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Ways India Has Changed Since Liberalization 25 Years Ago - WSJ

Twenty-five years ago this week, India unshackled private industry and embraced foreign investment, ending four decades of socialist self-reliance and making a major bid to reclaim its place as an economic power. 570 more words

Economics

S.H.Raza’s death marks the sunset of India’s “Progressives”

India has lost one of its greatest modern painters with the death yesterday of Syed Haidar Raza, who was 94. He was a leading member of the Bombay-based Progressives Artists’ Group of the late 1940s and 1950s that now dominates the top end of the Indian art market, and his passing marks the gradual closing of a chapter in the country’s post-independence art history. 945 more words

India

My top most priority is to deal with India’s massive social and economic problems, so that chronic poverty, ignorance and disease can be conquered in a reasonably short period of time. 7 more words

Manmohan Singh

Kashmir gets out of hand

Kashmir gets out of hand

Funerals of militants have become a public expression of rage and alienation in Kashmir. While the Union home ministry’s official estimate for the number of militants in the Valley is now a little less than 200, against over 3,500 in the 1990s, the army and paramilitary report an unprecedented rise in local support to insurgency. 115 more words

Indo-US military pact in the offing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been preparing the ground for allowing US military presence on Indian territory. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter have been negotiating the issue for over a year and much advancement is reported to have been made. 749 more words

Politics

ഇടനാഴിയിൽ എങ്ങും - സാമ്പത്തിക പരിഷ്‌കാരങ്ങൾ - കഥ 1 - രംഗം -1

ഇരുപത് അഞ്ചു വർഷം മുൻപ് ഇന്ത്യയിലെ ജനങ്ങളുടെ മാനസികാവസ്ഥ ഭയവും നിരാശയും ആയിരുന്നു. രാജ്യം ഒരു തെരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പ് മധ്യത്തിൽ ആയിരുന്നു. 221 മണ്ഡലങ്ങളിൽ വോട്ട് കഴിഞ്ഞു ബാക്കി വോട്ട് ഇനിയും ഉണ്ടായിരുന്നു. രാജീവ് ഗാന്ധി മേയ് 21, 1991 ന് ബോംബ് സ്ഫോടനത്തിൽ കൊല്ലപ്പെട്ടു, ബാക്കി മണ്ഡലങ്ങളിൽ തെരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പ് മാറ്റിവച്ചു ചെയ്തു.

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