Aug 17, 2014

Intransigent India

India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, has perplexed international supporters by torpedoing a World Trade Organization deal that would have reformed customs rules and made global trade much easier.

Jul 28, 2014

Growth India can live with

by Lee Jong-Wha

India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, seems committed to boosting India's competitiveness by improving its business climate. What his plan lacks, though, is a strong focus on expanding labor-intensive industries.

| Jul 19, 2014

Modi's upcoming Japan visit signals closer ties

by Jeff Kingston

India’s newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Tokyo in August to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, signaling closer bilateral ties infused by personal chemistry and shared values. The Namo-Shinzo show will be an elaborately choreographed red-carpet extravaganza to highlight the ...

India's Modi faces first test of reform pledges

Jul 10, 2014

India's Modi faces first test of reform pledges

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced the first major test of his reform credentials on Thursday, when his fresh-faced government presented its maiden budget amid early doubts about his willingness to make unpopular decisions. The budget promised a new era of fiscal prudence and ...

India's new Prime Minster Modi to visit in July

Jun 6, 2014

India's new Prime Minster Modi to visit in July

New Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan in July, India’s Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Syed Akbaruddin said Friday. Akbaruddin said Modi has received an invitation from Japan and the visit will take place at “an early date.” The dates are being ...