India action in Jammu & Kashmir purely administrative, says Consul General in New York

India’s move to revoke parts of Article 370 that gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir state is in line with the government’s declared commitment to better governance and socio-economic justice, said India’s Consul General in New York Sandeep Chakravorty in a statement.

Telling all Indians how to behave because of some bad tourists is just excessive

The outburst of feelings of shame, embarrassment and broad appeals to Indian tourists to watch their behaviour after a video from a hotel in Indonesia’s Bali about a stealing family of tourists and a racist notice in a Swiss hotel teaching Indians breakfast manners, is a massive overreaction.

India’s march towards USD 5-trillion GDP goal is unstoppable: Consul General in New York

Emboldened by a spate of reforms, a USD 5 trillion Indian economy by 2024 is inevitable and there is nothing that can stop the country from becoming one of the top three largest economies in the world, said the country’s Consul General in New York Sandeep Chakravorty in an exclusive interview with

Big test for Indian FM as opposition grows to debut international bond plan

The newly appointed Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is finding herself in a tough spot with a former Reserve Bank of India governor and a key ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government making a strong case against the idea of a debut sovereign international bond to fund a fast-gr

Leaders should speak less and listen more, says Google’s Pichai

Speak less as possible and listen more was the advice for leaders from Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive officer, who was given a Global Leadership Award at the India Ideas Summit in Washington DC on Wednesday.

Pompeo hopes stronger US-India ties “Mumkin Hain” under Modi

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday set the stage for his visit to India later this month by urging more economic openness and dialogue on sensitive topics like trade barriers to strengthen economic ties between the two nations.

Google’s Pichai picks England and India to reach cricket world cup final

Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive officer and a “passionate cricket fan”, picked England and India as favorites to reach the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup, in a candid moment at the India Ideas Summit in Washington DC on Wednesday.

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