BHARAT RATNA! – JEWELS OF MODERN INDIAN ART Text of speech by Rajiv J. Chaudhri on the occasion of the opening of the aforementioned exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on October 10, 2009. WE ARE DELIGHTED THAT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS HAS CHOSEN TO blaze the trail by hosting its first […]

I have always wanted TO DO certain things.  I have never wanted TO BECOME somebody.

Published by World Policy Blog September 30, 2014 – 10:30am | admin By Rajiv Chaudhri Fans of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India are comparing his arrival on the global stage to President Obama’s first election campaign. As an improbable candidate with limited national or international experience, Modi ran an unorthodox campaign against a deeply unpopular […]

  The following Art Review of the Bharat Ratna Show at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, was written by Cate McQuaid, Globe Correspondent, and published by the Boston Globe on January 10, 2010 Jewels of rarely examined works Exhibit of modern Indian artists is small in scale, not vision The Museum of Fine Arts […]

The philosophers have only INTERPRETED the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to CHANGE it.

There are occasions in international diplomacy when the deal-making skills of an investment banker can creatively solve problems that are beyond the tool-kit of career diplomats and politicians. The crisis created by Vladimir Putin’s unilateral annexation of the Crimea qualifies as a situation that may have had a solution if American diplomacy had been able […]

The Stone Age did not end because the world ran out of stones. Mankind just moved on. The same thing will happen to fossil fuels.