Monthly Archives: January 2010

Cutting the deficit – who’s right? Tories or Labour

Labour says if you cut the deficit too soon through raising taxes and cutting spending you risk hurting the economy. The Tories say we need to cut the deficit urgently and it will not hurt a recovery. Who is right.

Cutting the deficit – who’s right? Tories or Labour

Labour says if you cut the deficit too soon through raising taxes and cutting spending you risk hurting the economy. The Tories say we need to cut the deficit urgently and it will not hurt a recovery. Who is right.

From Founding Fathers Patel to Gandhi

Recently I visited the home in Delhi where Gandhiji spent his final day, the home in Gujarat where Sardar Patel was born, and thanks to flights delays rewatch Richard Attenborough’s film Gandhi on my iPod at the airport. There is

From Founding Fathers Patel to Gandhi

Recently I visited the home in Delhi where Gandhiji spent his final day, the home in Gujarat where Sardar Patel was born, and thanks to flights delays rewatch Richard Attenborough’s film Gandhi on my iPod at the airport. There is

From the White House: British schools need to teach more history of India

I watched the President of the United States from the White House speaking in Hindi, to welcome the Indian Prime Minister. Obama speaking Hindi having invited on the prestigious occasion of his first ever State Dinner the Indian Head of

From the White House: British schools need to teach more history of India

I watched the President of the United States from the White House speaking in Hindi, to welcome the Indian Prime Minister. Obama speaking Hindi having invited on the prestigious occasion of his first ever State Dinner the Indian Head of

Awards: from the Noble to Nobel.

I was at two Awards ceremonies recently – both attending by Noble Lords and Ladies from the House of Lords: the Asian Achievers Awards and the Asian Who’s Who International.  But of course the most significant awards ceremony this past

Awards: from the Noble to Nobel.

I was at two Awards ceremonies recently – both attending by Noble Lords and Ladies from the House of Lords: the Asian Achievers Awards and the Asian Who’s Who International.  But of course the most significant awards ceremony this past

Death in China and the fate of the world

That the Prime Minister is appalled that a British citizen is executed by Chinese authorities is misguided. First, the individual was convicted under the laws of a sovereign nation and punished accordingly, albeit a punishment we in Britain no longer

Death in China and the fate of the world

That the Prime Minister is appalled that a British citizen is executed by Chinese authorities is misguided. First, the individual was convicted under the laws of a sovereign nation and punished accordingly, albeit a punishment we in Britain no longer