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In the News

Easynomics: Competition And Competitors In The Flipkart Story

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Economic Times (India)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Walmart is buying Flipkart. But that is old news by now. 

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Indian Military Truths

by Andrew Robertsvia Military History in the News
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Military history has been much in the news in India this month because it was twisted by Narenda Modi, the Prime Minister and leader of the ultra-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, in a blatant attempt to besmirch his great rival, the Congress Party. Campaigning in Karnataka in the south-west of India, Mr. Modi declared, “In 1948 we won the war against Pakistan under General [Kodendera Subayya] Thimayya’s leadership. 

In the News

Walmart Buys 77% Of Flipkart: Why Letting Foreign Money Fund E-Commerce Businesses Is Vital To Protecting Consumers

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia First Post (UK)
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Walmart is buying Flipkart. The bully of Bentonville is acquiring 77 percent stake in India’s e-commerce giant for $16 billion. A deal that puts the valuation of Flipkart at over $20 billion (or Rs 1,34,800 crore, at Rs 67.4 to a dollar).

Interviews

Raghuram Rajan Sees Possible "Magic Moment" On Inflation

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Friday, May 11, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan explains why he is concerned about spillover effects on emerging markets from the policies of central banks in industrialized nations, adding that it’s appropriate for the Federal Reserve to be raising interest rates now as a precautionary move against the possibility of a "magic moment" when tighter labor markets around the world starts pushing up wages and causes inflation to accelerate.

In the News

India: Remember Me? A Rare Entry Point Into The World's Fastest Growing Economy

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Investment Week
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Kunal Desai, head of Indian equities at Neptune Investment Management, discusses the long-term outlook for the Indian equity market following the recent correction.

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A Nehru Escape

by Michael S. Bernstamvia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 20, 2018

During a 1955 visit to Moscow, the Indian premier inadvertently launched a dating revolution. How Jawaharlal Nehru caused young Russians to rejoice.

In the News

What Democracy Now Means? Which Way Is India Headed?

mentioning Larry Diamondvia The Indian Panorama
Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Lok Sabha eventually adjourned sine die after weeks of being non-functional. The Opposition’s no-confidence motion was ruled by the Speaker as un-implementable as the House was not in order. Under similar conditions, the important annual Budget was allowed to be passed without debate.

India's Economic Growth Is Good, But Pales Before China’s

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Gujarati News Service
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said that the comparison between India and China is unfair because the latter has upper hand in building infrastructure as there the state owns every asset, while in India there are enormous pushbacks.

In the News

Raghuram Rajan Says India’s Economic Growth Looks Pale Only When Compared With China

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Express (India)
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said that the comparison between India and China is unfair because the latter has upper hand in building infrastructure as there the state owns every asset, while in India there are enormous pushbacks.

In the News

Need New Economic Theory To Explain How Demonetisation Helped India: Raghuram Rajan

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Money Control
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Rajan said that the negative effects of demonetisation have already been seen, whereas the positives stemming from it, if any, will only be visible in the future.

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