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Indian Economy

The Enigmatic Legacy of Manmohan Singh

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 06.19.2014 | World
Ronak D. Desai

A closer examination of Singh's record reveals a combination of both profound failure and accomplishment. Far from being settled, Singh's legacy is likely to remain the subject of vigorous debate for years to come.

India and the U.S.: Rebooting economic relations

Samarth Pathak | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics
Samarth Pathak

India-U.S. economic cooperation needs a lot more energy to grow and nurture. It also needs greater synergy between stakeholders on the two sides.

Is Narenda Modi a Lot of Bull?

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business
Peter Navarro

Narendra Modi. Is he India's Ronald Reagan, who will light a fire under one of the most underperforming economies in the world? That's a critical question financial analysts and corporate executives around the world are now asking.

Democracy Sees Off Investors, For Now

Madhusree Mukerjee | Posted 11.24.2013 | World
Madhusree Mukerjee

To the dismay of politicians and executives alike, Indians have stalled hundreds of billions of dollars worth of projects by refusing to surrender the necessary natural resources.

Boom, Bust and the Indian Economy

Madhusree Mukerjee | Posted 11.18.2013 | World
Madhusree Mukerjee

With elections due in mid-2014, India's politicians are temporarily more mindful of angry voters than of miffed investors. After that, it will be business as usual.

Indian Economy Faces Crisis: From Boom to Bust?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 11.05.2013 | World
Sheldon Filger

In a self-perpetuating cycle of gloom, lack of confidence has led to capital flight, sparking a market-induced devaluation of India's currency, the rupee. The collapse of the rupee has in turn sparked a large increase in the country's energy imports, especially oil.

Is India Having a Crisis of Soul?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.04.2013 | World
Deepak Chopra

There is something important here that India's leaders -- and all global leaders -- must consider: A nation's soul precedes its human development. Organic human development will not occur in India if the majority of everyday experiences are negative.

India's Gang Rape Problem

Leslie Hendry | Posted 03.06.2013 | World
Leslie Hendry

Are we entering an Indian Spring where drawn out abuses of women are protested around the globe until the majority rise against unacceptable violence and suppression of women?

India Is No Longer (In)credible

Georges Ugeux | Posted 09.09.2012 | Business
Georges Ugeux

The damage done to India by its government and its corrupt politicians should not affect our assessment of the importance of the country. After all, corruption is unfortunately widespread around the world. India much better than its political system.

India's Economic Growth Accelerates To 6.1 Percent

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUMBAI, India — India's economy picked up pace in the latest quarter as government spending helped to overcome the worst of the global downturn ...

Indian Businesses Forced To Focus On Country's Poor Due To Economic Crisis

GlobalPost | Jason Overdorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Jason Overdorf I GlobalPost NEW DELHI -- In India, the economic crisis may actually be good news. During the salad days of the past decade, India'...

Waiting for the Skies to Open Up

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

Scorched people sought respite in the seasonal rains that cools down the earth and provides an economic stimulus, without which much of India's growth would remain stunted.

Indian Growth Story: Striking Paradoxes

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

The Manmohan Singh government should not be rejoicing over the 6.7% growth rate amidst the overwhelming adversity 86% of the population experiences.