Both men are polarising figures, who espouse deeply divisive agendas – but with different views on globalisation.
Business Briefing: Former chief World Bank economist on inequality and doing away with big money
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A former chief economist to the World Bank and economic adviser to the Indian government says doing away with big currency notes is a noble idea but an ineffective tool.
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India is engulfed in chaos after Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the wrong policy at the wrong time.
The Indian government recently demonetised 86% of its country’s cash – and kicked off a logistical nightmare.
The disdain for human life that underpinned the British Empire has been brought home.
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The removal of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes is pushing India to look for new ways to spend its money.
The currency switch is one of a number of steps taken by the Modi government to crack down on corruption and tax avoidance.
The government in Delhi must be more ambitious. Current plans for more renewable energy plants are just a tenth of what is needed.
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The road to independence was not a simple tale of civil disobedience.
Local people in India are supposed to be protected by progressive laws. But the reality is a far cry from that.
Theresa May is looking to India for trade and investment, but it's undermined by her anti-immigrant rhetoric.
Theresa May was supposed to meet with bosses of the Indian conglomerate, but an age-old issue with the family firm has got in the way.
India's economy keeps growing, but women's rights are going backwards: why?
A project in the Western Himalaya has highlighted some valuable lessons for the future.
A new tool is tracking attacks on people for their religion, politics, caste, ethnicity, gender, class and sexual orientation.
Regardless of US presidential results, India needs to keep the United States close to maintain the balance of power in South Asia.