Samudrala VK

Samudrala VK

About Samudrala VK

The writer is a columnist on international affairs and trade

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Is education a commodity in India?

Youth are crucial for the success of any country. They are the catalysts for change

To have an equitable post-COVID world, address structural inequality among nations

It is clear that COVID-19 has extirpated the global economy, which is based on feeble footings and fallacious credit booms and has brought to light its inherent vulnerabilities and limitations

India must lead the aspirations of middle powers in post-COVID world

It is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a death blow to all major economies around the world

India scores big with medical diplomacy, prepares to play larger role

In the wake of COVID-19, India, with its medical diplomacy, struck the right chords and made the best use of its soft power stature in this crisis and has been trying to fill the global leadership vacuum, writes V K Samudrala for South Asia Monitor

South Asia needs to reclaim its cultural ethos, revive SAARC

Although BIMSTEC has been gaining momentum in the recent past, it cannot be an alternative to SAARC, as it involves all the players in the region, including Pakistan, writes Samudrala VK for South Asia Monitor

Russia, India, China should cooperate to lead the Asian century

RIC, a troika of the three Eurasian powers, can work extensively on issues like counter-terrorism, transnational organised crime, illicit drug trafficking and climate change, writes Samudrala VK for South Asia Monitor