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A paragraph on wealth creation for Modi’s Independence Day speech
Jul 19, 2019

A paragraph on wealth creation for Modi’s Independence Day speech

Modi must ensure administrative accountability, redraft coercive laws and end the trust deficit to unleash an Entrepreneurial Revolution in India

A reality check on Modi's Silicon Valley visit
Oct 03, 2015

A reality check on Modi's Silicon Valley visit

India presents more immediate potential for the "top line" obsessed Silicon entrepreneur. But Asian companies from Japan, China, and Korea in sunset industries, are better placed to be responsive to the fragmented Indian market than a Fortune 500 corporate, which survive on scale not agility.

A second Modi term needs to be bolder than first
May 20, 2019

A second Modi term needs to be bolder than first

Victory wouldn’t solve all the economic problems India’s prime minister has thus far left unresolved.

Abe's and Modi's policies on Indo-Pacific becoming concurrent: Japanese Ambassador
Oct 18, 2014

Abe's and Modi's policies on Indo-Pacific becoming concurrent: Japanese Ambassador

The idea of a united Indo-Pacific put forward by t he Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is becoming increasingly concurrent with the foreign policy initiatives of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the Ambassador of Japan to India, Mr. Takeshi Yagi.

Abe-Modi meet: Is Japan the new Russia for India?
Sep 13, 2017

Abe-Modi meet: Is Japan the new Russia for India?

In an era of Asian strategic uncertainties and global power transition, India-Japan defence and security linkages have become particularly significant.

After Modi-Trump meet, India must proceed with caution
Jun 28, 2017

After Modi-Trump meet, India must proceed with caution

Modi’s remarks aimed to put across an India that was ready to synchronise itself with the Trump administration’s goals, but the US president made it clear he wanted India to commit to “free and fair trade”.

After Uri? Choices before Modi
Sep 22, 2016

After Uri? Choices before Modi

Retaliation, as in a neutralisation of the specific groups and masterminds behind the Uri attack, may not be logistically feasible.

Amid COVID–19, India’s Modi and Australia’s Morrison plan virtual prime ministerial summit
May 07, 2020

Amid COVID–19, India’s Modi and Australia’s Morrison plan virtual prime ministerial summit

New Delhi and Canberra are likely to conclude the much-awaited Mutual Logistics Sharing Pact — as well as other agreements covering science and technology and public administration.

Applying the Gujarat Model: What  Modi's budget will offer
Jun 05, 2014

Applying the Gujarat Model: What Modi's budget will offer

Some economists argue there is an overlap between the demands of the stock market and the emerging aspirational classes. The new FM has said, sacrifices will have to be made to correct the fiscal path. The question is who will make the sacrifices -- big capital or ordinary people?

As PM Modi embarks on historic West Asia tour, the optics are significant
Feb 09, 2018

As PM Modi embarks on historic West Asia tour, the optics are significant

The turn observed by global economics over the past decade has not only put developing economies in Asia at the centre of the global growth story but also reshaped how countries in West Asia approached India.

Assessing Modi government’s decisions
Sep 10, 2019

Assessing Modi government’s decisions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi must be assessed by the success or failure of his major decisions that have been taken since he assumed power in May 2014

Australia’s opportunity with the return of Narendra Modi
Jun 12, 2019

Australia’s opportunity with the return of Narendra Modi

Australia wants to solidify its bilateral architecture — government, business and people-to-people led — with India through improved business and

Bangla MPs hope Modi Govt will take bilateral relations to a different level
Nov 22, 2014

Bangla MPs hope Modi Govt will take bilateral relations to a different level

A delegation of visiting Members of Parliament from Bangladesh, taking part in an interaction with academics, media-persons and ORF faculty, hoped that the new government in India would take the relations between the two countries to a different level.

Bangladesh immigration: Modi needs to be careful
May 27, 2014

Bangladesh immigration: Modi needs to be careful

Rather than rushing to deport people, the new Modi government needs to carefully weigh a solution that will benefit all stakeholders. After all, friendly relations with its neighbors is in India's interests.

Behind the scenes: How the Modi government came to its decision to scrap high-value currency notes
Nov 10, 2016

Behind the scenes: How the Modi government came to its decision to scrap high-value currency notes

Worries about fake currency and political considerations drove the final decision, as banks were prepared for the move at the highest levels.

Behind the second Modi-Xi informal summit, the Wuhan spirit is fraying
Oct 11, 2019

Behind the second Modi-Xi informal summit, the Wuhan spirit is fraying

The state of the bilateral relationship between India and China has gotten rockier since the two leaders last met.

Best time for Modi to take tough decisions
Jul 28, 2014

Best time for Modi to take tough decisions

Experience would suggest the best time for Modi to take tough decisions is now when his popularity is at an all time high and his adversaries, both within his party and without, are still shell-shocked. If he can stake out the key elements of the long-awaited second generation reforms, he can spend the balance of his tenure working to implement them.

BJP manifesto outlines Modi’s vision of Indian nation  
Apr 10, 2019

BJP manifesto outlines Modi’s vision of Indian nation  

The BJP manifesto promises to launch a set of initiatives that include "Jal Jivan Mission” under which a special programme will be introduced to ens

Can Modi achieve economic turnaround?
Jun 07, 2014

Can Modi achieve economic turnaround?

If Narenda Modi could turn around Gujarat's agriculture so dramatically, he can be instrumental in turning around agricultural productivity, marketing and storage in all States. He has to act quickly. Otherwise, there would be more problems of large scale migration from the rural to cities.

Can Modi turn slogans into concrete actions?
Aug 14, 2014

Can Modi turn slogans into concrete actions?

All that the government has to do is to focus on providing basic goods -- high quality primary education and healthcare, toilets and housing for all. When there is so much money in India in private and public hands, why is it taking so long for the government to do something to change the lives of millions of people?

Can PM Modi revive 'moribund' Commonwealth at UK summit?
Apr 14, 2018

Can PM Modi revive 'moribund' Commonwealth at UK summit?

There is a renewed interested in the idea of India taking a leadership role in the Commonwealth to infuse a new lease of life into an organisation which for many in Delhi has long back outlived its usefulness.

Can Tokyo provide Modi his first big bang moment?
Aug 30, 2014

Can Tokyo provide Modi his first big bang moment?

A civil nuclear agreement is one of the key outcomes New Delhi is pushing for in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan that starts on August 30. Recently, in Naypidaw, Myanmar, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj called on her Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida to "bring talks on civil nuclear agreement to their logical conclusion".

Central Asia: Modi trying to catch up with Xi?
Jul 08, 2015

Central Asia: Modi trying to catch up with Xi?

In two sets of visits to the Central Asian region in 2013 and 2014, Xi Jinping set a scorching pace for Modi to follow. Unfortunately for India, even a super-star Prime Minister cannot do the impossible. He lacks the vast investible resources that China has already deployed and is deploying in the region.

Challenges Modi must face
Jul 07, 2014

Challenges Modi must face

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's problem is the sheer scale of the challenges he confronts. He has to juggle several balls at the same time, and though he may vary the juggling routine, he cannot afford to let any of the balls drop.

Changed Pakistan policy a challenge to Modi Govt
Oct 06, 2016

Changed Pakistan policy a challenge to Modi Govt

The September 29 strike was different in a significant way that not only did the Narendra Modi government own it, but also publicised it.

China's Modi
May 28, 2014

China's Modi

Modi must now bridge the growing strategic gap with China through both internal and external balancing. This must run parallel to a significant expansion of economic cooperation with Beijing at the bilateral and regional levels. But can Modi play three-dimensional chess with China?

Chinese keep a keen eye on Modi's visit
May 11, 2015

Chinese keep a keen eye on Modi's visit

In Beijing, the overwhelming question a visitor faces is: What will be the outcome of the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi? Will he bring a package to resolve the border question, or will he come with a basket of measures to attract Chinese investment in India?