Monthly Archives: August 2014

“Fading promise of the Indian spring” by Chander Suta Dogra

Disclaimer: I remain a committed supporter of AAP. I am re-posting this article because its good to know what your critics are thinking. ——— http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/aam-aadmi-party-fading-promise-of-the-indian-spring/article6360979.ece Mr. Yogendra Yadav resigned from the party’s Political Affairs Committee (PAC). Acrimonious exchange of letters … Continue reading

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WTO TFA 4

http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2014-07-31/news/52285169_1_trade-facilitation-agreement-wto-bali-food-security India today stuck to its stand on food security issues taken at WTO. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker have held series of meetings with Indian leaders Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Commerce Minister Nirmala … Continue reading

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WTO TFA 3

http://wto.org/english/thewto_e/minist_e/mc9_e/brief_tradfa_e.htm Traders from both developing and developed countries have long pointed to the vast amount of “red tape” that still exists in moving goods across borders. Documentation requirements often lack transparency and are vastly duplicated in many places, a problem … Continue reading

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WTO TFA 2

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/26/business/international/india-threatens-to-block-global-trade-deal.html?_r=0 India could put a landmark World Trade Organization deal in jeopardy at hectic negotiations in Geneva after saying that it would withhold support for the agreement unless there was simultaneous progress on resolving a dispute over its food security … Continue reading

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WTO TFA 1

http://www.dw.de/what-will-indias-veto-of-wto-deal-cost-global-trade/a-17830770 What will India’s veto of WTO deal cost global trade? After refusing to sign the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) by July 31, Indian senior officials recently reiterated their willingness to sign the global deal if other World Trade Organization … Continue reading

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