Hope and despair I learned the hard way that rising above narrow considerations, bringing in the ideas of more and more people into the everyday business of governing, is utterly dangerous.
Mahatma Gandhi’s powerful call of swadeshi and swaraj to his fellow Indians not only created the radical shift that led to the crumbling of imperialism in India, but the call was also equally a beacon to spinners and weavers, the makers by hand, spread across rural India.
Banawari shyam more, aaj ki rain yahin rahiye’ (‘Oh! My lord Krishna, please stay with me tonight’). This is Kishori Amonkar singing the signature Chota Khayal Bandish (composition) in Sampoorna Malkauns.
The traditions of the Indian performing arts are like flowing rivers that often replenish themselves at the font of inspiration and innovation.
An analysis of the role of women leaders in Indian politics reveals a paradox. On the one hand, India, both in the past and at present, continues to have a number of powerful women in top political positions, well-known nationally and internationally for their strong personalities and, in some cases, efficient governance.
Locating the idea or concept of leadership in a narration on the feminist movement in India has been a challenge for many reasons.
Part 2 Part 1 The right combination of environment, planning, effort and innovation results in the creation of successful new business ventures and that in turn leads to economic development.