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How India landed in a very common crisis: a much-needed response to the TFA controversy

It had to happen. There was too much at stake. India’s new government had boldly stood by its predecessor’s decision to provide massive agricultural subsidies through the implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA), passed last year. On the other side, the US had decided to amplify its attempts to conclude the pending TPP negotiations, which… Continue reading How India landed in a very common crisis: a much-needed response to the TFA controversy

Asian powerhouses · Indian Masala

Release of TL&D [Vol. 5, No.2]!

It gives me immense pleasure in announcing the publication of the latest edition (Vol. 5, No.2) of Trade, Law and Development, a bi-annual, student run academic journal published by National Law University, Jodhpur. The journal was inaugurated with the intention of promoting open debate and discussion centred on the policy and legal aspects of international trade. It is noteworthy that the journal is a… Continue reading Release of TL&D [Vol. 5, No.2]!

Asian powerhouses · Indian Masala · Ongoing disputes at the WTO · Trade and Environment · Western World

Part II: Alternative Defences for India in the Solar Cells dispute.

In recent news, the Panel for the India-Solar Cells dispute has been established. The unrelenting attack from the US-led West must be countered strongly by India. New Prime Minister, Mr. Narender Modi has given this job primarily to the Mrs.Nirmala Sitharaman in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. She stands to be one of the key players… Continue reading Part II: Alternative Defences for India in the Solar Cells dispute.

Asian powerhouses · Indian Masala · Western World

Turning up the heat: India’s Solar Cell dispute begins

On the 14th of this month, the United States notified the DSB of its intention to establish a panel in the India-Solar Cells case, following the failure of last year’s consultations. These consultations had proceeded in two phases- the first beginning in February last year  (wherein Japan had joined in as a third party)and the… Continue reading Turning up the heat: India’s Solar Cell dispute begins