More power to the women

Speakers discussed the many hurdles in ensuring equality and called on men to do their bit   Ritu Jha   “Empowerment of Women” was the theme of the third annual 2018 Ideal Village conference recently held at Stanford University. The topics addressed included gender inequality, and the dearth of healthcare, education, safety, a decent livelihood […]

A vision for tighter US-India ties

A vision for tighter US-India ties

Diplomats, past and present, agree that there’s a big future in an even stronger bilateral relationship   Ritu Jha   Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump have certain common characteristics, and they are both outspoken visionaries, according to David Mulford, former ambassador to India (2004-2009). Mulford was speaking at a recent panel, […]