Posts Tagged: India

What is a British Indian?

26 June 1944. A fanatical assault by the Japanese on Imphal, India. If they break through here, they break into India. Corporal Agansing Rai and his battalion are ordered to capture two vital enemy machine gun nests 200 yards apart

What is a British Indian?

26 June 1944. A fanatical assault by the Japanese on Imphal, India. If they break through here, they break into India. Corporal Agansing Rai and his battalion are ordered to capture two vital enemy machine gun nests 200 yards apart

As the British Chancellor readies to visit India

Strolling through the Palace of Westminster, the mother of all Parliaments, reveals a fresco which British Prime Minister David Cameron will have many times noticed. It’s inscription describes the scene: “Sir Thomas Roe Envoy from King James the First of

As the British Chancellor readies to visit India

Strolling through the Palace of Westminster, the mother of all Parliaments, reveals a fresco which British Prime Minister David Cameron will have many times noticed. It’s inscription describes the scene: “Sir Thomas Roe Envoy from King James the First of

On Patriotism: Real and Irrelevent

Like me, you probably watched the cricket last summer. Although born in England, I feel I have earned the right to support India. After all, I’ve suffered enough haven’t I supporting England in the football. But oh no. I choose

On Patriotism: Real and Irrelevent

Like me, you probably watched the cricket last summer. Although born in England, I feel I have earned the right to support India. After all, I’ve suffered enough haven’t I supporting England in the football. But oh no. I choose

Why Invest In India? The Overview – another economic America.

Never before has any country outside the US had as many of its corporate leaders in the Forbes Rich List top 10 as India has today. Not even Japan in its heyday or China matches the feat. To make the

Why Invest In India? The Overview – another economic America.

Never before has any country outside the US had as many of its corporate leaders in the Forbes Rich List top 10 as India has today. Not even Japan in its heyday or China matches the feat. To make the

Political Will Is A Rare Commodity

I found myself last week debating on NDTV with Shashi Tharoor. ‘Why does India have so many malnourished children?’ I was asked by the presenter. ‘Because India lacks the political will to do something about it. The Prime Minister should

Political Will Is A Rare Commodity

I found myself last week debating on NDTV with Shashi Tharoor. ‘Why does India have so many malnourished children?’ I was asked by the presenter. ‘Because India lacks the political will to do something about it. The Prime Minister should

Pakistan and Cameron

Remember David Cameron’s first visit to India – how happy the Indian’s were about his statements about Pakistan? Leave aside whether what the David Cameron said in India about Pakistan and terror is accurate or not – only Pakistan seems

Pakistan and Cameron

Remember David Cameron’s first visit to India – how happy the Indian’s were about his statements about Pakistan? Leave aside whether what the David Cameron said in India about Pakistan and terror is accurate or not – only Pakistan seems

From the Commons to Oxford to the Holocaust– why care about India?

Which buffoon would in the present climate seek to defend MPs? Who would be that foolish to ask for instant shooting down? Me. It’s not that I have any particular liking for MPs anymore than I do for lawyers, or

From the Commons to Oxford to the Holocaust– why care about India?

Which buffoon would in the present climate seek to defend MPs? Who would be that foolish to ask for instant shooting down? Me. It’s not that I have any particular liking for MPs anymore than I do for lawyers, or