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Budget 2021: A promising start to reboot Indian economy

The finance minister has signalled her priorities through Budget 2021 -- healthcare, education, innovation, infrastructure, and digitisation as well as recapitalisation of banks. Read more »
India Ease of Doing Business

Why ease of doing business rankings are important

The importance of various business rankings has grown over the years as these have become key indicators for companies looking to invest. Read more »
India retail policy

India’s retail sector: Overcoming policy and structural challenges

The retail industry is undergoing a transition because of technological and policy changes as well as the entry of players like Reliance, Amazon, and Walmart. Read more »
India mobile phone industry

India’s mobile manufacturing sector charts a success story

There is an urgent need to reduce the dependence of the mobile manufacturing sector on foreign parts and technology to help it grow further. Read more »
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Indian Railways: Confusion must go before privatisation

The Narendra Modi government is treading cautiously because of the complex nature of the railways' operations and the doubts over its welfare function. Read more »
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Policy and Judiciary: A vision for post-Covid India

India needs to address several problems with its policy and judiciary to convince foreign companies that it is a reliable destination for their investment. Read more »
Chinese economy faces hurdles

FDI from China: India must balance strategic and economic interests

India cannot ignore its strategic interests while dealing with China, but it should not block FDI in non-strategic sectors. Read more »
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FDI screening: Need of the hour in the time of non-transparent capital flows

There is an urgent need to issue criteria for identification of strategic sectors and to expand the screening to all countries. Read more »
A coal mine. The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill will transform the coal mining industry in India.

Towards a rounded policy: Parliament passes the Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill

The new law seeks to transform the mining industry by boosting coal production and reducing dependence on imports. Read more »