India’s Economic Impact of War

Chennai: As the country celebrates the 25th anniversary of the economic reforms started in 1991, what it fails to acknowledge are the underpinnings of the economy which date back to the world wars, claimed historian, Srinath Raghavan on Wednesday. The Indian war industry prior to the start of the Second World War ,was in a…

India’s understated role in Second World War Re-examined

Chennai: β€œThe fact that Nehru was inspired by the rosy ideals of a Soviet model for a centralized, state-run economy is incorrect,” says Historian Srinath Raghavan,” India understood the need for a planned economy around the time of the second world war,” 10.Indian infantry 7th Rajput Regiment about to go on patrol on the Arakan…