Articles by: Dr S Faizi

The diaspora in politics: the world offers a lesson for India

The diaspora in politics: the world offers a lesson for India

India is excited about an Indian origin Kamala Haris getting elected as the Vice President of USA. Kerala was particularly excited the other day when Priyanca Radhakrishnan, a first generation migrant from Kerala was appointed as a minister in the new government of  Jacinda Arden of New Zealand. Neither in the case of Kamala nor Priyanca almost no one in[Read More…]

by November 9, 2020 India
The Kerala deluge: Global warming’s latest act

The Kerala deluge: Global warming’s latest act

  Ten days of incessant downpour has turned  Kerala into a theatre of destruction. 483 deaths, thousands of homes inundated, over a million and a half people in relief camps, roads and the major airport  flooded and damaged- an unparalleled tragedy in the history of the state renowned for its high social indices and progressive political ambience. The Kerala deluge[Read More…]

by September 2, 2018 Climate Change, Editor's Picks
Donald Trump And The Climate Change Reality

Donald Trump And The Climate Change Reality

  Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement was by no means a surprise. For, the US has always been seeking to subvert the multilateral, global initiatives to address the vexing global problems. Those who express surprise at the US withdrawal seem to be unaware that the US was not a Party to the Kyoto Protocol, the global accord under[Read More…]

by July 1, 2017 Climate Change
When Shall We Have Our Asian Union

When Shall We Have Our Asian Union

When the media and the cyber world of Indians are agog with reports and comments on the results of Britain’s referendum on quitting the European Union, we fail to notice the most pertinent point underlying the whole event. That is, the importance of a well mandated regional organisation. It is high time Asia had its regional organisation to secure a[Read More…]

by July 9, 2016 World