Tag Archives: Economy

  • NS Venkataraman China using economic muscle to gain dominance over others?

    The intentions of the Chinese government should really send signals of alarm to neighbouring countries about China’s increasingly dominant status and its ultimate goals. ...

  • India’s reform architect trashes PM Modi’s cash crackdown

    Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday tore into his successor Narendra Modi's clampdown on the cash economy, calling it an "organized loot and legalized plunder". ...

  • India’s Modi urges patience on bill swap amid cash crunch

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday made an emotional appeal to people to make India graft-free, as chaotic scenes erupted outside banks nationwide after high denomination notes were pulled. ...

  • Indian farmer commits suicide after rupee note ban

    Kandukuri Vinoda had a large amount of cash at her home from sale of her land, and panicked that it had become worthless when she heard Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise announcement. ...

  • Laden Tshering Samdup Why America needs Donald Trump: China

    The need of the hour is brazenness, of the type shown by Donald Trump, the one who has the audacity to say “China is a manipulator, grand master level,” and get tough. ...

  • India and Iran agree port deal, reviving trade ties

    India agreed Monday to finance the development of an Iranian port as a trading hub, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to revive economic ties with Tehran after the lifting of sanctions. ...

  • India trying to destabilise Pakistan, says army chief

    Pakistan's powerful military chief accused India Tuesday of being "blatantly" involved in attempts to destabilise the country, saying Delhi was hostile to an ambitious economic plan by Beijing and Islamabad for the region. ...

  • India replaces China as next big frontier for US tech companies

    India already conducts more mobile searches on Google than any country besides the United States. Yet “we are barely scratching the surface of availability of Internet to the masses.” ...

  • Refugees keep streaming in as Europe acts to stem the tide

    A tide of refugees from the Middle East and Asia showed no sign of abating on Thursday, after European Union leaders began the task of trying to prevent it. ...

  • New $100 bn BRICS bank opens in China to challenge US-led lenders

    A new $100 billion international bank dedicated to the emerging BRICS countries opened in China's commercial hub Shanghai on Tuesday, officials said, as an alternative to other multilateral lenders. ...