Article of the day: A New Deal: Modi’s visit to the US has set the stage for a reset of Indo-US ties based on realism

A New Deal: Modi’s visit to the US has set the stage for a reset of Indo-US ties based on realism This article takes an interesting look at the depth of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States.  The Prime Minister made very public appearances at Madison Square Garden or at the Global […]

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Rockstar Status: Narendra Modi’s American Trip and the Future of Indo-American Cooperation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in front of a diaspora crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York sold out the legendary arena and drew between 15,000 and 20,000 guests.  Modi’s star power in America underlines the incredible opportunity for further bilateral cooperation between the two countries. Think of the number of people who […]

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India’s Babus Stuck in a Bunker

In his first month on the job, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken bold steps to address the systemic problems in the Indian economy and government. Notably, Modi has cut in half the number of taxpayer-funded golf club memberships for senior bureaucrats valued at 300,000 rupees ($5,000) each. Narendra Modi has wasted no time […]

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Narendra Modi’s Power Problem

Peak demand for electricity in New Delhi is at 5,600MW yet Indian power companies are only able to deliver 5,150MW, creating widespread power outages. It should come to no one as a surprise that it gets hot in India this time of year – very, very hot. Temperatures today reached a balmy 40C with anticipated […]

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Narendra Modi and Pakistan

India’s new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, was sworn in on May 26, 2014 in front of a crowd of over 4000 guests, but one guest in particular proved to be most interesting. Narendra Modi is India’s new Prime Minister. The numbers behind the rise of this son-of-a-tea-seller come Prime Minister of India are staggering. Modi’s […]

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