All stories by Nayanima Basu
The diplomat who handles a hot potato with a cool headRediff.com31 Dec 2020
As the representative of his government in India, Abdul Basit runs a tight ship at the Pakistan High Commission.
Swaraj to Africa: 'Make in India'Rediff.com29 Oct 2015
Narendra Modi is to hold summit-level meetings with the heads of more than 50 African nations on Thursday.
Blissfully sereneRediff.com27 Sep 2015
A visit to the Palpung Sherabling Monastery where monks are free to choose their own paths.
Govt readies 'improved' IPR policy before PM Modi's US visitRediff.com13 Sep 2015
Under the current administration, political attitudes toward IP seem to have improved.
India hopes of a solution to WTO food security issue by 2017Rediff.com5 Sep 2015
Earlier this year, the US accused India and China of exceeding the WTO limits on farm subsidies, saying these caused trade distortion.
Indo-Pak ballet: Trade talks hit by NSA imbroglioRediff.com1 Sep 2015
The talks for normalising trade had begun in November 2011.
Can Modi & co deliver? The world awaitsRediff.com17 Aug 2015
Modi's visit to some developed countries such as the US, Japan, China and Australia were sprinkled with humongous investment figures. But do we have the wherewithal to absorb such big investments?
India defers FTA talks with European UnionRediff.com6 Aug 2015
Negotiators from were expected to meet in New Delhi on August 28.
Services attract highest FDI despite Make in India pushRediff.com9 Jul 2015
Services attract highest foreign direct investment, despite Make in India push.
India feels the heat in WTO solar dispute with USRediff.com8 Jul 2015
The WTO dispute panel had its last hearing in early May.
'A crisis in Greece alone won't impact us'Rediff.com7 Jul 2015
Exports to Greece from India are $360 million a year.
India may change its WTO stance, seek another packageRediff.com3 Jul 2015
The 10th ministerial conference, will be held at Nairobi, Kenya.
Govt turns down FDI in retail e-commerceRediff.com10 Jun 2015
Ecommerce firms will have it tough as govt turns down FDI proposal.
India to push for cut in farm sops by rich nations at WTORediff.com4 Jun 2015
India believes rich nations should be away from farm subsidies.
National IPR Policy to be delayed furtherRediff.com28 May 2015
The draft is now with ministries.
Now, each state to have a score card on ease of doing businessRediff.com19 May 2015
States to come under DIPP watch on ease of doing business.
In China, Modi to push for expediting industrial parksRediff.com12 May 2015
Beijing wants assurance that its investments won't come under scrutiny
Border issue, trade top Modi's China May visit agendaRediff.com26 Apr 2015
Prime minister likely to visit Beijing, Shanghai; also President Xi's home province, Shaanxi. Nayanima Basu reports
New foreign trade policy to stress manufacturing exportsRediff.com29 Mar 2015
New foreign trade policy to stress manufacturing exports.
SAARC Yatra continues in Islamabad todayRediff.com3 Mar 2015
Both sides will discuss the ongoing incidents of ceasefire violations at the border, the resolution of which will be given topmost priority