Anzac and India: A shared but forgotten camaraderie

Gallery

This gallery contains 2 photos.

World War 1 continues to be remembered a century later, and the Indian troops who fought in various sectors are being acknowledged now more than ever before. Gallipoli and Anzac has emerged as a unifying national event in Australia and New Zealand and the significant Indian contribution needs to be celebrated alongside. Continue reading

BJP claims Modi-Sharif talks ‘a breakthrough'; Congress questions PM’s peace move – The Times of India

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

The BJP on Friday claimed major breakthrough in India-Pakistan ties as Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his counterpart Nawaz Sharif. Source: BJP claims Modi-Sharif talks ‘a breakthrough'; Congress questions PM’s peace move – The Times of India Modi waves with … Continue reading

To a Skylark by PB Shelly

Gallery

Hail to thee, blithe Spirit!                 Bird thou never wert,          That from Heaven, or near it,                 Pourest thy full heart In profuse strains of unpremeditated art.          Higher still and higher                 From the earth thou springest          Like a cloud … Continue reading

Modi’s Hectic November!

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

“Modi! Modi! Modi!” chanted the crowd, which seemed to have learnt from watching the videos of his speech in New York. With hands going up like a slanted salute to take mobile phone snap shots, it appeared like they were … Continue reading

Silky slippery roads: Indian and Chinese diplomacy

Gallery

Medieval diplomacy, border incursions and balance of power ideas detract the relations between China and India. There is no end in sight to this game and an underlying distrust frames the relations. This is unlike the how these nations treat western powers, or do they live in their shadow of influence. China and India have a lot to gain by developing a mutual trust. Continue reading

India Isn’t ‘Open for Business’ Yet – Bloomberg View

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

I came across this article –  (see link below) which echoes a shared feeling that Modi will have difficulty translating his successes at a state level into a national one. Of course he will! Analysts and even sceptics know that … Continue reading