The Donald Trump victory has meant some soul searching and introspection for India as it has for rest of the globe. What does this triumph hold for India? Attempting to answer this question scholar Tanvi Madan, in her article in Brookings.com says even what we know about Trump are only the ‘known unknowns’. “With Trump, however, would come a number of known unknowns and unknown ...

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India and Canada have for the most part shared an amicable bilateral relationship which in recent years has seen a resurgence. Trade between the two countries has picked up and there are optimistic attempts to make newer connections.Adding to the recent trend of Canadian interest in India is its first ever Agri-food Trade Mission to India from November 14 to 20. The mission hea ...

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We caught up with the incoming Consul General, Consulate General of Canada in Bangalore, Mrs Jennifer Daubeny, to talk about her move to India, Indo-Canadian trade and much more. What brings you here to India? I moved to India on work in Mid-August this year. I am from the West Coast of Canada from British Columbia. I’ve been in the Canadian diplomatic services for more than ...

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Bangalore was host to a special get-together last evening at the Sheraton Hotel as a Canadian Delegation stopped over in the city recognised as a global technology hotspot. The delegation of ten Canadian technology companies was led by the Honourable Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development of Canada, Navdeep Bains who is on an official visit to India.During thi ...

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The quaint and historic Bangalore club, at the heart of the city, was lit up with strings of lights welcoming guests to the Indo Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC)’s first Annual Gala Dinner held in Bangalore on October 13. Guests made their way through one of the colonial Club’s most special places - its meticulously preserved ballroom to another of its charming sections – its o ...

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The Indian market is one replete with idiosyncrasies – on one hand, it offers endless business potential while on the other hand, it demands that its peculiarities be navigated with tact. It was in 1991 that the Indian government initiated economic reforms that set the path for liberalizing the Indian economy – reducing government interference in business and guiding India to a ...

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Canada will be one of the partner countries in the next Vibrant Gujarat Summit and has committed to showing up with the largest number of Canadian Delegates so far to India. Canada's High Commissioner to India Nadir Patel announced his pleasure to be part of the biennial event that is to be held in January 2017. Patel made the announcement after a meeting with the chief Minist ...

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The Indo Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC) and the Consulate General of Canada hosted a unique, one-of-a kind evening to discuss “Doing business with Canadians” on 30 August. The invite promised that it would be no run of the mill event. “We will not talk about investment, we will not talk about immigration, we will not talk about taxation, we will talk about what really matters ...

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Indian online retailers have been wooing customers, for years, with their attractive deep discounts and predatory pricing. On April 1st, however, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in India restricted the freedom of ecommerce companies to offer discounts to buyers. Earlier this year, the government banned etailers from offering any discounts or cash back ...

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In a major step towards unified tax system to stimulate the economic activity in India and contribute to the ease of doing business, Indian Parliament recently cleared a landmark tax reform bill, the Goods and Services Tax Bill or GST Bill that will pave the way for a new national sales tax and the creation of a common market across the country for the first time. Under the pro ...

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