Next 12 months will see whether the economy grows, BJP has political momentum; elect President, VP; and whether India can negotiate with Trump’s America.
Electoral funding, a hot button topic for any large business, was one issue that saw Ratan Tata express his dissatisfaction over Mistry and his team.
Singh, who chaired the Tata Sons board meet in which Mistry was voted out, refuted claims that the Tata Trusts took any “undue interest” in commercial matters.
In India, withdrawals by diplomats beyond $5,000 require documentation on purpose of drawal. Under that limit, there’s no paperwork.
Immigration and visa concerns should not cloud the government’s judgment, especially when we know a large number of Indian Americans did back Trump just as they were split on Brexit in the United Kingdom.
India will still have its ‘top-down’ capabilities by way of a single-engine fighter fleet and Airborne Warning and Control Systems (Awacs).
In retaliation to Uri attacks, India had upped the ante by giving the go-ahead to three run of-the-river projects on river Chenab.
Disclosing some of the thinking that went behind this policy shift after Uri attack, an official said India was clear that humiliating the Pak Army was not in India’s interest.
This is a game-changer because 'denial' has been an important unspoken feature in Indo-Pak terms of engagement over the last two decades.
Instructions have gone out to the defence and external affairs ministries to come up with panoply of workable military and non-military options.
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