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March 15, 2011, The Economic Times,
 “India N- Plans On Track Despite Japan Crisis Japan nuclear crisis hits the sector;
   boosts renewables

NPCIL operates 20 reactors with an installed capacity of 4,780 MW and the sector....more

March 15, 2011, Thomson Reuters,“India nuclear plans on track despite Japan crisis
New Delhi, India's plans to rapidly build more nuclear power plants are unlikely to change despite the crisis in Japan...more

March 15, 2011, Business Standard, “India nuclear
plans on track despite Japan crisis

New Delhi, India's plans to rapidly build more nuclear power plants are unlikely to change despite the crisis in Japan...more

March 14, 2011,  Guardian News,
“Japan crisis hits nuclear sector; boosts renewables

Governments around the globe questioned the use of nuclear power as Japan's attempts to avert a meltdown at one of its plants eroded confidence in nuclear energy...more

March 14, 2011, Khaleej Times,“Japan crisis hits nuclear sector
Singapore/HongKong, Switzerland put on hold some approvals for nuclear power plants and Germany cast doubts about its industry...more

March 14, 2011, Livemint, “Japan crisis hits global nuclear
 sector; may boost green power

Singapore/HongKong,The crisis at the quake-hit Fukushima nuclear power complex north of Tokyo is likely to increase opposition to major nuclear expansion in Europe...more

March 14, 2011, Sify Finance, “Japan crisis hits nuclear sector; boosts renewables
HongKong(Reuters),Governments around the globe questioned the use of nuclear power as Japan's attempts to avert...more

March 14, 2011,Yahoo News, “Japan crisis hits global nuclear sector; may boost green power
The crisis at the quake-hit Fukushima nuclear power complex is likely to increase opposition to major nuclear expansion in Europe and hurt a renaissance for the sector in the US...more

March 11 ,2011, “Gov2.0 Award for Public Diplomacy Division
The Public Diplomacy Division of the Ministry of External Affairs was on Friday given the prestigious Gov2.in Award- 2011 by Governance Now magazine for exceptional achievement in Gov2.0...more

February 27, 2011, Sify News, “Cleanliness campaign launched by Imagindia think tank
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Hundreds of students and volunteers armed with brooms and shovels Sunday spruced up the area around Mahatma Gandhi's memorial at Rajghat here at the launch of a think tank's national cleanliness campaign...more

February 27, 2011,  Webindia123.com, “Cleanliness campaign launched by Imagindia think tank
Hundreds of students and volunteers armed with brooms and shovels Sunday spruced up the area around Mahatma Gandhi's memorial at Rajghat here at the launch of a think tank's national cleanliness campaign...more

February 22, 2011, Governance Now, “ImagIndia Institute launches clean India campaign
With an aim to generate awareness about cleanliness in the country, New Delhi based think tank ImagIndia Institute will launch a nationwide campaign - the clean India campaign on February 27...more

February 21, 2011,  Sify News, “Cleanliness campaign planned by research institute
NewDelhi,Feb21(IANS)Announcingthelaunchofanationalcampaignforcleanliness,aresearchinstitute, ImagIndia...more

February 17, 2011,  Business Standard, “Three-day Management Festival 'TRENDS 2011' starts at Amity
Amity Business School, which is known for churning out the " Best Managers and Leaders...more

February 11, 2011,  P7 TV, 11pm
Commented on the exit of Mubarak, and its impact on US interests, western notion of democracy, et al - and India's geo-interests in the developments.

February 10, 2011,  Sahara Samay, 9pm
Comments on US - Pak relations in aftermath of the spook(y) affair, has major ramification on US - Pak relations.

February 1, 2011,  Headlines Today TV
Panel discussion on visa issue and radio-tracking of the Indian students in U.S.

December 18, 2010, South China Morning Post, “Mixed reviews for Wen after India mission
Premier's charm offensive leaves business smiling but fails to address political sore points...more

December 16, 2010, Afro Asian Business Chronicle, “Sixth sense approach to Sino-Indian relation
As Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao pays a three-day official visit to India, only a sixth sense of mutuality...more

November 23, 2010, P7TV, 8pm
Phone-in discussion on wikileaks and its impact on U.S.-India relations.

November20,2010, Khabar, “Obama’s India trip: A review and a postmortem
Now that the dust has settled on Obama’s India trip, here’s looking at its most prescient moments, and deciphering its lasting impact...more

November 15, 2010, Asian Infra Magazine
Robinder Sachdev interviwed re Indian infrastructure and image of India

November 9, 2010, Imagindia thanks Obama for UNSC, cautions world media
As President Obama flew out of New Delhi today morning to Indonesia for the next leg of his Asian tour...more

November 6, 2010, The Energy Business,“Case for a
Partnership”

Today, when the machineries of both the Indian and US
governments are whirring after the Obama...more

November 5, 2010, Rashtriya Sahara
Hindi version of article on U.S.-India Thorium Partnership...more

November 4, 2010, Sahara Samay, 8pm to 9pm
Live telecast of Town Hall debate with students of Jawahar Lal Nehru University on the eve of Obama's Visit...

November3,2010,Launchof“TheObama-Singh Dashboard of 2010
As the U.S. and India prepare for a historic visit of the Obama presidency to India, the Imagindia Institute today released a unique tool...more

November 1, 2010, Outlook Business, “Changed World”
Barack Obama’s first visit to India will put the spotlight on the subcontinent’s growing importance for America...more

October 31, 2010, Economic Times, “Obama visit an opportunity to raise India Inc's concerns”
US President Barack Obama’s visit may not really go down in history as the time when hard issues were discussed...more

October 31, 2010, Times of India, “Natural Born Partners”
The American Presidents forthcoming visit provides an opportunity to bring up some of the concerns of India Inc,says Ishani Duttagupta...more

October 23, 2010, South Asian Tribune, “Pamir peace deal - China, Kashmir and Obama problems”
A study by Imagindia Institute says none of President Obama’s objectives of protecting the physical and economic security of the U.S. from major harm in 21st century by the terror…more

October 23, 2010, The Australian, “Kapil upbeat about Games legacy”
ON a dusty street in downtown Jodhpur, a boy is playing cricket by moving on his hands and dragging lifeless feet behind him…more

October 20, 2010, CNBC, “India Battles Bad Image in Post-Games Chaos”
Athletes competed, marching bands played and dozens of new sports records were set at the Commonwealth Games in India, but it was the fraud allegations, chaos and blame that surrounded the games that created the biggest buzz…more

October 15, 2010, AFP, “Games take the shine off Brand India”
India's Commonwealth Games ended on a triumphal note, but analysts say the event still fell short in its bid to showcase the strengths and aspirations of an emerging global power…more

October 14, 2010, Reuters, “Commonwealth Games a metaphor for investing in India”
The Commonwealth Games end on Thursday with an opportunity lost to show off New Delhi to the world after a collapsing bridge, rogue snakes, health scares and heavy-handed security took the sheen off "Incredible India."…more

October 8, 2010, Bloomberg, “Singh's 'Minuscule Reforms' Underscored by Games Missteps”
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, 78 and silver-bearded, is known amongst his colleagues for his soft voice and polite manner.…more

September 29, 2010, AFP, “Shame Games mar India's reputation: analysts”
The shambolic run-up to the Commonwealth Games has dashed India's hopes of showcasing itself as a dynamic emerging superpower and delivering an event to rival the …more

September 28, 2010, CNN International, “Economic loss to India due to CWG fiasco”
Robinder Sachdev interviewed by CNN International on image and economic loss to India due to its project management failures in executing the CWG …more

September 24, 2010, Inside Indiana Business, "The India Connection"
In advance of President Obama's trip to India, a Senior Advisor to Imagindia helped a CII delegation of SME's meet with SME's in the midwest America, Indiana …more

September, 2010, Uranium Intelligence Weekly
Robinder Sachdev interviewed by UIW regarding India's Nuclear Energy targets and role of American and Japanese companies

September, 2010, The Energy Business, “Changing Paradigms”
Column by Robinder Sachdev on the financial and business impact of the Civil Nuclear Liability Bill passed by the Indian Parliament …more

August 1, 2010, Economic Times, “Innovation Guru”
Imagindia comments on Gururaj Deshpande’s appointment as co-chair of Obama’s US National Advisory Council on Innovation …more

July 6, 2010, Washington Post, “Rise of Indian American politicians in the U.S.”
Robinder Sachdev interviewed by the Washington Post for article on the reason and background factors leading to sudden rise in numbers of Indian American candidates running for US Congress and at state levels

May 9, 2010, Economic Times, “Dealing with a New America”
Robinder Sachdev quoted on strategies for promoting US-India trade in the aftermath of financial crisis, and 18 months of Obama administration, “dealing with a new America” …more

April 30, 2010, Imagindia hosted the Mayor of Indianapolis and business delegation in New Delhi.

April 5, 2010, National Public Radio (NPR)
Robinder Sachdev interviewed regarding the prospects, economics, and politics of the nuclear liability legislation proposed to be introduced in the Indian parliament

April 1, 2010, Afro -Asian Business Chronicle, “Solar Mission of India”
Editorial by Robinder Sachdev on the solar mission of India, and how India and Afro-Asian countries could collaborate to promote solar energy…more

March 2, 2010, Mint, “India moves on US nuclear deal”
Comments by Imagindia on prospects and content of the civil nuclear liability legislation proposed to be introduced in the Indian parliament…more

March 1, 2010, FREEDOM FIRST, Monthly No. 513, March 2010, “Should India Make Up With China NOW?”
Over 70 strategic thinkers participated in an online debate on this topic, and suggestions by Imagindia were rated as the “most practical and pragmatic”.

February 1, 2010, Afro-Asian Business Chronicle, “Afro-Asia ideal market for Indian nuclear reactors”, article by Robinder Sachdev...more

Jan 27, 2010, Sahara Samay TV, 7.30 – 8.00 pm
In-studio analyst on Sahara TV re analysis of State of Union speech by President Obama

December 22, 2009Economic Times, “Obama mayn’t keep word”
Robinder Sachdev quoted on outcome of Copenhagen talks, and U.S.’s domestic compulsions re the accord … more

November 25, 2009, NDTV Profit, 10:30 am– 11:00 am
In studio analyst on outcomes of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama's meeting in Washington DC … more

Nov 24, 2009, China Review News, “Singh’s visit to the US and India harmony singing praise China’s peaceful rise”
Assessment agency in Hong Kong, November 24 (Xinhua also reported that Yun compile) U.S. President Barack Obama's front foot that ended his visit to China, ushered in the rear foot on the visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. US-India relations - the delicate triangular balance, once again become a focus for the news... more

Nov 23, 2009, Muzi News, “Indian Prime Minister visited the United States and India sing harmony praising China’s peaceful rise”
United States President Barack Obama forefoot that ended his visit to China, ushered in the rear foot on the visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh... more

Nov 23, 2009, Wall Street Journal, “Thanks for the invite Mr. President, now can we talk about Beijing?”
The negotiations and ultimate passage of the U.S.-India nuclear deal was good for both suspense and the promise of a major geopolitical realignment that would bring the world's richest democracy closer to its largest... more

November 21, 2009, Imagindia releases “Farmer Portfolio Management Model” at national seminar on Agricultural Policies of India

November 16, 2009, Sahara TV, 9pm – 10pm
in-studio analyst on President Obama’s visit to China

November 3, 2009, Imagindia participated in a video conference with 40 students from Pakistan who were in the US in a student exchange program.

October 25, 2009, Sahara TV, 9pm – 10pm,
in-studio analyst on US-India relations

October 12, 2009, Imagindia appointed Strategic Advisor and Innovation Partner to Bharat Krishak Samaj (Farmer’s Forum of India), India’s preeminent farmers’ association. 

September 25, 2009, News X, 9pm – 10pm,
in-studio analyst on 100 days of UPA government

September 21, 2009, Imagindia releases analysis of 100-Days Agenda  performance of the new Indian Goverment

Jul 24, 2009, Forbes, “Muddy policy hurdle faces India-US nuclear deal”
The India-U.S. civilian nuclear deal, already hit by procedural delays, may face a new hurdle: the Japanese partners of top U.S. nuclear firms may need to convince Tokyo and get approval to do business in India... more

Jul 24, 2009, The Washington Post, “Muddy policy hurdle faces India – U.S. nuclear deal
The India-U.S. civilian nuclear deal, already hit by procedural delays, may face a new hurdle: the Japanese partners of top U.S. nuclear firms may need to convince Tokyo and get approval to do business in India... more

Jul 24, 2009, Press TV, “Japan a hurdle facing India-US nuclear deal?”
New Delhi will have to first enter into a nuclear cooperation agreement with Tokyo if it wants the India-US nuclear deal to go through, a report says... more

July 20, 2009, Sahara Samay TV, 9:30 - 10:00 pm 
in-studio analyst on Secretary  Clinton's visit to India

Jul 19, 2009, Rediff News, “Will US nuclear suppliers be able to supply?”
The Imagindia Institute, an independent think-tank, on Sunday raised concerns about a major hurdle in US-India co-operation in civil nuclear energy, that may unravel the plans of US nuclear companies and their Indian partners to set up projects in India... more

May 23, 2009, Robinder Sachdev quoted in NPR (National Public Radio) on formation of new Indian Goverment and impact on U.S-India relations

May 6, 2009, 9.30 – 10.00 pm, Azad News: “on Obama’s proposal to plug taxation loop holes of US companies  operating abroad”

May 06, 2009, Press Release, “Next coalition government in India should not let its CMP be influenced by recent U.S. policies”
Recent policy developments emanating from the Obama administration on a troika of issues very sensitive to India - Non-proliferation Treaty, Pakistan, and outsourcing – are coming at a time when the heat of elections is at its peak in India... more

April 27, 2009, Financial Express, "Corporate moolah power votes"
Delhi-based Imagindia Institute is analysing manifests of all the parties so that it can help corporate houses assess whom to support and fund

Apr 26, 2009, Indian Express, “Corporate moolah power votes”
That corporates and industrial houses fund political parties in the country is an open secret. Of course, no one goes on record to say whom they funded or how much they doled out as ‘donations’... ... more

April 23, 2009, Imagindia, Urgent Media Backgrounder"Please indemnify and fortify- Urgent Appeal to leaders, intelligentsia, and the media of India re Pak situation" Imagindia today issued the following appeal.

April 19, 2009, Economic Times Now,Interview With Mr. Robinder Sachdev on elections expenses and political funding in Indian elections; plus about Imagindia's  portfolio model of corporate funding.

April, 2009, Aaj Tak, Interview with Mr. Robinder Sachdev about the business of Indian elections, and about the portfolio model developed by Imagindia to plan political contributions.

April, 2009, Aaj Tak, Interview with Mr. Robinder Sachdev on how candidates and parties are using technology, social networking, SMS and other tools to woo voters, especially the youth for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in India.

April, 2009, NDTV, Interview with Mr. Robinder Sachdev, about the web 2.0-ification of Indian election campaigns. On how political leaders are using New Media, social networking, blogs, and other such tools to target the youth of India.

Apr 06, 2009, Business Week, “How should companies fund politicians? Here’s a formula”
Now that most large political parties have released their poll manifestos, Robinder Sachdev is busy analysing them, not to cast his vote, but to advise corporate houses on which party they should fund, to what extent, and what the chances of various parties are... more

Apr 04, 2009, Economic Times, “How should companies fund politicians? Here’s a formula”
Now that most large political parties have released their poll manifestos, Robinder Sachdev is busy analysing them, not to cast his vote, but to advise corporate houses on which party they should fund, to what extent, and what the chances of various parties are... more

Mar 30, 2009, Reuters, “Does youth trump experience in the Lok Sabha stakes?”
Indian political parties and leaders are courting young voters for the upcoming general elections and the age of political leaders like L.K. Advani and Rahul Gandhi is being made into an electoral issue... more

Mar 17, 2009, "Parties that give Lok Sabha tickets to age group of 30 – 45 have an advantage"
The Imagindia Institute today released research based upon its “Age-Voter Pulse” model.
 
Mar 6, 2009, The Economic Times, "Obama prompts Indian politicians to become tech-savvy"
Robinder N Sachdev, president, The Imagindia Institute, a think-tank which helped to mobilise Indians ... more