V. Venkateswara Rao

The author is an alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad and a retired senior corporate professional.

China’s Proposed Super Hydropower Dam on Brahmaputra River is a Mega Concern for India

In November 2020, China's state-owned media shared plans to build a huge 60-gigawatt "super hydropower dam" on a section of the Brahmaputra River (Yarlung...

The US-China “Thucydides Trap” and India

Xi Jinping has been confirmed as General Secretary of the ruling Communist Party of China for a historic third term, after a week-long political...

Are We On a Path to Nuclear Armageddon?

Russian President Vladimir Putin had earlier suggested that he would consider using nuclear weapons if confronted with a NATO military response in Ukraine war,...

Can India Escape the Effects of a Global Recession?

Central Banks around the globe have got into a hyper-active mode to control the hyperinflation. Late to act on the worst inflation in four...

The Freebies Debate in India

The issue of the so-called freebies has sparked a political slugfest between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party. The issue...

The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework — A framework Sans ‘Carrots’

On May 23, while in Japan for the fourth Quad Summit, the US President Joe Biden announced the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework...

Coal Remains King Piece in India’s Energy Mix

At the international climate conference COP 26 held at Glasgow in 2021, many countries had objected to the initial text of "phasing out of...

Is Privatization Good for India?

The Government of India's most determined push for privatization came during Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech in February last year, in which she...

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