The Western and Indian response to Sri Lankan aspirations has sent the island nation into the arms of China and Pakistan. But Colombo’s trust must be won. For Sri Lanka is vital to India’s security and the sea lanes of the Indian Ocean.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s visit to New Delhi has the potential to mitigate sixty years worth of distrust between two of the world’s most populous countries and truly improve bilateral relations. What is stopping the two Asian giants from cooperating?
C. Raja Mohan spoke to Gateway House’s Shloka Nath about the new threats in the Indian Ocean where geopolitical players like China have already arrived, India’s lack of assertion over its natural waters and the necessity for corporate India to develop a strategic view of India’s global interests.
Six decades after World War II, Europe is trying to recover from the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis. Memorials by famous sculptors and artists are coming up all over the continent.
An account of how Hungary handled the world’s worst environmental disaster since the Bhopal and Chernobyl gas tragedies which, at one stage threatened to ruin the Danube.
Courtesy: Xerxes Adrianwalla
Mumbai is no stranger to terrorist attacks and has taken many bomb blasts in its stride. But what happened on November 26, 2008, has changed the city – and the country – in many fundamental ways.
Over the past decade, emerging markets that have liberalized are far more open to foreign banks in their markets than are developed economies. A Gateway House study of financial services in 11 countries: four BRIC countries, one emerging market, four developed economies and two developing markets.
A broad outline on the span and scope of Maritime Governance Authority is necessary to understand its importance and the impact it would have for the sustenance of a sovereign India.
Courtesy: James Stencilowsky/ Flickr
Myanmar is a complex issue. Its history, its treatment by neighbours and the West, the complex dilemmas posed by the mixing of morality and realpolitik is a reminder that democracy is only a means to an end. The lives of the ordinary people should matter more than formal institutions in shaping policy decisions.
26 October 2010
Highlights of the Indo-US Youth Dialogue