Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part Two


Ratnesh Dwivedi

Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. Ratnesh Dwivedi spoke to four experts. Second in the series is his interaction with Sudhanshu Mittal.

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What Indian ‘democracy’ means in disputed Kashmir



Irfan Rashid

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit the conflict state of Indian Administered (Jammu and) Kashmir on November 7 where he is expected to announce a package of Rs 1 lakh crore ($13.7 bn US) for the state. But the biggest challenge against his rally in Kashmir is ‘Million March’, announced by pro-freedom leaders of the valley.

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Stop politicising beef, let the individual decide


Irfan Rashid

The value of human life has been degraded even below that of an animal. India is fast losing its tolerance to accept acts of dissent. The beef ban has been much politicised in our nation that we have lost three precious lives within a month in north India.

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Reviewing India’s Energy Policy




Anant Mishra


As an upcoming power nation, India is doing whatever it takes to become the next global face of international relations and is already being termed as the ‘Next Super Power’ by many. With the global media’s ‘fixation’ on India, its nuclear policy is being argued by many media houses, the growing nuclear arsenal concerning many diplomats and foreign policy experts.

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