WHY DO OUR NEIGHBOURS HATE US?

The political history teaches us that when a country dominates a region geographically , demographically and economically , the region becomes its backyard. Hence when The United States came up with the Monroe Doctrine in 1823 , no one was surprised . But when a country of India’s size declared a foreign policy based on…

REMINISCING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

The run up to the Victory in Europe day saw The BBC and RT go into a nostalgic mode , reminiscing the great sacrifices the British and the Russians did to save the world from evil during the second world war . The self congratulatory tone was hard to miss , but what was more…

BHARATMALA , SAGARMALA AND CHABAHAR

According to IMF, India will be the fastest growing major economy next year . This will not only raise our International clout but also make us more vulnerable to the changes taking place in our volatile neighborhood. Our biggest neighbor China is facing the biggest economic crisis since its meteoric rise in the 80s and…

THE ERA OF AMERICAN DISCONTENT

The United States Of America was the First among the world nations to adopt the Free Market Capitalism envisioned by the Scottish Economist Adam Smith in its entirety , glorifying each and every word uttered in his book “The Wealth of Nations”  . But , as the Baltimore riots shows , the discontent arising from…

SOCIAL MEDIA REVOLUTIONS – WHY DO THEY FAIL ?

If you are familiar with my blog , it would not be a surprise to know the fact that I am not a huge fan of social networking .For me it is a world far away from reality where everyone assume fake identities to fulfill their perversions . It is like a village assembly in…

SRI LANKA

Many outside the country including me , were taken aback by the Sri lankan General election results yesterday . Looking down south Rajapaksa was the clear winner from day one , I had even wondered why Srilankans were conducting the election ritual in the first place . yes , the resentment was there but  Mr…

CLIMATE CHANGE AND INDIA

some hackers who hacked into the university of east Anglia have brought forth emails which shows that the theory  human made climate change is fake.the emails reveal that scientists tried to suppress data showing the reversal of trends in global climate pattern,and that earth was actually cooling.this new revelations have cast doubt on the legitimacy…