Diplomacy & International Relations
My Intervention in the G20 Session on Framework for strong, sustainable and balanced growth

Posted on 05 September, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

This year we have been focusing on the three I’s of Inclusiveness, Implementation, and Investment for Growth. While we have considerably enhanced our inclusive growth efforts, our efforts related to Implementation and Investment for growth needs t.....

President Obama, Davos and After

Posted on 28 January, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

The World Economic Forum’s Meet at Davos was one with a difference. India had the second largest contingent next only to that of the United States. For the past few years serious doubts had been expressed about India and its economic potential. It was p.....

Powell’s meeting Modi, US’ internal corrective.

Posted on 13 February, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

The US ambassador Ms. Nancy Powell has met the Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Narendra Modi today. The decision by the US administration to resume contact with the Gujarat Chief Minister appears to be based on their suo moto assessment of the domestic situati.....

Concerns over Bangladesh

Posted on 08 January, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

India has an inherent interest in the stability of its neighbourhood. A disturbed neighbourhood adversely affects India. In some cases the consequences of a disturbed neighbourhood spill into Indian boundaries. One had hoped that elections in Bangladesh w.....

The Treatment meted out to Devyani Khobragade

Posted on 17 December, 2013 , No Comments Comments admin

The arrest and the treatment meted out to the Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade deserves to be condemned. The United States unilateralism in narrowing down the scope of diplomatic immunity should not be accepted by India. Article 31 of the Vienna Convent.....