The Comintern’s chosen name for Nehru was ‘The Professor’, an apt description given the breadth of his historical awareness.
Swapna Kona Nayudu
A Diplomatic Dispatch for an Ambitious India: How Shyam Saran Sees the World and India’s Place in It
‘How India Sees the World’ lays out the idea that diplomacy is not only an instrument of politics, but also shapes politics as we know it.
“Why do we think of disability as a medical condition?” prompts the life story of Kalyanlakshmi Chitta, who was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease at nine-years-old but went on to get a PhD in Economics and now works in the banking sector.
India-Africa relations were seeded through scepticism, a cautious approach towards taking on commitments, and a shrewd assessment of diplomatic gains.