Hassan Rohani’s victory in the June 14 presidential election in Iran might allow more moderate voices in the political dialogue. But Iran's establishment decides positions on all major issues, including the nuclear programme, Syria, and dealings with the West. To what extent can Rohani change course?
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This daily column includes Gateway House’s Badi Soch – big thought – of the day’s foreign policy events. Today’s focus is on Washington' s phone and email spying programme-PRISM.
Defence Minister A. K. Antony’s visit to Australia this week was a significant step forward in the defence relationship. In coming years an India-Australia partnership will be important for managing maritime security in the Indian Ocean and will also have implications for security in Southeast Asia and the Pacific
On June 1, N. Narayanamurthy, the co-founder, and former Chairman of Infosys – India’s IT giant – was appointed as the Additional Director and the Executive Chairman of the board, for five years. How momentous is his return for Infosys, and more importantly, what does this augur for the future of the company?
The recent crisis at Infosys suggests that corporate governance in India’s IT sector has been slipping. Gateway House talks to T.V. Mohandas Pai, former CFO of the company, about what the Indian IT industry and the government can do to raise global competitiveness and remain recognised as centers of innovation
Anita Raghavan, in her latest book, analyses the rise of the Indian-American elite, insider trading, the fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund, and the repercussions of the same on South Asians in the U.S.
Gateway House interviews Anita Raghavan, the author of ‘The Billionaire’s Apprentice,’ to discuss the fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund and the conviction of Rajat Gupta in 2012, its impact on the Wall Street, and especially, its repercussions for the Indian-American community.
A decade ago, the U.S. immersed itself in the greater Middle East with its wars on Afghanistan and Iraq. Will the current economic scenario force it to turn away from this region?
While the recent India-Japan Joint Statement contains significant breakthroughs, the China-Pakistan Joint Statement reveals the absence of warmth between India and China. With the current flurry of bilateral exchanges, India is fine-tuning its approach to emerging regional realities, as are others.
During his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke of the need to increase bilateral consultations on strategic issues. This, and other moves, indicate new developments in India’s Look East Policy, with alternative security and economic scenarios for regional actors in the context of the rise of China