How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
What a crisis has done to the people of Greece
29 Aug 2010 14:12 GMT | Politics, Afghanistan, India
India is quickly establishing itself as a global economic powerhouse.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) ranks India as the 11th largest economy in the world with a gross domestic product of $1.2tn.
It contributes billions of dollars every year in developmental aid to many African and Asian countries and has been closely associated with the reconstruction of Afghanistan.
Yet it finds itself in the cold when it comes of full membership of major international groups such as the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Send us your views and get your voice on the air
Its efforts to become a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council have also been rejected.
Many say India has not been able to translate its economic strength into a stronger global political voice.
On Tuesday's Riz Khan we ask: Despite its growing financial clout, why is India not as powerful a political force in the world today?
Joining the show will be prominent Indian politician Shashi Tharoor, a member of parliament for the ruling Indian National Congress. He also had a long and accomplished career at the United Nations.
This episode of the Riz Khan show aired from Tuesday, August 10, 2010.
Source: Al Jazeera
Content on this website is for general information purposes only. Your comments
are provided by your own free will and you take sole responsibility for any direct
or indirect liability. You hereby provide us with an irrevocable, unlimited, and
global license for no consideration to use, reuse, delete or publish comments, in
accordance with Community Rules & Guidelines and Terms and Conditions.
Changing climate, unpredictable rains dry out the land, threaten the pastoral way of life in Somaliland.
Poverty & Development, Environment, Africa
Tensions rise as Greeks from both side of the bailout debate take to the streets to withdraw money and express angst.
Politics, Europe, Greece
The world's biggest producer and consumer of the metal sees a golden opportunity to expand its pricing power.
Business & Economy, Asia, China
Normalised Cuba-US relations could result in a hybrid economic model blending socialism and entrepreneurial spirit.
Business & Economy, Communism, Politics
An inside look at the devastating impact of the Greek financial crisis on ordinary citizens.
Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Can Afghan archaeologists take on the Chinese and the Taliban to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site?
Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?