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India – Japan Relations – Part III

  Economic and Commercial Cooperation Economic relations between India and Japan have vast potential for growth, given the complementarities that exist between the two Asian economies. Japan’s interest in …

India – Japan Relations – Part II

  SECURITY COOPERATION Maritime security has acquired increasing significance not just as an issue in itself involving countering piracy and safety of sea-lines of communication (SLOCs), but also because …

India – Japan Relations – Part I

  The friendship between India and Japan has a long history rooted in spiritual affinity and strong cultural and civilizational ties. Throughout the various phases of history since contacts …

What is meant by “Strategic Relationship”?

  The canvas of a “strategic relationship” is much larger than mere “political relationship”. Political relationship: It means maintaining periodic dialogue on bilateral, regional and global issues. Strategic relationship: It …

How Tropical Cyclones are named?

  Tropical cyclone or cyclone. What’s the difference? A tropical cyclone is a generic term used by meteorologists to describe a rotating, organized system of clouds and thunderstorms that originates over …

What is Consumer Price Index (CPI)?

  How Inflation is Measured in India: Inflation is usually measured based on certain indices. Broadly, there are two categories of indices for measuring inflation i.e. Wholesale Prices and Consumer Prices.   …

What is Creative Destruction?

  In his book ‘Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy’ (1942), economist Joseph Schumpeter suggested that economic progress comes through a process of “creative destruction.” According to him, the driving force behind …

What is Hindu Rate of Growth?

  The phrase Hindu rate of growth, was christened by famous anti-establishment economist Raj Krishna, who used it to describe India’s unsatisfactory growth trend, which at the time (1950-80) was stuck …