Aradhna Aggarwal On November 4, 2019, India opted out of the ongoing negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal between sixteen economies from Asia and the Pacific, citing difficulties in negotiating mutually acceptable commitments in priority areas as the main reason. India’s decision to opt out of the deal has triggered a sharp…

In the run up to Budget FY16, there have been speculations, expectations, apprehensions and wish-lists from all quarters. But since the Modi government stormed to power on the plank of economic growth and job creation, it will be of particular importance to see how this budget sets the tone for achieving these strategic goals. Expectations…