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Pun Intended: Goldman Sachs 'Modi-fies' its Outlook on the Indian Economy
November 12, 2013
Pun Intended: Goldman Sachs 'Modi-fies' its Outlook on the Indian Economy
The investment bank’s report resulted in a blowback from India’s government.
Pun Intended: Goldman Sachs 'Modi-fies' its Outlook on the Indian Economy
India’s Food Security Program: Helping the Poor with Eyes on the Election
July 05, 2013
India’s Food Security Program: Helping the Poor with Eyes on the Election
India’s food security bill is not without opposition.
India’s Food Security Program: Helping the Poor with Eyes on the Election
The David Headley Problem
February 16, 2013
The David Headley Problem
The sentencing of David Headley to 35 years in prison has angered many in India. Will it damage growing U.S.- India cooperation in other areas?
The David Headley Problem
BJP's FDI Gambit Fails
December 11, 2012
BJP's FDI Gambit Fails
BJP’s attempt to embarrass the UPA over FDI backfired, casting further doubt on the opposition’s viability.
BJP's FDI Gambit Fails
UPA Promotes Direct Subsidies Payments
December 04, 2012
UPA Promotes Direct Subsidies Payments
The Congress Party is promoting a plan for direct subsidy payments ahead of the 2014 general election.
UPA Promotes Direct Subsidies Payments
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna Resigns
October 26, 2012
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna Resigns
Could a budding scandal have caused his sudden departure?
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna Resigns
Ahead of 2014, Congress Eyes Dalits
October 22, 2012
Ahead of 2014, Congress Eyes Dalits
From dedicating anthems to new welfare measures, the Congress Party is wooing this politically important bloc.
Ahead of 2014, Congress Eyes Dalits
India Pushes Forward on Economic Reforms
October 05, 2012
India Pushes Forward on Economic Reforms
More relaxed rules on foreign investment in pensions and insurance provoke a predictable backlash.
India Pushes Forward on Economic Reforms
October 02, 2012
Mamata and Congress at Each Other’s Throats
A thorn in the government’s side, the chief minister of W. Bengal is courting the Congress party’s regional allies.
Mamata and Congress at Each Other’s Throats
Mamata Divorces UPA - But Economic Reforms May Come of Age
September 24, 2012
Mamata Divorces UPA - But Economic Reforms May Come of Age
An ally deserts India’s embattled government, but the PM presses on with plans to reinvigorate the economy.
Mamata Divorces UPA - But Economic Reforms May Come of Age
UPA Unscathed By Protests
September 20, 2012
UPA Unscathed By Protests
The All India Strike, far from demonstrating a unified opposition, could actually strengthen the UPA.
UPA Unscathed By Protests
Don't Count the UPA Government Out Just Yet
September 20, 2012
Don't Count the UPA Government Out Just Yet
Despite the loss of its second largest coalition ally, it would be premature to write the Singh government off.
Don't Count the UPA Government Out Just Yet
Congress Party Takes on Economic Reforms
September 14, 2012
Congress Party Takes on Economic Reforms
“If we have to go down, we have to go down fighting”
Congress Party Takes on Economic Reforms
Reports Claim UPA Wasted Tens of Billions of Dollars
August 17, 2012
Reports Claim UPA Wasted Tens of Billions of Dollars
Some are calling for the Prime Minister to resign over contracts awarded to the coal, power, and aviation industries.
Reports Claim UPA Wasted Tens of Billions of Dollars
UPA’s Ramdev Challenge
August 14, 2012
UPA’s Ramdev Challenge
Although he was dismissed by the governing coalition, Baba Ramdev has the opposition’s backing.
UPA’s Ramdev Challenge
Opposition MP Calls UPA 'Illegitimate'
August 08, 2012
Opposition MP Calls UPA 'Illegitimate'
Sonia Gandhi and other Congress Party leaders slam Advani’s controversial remark.
Opposition MP Calls UPA 'Illegitimate'
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