Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

India’s economy is set to power ahead

By Sourajit Aiyer

Indian markets and economy had an interesting fiscal year FY2015 (Apr 2014-Mar 2015). While early signs of recovery are visible — a reversal from the previous turbulent years — a lot is still needed for the promised “achhey din” (good days) to truly arrive.

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What India’s Modi needs to tell corporate America

By Sourajit Aiyer

“My dear gentlepeople!” I do hope this is the way in which Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts his address to our American friends, during his upcoming visit to the USA. The quirky title is intentional — replacing “ladies and gentlemen” with “gentlepeople” just like the term Chairperson has increasingly replaced Chairman. The aim is to show a deviation from the traditional, to prove that one has changed with the changing times.

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What do India’s Prime Ministerial candidates mean for its economy?

By: Sourajit Aiyer

As India undergoes federal elections with 800 million eligible voters, what do the contenders for the Prime Ministerial role mean for its economy?

Leading the race are Rahul Gandhi, the candidate of the Congress Party-led UPA coalition, and Narendra Modi, the candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA coalition.

Challenging them are Arvind Kejriwal of the new Aam Aadmi Party, as well as bigwigs from regional parties who can form a possible Third Front alliance.

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