Country Reports

A bitter-sweet victory

The BJP may have dominated the elections for the Parliament´s upper house, but there is displeasure in its coalition

The elections at the end of March 2018 for the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament, constitute a continuing success for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). By winning 28 of the 59 available seats, the party exceeded early expectations. In contrast, the Indian National Congress (INC) continued to lose influence. Nevertheless, the BJP also suffered a setback when one of its member regional parties of its national coalition pulled out. more…

Peter Rimmele, Philipp Huchel, Matthias Schnabel | April 4, 2018

Study on Trajectory of Indo-German Relations

Indo-German Interactive Session on Policy And Business

The study reports about the visit of the German delegation of Young Parliamentarians visiting Delhi and Bangalore to exchange their points of view on several topics for bilateral cooperation between India & Germany. more…

October 27, 2015

Movement of IT Professionals between India and the EU: Issues and the Way Forward


India and the European Union (EU) are major exporters of information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services (ITeS) and both have high domestic demand for such services. India has developed as a major outsourcing hub. Its skilled and cheap manpower offers complementarities to the EU. The paper studies the migration-issues and the way forward. more…

February 7, 2013

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