RCEP And Beyond – India’s Options

And for a Friday after India rightly pulls out of RCEP, some thoughts….. some musings….. RCEP – Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership – India has been an active member negotiating with ASEAN and Quad 4 countries since its launch in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in November 2012. China slowly but surely, in keeping with its Imperialistic ambitions,…

Sri Lanka – Thrilling Holiday Destination

And for a Friday returning from Diwali holidays in Sri Lanka, some thoughts….. some musings….. Sri Lanka has great strategic importance to India and our policy of increasing our friendship with all our neighbours – SAARC (minus Pakistan), BIMSTEC etc. etc. Hence the Presidential elections on November 16th in Sri Lanka must be closely followed.…

Security In The 21st Century

And for a Friday after the absorbing and intense 3-day Synergia Conclave, some thoughts….. some musings….. My friend Tobby Simon, the Founder President of Synergia and his Team – fantastic effort and total commitment to a non-partisan, high quality research. Drawing on their wide National and international network, Synergia has worked in both traditional and…

Eradication Of Corruption – Primary SDG

And for a Friday after the Round Table on SDGs with the German Ambassador, some thoughts….. some musings….. HE Ambassador Walter Lindner, in his first trip to Mumbai, chaired a special Round Table discussion on SDGs – Sustainable Development Goals. Agreed by the G-21 and ratified by more than 140 national Leaders, to make the…