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India-China war 'accidental:' Galbraith

Professor John Kenneth Galbraith looms large over the tumultuous period in the Indo-US relations of 1962-63 -- and not just because he is 6'11".His rapport with then President John F Kennedy was......

The Untold Story: How US came to India's aid in 1962

The story of the 1962 war with China has all the elements of a dramatic historical event. Nehru's handling of the crisis and panic reactions were in marked contrast to the cool and confident......

Don't forget the IAF's role in the '62 war!

China declared a ceasefire on November 21 and kept Aksai Chin as its trophy. The sinews of the IAF were not muscular enough to retake Aksai Chin. What matters is what we have done since 1962.......

US envoy Powell to bring Eleanor Roosevelt's bust to India

Nancy Powell, the new United States envoy to India, will be bring a bust of Eleanor Roosevelt -- the first lady of the US from 1933 to 1945 with her when she will leave for New Delhi next week. The......

America's first lady envoy will make history in India

The US's first lady ambassador to India wants to set a new tone for the India-US relationship. Aziz Haniffa reports from Washington, DC. On the eve of her departure to New Delhi as the United......

Of India, reforms and skewed governance

'Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under Communism, it's just the opposite'-- John Kenneth Galbraith It was the annual meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry's nothern region in Delhi.......

Focus on India's growth, please

The government should mend its ways before weak governance starts impacting India's economic growth.As we come to the end of an eventful year, it is possible to notice an increasing dichotomy......

Obama visit: How trained are Indian policymakers?

When Indian leaders think about the world, they think about the past 5,000 years or least the past 50, Robert Blackwill, the most erudite, witty, opinionated and controversial United States......

'Success of IIT-Kanpur reflects US-India ties'

As the Indian Institute of Technology- Kanpur (IIT-K) is celebrating its 50th anniversary, a top US official said the success story of this leading Indian institute reflects the Indo-US cooperation......

Can predictions make you rich?

The surest way in theory to become rich is to know tomorrow's stock prices today. The moment we master the art and science of understanding market trends, and harness our skills of accurately......

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radhakrishnan
Q. Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite. John Kenneth Galbraith--Under Congress Govt.(UPA)-----?Under BJP Govt.------?
Radhakrishnan:  A.  more

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radhakrishnan
Q. A nuclear war does not defend a country and it does not defend a system. I've put it the same way many times; not even the most accomplished ideologue will be able to tell the difference between the ashes of capitalism and the ashes of communism. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith-A thought for the day.
Radhakrishnan:  A. That is the story everywhere..........man exploits man !Only the language changes...with dogma or scriptures followed. more

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radhakrishnan
Q. All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.~ John Kenneth Galbraith ~A good advice to our government?
Radhakrishnan:  A. Wah!!! Atom bomb... wonder... more

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radhakrishnan
Q. what is coventional wisdom ?
Radhakrishnan:  A. A widely held belief on which most people act. For example, According to conventional wisdom, an incumbent nearly always wins more votes than a new...... more

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soul
Q. John Kenneth Galbraith, the noted American Economist and Diplomat, once termed India as a functioning Anarchy. Do you think that the situation have changed for the better now?
Soul:  A. that was political stunt. more

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A useful arbiter

America has its own significance, argued Sushma Swaraj, the new Indian external affairs minister. The first woman to have independent charge of... ...

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The credit bubble redux

To resurrect the global economy from the Great Recession, central banks implemented a policy of ultra-low interest rates and quantitative easing to... ...

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India is not a mono-culture

In this collection of writings by the grand doyen of Indian political commentary, the country's past and history is revisited with a critical eye... ...

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Early birds don't show the worms in earnings

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