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Obama connected India with the US in a seamless manner, creating linkages between caste and race, gender equality with democracy, poverty and economic opportunity.
Dinesh Sharma reviews Sudhir Kakar, the leading Indian psychoanalyst, who positioned himself at the borderland between East and West.
There are 60 million child laborers in India. It routinely sacrifices a percentage of the young population to fuel its growth and the need for cheap labor.
Dinesh Sharma says Narendra Modi, India's new Prime Minister elect will be welcome while he pitches his development agenda to grow the Indian economy.
Dinesh Sharma says given the depth of Asia Society's cultural legacy, it may not be an exaggeration to suggest, Asia Society's Policy Institute may be attempting to reboot Rockefeller's second Asian century.
A film that retells the story of India's national trauma (1947 Partition), plus the psychological trauma suffered by India's best known individual track and field athlete India, Milkha Singh
Academy Awards rewarded 'Argo' and 'Life of Pi' for their global appeal to audiences. Argo, as a counterpoint to Zero Dark Thirty, suggests that any conflict with Iran in the future can be peacefully resolved moving forward, while Life of Pi gat
On the heels of modest success of animation films like 'Hanuman' and 'Roadside Romeo' India has produced its first 3-D stereoscopic animation feature, which bodes to be India's 'Lion King' of animation films.
The story revolves around the accidental death of an actor, who dies mysteriously in a car crash by literally driving into the sea - without any alcohol or intoxication, roadside collision, or passengers in the car.
Predictably, the futures trading sites, such as InTrade and Iowa Electronic Market, have also given the president an edge.
Skyfall is a reflection of a meltdown in the Eurozone, where an aging 007 has to fight-off not only his 'accidental' death but the utter of collapse of MI6, the intelligence agency he has represented for more than 50 years.
In art or film, one might give flight to such fantasies or daydreams without disrupting everyday social reality, especially, if you can convince others to assume your version of an alternative social reality, albeit temporarily.