Expert Zone

Bihar election: The beginning of the decline of ‘Modi wave’?

By Praveen Rai
October 28, 2015

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally in Banka, in Bihar October 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer       The 2014 general election was termed a “wave election”, a political phenomenon in which a particular party is able to mobilise voters on important issues and win a substantial number of seats. The Narendra Modi-led BJP rode the wave and won on a promise to replicate the Gujarat model of good governance and development for the entire country.

UAE an ideal trade partner for India

By Sunil Sanghai
September 9, 2015

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last month was important in many ways, not least because it was the first visit to the gulf country by an Indian premier in 34 years.

As China slows, India has what it takes provided it strengthens defences

By Pranjul Bhandari
August 27, 2015

There is a complex web of interconnectedness between a slowing China, a recovering India, a restless exchange rate, and elusive exports. However, as we parse through these, a single message emerges – structural reforms to strengthen domestic markets may more than offset possible disruptions caused by an economic slowdown in China.

India has a good chance to pick up from where China is leaving off

By Frederic Neumann
June 4, 2015

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If AAP comes to power in Delhi

By Aviral Gupta
February 9, 2015

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Budget 2015: How reforms can help Modi’s “Make in India” campaign

January 28, 2015

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How to ‘Make in India’

By Richard Rekhy
November 6, 2014

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How to get India on the highway to high growth

June 11, 2014

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The president’s address to parliament this week lays out the new government’s roadmap to get India’s economy back to high growth. That will take time and is not easy either.

The primacy of good governance for Modi

June 2, 2014

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At his second cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 10-point programme that set out a comprehensive agenda for his ministers. The agenda is a good cocktail of short-term needs and long-term objectives.