'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, 2 months 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, 2 months ago
'In these days of a communication revolution, was it necessary for him to go to every country?''Mahatma Gandhi had no internet or a twitter account, but the whole world recognised him as the greatest leader of the 20th century,' says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned the usually aggressive Arnab Goswami into the very picture of politeness by being charming, patient and reasonable in the first-ever interview given by an Indian prime minister to a private television ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The art of persuasion works only when the ground is prepared and there is a degree of satisfaction for all parties involved. India's NSG push violated this sacred principle. Brexit, a seismic moment in Europe , came as a blessing in disguise for ...The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
GWEN IFILL : Good evening. Im Gwen Ifill. Judy Woodruff is away. On the NewsHour tonight: a major decision at the Supreme Court. Justices reject abortion restrictions in Texas, the biggest win for abortion rights advocates in 25 years. Also ...PBS, 4 weeks ago
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