Can the money raised from auctioning this land not be used for the military’s benefit? Back-of-the-envelope calculations suggest that up to Rs 25,000 crore can be raised from this effort. This is a healthy corpus, which could be invested in secure financial instruments, if possible.
India’s utilisation ratio of its current FTA with ASEAN is just about 6%. In contrast, ASEAN countries have a 36.3% utilisation. Also, unlike with Japan and Korea, the investment component is also not quite large.
What could possibly have changed in four months? BJP ought to have swept these two states with near two-thirds majority going by the outcome of the general elections. Clearly, voters are distinguishing between assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
India has moved decisively from a P2 (US and China) mindset to a P5+2 approach to position itself as a power.
It was in the second week of October 1962 that the chill first set in the bilateral ties with the first skirmish, resulting in deaths on both sides.
NSCS enumerated right after NITI at number 50 in the first schedule of the AOB rules.
The Taliban peace deal, in which Pakistan was playing an important role, has suffered a setback for now.
The role and influence of the Indian-American community is a known big positive for India.
A single event cannot mean much. But it gives a backdrop to a diplomatic conversation searching for some wins.
The truth is, from political devolution to human rights, it is guilty of doing far more and worse than what it accuses India of doing.
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