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India’s Technology Spending to Reach US$54.5 Billion in 2024: Report


India’s technology spending is expected to reach approximately US$54.5 billion in in 2024, outpacing other Asia Pacific regions.

IT/ITES in Karnataka Get Labor Law Exemption for Five More Years


Companies in the IT/ITES sector and knowledge industries in Karnataka will be exempted from provisions of the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act till June 10, 2029.

India to Propel South Asia as Fastest Growing Region: World Bank


According to the latest projection of the World Bank, India’s GDP is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 6.7% from 2024 to 2026.

India-Qatar Investment and Trade Relations


India is keen to attract greater investments from Qatar, tapping its sovereign wealth fund – QIA – for funding opportunities in the energy supply chain as well as across agriculture, startups, education, and renewables sectors.

Discussions for a New Electronic Components PLI Scheme in India: What We Are Hearing


India is reportedly considering a new PLI scheme for electronic components, targeting a local value addition of 35-40 percent.

Prospects in India’s Agrochemical Sector


India’s agrochemical sector awaits a production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme of its own to augment production capacity and export size.

Ministerial Roles in Modi’s New Cabinet: Full List and Key Assignments


BJP leader Narendra Modi has become India’s Prime Minister for a third straight term under the NDA alliance, and has announced his new ministerial council. We list all the allotted portfolios, discuss formation of the new cabinet, and note the regional representation in the NDA 3.0.

Shops and Establishment Acts in India: An Explainer


The Shops and Establishment Acts in India are state and union territory-specific laws governing labor service conditions in shops and commercial establishments, excluding factories, and require mandatory compliance within their respective jurisdictions.

In a Historic Feat, PM Modi Gets Third Consecutive Term but Opposition Slows BJP Juggernaut


After the 2024 elections, the BJP-led NDA is set to form a coalition government with Narendra Modi as Prime Minister for a third term, We analyze the election results, focusing on the performances of key political parties, and the implications for the Indian economy.

Leave Management in India: Key Considerations for Employers and Employees


India Briefing explains the leave management process in the country and best practices for employers and employees.

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