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.
Problems occur when a country falls in love with gold, and silver might be about to get a boost from proposed solutions.
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 currency switch is one of a number of steps taken by the Modi government to crack down on corruption and tax avoidance.
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.
Regardless of US presidential results, India needs to keep the United States close to maintain the balance of power in South Asia.
Narendra Modi's government is drumming up war hysteria on the eve of crucial state elections. The gathering storm threatens India's increasingly beleaguered democracy.
Britain and India may be linked by colonial ties, but India is intent on forging a new relationship based on in its own interests.
As the latest attack on an Indian army camp shows, India's shift in policy from strategic restraint to preemptive self-defence is a serious gamble.
Racial violence has its parallels in other forms of violence in India. The prejudice runs across multiple channels from caste, region, religion to gender.
India's prime minister won a landslide victory promising to improve his people's lives. There's a very long way to go.
Narendra Modi’s first trip to Africa has widely been heralded as a success, but his brand of diplomacy has left the most pressing issues for the continent unaddressed.
While Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government can take heart, the political landscape is fragmenting along caste, religious and ideological lines.
Don't assume a UK outside of the EU will be able to rewrite its trade deal with India.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to bring 1.5 million toilets to the 600 million Indians without access by 2019. If he fails that could prove dangerous in an election year.
Indigo, pink, saffron: colour for India isn't just for throwing. It's political, too.
To know India’s future we must first understand Hindu nationalism’s past.
Faced with fake history, Indian artists are digging up the past.