The Modi administration has done much to strengthen ties with IndiaÂ´s long-standing friendly European partner. Today, new business and investment opportunities being created in India are cementing this relationship even further.
Karnataka now finds itself in the company of other states in the clamp down on mining and ore transport. This means India will soon drop down in its export rankings of ore, adding to the brewing export and currency troubles. A Shivkamal writes that in this delicate environment, further reforms in mining will prove to be difficult to implement, at least in the near future.