President Kalam pitched his dreams high. He will be best remembered for that feat, says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. I went to a television show a day after former President A P J Abdul Kalam collapsed and died at the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong, thinking that it would be a chorus of praise for the most famous former President of India. I thought that it would be blasphemous on my part to voice even the view I had expressed in his own presence once that his vision was over ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
BENGALURU:Touching tributes to distinguished ambassador, late A P Venkateswaran, adorn the book Venkat Forever that was released on Saturday. The book was release at a function organised at The Indian Institute of World Culture (IIWC) to mark the ...New Indian Express, 2 months ago
On October 24, the United Nations turns 70. 'The credibility of the UN has been eroded by the fact that the Security Council does not represent the political realities of the world today,' says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan, listing the 10 things the UN needs to to become more relevant and effective. Reform the Security Council The 50th and the 60th anniversary of the UN have passed without any meaningful Security Council reform and the 70th does not hold any promise. The credibility of ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
‘The entire Ufa fiasco was predictable and predicted. The Ufa venue had created international interest in the initiative and its failure may have implications for both Pakistan and India. What remains for Modi to do is to produce a prettier rabbit out of his hat next time to deal with the Pakistan imbroglio,’ says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. One did not have to be a rocket scientist, not even a Pakistan expert, to predict that the Ufa agreement between Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'At the very end of his speech, he dealt with the 'small problems' of Indian workers. But these measures did not seem to satisfy those who had expected the prime minister to find solutions for their problems. That the prime minister generally focused on broad policy issues and not on matters of detail left them bewildered,' says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. Ever since the announcement of Narendra Modi's visit to the UAE, speculation was rife about some major plans and programmes that he ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Iran deal marked a new beginning in Iran-U.S. relations, while the India deal was a culmination of a process of rapprochement The finalisation of the P-5+1-Iran nuclear deal coincided with the tenth anniversary of the India-U.S. nuclear deal ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
'There is nothing that Pakistan has done which deserves a resumption of dialogue. The assurances made in Ufa contain no commitment except a whole range of talks, which could take place without the paraphernalia associated with a joint statement of prime ministers,' says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. India has just walked into a device by Pakistan to make a success of the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation Summit in Islamabad next year. Nawaz Sharif's Ufa exercise was, perhaps, aimed ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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