Amiti Sen

  • More space sought for professionals in Singapore

    More space sought for professionals in Singapore

    India will seek greater access for its professionals in Singapore in areas such as IT, health, education and finance. Ready to face the recruiter? | Ways to ask for a raise

    India girding itself for US, EU carbon tax

    India girding itself for US, EU carbon tax

    Policymakers and businesses are bracing to face the threat of higher entry barriers for Indian goods in the Western markets under the garb of environmental protection.

    'Don't apply new tax code on SEZs'

    'Don't apply new tax code on SEZs'

    Commerce department has again asked the revenue department to keep special economic zone (SEZ) developers and units out of the ambit of the new direct tax code (DTC) after the February budget for 2010-11 failed to provide clarity.

    NREGA to target skill-intensive projects

    NREGA to target skill-intensive projects

    The UPA government’s flagship job guarantee scheme is all set to target sophisticated and skills-intensive projects, such as watershed development and farm productivity enhancement schemes.

    Govt mulls export sops for select sectors

    Govt mulls export sops for select sectors

    The government will consider extending export sops selectively after a detailed analysis following evidence that a strong recovery in the external sector was underway.

    India denies market-economy tag to China

    India denies market-economy tag to China

    Granting market economy status will make fighting anti-dumping cases against Chinese companies difficult. US-China Yuan Battles I Top gainers & losers

  • Amiti Sen

    We’ve got Visa power!

    India and Pakistan have once again proved to all skeptics that when they talk business, they mean business! The signing of the new bilateral visa agreement replacing the restrictive 37 year old pact is yet...

    Amiti Sen

    Chinese Checkers

    It may not be easy for Indians to love the Chinese. But it is impossible to hate them. Yes, they do flood us with cheap products ranging from diyas and crackers to chemicals, metals, electronics...

    Amiti Sen

    Economics scores over mindless patriotism

    If Pakistan needed to show proof of its sincerity in wanting closer economic ties with  India, it has indeed done so. It finally walked the talk this week with its Federal Cabinet agreeing to put...

    Amiti Sen

    Economics scores over mindless patriotism

    If Pakistan needed to show proof of its sincerity in wanting closer economic ties with  India, it has indeed done so. It finally walked the talk this week with its Federal Cabinet agreeing to put...

    Amiti Sen

    India-EU FTA–not a lost cause

    The Indian media is full of stories on how the India-EU free trade agreement will not be signed during the India-EU summit in New Delhi on Friday.  I wonder what made people think that the...

    Amiti Sen

    India-Pakistan’s MFN roller-coaster

    When the Pakistani Cabinet decided on November 2 to allow grant of most favoured nation or MFN status to India that would result in removal of import restrictions, the media, as expected, went to town...

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