'Continuity in a common agenda is essential, not to disrupt the progress achieved so far,' says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. Democracies around the world have watched with envy the maturity with which the electorate in India brings about peaceful change. The voters absorb developments, make their judgments and vote quietly, without giving a clear hint of their choice. The elections of 1977, 1980, 2004 and 2014 are shining examples of unexpected dramatic changes. Politicians are taken aback by ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'Oommen Chandy may well prove to be the Teflon chief minister whose reputation cannot be tarnished,' predicts Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. IMAGE: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, third from right, Union Sports Minister and the BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Assam Sarbananda Sonowal, second from left, and Sachin Tendulkar, left, light the lamp to inaugurate the National Games, January 31, 2015. Photograph: PTI One week before the voting, the only thing certain in Kerala is that ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Justice P N Ravindran of Kerala High Court inaugurating the functions held at Sai Gramam, Thonnackal THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The fifth death anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai Baba and first anniversary of idol installation at the Sai Baba Temple were ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
'Reluctance to go against temple rituals is understandable and the Hindu vote bank is extremely important at the ensuing elections.''But even devout Hindus will not hold it against the government if the opportunity presented by the tragedy is utilised at least for a temporary ban. Later, it may be too late as it might dawn on people that a hundred lives are not too much of a sacrifice to save a tradition,' says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. 'As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods. They kill ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'I recall an encounter I had with a US Congressman of Cuban origin, who was hostile to India because of our continuing goodwill for Cuba.''He asked me why India was still friendly with Cuba and I gave him an honest answer that it was rooted in historical and friendly ties.''He took it as an affront and spread the word that an Indian diplomat had defended Fidel Castro in his chamber!'Ambassador T P Sreenivasan on President Obama's historic visit to Havana. Fidel Castro was credited with a ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
KOCHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's view of India is very much different from that of his predecessors; he has become more of a salesman than a statesman, T P Sreenivasan, former Ambassador and Executive Vice-Chairman of Kerala State Higher ...New Indian Express, 2 months ago
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