My cup of tea

During my last visit to India some of my relatives asked me what I missed most from my life in India in the US. I did not have an immediate answer, but thought about that question off and on for a long time.

Electric vehicles

As we navigate the complex landscape of climate change and the urgent need to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, there emerges a beacon of hope on the horizon ~ the surge in electric vehicle (EV) adoption.

Sudan’s Crisis

As the sun sets over Sudan, the shadows cast by faltering peace talks and escalating conflict paint a grim picture of a nation teetering on the brink.

Methane Challenge

Ahead of the 28th Climate Summit (CoP-28) at Dubai, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) released a report entitled ~ the Emissions Gap Report 2023: Broken Record ~ Temperatures hit new highs, yet world fails to cut emissions (again).

Tech follies

Evgeny Morozov in his book, To Save Everything, Click Here, states the obvious. The technological solutionism is the romantic utopia of our age. He cautions us against a techno-utopian pipedream.

Poll lessons

In the recent state assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured a resounding victory in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, underlining the dominance of its political narrative.

Outlook on China

Moody’s decision to revise China’s credit outlook from stable to negative has sent ripples across global financial markets.

Alarming global trends in gender-based violence

On November 25, we observed the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. But on the same day, the UN published a report on gender-related killings of women and girls. A chilling reality on the global stage is revealed by the report.

A man synonymous with diplomacy

Henry Kissinger In the complex realm of global diplomacy, there's a question that lingers. Who exactly was Henry Kissinger? Some consider him to be the best diplomat of the past six decades who left an indelible mark on the most turbulent years in global politics.

Striking a Balance

In the country’s ever-shifting economic landscape, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) finds itself positioned on a tight-rope, carefully weighing inflation concerns against the impending call for rate cuts.