Indian Diaspora Dividends and other Musings!

When India gained independence in 1947 the seeds were sown for a new world order. An ancient civilisation was shaking off its shackles and springing back to life. For decades though India was portrayed as a nation of beggars and snake charmers by the Western media. In...

Back home in London.

I came by a British Airways Charter flight. After I had been allocated a seat my first goal was to get to Amdavad in the midst of a lockdown. The British High Commission had organised for everyone to be collected from different places and taken to the airport. However...

CoronaVirus And Animal Care in India.

When the Prime Minister of India addressed the nation and announced a lockdown he made a special appeal that CoronaVirus shouldn be fought with compassion. Animals should also be cared for. Birds, cats and dogs should not go hungry he urged. For a prime minister of a...

India’s Digital Revolution.

Good Governance is something that many countries have aspired for. How do you eradicate poverty, bureaucracy, apathy, mismanagement, black money, tax evasion and many other social evils? In a country as vast as India with such a huge population how can the weakest...

India, USA and a footnote in history

  In 1965 and 1966 India suffered two failed monsoons. The country was desperate for food grains. It turned to the US which had a policy of helping nations with food shortages. Called PL480 the Peace for Food initiative had the full support of President Kennedy...

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