CMs as envoys

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s engagement with the out­side world, before he took the top office, was through the bi-an­nual Vibrant Gujarat Summit, which gave him an opportunity to not just reach out to businessmen from dif­ferent parts of the world, but the political leadership as well. His inves­tor-friendly policies had made him a popular figure … [Read more…]

Foreign cure?

A number of Ponzi schemes have come to light in recent years. All of them typically involve legal wrangling with regulators, on public assurances by company offi­cials that they are being unfairly tar­geted and every investor will get her money back. Eventually, the inev­itable happens – hapless millions are parted with their life’s savings. Yet, people … [Read more…]

INDO-TURKISH TRADE On the rise

  A According to Adnan Yildirim (right), deputy minister of econ­omy, Turkey, trade between India and Turkey is expected to rise three­fold from $7.49 billion in 2014 to over $22 billion in the next 5-7 years, sup­ported by a “favourable business cli­mate in both the countries”. He was speaking at the Turkey-India Busi­ness Forum, jointly … [Read more…]