India: US – India Relations
President Barack Obama & Prime Minister Narendra Modi
“Every Jan. 26 mark the day in 1950 when India’s constitution came into force.
President Barack Obama will be the first American leader to attend the parade, and his presence on Rajpath alongside the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee — the country’s ceremonial head of state — and Prime Minister Narendra Modi
… the relationship between the two countries “is now accorded a special status that’s a bump up from the past,”
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to India to attend an economic summit in Gujarat, highlighting four burning issues:
- Cooperation in the Civil Nuclear Sector,
- Climate Change,
- Defense and Security, and
- Economic ties”
India : Economy & Business
“On January 15th the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced its benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percentage points, to 7.75% … Raghuram Rajan, the central bank’s chief,
Figures released on January 13th showed that India’s consumer-price inflation in December was 5%, lower than forecasts.
India’s Stockmarket rose sharply in response to the news.”
India: Delhi Elections 2015
Arvind Kejriwal, AAP Chief