Category: blog

A quick note on the news that India’s GDP is now at 8.2%.

Well done to the fastest growing economy using a new reporting time series and methodology. Let the champagne flow into the flutes held by its 1.3 bil ...

State capture and rise of the unelected in a democracy

As a firm supporter of democracy, democratic institutional norms and values, I am also a believer in the ability of democratic governance structures t ...

The blog@globestrategy

A collection of writing and thoughts on global issues by sureshgeorge The Indian Avatar of Democracy   Oman’s Transition and the legitimacy of autoc ...

Still on the aircrafts

Still on the A380 fiasco, has anyone thought of linking up 3 news articles that came out on the subject. The first is that of Singapore and Lufthansa ...

When flying machines refuse to fly

This week has seen a flurry of articles on the engine travails of the A380 with issues on the Rolls Royce variant of the powerful engines that propels ...

Why ‘revolution’ is the new buzz word in the MENA region.

Last week was so tumultuous that some of us rediscovered TV. The Middle East & North African region has come to life and is now the new Mecc ...

In the name of a just God

Having read Damian 's Thompson's piece in today's Telegraph , on the destruction of Islam's heritage in its holiest place, I begin to wonder if there ...

From raising chickens in India to running an english club

Today's news that India's Venkateshwara Hatcheries(VH) has bought the Blackburn Rovers is another milestone for the innovative Indian group. Being ...

The Elephant trumpeting at the Dragon: Stealth diplomacy in South Asia

Now you see it and now you don't. China's recent display of a stealth fighter has in many ways served its purpose. It is still a long way from being o ...
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