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 …

What is a Shell Company?

  Definition: Just like a shell, which has a thick outer covering, while the inside is hollow, Shell Company is a corporate entity without active business operations or significant …

How strategic is Myanmar to India?

  Terrorism: Terrorism has been a major security challenge since the mid-1980s. And Myanmar is seen as a partner to combat separatism and insurgency in India’s northeast. According to …