India’s road to global recognition is paved with collaboration
July 19, 2012
Indian politician Shashi Tharoor advocates multiple alignments with global powers across the world
For global investors, India seems to be a fallen angel. The country, once on the path of being a global superpower, seems to be mired in socio-political and economic upheaval. In a conversation with Aradhna Dayal, editor of AsiaHedge, noted Indian diplomat and politician Shashi Tharoor – highly regarded for his progressive socio-economic and foreign policies in the international circuits – advocates that multiple alignments with various global powers across the world, should be the way forward for India
India seems to be struggling on all fronts. GDP growth is at a nine-year low at 6.5%, inflation is escalating, while social unrest and the policy paralysis at government level has shaken the confidence of foreign investors. Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?
Shashi Tharoor: I think today’s pessimism is as overblown as yesterday’s boosterism was exaggerated. Our GDP growth may not be as high as it has...
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