India has a big advantage in global development cooperation: Manuel Montes

India has a big advantage in global development cooperation: Manuel Montes

Maqnuel Montes

South-South Cooperation has acquired a new salience in the international development cooperation calculus. In this wide-ranging conversation with Manish Chand, Editor-in-Chief, India Writes Network, Dr⋅⋅⋅
READ MORE

Zen and the maestro: Unravelling Satish Gupta’s meditative art

Satish Ji's portrait picture 2

When he’s neck deep in work, Satish Gupta loathes being interrupted. That breaks the chain of his thought. But worse than that, it disrupts his meditation. Work to this much-revered artist is meditation and the process of creating art a sacred vocation.

There is plurality within South-South cooperation

Sachin Chaturvedi

In this wide-ranging conversation with Manish Chand, Editor-in-Chief, India Writes Network, Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, Director General of RIS, a preeminent think tank for developing countries, speaks about varied strands of the evolving South-South cooperation.

North will try to divide South, South must maintain solidarity: Thomas Pogge

Thomas Pogge

The burgeoning South-South cooperation has a great potential to recast global governance landscape.

There is a Southern Way of developmental cooperation: Shyam Saran

shyam saran

Amid the growing salience of South-South cooperation in the evolving world order, RIS, a New Delhi-based think tank, is hosting an international conference (March 10-11) to map the way forward for developmental cooperation among southern countries.

Sam Pitroda’s India: Lifting 500 million out of poverty should be top priority

Sam Pitroda

Telecom visionary, innovator and entrepreneur. Sam Pitroda, widely considered the father of India’s telecom revolution, wears many hats. India’s telecom revolution began with an organisation called Centre for Development of Telematics (C Dot) established in 1984. He has been deeply involved with India’s several telecom and digital policy initiatives.

India’s ties with ASEAN set to scale new frontiers: Rajiv Bhatia

bhatia-photo-new1

India’s Act East policy will be in focus during the visit of Vice-President Hamid Ansari to Thailand and Brunei (February 1-5). The visit is expected to deepen and diversify India’s economic and strategic ties with the two ASEAN countries.

India hoping for consensus on constitution in Nepal ahead of Oli visit: S.D. Muni

SDMuni

India-Nepal relations have been in a churn since the Madhesis began an agitation nearly five months ago, demanding an inclusive constitution that accommodates their interests⋅⋅⋅
READ MORE

World wants India to play a bigger extrovert global role: John Chipman

chippman2

The proactive and out-of-the-box foreign policy pursued by the Modi government has put the global spotlight on India’s growing role in the international arena and⋅⋅⋅
READ MORE

Global guidelines needed for security & freedom of thinkers, writers: K.S. Bhagwan

KS Bhagwan

In this interview with India Writes Network, Bhagwan speaks about increasing intimidation and threats faced by writers, thinkers and scholars not just in India, but also across the world. Against this backdrop, he argued for the need for the UN to create a set of global guidelines to protect intellectuals, writers and thinkers who are targeted by fanatics of all stripes.