The India-Russia relationship has seen much progress over the past year - 30 MoU's were signed, two Russian nuclear reactors were set up in India and visa regimes have been eased considerably. But will this be enough to lift the relationship from the benign neglect of the past?
Gateway House's Director Neelam Deo was quoted in an article published by Afternoon Despatch & Courier. She highlights the instability in the Middle East, the effects of a stablising Libya, and the need for oil and gas reforms.
While it is common for monuments of erstwhile rulers to be violently demolished, India has refrained from such actions. After 100 years, what does the Gateway of India mean today? Is it a metaphorical portal for exploring how India and Indians might help to foster new paradigms of power at home and abroad?
There is an immediate need for observance of good governance in regulation and a restructuring of the regulatory architecture. Key to this is the recovery of ground lost by the regulator in ensuring market integrity
The Wahhabis, who now merit NATO backing, continue on their global mission of converting the Muslim Ummah to its relatively harsh and antediluvian ways of thinking and living. For NATO, this is a geopolitical miscalculation that will have tragic security consequences for the alliance within a decade.
Shipra Tripathi, Vice President - International Business for Kirloskar Brothers, writes from Myanmar on India's relationship with its neighbour and also the changes taking place in the country due to increasing investments, business opportunities and China's influence in the region.
As events of the 26/11 attacks and similar others, retreat from the collective memory, they remain very much part of the lives of the victims and their families. How and why is it important to adopt a rights-based approach towards victims and perpetrators?
Courtesy: Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India