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Driving Big Tech out of India would be a mistake

Open-door policy has been boon to country's startup economy

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Google India Vice President Sanjay Gupta speaks during the annual Google for India event in New Delhi in December 2022: India is becoming a tricky ground for technology companies to navigate.   © AP

Shailesh Chitnis is a fellow in high-technology geopolitics at the Takshashila Institution, a policy think tank based in Bengaluru. He was previously chief operating officer of Compile, a health care data company.

When two senior government ministers launched India's first homegrown mobile operating system at a ceremony last month, they hailed the project for its potential to bust monopolies without mentioning any particular one.

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