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Dinesh Sharma

Dinesh Sharma
Dinesh Sharma is the author of 'Barack Obama in Hawaii and Indonesia: The Making of a Global President,' which was rated as a Top 10 Black history book for 2012 and 'Crossroads of Leadership: Globalization and American Exceptionalism in the Obama Presidency.'

Obama For India

Obama connected India with the US in a seamless manner, creating linkages between caste and race, gender equality with democracy, poverty and economic opportunity.
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The Hindu Freud

Dinesh Sharma reviews Sudhir Kakar, the leading Indian psychoanalyst, who positioned himself at the borderland between East and West.

Siddarth Film Review

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.
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Modi’s Trillion Dollar Arm vs. The Global Obama

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.
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Rebooting Rockefeller For A Second Asian Century

Dinesh Sharma given Asia Society's cultural legacy, Policy Institute may be attempting to reboot Rockefeller's second Asian century.
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Running Towards India’s National Trauma

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

Hollywood Bets on Itself and the Future

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

India’s First 3-D Animation is an Eco-Friendly Lion King, On Oscar...

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.

Talaash: Aamir Khan in Search of a Ghost

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.

Magical Mystery Polls and the Changing Demographics of America

Predictably, the futures trading sites, such as InTrade and Iowa Electronic Market, have also given the president an edge.

007 Tackles Cyber Terrorism between London and South China Sea

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.

Paranoid Dreams from D’Souza Film Review

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.