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Bengal’s anti-Modi crowd, BJP’s pro-CAA campaign & where is Nirmala Sitharaman?

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Foreign investment has transformed China

India, China are opening their energy sectors to foreign investors at the wrong time

The best path to energy security for India and China is to encourage their own renewable energy and electrified transport industries.

Make in India’s identity crisis, beating up ‘Vikas’ and the ‘impossible’ JNU case

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File photo of PM Narendra Modi | PIB

Modi govt plans to further ease FDI rules for insurance, aviation

Finance Ministry has suggested increasing limit on FDI in insurance companies to 74% from 49% and allowing foreign airlines to own Indian carriers.
PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump raise hands on stage during the Howdy Modi event in Houston, Texas | Scott Dalton/Bloomberg

Don’t want India to degrade its defence capabilities, says US on CAATSA and S-400 deal

Referring to India as a 'major defence partner', a US official said the Trump administration is doing a case-by-case analysis on where CAATSA sanctions will be applied.
PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump raise hands on stage during the Howdy Modi event in Houston, Texas | Scott Dalton/Bloomberg

In 2020, India & US must collaborate in WTO and beyond to counter China’s trade practices

As Trump admin persists in its disrupter role in WTO, India remains stuck in its ‘old think’, framing every issue as a developed versus developing country one.
Anti-CAA protesters at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi

Art in the time of CAA-NRC protests: India is seeing a creative renaissance under Modi & Shah

Anti-CAA protests are not in news because of Naseeruddin Shah or Javed Akhtar. They are in news because all Indians have taken to the streets to sing and paint against it.
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AAP’s looming threat, Modi and Shah’s T20 game in 2019 & a humorous goodbye to MiG-27

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A protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Act, after Friday prayers, at Jama Masjid | PTI

Why Sardar Patel would have opposed NPR, NRC and CAA

Anyone born in India should be considered an Indian citizen. Period.

Bidding adieu to 2019, anti-CAA protesters welcome 2020 & Jagdeep Dhankhar’s Twitter gaffe

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On Camera

PM Narendra Modi at a rally in Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi

US investors concerned over India’s economic slowdown, social unrest and Modi’s disinterest

Countries like Australia, Britain, China have offices across the world with the sole mission to bring FDI. India doesn’t have a global investment promotion agency.

Has IMF’s Gita Gopinath made India a convenient scapegoat by blaming it for global slowdown?

The IMF has pegged India’s economic growth forecast to 4.8 per cent for 2019-2020, much less than its October 2019 projection of 6.1 per cent.

Defence

A Kilo-class submarine of the Indian Navy (Representational image) | Commons

Adani out of race for mega Navy submarine deal, Ministry of Defence shortlists 2 firms

Congress had alleged Modi govt was trying to favour Adani Group, though Navy had rejected its bid earlier.

Under Modi-Shah, BJP is back to being the Bharatiya ‘Baniya’ Party

BJP under Modi-Shah is returning to its protectionist, anti-MNC, technophobic old notions, underlining that strong governments can also be more risk-averse.