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Indian government appoints new Chief Economic Advisor

The Indian government has appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as its new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in place of Arvind Subramanian, who left the post in July this year.

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Monsanto decision big challenge to govt policy; hits farmers hard

Monsanto’s unprecedented decision to withdraw the application for its Bollgard II Roundup Ready Flex technology is a big, and public, challenge to the government’s policy on licensing seeds technology.

Bilateral investment pacts haven’t worked

Globally the international investment agreement (IIA) regime is undergoing a change and the developments in India are no exception. India has decided to terminate about 57 bilateral investment treaties (BITs) whose initial duration has expired, or is soon to expire, and issue joint statements for the ones in force.

 

A rising India needs new jobs

Agriculture and industry must be unshackled so that they can create the millions of new jobs that this country needs. However, a hostile tax regime and Tughaqian firmans by quasi-legal bodies are putting a spanner in the works.

GST will bring forth new business model

The Goods and Services Tax regime can be a game-changer that will propel India into the big league of developed nations.

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Gujarat women’s group gets UNFCCC award

India's Gujarat state got a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) award for women's leadership with low cost and sustainable technology to tackle storms.

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Indian government appoints new Chief Economic Advisor

The Indian government has appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as its new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in place of Arvind Subramanian, who left the post in July this year.

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