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India’s foreign currency reserves fairy tale
New Opportunities 2021: India plans reforms shielded by robust economic growth
India will rely on targeted supply-side spending to help resurrect the country’s Covid-battered growth. Narendra Modi’s government also hopes to implement critical but long-delayed structural reforms that could become possible if economic recovery is as strong as expected. The plan hinges on a stretch goal: exceeding 14 percent nominal GDP ...
India, a handicapped giant
Faced with China’s emerging hegemony in Asia, India is striving to defend its regional power status. New Delhi’s strategy is to invest in defense, align its policies with the United States and expand its regional alliances. However, it is increasingly concerned with becoming contained by China.
Scenarios for the India-China Himalayan border conflict
As India and China continue to build infrastructure and expand their military forces along the disputed Himalayan borders, the hotspots are becoming hotter and the clashes – more violent. The Asian giants’ old conflict has entered a new phase now that assertive Beijing does not seem to mind a degree ...
India earns worldwide goodwill with its ‘pharma diplomacy’
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, India is leveraging its status as the world leader in generic drug manufacturing to build its image overseas and increase its foreign policy clout. However, if other countries make good on their plans to enhance their domestic medical production capabilities, India’s exports could suffer in the longer ...