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Is India a tiger or a pussycat?

(This article, on why home-grown fantasies of India’s imminent superpower-dom don’t square with the reality of India’s influence on the world stage, was published  in DNA edition dated June 20, 2010.) Venky Vembu It isn’t often that 16th century French soothsayer … Continue reading

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‘Superpoor’ India

(This column was published in DNA edition dated November 6, 2009.) Venky Vembu Recently, a US-based research agency that claims it is committed to promoting “political, economic and individual liberty in the developing and transitioning world” came out with with … Continue reading

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