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“Hop, Step & Finally Jump(?)!”

– Let’s Etch this Ambition in Our Country’s ‘Score-Card’ From Major Dhyan Chand, one of the greatest hockey players the world has seen and Milkha Singh, the Flying Sikh, to Vishwanathan Anand, amongst the most skillful chess players of our times, India has produced many a legendary sportsperson. Of late, many...

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Brexit, An Opportunity for India- The Dynamics at work

Post Brexit – the Emerging Scenario Since my last essay, the initial dust over the Brexit storm has settled. While analysts are still divided over what Brexit’s impact on the world might be, the doomsayers have somewhat mellowed down. The new world political and economic landscape will not get redefined...

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Bedroom Shenanigans of the Elderly Kind

About the Author: Mr K C Verma is a former Chief of the R&AW “There it is! There it is!” screamed my wife, as she quickly climbed onto the bed. I too jumped up from my chair and awkwardly clambered on to the writing table. In my hurry, I stepped on...

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Deglobalisation – Which Way Will the Tide Turn?

On June 23, 2016, the Britons bowled a googley, stumped, shocked most of financial analysts, markets and voted themselves out of the European Union after 43 years of membership. It was a day that stumped millions and changed the landscape of the European Union forever. The initial reactions lead to...

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The Free Trade Conundrum : Developed World’s Brazen self interest!

The US Presidential Elections are turning well established thinking on its head. Donald J Trump has made no bones about the fact that the NAFTA agreement was a mistake saying that if he was President, “the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will be renegotiated and probably terminated.” Making a...

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Twelve Characteristics of Successful Leaders

 “The question is not whether we are able to change but whether we are changing fast enough.”     ~Angela Merkel When you hear the word “leadership,” what does it mean to you?  Have you determined how to be the leader who stands out? The leader who makes rock steady relationships? Our...

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Abhi To Mein Jawan Hoon

Old age does not suddenly come one fine morning. Instead, it kind of creeps upon you. It creeps upon you like a soft-footed tiger and you are seldom aware that it has come so near – until you find it is right upon you! So watch out for the warning...

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Industry and Biodiversity – Are they really at Cross Purposes?

In my last essay  I shared some thoughts on the alarming rate at which the Earth’s biodiversity is declining and the need for its conservation in a crisis mode.  It cannot be denied that economic growth and a depleting biodiversity have an inversely proportional relationship. Over centuries as economies have...