like to observe so closely (having bought […]

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Living the Indian dream? The prospects that await foreign investors in India

David Cameron’s expedition to India in February of this year seems to have been perfectly timed and potentially very lucrative. On his visit, the Prime Minister said: “I want Britain and India to have a special relationship… this is a relationship about the future, not [about] the past”. Beyond the delicate imperial history of the […]

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