Tagged: Narendra Modi

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Mission 500

by Gazi Hassan China’s aggressive behaviour in the Indo–Pacific has impelled the Americans to look for partners other than their traditional allies in Asia. India, because of its geographical location, territorial size and democratic...

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Indo-China Standoff: Where is it Headed?

K V Thomas India and China have been involved in a standoff along the Doklam area, part of their 3500-km shared border, for almost a month. The immediate cause for the standoff is China’s...

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India’s Defence Budget: Advance or Retreat?

By Vinny Davis* The hyped Union Budget 2017–18 is being adjudged as a delicate balancing act of the Central Government. Focusing on foundational requisites like poverty alleviation, infrastructure and rural employment, the Government has...

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Fiscal Stimulus or Fiscal Discipline?

By Deepthi Mary Mathew* The Union Budget 2017–18 is unique in many ways. It will be the first budget after the unprecedented demonetisation and will be presented on the first working day of February....

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Taxing Capital Gains in India

By Deepthi Mary Mathew* Prime Minister Narendra Modi signalling the introduction of capital gains tax on equities has caused a tremble in the stock market. He puts forward the argument that profits from the...

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Black Money, Corruption and Demonetisation

By Dr Martin Patrick* The demonetisation of currency[1] after a long period of 38 years was a welcome and bold step taken by the Government of India on November 8, 2016. The last demonetisation...