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Jun 7, 2014

Are you ready for an explosive new season of Satyamev Jayate?

Top-rated television talk show Satyamev Jayate which has managed to bulldoze its way into the social consciousness of India will be back later this year with Aamir Khan taking a deep dive into another set of hard-hitting issues, said Fox’s Star India CEO Uday Shankar. #Aamir Khan #Bollywood #Entertainment #India #Rupert Murdoch #Satyamev Jayate #Star India #Television #TheIdiotBox #Uday Shankar

May 17, 2014

What US investors want from Modi: To kickstart India’s economy

BJP’s almost certain landslide victory on Friday cheered foreign investors hoping pro-business Narendra Modi would kick-start India’s stalled economy #BJP #Congress #Economy #election result 2014 #Foreign institutional investors #India #Investment #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Manmohan Singh #Narendra Modi #P. Chidambaram #TheySaidIt #UPA #US

Apr 5, 2014

The Candidate: A satirical look at the great Indian election

Bhattacharya talked to Firstpost about his novel which is a candid portrayal of the election process and takes the reader on the campaign trail. #Anirudh Bhattacharyya #Govardhan Ray #India #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Politics #Q&A #The Candidate

Mar 27, 2014

Free speech is under tremendous threat in India: Suketu Mehta

“It is clear that what the country needs is an unqualified constitutional amendment guaranteeing freedom of speech — like the American First Amendment. Otherwise, India’s claim to be the ‘world’s largest democracy’ is disingenuous,” said Mehta. #Censorship #Free Speech #litigation #Praful Patel #publishing #Sahara #Suketu Mehta #The Hindus #TheySaidIt #Wendy Doniger

Feb 27, 2014

Why India would do well to heed US advice on drug safety

Indian drug makers will eventually have to invest in infrastructure and commit to high quality standards to ensure they get market access to America. #Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation #Drugs quality in India #Drugs safety #FDA #HowThisWorks #India #NewsTracker #US

Feb 27, 2014

India is harming itself by taking US drug safety concerns lightly

The FDA’s presence is growing from 12 to 19 American staff based in India. Indian drug makers will eventually have to invest in infrastructure and commit to high quality standards to ensure they get market access to America. #drug #Drug safety #FDA #India #Medicine

Feb 20, 2014

Implosion: New book shows why India, US are chalta hai friends

The relationship between India and the US is drifting because of an inattentive, chalta hai attitude in both Washington and Delhi, writes John Elliott in his new book, Implosion: India’s Tryst With Reality. #Devyani Khobragade affair #diplomacy #Implosion by John Elliott #India #United States #US-India relations

Feb 15, 2014

Book review: Jeff Smith decodes the complex China-India rivalry in Cold Peace

US strategic analyst Jeff M. Smith’s new book, Cold Peace, is a wonderfully nuanced analysis of the complex India-China relationship bedeviled by rivalry for almost six decades, but steeped in surprisingly steady cooperation in the diplomatic and economic spheres. #Beijing #Book #China #Cold Peace: China–India Rivalry in the Twenty-First Century #ConnectTheDots #India #India China relationship #Jeff Smith #New Delhi

Feb 14, 2014

Yellow Pages? US tells you where to find fake designer shoes, pirated iPhones

The United States Trade Representative Office (USTR) released its Notorious Markets List which identifies bazaars around the world in countries from China to India that sell goods that are rip-offs of American products. #fake iPhones #Nehru market #Notorious Markets List #Piracy #Silk Market #United States Trade Representative Office