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Internationalization of the Indian rupee – Opportunities and Challenges
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Internationalization of the Indian rupee – Opportunities and Challenges

As the use of the rupee becomes more significant internationally, the bargaining power of Indian businesses will improve, adding weight to the Indian economy and enhancing India’s global stature and respect. The use of the rupee in cross-border transactions mitigates currency risk for Indian businesses. Reducing dependence on foreign currency makes India less vulnerable to […]

Union Budget 2023 – A Responsible Budget Sans Fiscal Profligacy!
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Union Budget 2023 – A Responsible Budget Sans Fiscal Profligacy!

All inclusive growth strategy is the foundation of an independently developed economy and ready Bharat to play a larger global role. Bharat’s finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented a responsible budget on behalf of the BJP-led government on Wednesday. It is on expected lines. Conservative in content and spirit, but the budget for 2023 – 24 […]

Evaluating China’s hold on India-led resolutions on UN-designated global terrorists
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Evaluating China’s hold on India-led resolutions on UN-designated global terrorists

It is evident that China and Pakistan are in a quid pro quo agreement over dreaded Islamic terrorists, which safeguards their mutual interests at the cost of millions of lives and global peace. China does not want to harm these terrorist groups and expects these groups not to harm Chinese interests, especially in Xinjiang. China […]

South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy – A momentum towards developing into a ‘Global Pivotal State’
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South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy – A momentum towards developing into a ‘Global Pivotal State’

South Korea’s new vision projects the values of freedom and solidarity in the international order. South Korea identifies the Indo-Pacific as an economically robust region with the strategic industrial base being located in this region. South Korea aims to seek multidimensional partnerships through the promotion of global multilateral order. It aims to project and develop […]

Evaluating the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict and India’s defence deal with Armenia
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Evaluating the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict and India’s defence deal with Armenia

India’s defence deal with Armenia results in an economic gain for India boosting its forex reserves, apart from being recognised as a major defence exporter in the international arena.  As an arms-exporting country, India will be in a position to use its influence to secure its interests. Recently, in an interview with the local Azeri TV […]

India’s Soft Power Diplomacy under the Modi Regime
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India’s Soft Power Diplomacy under the Modi Regime

Distinguished personalities of India as well as different fields like literature, music, dance, software industry, Ayurveda, etc., create an impressive list of soft power assets that reflects the attractiveness of India to the foreign population. India has harmoniously assimilated different religions, keeping its unique culture in place. The Indian diaspora is also a significant asset […]

Decoding the new ‘National Security Strategy’ of Japan
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Decoding the new ‘National Security Strategy’ of Japan

Japan is facing the worst security environment since the end of World War 2 in 1945. China’s unprecedented military modernization program has placed significant maritime pressure on the Senkaku islands in the East China Sea. The continuation of North Korea, in advancing its nuclear programme and the development of its ballistic missiles, has persisted under […]