Dining at the G-20

The US and China signing an agreement on climate change excludes India from the G-2 consensus on this critical issue. A decade ago, India and China, both members of the G-20, were invited to be permanent invitees to the G-8. This was on account of the efforts of the then Canadian

GST, finally?

The winter session of Parliament that begins today could see the tabling of significant legislation that paves the way for a nationwide goods and services tax (GST). The Centre appears to have got the states on board for the Constitution amendment bill that would enable the GST to come into force.

US ‘cautiously optimistic’ about ties with India

TFA linked to meeting Bali conditions: U.S. official Visiting U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said here on Monday that despite positive developments such as the easing of the foreign direct investment cap in the Defence sector, the U.S. remained “cautiously optimistic” about relations with India as the Modi government had